Pushkin Literary Museum
Housed in a beautiful empire-style mansion dating from 1816, this museum is devoted to the life and work of Russia’s favourite poet....
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
This gargantuan cathedral was completed in 1997 – just in time to celebrate Moscow's 850th birthday. It is amazingly opulent, garishly...
Gallery of European & American Art of the 19th & 20th Centuries
This branch of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts contains a famed assemblage of French Impressionist works, based on the collection of two...
The front door is painted with a cake recipe in French, which should give you a pretty good idea of what you are getting into. There are...
Genatsvale on Ostozhenka
The well-known Genatsvale on Arbat is three storeys of Georgian kitsch, but this smaller outlet in Khamovniki is quieter and cosier...
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It’s hard to say which sight is more grandiose: the glitzy interior of this ultrafancy eating establishment or the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour that looms across the street. Actually, the views of the cathedral through the restaurant’s picture windows are a perfect complement to the crystal chandelier and giant gold-framed mirror that hang in the dining room. The modern Asian menu features sushi and other seafood dishes, which are all prepared with delightful innovations. And the service is top notch. Don’t be put off by the row of Mercedes parked out the front; you will be treated well here – even if you show up on foot.