It calls itself the FSB Museum, named for the Federal Security Service, the successor to the KGB. But this four-room museum is devoted...
In the 1930s Lubyanka Prison was the feared destination of thousands of innocent victims of Stalin’s purges. Today the grey building...
The startling postmodern entrance on this prerevolutionary mansion is appropriate for a museum dedicated to the revolutionary, futurist...
An infamous bar, often described as the wildest in Europe. Its reputation is that most people lose most of their clothes by midnight,...
The well-stocked Seventh Continent supermarkets are convenient and reasonable places to stock up on food. This outlet was closed for...
ul Bolshaya Lubyanka 5 · interesting places nearby
At the ‘central beer restaurant No 5’ every effort is made to re-create an upscale apparatchik drinking and dining experience. The Soviet fare is authentic, as is the russky crooner music (maybe too authentic for some tastes). But the three varieties of beer brewed on-site are decidedly New Russia.