Vysotsky Cultural Centre

Meshchansky & Basmanny

Part museum, part performance space, part art exhibit, this cultural centre pays tribute to local legend Vladimir Vysotsky (1938–80). Singer and songwriter, poet and actor, Vysotsky was one of the Soviet Union’s most influential pop-culture figures, thanks mostly to the witty lyrics and social commentary in his songs. The permanent exhibit features a slew of photos and documents, as well as personal items, such as the bard’s guitar.

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