From hotel to the city center
If you want to get from hotel to the Kremlin it will take you 35 minutes by foot or 15 minutes by metro (to the stations «Okhotny Ryad», «Alexandrovsky sad»,«Ploschad Revolutsii») or 15 minutes by car (without taking into account traffic jams).
Gorky Park (5 minutes by foot)
Gorky park is one of the most popular places  for moscovites and guests of the city. There were a lot of changes during the last several years. For example – entrance to the park now is free of charge.
Crymsky bridge (7 minutes by foot)
Crymsky bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges in Moscow. It was opened May,01 1938. This gorgeous viaduct is for cars and pedestrians as well. It is a part of Sadovy Ring and liks Crymsky Square with Crymsky Val street.
Muzeon (15 minutes by foot)
Park of arts Muzeon is a unique open air museum of sculpture. The collection includes more than 1000 pieces. They are monuments of Soviet time and the period of Soviet realism, works of avangardists and modern artists and also public art.
Central House of Artists (10 minutes by foot)
Central House of Artists is a unique phenomenon in cultural life of Moscow, where within plenty of visitors each finds here his personal – either spiritual retreat or on the contrary community and kinship of souls.
Peter I monument (24 minutes by foot)
The sculpture of Russian imperator towers up by 98 meters and by right considers the tallest in the country. The monument is set on the special platform on Moscow river and represent a statue of Peter I solidly standing on the ship deck.
Igumnov's house/ Reception house of Embassy of France (5 minutes by foot)
Igumnov’s house is the most famous house in Russian style in Moscow. Together with the fence of the church of Ioann the Warrior it sets the architectural ensemble which is supported by the new building of French Embassy from 1979.
Tretyakov gallery (From metro station Oktyabrskaya (radial) 5 minutes to station Tretyakovskaya. Then 10 minutes by foot.)
Historical building where the main collection of Pavel Tretyakov was disposed since 1856. Here you can see more than 1300 masterpieces of Russian art from XI to XX centuries.
Shuhovskaya tower (5 minutes by metro to station Shabolovskaya, then 10 minutes by foot)
This is a masterpiece of engineering art groundbreaking for XX century construction which is made as load-carrying steelwork netty structure shell. It was built in 1920-1922 by project of academician Shukhov. Radiotower is the object of cultural heritage of regional significance.
Donskoy monastery (5 minutes by metro to station Shabolovskaya, then 10 minutes by foot)
It was founded in 1591 on the place of russian small village after the repulse of attack of Crimean khan Gazy Girey who retreated with lots of battle casualties. This was considered as marvel.
Church of Christ the Savior (15 minutes by metro to station Kropotkinskaya, then 3 minutes by foot)
This Church was built in Moscow as everlasting gratitude to God for help and intercession in tough period  for Russia – during the Patriotic war in 1812.
Bolsoy theatre (25 minutes by metro to station Okhotny Ryad or Teatralnaya)
This is a bright and nice place of interest. It is situated in the center of Moscow – on Teatralnaya Square. It became a symbol of Russia and exciting skills of Russian artists. Many famous ballet dancers perform there, many masterly conducts and talented composers played  music there.
Arbat (25 minutes by metro to station Smolenskaya)
Arbat is one of the main places of interest in Moscow. It is very popular among tourists. It  is a walking street with many souvenir shops and cafes. The length of the street is only 1,2 km. It starts from Arbatskie Vorota and finishes at Smolenskaya-Sennaya Square, where the building  of Ministry of Foreign Affairs is situated.
VDNKh (45 minutes by metro from station Oktyabrskaya (radial line) to station VDNH, then 15 minutes by foot)
Exhibition complex was opened in 1939 as All Union agricultural exhibition. The territory of this place is full of different architectural monuments. Many of them are well known in the world. They were created in Soviet time and represent monuments of this period.
The temple-chapel in the name of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God (3 minutes by foot)
The temple-chapel in the name of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, where once stood the destroyed in the Soviet time the Church of the same name, was consecrated  June 1, 2000. Festive Liturgy in the cult building at Kaluzhskaya square  was consecrated by the Patriarch Alexis the Second.
Saint Basil’s Cathedral (27 minutes by metro to Kitay-Gorod station)
It is one of the outstanding symbols of the Russian Federation. It was built in 1555-1561 by Russian architects Barma and Postnik to commemorate the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan.
The architecture of the cathedral is unique and amazing; it attracts the attention of historians, culture specialists, fine art experts and tourists.
Monument to Prince Vladimir (9 minutes by metro to Borovitskaya station)
Prince Vladimir went down in history as a unifier and defender of Russian lands, and a far-sighted politician who created the foundations of a strong, unified, centralized state, which eventually united different peoples, languages, cultures and religions into one big family.
The scale of the monument corresponds to the value of the outstanding ruler in Russian history.
Church of St. Ioann the Warrior (4 minutes by foot)
The existing temple was built in 1709-1717, according to legend, by initiative of Peter I in commemoration of the victory in the battle of Poltava, presumably, by architect I. P. Zarudny.
The Church is one of the best works of early Peter architecture in Moscow and represents a short group of buildings of the early XVIII century.
Monument to V.I.Lenin (5 minutes by foot)
Lenin monument on Kaluzhskaya square was opened in 1985, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the October revolution. The monument is a full-length sculpture of the leader, made of bronze. It should be noted that this is one of the few survivors of the monument to Lenin.
The sculpture is made without correlation to the surrounding artistic appearance of the buildings. Because of this, Lenin looks huge and draws the attention of anyone passing by. The architect of the monument is G. Makarevich, sculptors L. Kerbel, V. Fedorov.
Art Gallery of Zurab Tsereteli (4 minutes by metro to Park Kultury and then 15 minutes by foot)
Art of Zurab Tsereteli cannot be placed to this or that art direction not only in domestic but also in the world art. He is a representative of those molders who follows his own «religion» involving everyone in it. Tsereteli’s art became classics without making a unity of style but expressed by originality of individual script.
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (22 minutes by metro to Kropotkinskaya station)
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex that is currently in possession of one of the largest world art collections from Ancient Egypt and Greece to our days. Today the holdings of the museum contain around 700 000 art works of different epochs. The jewel of the collection is French art of the XIX – XX centuries – one of the most famous collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world.

