Moscow - Tverskoy & Novoslobodsky (PDF Chapter)


This is the Tverskoy & Novoslobodsky 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.

  • spending an evening at the Bolshoi Theatre, where worldfamous opera and ballet companies perform Russian classics.
  • maps
  • eating, drinking, dancing and otherwise frolicking at Hermitage Gardens, one of the liveliest places in Moscow, where art, food or musical festivals take place almost weekly.
  • transport
  • admiring the fantastical paintings of Viktor Vasnetsov in the studio where he painted them.
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Sports & Activities and Shopping

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