Wall of Peace
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...
Wall of Peace information
Near ul Arbat’s east end, the Wall of Peace is composed of hundreds of individually painted tiles on a theme of international friendship.