Places of interest

From hotel to the city center

If you want to get from hotel to the Kremlin it will take you 35 minutes by foot or 15 minutes by metro (to the stations «Okhotny Ryad», «Alexandrovsky sad»,«Ploschad Revolutsii») or 15 minutes by car (without taking into account traffic jams).

Gorky Park

Gorky park is one of the most popular places  for moscovites and guests of the city. There were a lot of changes during the last several years. For example – entrance to the park now is free of charge.

5 minutes by foot

Crymsky bridge

Crymsky bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges in Moscow. It was opened May,01 1938. This gorgeous viaduct is for cars and pedestrians as well. It is a part of Sadovy Ring and liks Crymsky Square with Crymsky Val street.

7 minutes by foot

Muzeon

Park of arts Muzeon is a unique open air museum of sculpture. The collection includes more than 1000 pieces. They are monuments of Soviet time and the period of Soviet realism, works of avangardists and modern artists and also public art.

15 minutes by foot

Central House of Artists

Central House of Artists is a unique phenomenon in cultural life of Moscow, where within plenty of visitors each finds here his personal – either spiritual retreat or on the contrary community and kinship of souls.

10 minutes by foot

Peter I monument
«In commemoration of 300 years of Russian Fleet»

The sculpture of Russian imperator towers up by 98 meters and by right considers the tallest in the country. The monument is set on the special platform on Moscow river and represent a statue of Peter I solidly standing on the ship deck.

24 minutes by foot

Igumnov's house/ Reception house of Embassy of France

Igumnov’s house is the most famous house in Russian style in Moscow. Together with the fence of the church of Ioann the Warrior it sets the architectural ensemble which is supported by the new building of French Embassy from 1979.

5 minutes by foot

Tretyakov gallery

Historical building where the main collection of Pavel Tretyakov was disposed since 1856. Here you can see more than 1300 masterpieces of Russian art from XI to XX centuries.

From metro station Oktyabrskaya (radial) 5 minutes to station Tretyakovskaya. Then 10 minutes by foot.

Shuhovskaya tower

This is a masterpiece of engineering art groundbreaking for XX century construction which is made as load-carrying steelwork netty structure shell. It was built in 1920-1922 by project of academician Shukhov. Radiotower is the object of cultural heritage of regional significance.

5 minutes by metro to station Shabolovskaya, then 10 minutes by foot

Donskoy monastery

It was founded in 1591 on the place of russian small village after the repulse of attack of Crimean khan Gazy Girey who retreated with lots of battle casualties. This was considered as marvel.

5 minutes by metro to station Shabolovskaya, then 10 minutes by foot

Church of Christ the Savior

This Church was built in Moscow as everlasting gratitude to God for help and intercession in tough period  for Russia – during the Patriotic war in 1812.

15 minutes by metro to station Kropotkinskaya, then 3 minutes by foot

Bolsoy theatre

This is a bright and nice place of interest. It is situated in the center of Moscow – on Teatralnaya Square. It became a symbol of Russia and exciting skills of Russian artists. Many famous ballet dancers perform there, many masterly conducts and talented composers played  music there.

25 minutes by metro to station Okhotny Ryad or Teatralnaya

Arbat

Arbat is one of the main places of interest in Moscow. It is very popular among tourists. It  is a walking street with many souvenir shops and cafes. The length of the street is only 1,2 km. It starts from Arbatskie Vorota and finishes at Smolenskaya-Sennaya Square, where the building  of Ministry of Foreign Affairs is situated.

25 minutes by metro to station Smolenskaya

VDNKh

Exhibition complex was opened in 1939 as All Union agricultural exhibition. The territory of this place is full of different architectural monuments. Many of them are well known in the world. They were created in Soviet time and represent monuments of this period.

45 minutes by metro from station Oktyabrskaya (radial line) to station VDNH, then 15 minutes by foot

The temple-chapel in the name of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

The temple-chapel in the name of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, where once stood the destroyed in the Soviet time the Church of the same name, was consecrated  June 1, 2000. Festive Liturgy in the cult building at Kaluzhskaya square  was consecrated by the Patriarch Alexis the Second.

3 minutes by foot

Saint Basil’s Cathedral

It is one of the outstanding symbols of the Russian Federation. It was built in 1555-1561 by Russian architects Barma and Postnik to commemorate the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan.
The architecture of the cathedral is unique and amazing; it attracts the attention of historians, culture specialists, fine art experts and tourists.

27 minutes by metro to Kitay-Gorod station

Monument to Prince Vladimir

Prince Vladimir went down in history as a unifier and defender of Russian lands, and a far-sighted politician who created the foundations of a strong, unified, centralized state, which eventually united different peoples, languages, cultures and religions into one big family.
The scale of the monument corresponds to the value of the outstanding ruler in Russian history.

9 minutes by metro to Borovitskaya station

Church of St. Ioann the Warrior

The existing temple was built in 1709-1717, according to legend, by initiative of Peter I in commemoration of the victory in the battle of Poltava, presumably, by architect I. P. Zarudny.
The Church is one of the best works of early Peter architecture in Moscow and represents a short group of buildings of the early XVIII century.

4 minutes by foot

Monument to V.I.Lenin

Lenin monument on Kaluzhskaya square was opened in 1985, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the October revolution. The monument is a full-length sculpture of the leader, made of bronze. It should be noted that this is one of the few survivors of the monument to Lenin.
The sculpture is made without correlation to the surrounding artistic appearance of the buildings. Because of this, Lenin looks huge and draws the attention of anyone passing by. The architect of the monument is G. Makarevich, sculptors L. Kerbel, V. Fedorov.

5 minutes by foot

Art Gallery of Zurab Tsereteli

Art of Zurab Tsereteli cannot be placed to this or that art direction not only in domestic but also in the world art. He is a representative of those molders who follows his own «religion» involving everyone in it. Tsereteli’s art became classics without making a unity of style but expressed by originality of individual script.

4 minutes by metro to Park Kultury and then 15 minutes by foot

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex that is currently in possession of one of the largest world art collections from Ancient Egypt and Greece to our days. Today the holdings of the museum contain around 700 000 art works of different epochs. The jewel of the collection is French art of the XIX – XX centuries – one of the most famous collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world.

22 minutes by metro to Kropotkinskaya station