Museum Of Soviet Arcade Machines
Growing up in the 1980s USSR was a peculiar, but not necessarily entirely bleak experience. Here is an example – a collection of about...
House of Unions & State Duma
The glowering State Duma was erected in the 1930s for Gosplan (Soviet State Planning Department), source of the USSR’s Five-Year Plans;...
The gated walkway of Tretyakovsky proezd (originally built in the 1870s) leads from Teatralny proezd into Kitay Gorod. Nearby, you can...
An evening at the Bolshoi is still one of Moscow’s most romantic and entertaining options for a night on the town. The glittering...
This Russian chain is beloved for its country-cottage decor and its well-stocked salad bar. Outlets all over the city specialise in...
ul Petrovka 2 · interesting places nearby
TsUM stands for Tsentralny Universalny Magazin (Central Department Store). Built in 1909 as the Scottish-owned Muir & Merrilees, it was the first department store aimed at middle-class shoppers. These days it’s filled with designer labels and luxury items.