Photo Park of Sokolniki, presented in this material have been made in the spring in may 2016 года. Skol′niki Park is one of the 4 main parks of Moscow and one of the oldest. About the history of the Park said the mere title.
Since 14 century forests located on this territory were the favorite hunting place of rulers in Moscow. Hunt was conducted using falconry-Falcons. Hence the name of the Park and the region of Moscow.
When Alexei Mikhailovich began to ennoble. But in the second half of the 16th century on the site of the forest appeared groves that were associated with hunting and the main Hunter-Sokol′nič′â, does and Alekseevskaya.
When Petra 1 Skol′nikah arranged in celebration and was hacked by glade called May. By the way, took place may 1 celebrations and participated at Peter 1 captured Swedes, which King settled not far from this place, and then in the folk music became involved and the Russians. That is, the tradition of folk festivals on 1 may, established long before the emergence of solidarity for all workers.
In the year 1840 was made layout Sokol′nič′ej groves and this year can be considered as the date of birth of the Park.
In 1878 year Skol′nič′û and deer Grove bought the town and was a public park for the festivities.
During the revolution and civil war, the authorities hands did not reach Park and the area went into decline. In the 1931 year Mossovet decided on the Organization of the Park of culture and rest.
It is in Sokolniki Park conducted the American national exhibition «industrial products» United States that visited Nikita Khrushchev and then President of the United States Richard Nixon.
Like other parks of Moscow in 90-th year Sokolniki came to desolation and looked pretty pitiful.
In the early 2000 's for Park began to look after and put things in order. Today Sokolniki Park is beautiful and neat and tidy. The entrance to the Park is free again.
Photo Park Sokolniki is best done in the spring, when everything blooms and turns green. Publish a small selection of photo Park Sokolniki, made in may, 16 years.