Lebedyansky Pond

Оne in the cascade of Izmaylovsky ponds in the east of Moscow in a valley of Serebrianka River on the territory of Izmailovsky Urban Forest Park

Lebedyansky Pond
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Ponds are known from the end of 17th century and Lebedyansky is a largest of them (16 hectares).

Lebedyansky Pond in Izmailovo
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The origin of the pond's name is not entirely clear, one of the theories that name originated from Russian word «lebyad'» — (Ru — лебедь) swan. The pond's old name is — Lebedevski.

Lebedyansky Pond
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There are total of 13 ponds in cascade:

  • (Red («Krasnyi» Russian: Красный),
  • Deer ( «Oleniy» Russian: Олений),
  • Lebedyansky,
  • Terletskiy,
  • Three Sovhoznys and other smaller)

The ponds were connected by canals build in the late 17th century and local rivers, Serebryanka, Steklianka and Sosenka.

The total area of the ponds is 422,000 square metres.

Useful Information

Lebidyansky pond
Russian: Лебедянский пруд

Admission

free

Opening hours

  • 24/7

Contacts

Izmailovsky park, Bolshoy Kupavensky Proyezd, Moscow

Москва, Большой Купавенский проспект, Измайловский парк

How to get

15 minutes walk from metro stations "Izmailovskaya" or "Pervomaiskaya".