Genuine Russia

Russian VALENKI (felted boots)

It is believed that these felted boots are traditional Russian footwear. But, in reality, the valenki are traditional for Eurasian peoples. The story of the boots’ creation started 2.500 years ago. This date is related to the valenki, which were found in the Altai mountains. The process of felting shoes came to us from Asian countries, during the invasion of […]

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The Folk Graphic Art Museum

The museum is located at a historical spot of Moscow where a unique sort of art, which was both in paint and print, once appeared. In the 17th century the area got the name Meshchanskaya village; but they were not only print-workers, who lived here in Sretenka. In the early 17th century Sretenskaya village was inhabited by members of thirty-two […]

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Treasures of the Russian vodka

You will find yourself in a fascinating journey through the history of Russian vodka – 500 years ago events, you’ll hear stories about the princely banquets, severe temper of Peter I and Catherine II discerning tastes with respect to vodka. You will meet with the suppliers of the Imperial Household, touch the restaurant temptations Russian society and you also will […]

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Russian Harmonica

A visit to the Museum of Russian harmonic will become memorable, you will find yourself in the wonderful world of music one of the most beloved by the Russian people tools – harmonic and maybe discover the secrets of the mysterious Russian soul. It is the only museum of harmonics in Russia and one of four in the world, along […]

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