Sights & Attractions in Moscow


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Name Category Location
Alexander Garden
Laid out in the 19th century by the Russian...
Gardens / Arboretums Kremlin-Red Square
Amusement Palace
Behind the State Kremlin Palace stands this...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin-Red Square
Andrei Bely Apartment Museum
On display are artifacts from the life of the...
Museums / Galleries Arbat
Commissioned in 1701 by Peter the Great, the...
Architectural Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Borovitskaya Tower
The main entrance to the Kremlin rises to more...
Architectural Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Cathedral of the Epiphany
This church is all that remains of the monastery...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Cathedral of the Sign
This solid redbrick church, topped with one gold...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles
Built in 1655–56 by Patriarch Nikon, this was...
Religious Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Central Telegraph
Once the place where foreigners had to go to...
Architectural Sites Ulitsa Tverskaya
Church of All-Saints in Kulishki
This fine example of 17th-century religious...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Church of St. George on Pskov Hill
This majestic five-dome church with blue cupolas...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Church of St. Maxim the Blessed
In 1698 this white-stone church was built on the...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Church of St. Nicholas in Khamovniki
Built between 1679 and 1682 and remaining open...
Religious Sites Kropotkinsky District
Church of the Deposition of the Virgin's Robe
This single-dome church was built in 1484–86 by...
Religious Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Church of the Trinity in Nikitniki
Painted with white trim and topped by five green...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Gogol statue
This statue of a melancholy Nikolai Gogol...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Arbat
Gorky Literary Museum
Letters, manuscripts, and pictures of the great...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
Gorky Park
The official name of this park laid out in 1928...
Parks Zamoskvoreche
Gulag Museum
After being yanked from their beds in the...
Museums / Galleries Kitai Gorod
Maly Theater
Writer Maxim Gorky (1868–1936), known as the...
Arts / Performance Venues Kitai Gorod
Monastery of the Savior Behind the Icons
The monastery was founded at the beginning of the...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
Moscow Museum of Modern Art
A collection founded in 1999 by controversial...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Tverskaya
Moscow State University
Russia's oldest university was founded in 1755 by...
Educational Institutions Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
Museum of Oriental Art
Glass cases filled to capacity with artwork and...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
Patriarch's Palace
Adjoining the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles,...
Museums / Galleries Kremlin-Red Square
Peter the Great statue
An enormous figure of the tsar stands at the...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Zamoskvoreche
Polytechnical Museum
The achievements of science and technology,...
Museums / Galleries Kitai Gorod
Pushkin Memorial Museum
Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837) never lived here...
Museums / Galleries Kropotkinsky District
Romanov Palace Chambers in Zaryadye
It's believed that Mikhail Romanov (1596–1645),...
Museums / Galleries Kitai Gorod
Sobakina Tower
More than 180 feet high, the Sobakina (formerly...
Military Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Spaso House
The yellow neoclassical mansion behind the iron...
Houses / Mansions Arbat
St. Andrew's Anglican Church
Moscow's only Anglican church, built in 1884,...
Religious Sites Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
State Kremlin Palace
In 1961 this rectangular structure of glass and...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin-Red Square
Tower of the Savior
Until Boris Yeltsin's presidency (1991–99) this...
Architectural Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Troitskaya Tower
Rising 240 feet, this is the tallest bashnya...
Architectural Sites Kremlin-Red Square
Tsvetaeva House Museum
Marina Tsvetaeva (1892–1941), the renowned...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
Ulitsa Tverskaya-Yamskaya
This last section of ulitsa Tverskaya leads to...
Neighborhoods / Streets Ulitsa Tverskaya
Vakhtangov Theater
An excellent traditional theater is housed within...
Arts / Performance Venues Arbat


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