Tsarskoe selo, Pushkin, Saint Petersburg
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Silence, picturesque parks, historical sights - all these things make the town of Pushkin not only the great historical and cultural treasure, but also "The Town Of Muses". "Here so many lyres were hang on branches..." - these words from A. Ahmatova poem could be the epigraph to the story about cultural aspects of the Pushkin-town history. Its fate is wonderful and unusual. Beeing a countryside Tsar residence , it is the wonderful monument of Russian architecture and garden - parking art of XVIII century. But together with it the town is obliged by its fame to some generations of poets, writers, the genius representatives of the Russian culture, who lived, worked or just were inspired by its beauty. So it is called by right "The Town of Muses". In that town the youth of greatest Russian poet Pushkin was spent. He was one of Lyceum's pupils - the privilege educated building for the children of distinguished nobility and since that time the town is always connected with the poet's name. Other poets and writers whose names are connected with this town are: N. M. Karamzin, V. Zhukovskii, F.I. Tutchev, S.A. Esenin, I. F. Annenskii, A. A. Ahmatova, A.N. Tolstoy. Come and see yourself what attracted the generations of most talented Russian poets and writers. Take a walk through beautiful alleys and be inspired too!