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Moscow Sights

Central Telegraph (Tsentralny Telegraf)

  • 7 ul. Tverskaya Map It
  • Ulitsa Tverskaya
  • Building/Architectural Site

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

Once the place where foreigners had to go to phone home, Central Telegraph is a blocky, early constructivist building that's one block up Tverskaya ulitsa from Red Square. You can still make phone calls abroad here, as well as buy stamps, send a fax, or use the Internet—but mainly, Central Telegraph is a sight just worth a quick look from the outside now. The striking semicircular entrance is adorned with a huge digital clock and a large and constantly revolving lit-up globe. Inside are currency-exchange counters, a pharmacy, a coffee shop, and ATMs in the lobby, plus the main post office.

Sight Information

Address:

7 ul. Tverskaya, Moscow, 125375, Russia

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Phone:

495-504–4444

Sight Details:

  • Daily 9–8

Updated 06/24/2013

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