Sights & Attractions in Moscow

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Name Category Location
 
Alexander Garden
Laid out in the 19th century by the Russian architect Osip Bove...
Gardens / Arboretums Kremlin/Red Square
 
Amusement Palace
Behind the State Kremlin Palace stands this smaller palace used...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin/Red Square
 
Andrei Bely Apartment Museum
On display are artifacts from the life of the writer Andrei Bely...
Museums / Galleries Arbat
 
Arsenal
Commissioned in 1701 by Peter the Great, the weapons arsenal...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Borovitskaya Tower
The main entrance to the Kremlin rises to more than 150 feet...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Cathedral of the Epiphany
This church is all that remains of the monastery that was founded...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Cathedral of the Sign
This solid redbrick church, topped with one gold and four green...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles
Built in 1655–56 by Patriarch Nikon, this was his private church...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Central Telegraph
Once the place where foreigners had to go to phone home, Central...
Architectural Sites Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Church of All-Saints in Kulishki
This fine example of 17th-century religious architecture was...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Church of St. George on Pskov Hill
This majestic five-dome church with blue cupolas studded by gold...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Church of St. Maxim the Blessed
In 1698 this white-stone church was built on the site where the...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Church of St. Nicholas in Khamovniki
Built between 1679 and 1682 and remaining open throughout the...
Religious Sites Kropotkinsky District
 
Church of the Deposition of the Virgin's Robe
This single-dome church was built in 1484–86 by masters from...
Religious Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Church of the Trinity in Nikitniki
Painted with white trim and topped by five green cupolas, this...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Gogol statue
This statue of a melancholy Nikolai Gogol (1809–52) originally...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Arbat
 
Gorky Literary Museum
Letters, manuscripts, and pictures of the great proletarian writer...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
Gorky Park
The official name of this park laid out in 1928 and covering...
Parks Zamoskvoreche
 
Gulag Museum
After being yanked from their beds in the middle of the night...
Museums / Galleries Kitai Gorod
 
Maly Theater
Writer Maxim Gorky (1868–1936), known as the father of Soviet...
Arts / Performance Venues Kitai Gorod
 
Monastery of the Savior Behind the Icons
The monastery was founded at the beginning of the 17th century...
Religious Sites Kitai Gorod
 
Moscow Museum of Modern Art
A collection founded in 1999 by controversial sculptor Zurab...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Moscow State University
Russia's oldest university was founded in 1755 by the father...
Educational Institutions Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
Museum of Oriental Art
Glass cases filled to capacity with artwork and clothing from...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
Patriarch's Palace
Adjoining the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles, the Patriarch's...
Museums / Galleries Kremlin/Red Square
 
Peter the Great statue
An enormous figure of the tsar stands at the helm of a ship...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Zamoskvoreche
 
Polytechnical Museum
The achievements of science and technology, including an awesome...
Museums / Galleries Kitai Gorod
 
Pushkin Memorial Museum
Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837) never lived here and probably never...
Museums / Galleries Kropotkinsky District
 
Romanov Palace Chambers in Zaryadye
It's believed that Mikhail Romanov (1596–1645), the first tsar...
Museums / Galleries Kitai Gorod
 
Sobakina Tower
More than 180 feet high, the Sobakina (formerly Arsenal) Tower...
Military Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Spaso House
The yellow neoclassical mansion behind the iron gate is the residence...
Houses / Mansions Arbat
 
St. Andrew's Anglican Church
Moscow's only Anglican church, built in 1884, served the British-expatriate...
Religious Sites Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
State Kremlin Palace
In 1961 this rectangular structure of glass and aluminum was...
Castles / Palaces Kremlin/Red Square
 
Tower of the Savior
Until Boris Yeltsin's presidency (1991–99) this 1491 tower served...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Troitskaya Tower
Rising 240 feet, this is the tallest bashnya (tower) in the Kremlin...
Architectural Sites Kremlin/Red Square
 
Tsvetaeva House Museum
Marina Tsvetaeva (1892–1941), the renowned poet, lived in an...
Museums / Galleries Ulitsa Bolshaya Nikitskaya
 
Ulitsa Tverskaya-Yamskaya
This last section of ulitsa Tverskaya leads to Belorussky railway...
Neighborhoods / Streets Ulitsa Tverskaya
 
Vakhtangov Theater
An excellent traditional theater is housed within this impressive...
Arts / Performance Venues Arbat
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