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Located 20 km southwest of Moscow, Peredilkino is a dacha or a cluster of country houses amidst thick forests. The outskirts of Moscow have a number of dachas; however Perdelkino is special, because it became the favored weekend retreat of the Russian intelligentsia in the late 1960’s. Home to a number of reputed figures of the Muscovite culture, the most prominent resident of this particular Dacha was Boris Pasternak, the writer of Dr. Zhivago, and contender for Nobel Prize in 1953. Boris Pasternak, the great Symbolist Russian author is buried here amongst with his family, and the Perdelkino dacha, has a museum dedicated to him. The museum has on display personal belongings and memorabilia of this noted writer, as well paintings by his father Leonard Pasternak. A must visit for the lovers of Pasternak’s works; Perdelkino is open to visitors from Thursday to Sunday between 10 am-4pm.

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