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Museum Of Wooden Architecture & Peasant Life

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Address: ul. Pushkarskaja, Suzdal, Russia
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A very interesting and beautiful open air museum

It has a variety of houses showing how peasants and merchants lived, also has some goose and other farm animals, so is a good place to visit with children.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has a variety of houses showing how peasants and merchants lived, also has some goose and other farm animals, so is a good place to visit with children.

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

You may visit this place for fun, the only nice wooden church there at the entrance but it's half burned and newly build. It's really not so special If you still go there try make a picture near the running mill, that's fun

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Interesting wooden architecture including a summer and a winter church onsite and houses of peasants and the middle class which showcased the lives of people living in the olden days. The ground is beautiful as well.

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

Nice place to walk from jne house to another and see beaitiful wooden construccions: houses, mills, wells, a church. All of them have been brought from the neighborhood of Suzdal and Vladimir. That gives us a good knowledge about the way of life of our grandfathers. The collection is full of folk masterpieces.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Some woden houses gathered from the district and earned by some way a UN certificate. Quite disappointing by size and average content. Only one house showing local rural way of living. Much less attractive than other preserved "villages" like in Ireland or in Norway.Not a "MUST" site to visit and spare you time here.

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely way to spent a few hrs wandering around this lovely little reconstructed wooden village of the last century, and getting a peek into their daily lives

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It really worths a visit, especially the church inside it. Loved the old mills and other cottages. It's very turning back time.

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Rapid River, Michigan
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a local Soviet-style guide take us through Suzdal, and this was one of our stops. I really enjoyed hearing about how folks lived in this area hundreds of years ago (and until recently as well). The wooden buildings and windmills were very charming, and they even had some folks dressed in period clothing at some of the buildings.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

A snapshot of early life in Russia and a quick peek in to their homes, churches and small town lifestyle.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a near-perfect attraction. Located in an elevated area of Suzdal, a short walk from most hotels in the center of the town, this is a clean, quiet place where the care dedicated to it is evident. The museum includes many attractions, from simple things like a well and some peasant houses to more elaborate attractions such as the... More 

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