Wall of Peace
Near ul Arbat’s east end, the Wall of Peace is composed of hundreds of individually painted tiles on a theme of international friendship.
19th-century writer Nikolai Gogol spent his final tortured months here. The rooms – now a small but captivating museum – are arranged as...
Zhiguli Beer Hall
It’s hard to classify this old-style stolovaya (cafeteria) that happens to brew great beer. The place harks back to the Soviet years,...
Genatsvale on Arbat
Subtle, it is not. Bedecked with fake trees and flowing fountains, it conjures up the Caucasian countryside, leaving little to the...
ul Arbat 9 · interesting places nearby
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Stop in for a quick bite along the old Arbat. Enjoy fresh (and healthy!) salads and sandwiches, pre-made and ready to take out to the outdoor seating.