Most Popular Garden Ring Attractions in Moscow, Moscow

The Garden Ring is the major circular avenue around downtown of Moscow. Originally, the Garden Ring was built as a defensive fortification for Moscow. Today, the circumference of sixteen kilometers of the avenue is rich in architectural beauties, monuments, museums etc. The tour suggested below will help you get more familiar with Moscow's Garden Ring and its fascinating sights.
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Most Popular Garden Ring Attractions in Moscow Map

Guide Name: Most Popular Garden Ring Attractions in Moscow
Guide Location: Russia » Moscow (See other walking tours in Moscow)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Author: audrey
Monument to Chaliapin

1) Monument to Chaliapin

Feodor Chaliapin was the most talented Russian opera singer of the 20th century. The monument dedicated to Feodor Chaliapin represents his figure sitting in the same position in which he was portrayed in the famous painting of Ilya...   view more
"Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Moscow" Museum

2) "Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Moscow" Museum

The Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Moscow Museum was opened in the house, which the famous Russian composer of the Romantic era once rented. This institution is a branch of the Glinka museum. Pyotr Chaikovsky Museum contains different memorabilia and preserves the atmosphere of the 1860s and 1870s, which period influenced greatly the composer's personality.
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Chekhov Museum

3) Chekhov Museum

The Chekhov Museum is the former domicile of the Russian writer, dramatist, and physician, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. Although his life was brief, he is considered by many to be one of the greatest playwrights and short story writers of time. Masterpieces, such as Ivanov, as well as more than 100 other works, were written in this house. Most amazing is that the author continued to practice medicine while producing literary works that are admired by the world to this day.

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Bulgakov House-Museum

4) Bulgakov House-Museum (must see)

The Bulgakov Museum Moscow, located in building 10, apartment 50, was the former home of the author of The Master and Margarita, a novel long considered to be one of the greatest novels of all times. The museum and areas near it are also the settings for some of the locations in the Master and Margarita. The Bulgakov Museum Moscow is one of three museums dedicated to the novelist. The other two, Mikhail Bulgakov Museum and the One Street Museum, are located in Kiev.

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Monument to Mayakovsky

5) Monument to Mayakovsky

The monument dedicated to the famous Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky was unveiled in 1958. The monument is a six meter impressive figure of Mayakovsky with a pocketbook in his hand. The statue is remarkable not only for the figure that it represents, but also because it has become a popular place for meetings and debates for the local...   view more
Museum of Modern Art

6) Museum of Modern Art

Home to a vast array of modern and contemporary art, the Museum of Modern Art is a museum, educational center, and a major player in the Moscow art scene. Along with art exhibitions for the public, courses are offered in modern art, modern culture, photography, action painting and performance art, video art, and contemporary art business for up-and-coming and promising artists. Abstract presentations and single-artists shows are also offered along with group exhibitions.

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Walking Tours in Moscow, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Moscow

Create Your Own Walk in Moscow

Creating your own self-guided walk in Moscow is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Moscow without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Moscow, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.8 km
A Walking Tour in Kitai-Gorod, Moscow

A Walking Tour in Kitai-Gorod, Moscow

Kitai-Gorod means China town in the Russian language. This is one of the oldest historical sites in the center of Moscow. In the past, Kitai-Gorod's territory was occupied by traders and craftsmen. Today the famous district is a preserved zone, due Gostiny Dvor, Moscow's first Print Yard, and other meaningful attractions that are presented in the guide below.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Moscow Nightlife

Moscow Nightlife

Moscow boasts with a large number of good nightclubs. The city's nightlife scene features designed venues crowded with stylish guests. The Russian capital has some very popular clubs downtown, such as Solyanka, Propaganda, Art Garbage etc. Take this tour to visit the most popular clubs in the center of Moscow.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Zamoskvorechie Nightlife

Zamoskvorechie Nightlife

An international hub that sees a fair number of tourists through its city throughout the year, Moscow features its share of hot nightlife establishments where the party never ends. Many Moscow nightclubs include restaurants on the premises where guests can enjoy fine dining, great cocktails, and a hot night of clubbing all under one roof. Take this Nightlife Tour in Moscow to see the very best the city has to offer when the sun goes down.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Popular Sights of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow

Popular Sights of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow

Also known as VDNKh, the All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow is a large complex that occupies a territory of 3 square kilometers and has 400 buildings. The complex provides commercial space for major exhibits, and houses Russia's most important monuments, such as Worker and Kolkhoz Woman, the Friendship of Nations fountain, monument to the Conquerors of Space etc. Don't miss the chance to visit some of the most popular sights at VDNKh. There is a list of attractions suggested below.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Museums of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow

Museums of All-Russian Exhibition Center in Moscow

The All-Russian Exhibition Center is a complex of buildings which are called pavilions. The center serves as house to some of the most important Russia's monuments. The pavilions are used as commercial space for exhibitions for different companies. The center has its museums, which are important representatives of the Russian culture. You may follow the list offered below to learn what museums you can visit if you decide to go to the All-Russian Exhibition Center.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km

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