19th-century writer Nikolai Gogol spent his final tortured months here. The rooms – now a small but captivating museum – are arranged as...
House of Friendship with Peoples of Foreign Countries
Studded with seashells, this ‘Moorish Castle’ was built in 1899 for an eccentric merchant, Arseny Morozov, who was inspired by a real...
Museum of Oriental Art
This impressive museum on the Boulevard Ring holds three floors of exhibits spanning the Asian continent. Of particular interest is the...
Named after famous Mt Helicon, home to the muses and inspiration for musicians, this opera company is unique in Moscow for its...
The interior of this cosy restaurant resembles a traditional Lebanese village house, complete with Arabian music and the scent of...
Nikitsky bul 12 · interesting places nearby
In a prime location on the Boulevard Ring, this friendly wine bar welcomes everybody wanting a glass of wine, a bite to eat, some music and a few smiles. The basement setting is cosy but not dark, making it an ideal spot to share a bottle of Bordeaux and nibble on brie. Bottles of wine are priced R1200 to R2500.