Do you believe in ghosts and haunted castles? As regimes fall often the only hint of the opulence of their reign are the left behind, in the form of their castles. For example, Iraq's tyrant Saddam Hussien built impressive structures on the backs of the poor. Of course, he wasn't the first. Communist leaders in Soviet Russia lived high in their heyday as witnessed by the castles left behind to rot.
Here are three Russian castles falling into ruin:
1.Muromtzevo Masion, between Murom and Vladimir; Khrapovitzky built a real castle as a result of a bet!
2. Beautiful Uspenskoe Mansion, Moscow area, near Zvenigorod: Sergie Morozov, one of the last owners of this castle let many Russian painters live in the house, which now stands in ruins.
3. English-style Vasilievskoe, also near Zvenigorod. Political writer Herzen, â€œfather of Russian socialismâ€ actually lived in this castle for a while which sure has the look of being haunted.
More Stats +/-
Antioxidant Lemonade Drinks
Convenient At-Home Barber Tools
Anti-Plastic Beer Packaging
Travel-Focused Savings Apps
Industrial Aluminum Room Heaters
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.
Russian Castles Rotting
- By: Going Like SixtyAug 3, 2008