Must-see attractions in Zamoskvorechie

  • Bridge Over River Against Sky During Sunset

    Gorky Park


    Moscow's main city escape isn't your conventional expanse of nature preserved inside an urban jungle. It's not a fun fair either, though it used to be one…

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    State Tretyakov Gallery Main Branch


    The exotic boyar (high-ranking noble) castle on a little lane in Zamoskvorechie contains the main branch of the State Tretyakov Gallery, housing the world…

  • Garage Museum of Contemporary Art


    The brainchild of Moscow art fairy Darya Zhukova, