Moscow - Tverskoy (Chapter)
This is the Tverskoy chapter from Lonely Planet’s Moscow guidebook.
The streets around Tverskaya ul comprise the vibrant Tverskoy district, characterised by old architecture and new commerce. Aside from being a cultural centre (home to 20-plus theatres and concert halls, including the world-famous Bolshoi Theatre), Tverskoy is also the city’s liveliest commercial district, its streets lined with restaurants, shops and other venues, such as the luxurious Banya at Sanduny.
• spending an evening at the star-studded Bolshoi Theatre, where world-famous opera and ballet companies perform Russian classics
• inspecting the constructivist architecture and the contemporary works on display at the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture
• doing the sidewalk scene on Kamergersky per
• restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Ulitsa Petrovka, Tverskaya Ulitsa, Outer Tverskoy, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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