Nightlife & the Arts in Moscow

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
12 Volt
This gay club for both men and women is tricky to...
Dance Clubs Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
35mm
An artsy crowd frequents this simple movie...
Film Kitai Gorod
 
7freedays
With its homely atmosphere, film nights, and...
Dance Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Arena
With the biggest club stage in Moscow and a dance...
Dance Clubs Northern Outskirts
 
Arma 17
A vast warehouse to the east of the center...
Dance Clubs Eastern Outskirts
 
Artplay
Housed in the brightly painted brick buildings...
Arts Centers Eastern Outskirts
 
B-2
One of the best places in Moscow for live rock...
Dance Clubs Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Balchug 5
This place is not cheap, and the face control...
Bars Zamoskvoreche
 
Bar Strelka
The superbly positioned summer terrace...
Bars Zamoskvoreche
 
BB King Blues Club
The man himself came for the opening, and...
Music Clubs Northern Outskirts
 
Bilingua
Young, creative types frequent this smoky...
Bars Kitai Gorod
 
Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre
This world-renowned theater continues to produce...
Dance, Opera Kitai Gorod
 
Central House of Artists
Many different galleries are housed within this...
Art Galleries Zamoskvoreche
 
Central Station
This popular spot with students is one of the...
Dance Clubs Northern Outskirts
 
City Space Bar
Perched 140 meters above the city and with...
Bars Southern Outskirts
 
Club Che
A Latin American–theme involves occasional live...
Dance Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Crocus City Hall
Sting and Elton John have played at this huge...
Dance Clubs Western Outskirts
 
Cult
A cavernous venue with free entry and cheap...
Music Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Dom Nashchokina Gallery
A mixture of classic Russian art and...
Art Galleries Kitai Gorod
 
Dome Cinema
A hotel movie house caters to the expatriate...
Film Eastern Outskirts
 
Fine Art
This was one of the first private galleries in...
Art Galleries Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture
Buoyed with funding from oligarchs like Chelsea...
Art Galleries Northern Outskirts
 
Gipsy
Music at this stylishly decorated and very...
Dance Clubs Zamoskvoreche
 
Glavpivtorg
Live musicians perform songs from the Soviet...
Bars Kitai Gorod
 
Gogol
Cheap beer and a buzzing atmosphere attract a...
Bars Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Gogol Center
Opened in 1923 as a theater for railroad workers,...
Theater Eastern Outskirts
 
Guelman Gallery
One of Moscow's first galleries, this is also...
Art Galleries Eastern Outskirts
 
Hard Rock Cafe
It may be an international chain, but somehow the...
Bars Arbat
 
Helikon Opera
In addition to delivering consistently appealing...
Opera Arbat
 
Karma Bar
R&B and hip hop hits, live music, and hookah pipes...
Dance Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Kitaiysky Lyotchik Jao Da
Live music and tasty, affordable food draw a...
Bars Kitai Gorod
 
Kollony Zal
This 18th-century building hosts regular concerts...
Concerts Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Kolobov Novaya Opera
After opening in 1991, the Novaya ("New") opera...
Opera Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Krizis Zhanra
An easygoing but stylish clientele fills this...
Bars Kitai Gorod
 
LenKom Theater
Good, often flashy productions are on the bill at...
Theater Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Maly Theater
Moscow's first dramatic theater, opened in...
Theater Kitai Gorod
 
Masterskaya
With its high ceilings, rickety furniture, and...
Cafes Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Mendeleev
A black curtain to the right of the counter in a...
Bars Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Moscow Art Theater
Founded in 1898, the MKhAT is famous for its...
Theater Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Moscow International Performing Arts Center
Opened in 2002, this architecturally striking...
Music Zamoskvoreche
 
Moscow Theater for Young Viewers
Despite its name, this acclaimed theater mainly...
Theater Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Operetta Theater
The theater stages lighthearted, and much...
Theater Kitai Gorod
 
Papa's Place
Themed nights, daily happy hours, and disco music...
Dance Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Praktika
An intimate space shows a wide selection of...
Theater Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Propaganda
This is probably the city's most reliable club...
Dance Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Rolling Stone
What's considered by many to be Moscow's best...
Dance Clubs Zamoskvoreche
 
Russian Army Theater
The Armed Forces Song and Dance Ensemble calls...
Music Northern Outskirts
 
Scriabin Museum Hall
Classical concerts are held four to five times a...
Music Arbat
 
Silvers
This is the place to go for an authentic Irish...
Bars Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Sixteen Tons
A popular pub with a club upstairs, this spot...
Bars Western Outskirts
 
Solyanka
Several rooms in this high-ceilinged converted...
Dance Clubs Kitai Gorod
 
Sovremennik Theater
This well-respected theater housed in a columned...
Theater Kitai Gorod
 
Stanislavsky Music Theater
A wide range of well-produced operas and ballets...
Dance, Opera Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
State Kremlin Palace
Formerly the hall where Soviet Communist Party...
Dance, Opera Kremlin-Red Square
 
Taganka Theater
What was once considered to be one of Moscow's...
Theater Eastern Outskirts
 
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
With seating for more than 1,500, this huge...
Music Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Tchaikovsky Conservatory
Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, and Tchaikovsky are among...
Music Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
Teatr.doc
This noncommercial project run mainly by...
Theater Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Tereza Durova Clown Theater
Attracting children and adults, the shows here,...
Theater Southern Outskirts
 
Tinkoff
A lively microbrewery with a wide range of tasty...
Bars Arbat
 
Tsaritsyno Museum
The music hall at Catherine the Great's restored...
Music Southern Outskirts
 
Winzavod
What was a massive wine factory in Soviet...
Art Galleries Eastern Outskirts
 
XL-Gallery
Russia's most renowned conceptual artists exhibit...
Art Galleries Eastern Outskirts
 
Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery
The giant sculptures of one of Russia's wackiest...
Art Galleries Kropotkinsky District

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