Photo IZMAILOVO Park shown in this material have been made in 2015 and 2016 respectively. This is one of the largest parks in Moscow. It took about 1500 hectares.
Izmaylovsky Park is divided into two parts, Izmaylovsky Park of culture and recreation and Izmailovo forest.
The territory of IZMAILOVO Park has been known since the mid-16th century. At that time the manor was Boyar Zakharyin-Yuryev-founder of Royal kind of Romanovs. Inherited the Manor passed to the Royal family and there was a fiefdom of Tsar Alexei mikhailovich. When Alexei Mikhailovich Izmailovsky Park on the site of gardens and "arise most silent Frac-" Tsar Alexey first gardens. Peter 1 arranged in Izmailovo toy fights, while the ponds built his first court. Izmaylovo was found the famous little boat "Saint Nicholas".
In 19 century in the Park work is underway to create parkland, reclamation work carried out, trees planted exotic species. But this place is not particularly popular with the Muscovites and doesn't really matter.
Everything changes in the 30-ies of the 20 century. Solution Mossovet in 20 year was created the Izmaylovsky Park of culture and rest. This Park was planned to make the best and revealing Park. In 1932 year Park was renamed into "PKiO them. Stalin. "
After the death of and. IN THE. Stalin Park return original name izmailovsky PKiO.
In the year 1957 to World Festival of youth and students in a park on the orders of Nikita Khrushchev set Ferris wheel. At that time it was the second wheel height in the capital.
In 1998 year, Izmailovo Park gets especially protected area status and gets the title of the natural history park "IZMAILOVO".
I must say that in the 90-ies of the Park fell into decay and was in such a State until 2007-9. For paths and walkways looked a little. Something collapsed, that came into disrepair. But everything changes and is no longer how old are strenuously courting Park.
Today it is a wonderful place to relax. There are recreational facilities, promenades, installed new shops and attractions. Park became a haven for cyclists-offers miles of bike lanes.
The Park is open all year round. In summer you can go boating, walk in the alleys or go rollerblading and biking. In the park there are rentals. Winter in the Park rink.
Photo IZMAILOVO Park-Spring 2016
Winter photo IZMAILOVO Park