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...
Named after famous Mt Helicon, home to the muses and inspiration for musicians, this opera company is unique in Moscow for its...
It’s hard to classify this old-style stolovaya (cafeteria) that happens to brew great beer. The place harks back to the Soviet years,...
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Dom Knigi information
Among the largest bookstores in Moscow, Dom Knigi has a selection of foreign-language books to rival any other shop in the city, not to mention travel guidebooks, maps, and reference and souvenir books. This huge, crowded place holds regularly scheduled readings, children’s programs and other bibliophilic activities.