15 – 20 min. by foot from Kurskaya metro station along Vorontsovo Pole Ulitsa; or from Chistye Prudy metro station along Bulvarnoe Koltso (Boulevard Ring); or from Kitay Gorod metro station along Podkolokolniy Pereulok.
The small streets between Pokrovka and Solyanka contain many unique buildings and churches, including the Church of the Three Holy Hierarchs in Kulishki, 1670-1674 (4/6 Malyi Tryokhsvyatitelskiy Pereulok) and the Church of St. Vladimir, 1677-1689 (Building 1. 11 Starosadskiy Pereulok).
Hyperion Book Club & Shop
7-9 Khokhlovsky Pereulok, Building 3
6 Pokrovka Ulitsa
Museums and exhibitions
Na Solyanke Gallery (Галерея на Солянке)
Building 2. 1/2 Solyanka Ulitsa (entrance from Zabelina Ulitsa)
Cultural centers and libraries
1 Nikoloyamskaya Ulitsa
1 Nikoloyamskaya Ulitsa (in the library building)
9 Vorontsovo Pole Ulitsa
9 Starosadskiy Pereulok
33 Zemlyanoi Val Ulitsa (Atrium Shopping Mall)
47 Pokrovka Ulitsa
12A Chistopudniy Bulvar
19A Chistopudniy Bulvar
5-10 min. by foot from Lubyanka, Kuznetsky Most, Chistye Prudy, Turgenevskaya or Sretenskiy Bulvar metro stations.
There are many art nouveau buildings on Myasnitskaya Ulitsa, including the Biblio Globus bookshop. The Tea House on 19 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa is decorated in the Chinoiserie style, one of the only buildings of its kind in Moscow. Past the Bulvarnoe Koltso you can find two superb examples of Constructivist architecture: the Gostorg building (47 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa) and the Tsentrosoyuz building constructed by Le Corbusier (39 Myasnitskaya Ultisa).
Check our detailed walking tour map for more information about interesting sights in the neighbourhood.
HSE book shop. Foreign language books.
20 Myasnitskaya Ultisa
Biblio Globus (Библио-глобус)
Building 1. 6/3 Myasnitskaya Ultisa
Dom Inostrannoi Knigi (House of Foreign Books, Дом иностранной книги)
Respublica (books in English)
Building 1. 24/7 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa
Pangloss (books in French, Italian and Spanish)
Building 4. 13/14 Bolshoi Cherkasskiy Pereulok
Museums and exhibitions
‘Lights of Moscow’ Museum
Building 1. 3/5 Armyanskiy Pereulok
Dom Chertkova (interactive exhibitions in a historical building)
7 Myasnitskaya Ulitsa, Building 2
State Historical Museum
1 Red Square
War of 1812 Museum
2/3 Ploshad Revolutsii
2 Frolov Pereulok
1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad
Building 1. 1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad
Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre (МХТ имени Чехова)
3А Kamergerskiy Pereulok
5 min. by foot from Leninskiy Prospekt metro station.
Within walking distance there is Neskuchniy Sad park, with the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences housed in Neskuchniy Palace. Right next to it is the entrance to Gorky Park. From the viewing points at the Russian Academy of Sciences and on Vorobievy Gory you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of Moscow.
Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
32A Leninskiy Prospekt
9 Proskpekt 60-letia Oktyabrya
8 Gubkina Ulitsa
2 Kosygina Ulitsa
Korpus 2. 33 Leninskiy Prospekt
47 Leninskiy Prospekt
53 Leninskiy Prospekt
28 Vavilova Ulitsa
38 Vavilova Ulitsa
Korpus 2. 18 Leninskiy Prospekt
15 min. by foot from Aeroport metro station.
Along Leningradskiy Prospekt there are several large sports venues, including the Dinamo stadium (under reconstruction) and the CSKA hockey and basketball arenas. There is also the Megasport winter sports centre on Khodynka, as well as Petrovskiy and Chapayevskiy parks.
10 Petrovsko-Razumovskaya Alley, Building 3
80 Leningradskii Prospekt, Korpus 11
12/14 Usievicha Ulitsa
33 Kirpichnaya Ulitsa
15 min. by foot from Semenovskaya metro station.
The mainly industrial area of Sokolinaya Gora has two good examples of Orthodox churches: the Church of Resurrection of Christ (mid 19th cent.) in the small park on the crossroads of the Izmaylovskoe Shosse and Prospekt Budennogo and the Church of Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki (early 20th cent.) on the junction of Blagusha and Ibragimova.
5 Semenovskaya Ploshad
Kronverk Cinema Semenovsky (Кронверк Синема Семеновский)
1 Semenovskaya Ploshad, Semenovsky Mall
Novy Khizhny (Новый Книжный)
1 Semenovskaya Ploshad, Semenovsky Mall, 3rd floor