The old Finca Tsaritsino is located in the south of Moscow administrative district and extends along the banks of the pond Tsaritsino. On its surface is the largest Moscow museum-reserve (550 hectares), historical and cultural monument of national importance. The estate was built in the Gothic style, according to the designs of architects and Basilio Bazhenov Mikhail Kozakov and includes a stunning park with pavilions, pergolas, caves and bridges.
The village “Black Mud” (so called Tsaritsino) is known since the sixteenth century. This territory is framed by a cascade of ponds, 8 km long.
The architectural complex is a brilliant combination of masonry walls of red brick and white stone details, which were inserted beautifully natural landscape. The center of the composition are two palaces, connected by a gallery with carved doors and arch Cavalry building (House of the footmen), behind these buildings is the Casa del Pan (the kitchen). The House of Bread is one of the most significant and important Tsaritsino complex buildings, is a two-story house on a high foundation in a square with rounded edges and a square courtyard with pointed, round or redoubled sills, decorated with platbands white stone.
On the island of Tsaritsino average lagoon it was built musical fountain, where jets of water, rise in unison with the music.
At present, the museum exhibitions are permanently exhibited, mostly from museum collections of fine and applied arts.