Church of St Nicholas in Tolmachi
State Tretyakov Gallery Main Branch
The exotic boyar castle on a little lane in Zamoskvorechie contains the main branch of the State Tretyakov Gallery, housing the world’s...
The Engineer’s Building is reserved for special exhibits.
Virgin of Consolation of All Sorrows Church
The empire-style Virgin of Consolation of All Sorrows Church dates from the 1830s.
If you can bear with some post-Soviet shabbiness, this is the place to try competently cooked chebureks – the Tatar meat-filled (well,...
Church of St Nicholas in Tolmachi information
Within the museum grounds, the Church of St Nicholas in Tolmachi is the church where Pavel Tretyakov regularly attended services. It was transferred to the museum grounds and restored in 1997, and now functions as exhibit hall and working church. The exquisite five-tiered iconostasis dates back to the 17th century. The centrepiece is the revered 12th-century Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God, protector of all of Russia.