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In 1689 Noble family of Muravyovs-Apostols was granted the lands belonging to Myrhorod regiment upon the order by hetman Ivan Mazepa. The village of Khomutets became residence to Danylo Apostol. While it was being governed by his great-grandson Mykhaylo the homestead turned palace and garden ensemble through the wooden palace built in the style of late Baroque combined with early Classicism, landscape park, and stone Trinity Church with belfry. The homestead in Khomutets became the mostly famous under governance of Ivan Muravyov-Apostol to turn it the Culture center to progressively thinking noblemen and bastion to Decembrist movement. In early ХІХ century palace park turned regular classicist composition with a central axial alley and geometric territory. Entrance to the homestead was coming on bridge over the river Khomutets to the opened courtyatd. Two-storey palace is a symmetrical composition of the oldest central wooden part joined the side stone wings with semi-circle passages. The main entrance is highlighted through deep perron serving balcony the same time. The Noble family is identified by Muravyovs-Apostols crest on the wall. The palace and garden ensemble includes auxiliary buildings such as supervisor office, gardener’s house, carriage barn, orchardhouse, and other park constructions. During the ХХ century homestead in Khomutets deteriorated, the palace is gradually demolishing and the park has lost its artistic attraction. The homestead of Decembrists Muravyovs-Apostols has been under governmental protection since 2009 as a historical monument of national importance with a guard number 160028-N. In 1960 Khomutetsky park was approved as a monument of park and garden art with national importance.