Moscow - Arbat & Khamovniki (PDF Chapter)

Moscow - Arbat & Khamovniki (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Arbat & Khamovniki chapter from Lonely Planet’s Moscow guide-book.

These two adjacent districts are an art-lover’s dream. The Arbat district is packed with world-class art museums and smaller artist-dedicated galleries, plus the elaborate Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. In Khamovniki, the Unesco-recognised Novodevichy Convent and Cemetery is a worthwhile half-day destination.

  • peruse the collections of Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts’s three branches, especially the in-credible array of Impressionist and post-Impressionist art in the 19th and 20th Century Art Gallery
  • maps
  • soak up five centuries of artistry and history at Novodevichy Convent and pay respects to Russian cultural greats at the adjacent cemetery
  • transport
  • eat the Soviet-throwback way (dumplings at Cold War–era prices) at Varenichnaya No 1, after strolling and shopping on ul Arbat
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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