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Khodynka

  • Yurevo, Russia
  • North-west of Moscow, between the Leningrad prospectus, cross-country street and highway Horoshёvskim. 
    Khodynka Field - the historic town located in Moscow, in the north-west from the center of the Russian capital. In the old days at Khodynka occurred many important historical events, memorable yet.

    Khodynskoe field course since the 14th century. For a long time this wide meadow on the outskirts of Moscow remained undeveloped and used mainly for mass folk festivals or of other celebrations. In the 17th century at Khodynka battle took place between Basil Shuya and army troops False Dmitry II. Also, it is noted here coronation of Russian tsars and emperors.

    More Khodynka Field famous tragic events of May 1896, when, during the celebration of the coronation of Nicholas II in the meadow held a grand stampede that claimed the lives of more than a thousand people.

    This tragedy has largely influenced the further destiny Khodynskoe field - it had remained undeveloped for many years. Even today, most of its area is a void.
    • attractions
      • Galleries and Museums

Sights nearby

Park "Birch Grove"
Leningrad Prospekt in Moscow
Monument-bust Tsiolkovsky at the palace alley
Skyscraper "Triumph Palace" in Moscow
Metro Station "Polezhaevskaya"
Monument-bust Zhukovsky
The metro station "Airport"
Petrovsky Palace in Moscow
Shopping center "Gallery Airport"
Aviators Park
Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin in Petrovsky Park
Moscow State Automobile and Road Technical University
Monument-bust aircraft designer Yakovlev
Metro station "Dinamo"
Memorial-park complex heroes of World War I
Petrovsky Park
Metro station "Race"
Street Academic Ilyushin Perhurovo
Karting Club "Bega" in Moscow
All Saints Church in All Saints
Ambulatory pond Krasnye Orly
The metro station "Sokol"
Street Halabyan
Cross Gate with sculptures "Dioscuri taming horses"
The mansion and stables LA Mantashev

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