Around Moscow

A Return To Lefortovo

If you haven’t already, I’d encourage you to read Ma’ila’s earlier post about our first trip there.  It focuses mainly on the Vvedenskoye cemetery, and it’s a good read.  Our second trip back did not take us back to the cemetery, much to my relief.  I found the cemetery crowded, the graves almost piled on […]

After the Era of Palaces

When it came to choosing a new district of Moscow to explore, I settled on one I knew next to nothing about: Lefortovo. It was the architecture that captured my interest first. I read that several old palaces stood there, including one used by Peter the Great; that it had previously been a district populated […]