Wall of Peace
‘While I live I swear, dear friends, not to cease to love Moscow.’ So wrote the 19th-century poet Mikhail Lermontov about his hometown....
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...
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Lonely Planet review
Near ul Arbat’s east end, the Wall of Peace is composed of hundreds of individually painted tiles on a theme of international friendship.