Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House, Yekaterinburg

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Historic Site · Architectural Building
Nowadays hosting children's creative activities, Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House used to be one of the greatest palatial residences of the Ural region. Commissioned in 1794, this neoclassical building was intended to serve as home to many generations of Rastorguyev's heirs. However, the original owner died before the house was finished and the heirs abandoned it after failed attempts to share it. A visit the site provides scenic landscapes, hills, and a pond. Stroll along the winding paths that lead through forests and admire the facade with Corinthian colonnades. According to local legend, the house also has a labyrinth of underground passages beneath it. Make Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House a part of your Yekaterinburg vacation plans using our Yekaterinburg road trip planning tool.
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  • On Yekaterinburg's hightest point, the Ascension Hill (290m asl) and close to the Voznenskaya Tserkov (Ascension Church), which had been built at the same time, stands one of the grandest palaces of.....  more »
  • The Kharitonov Palace, although in poor condition now, still conveys an image of importance, perched atop Annunciation Hill. The grand porticos with roman styled columns, arched entance ways and...  more »

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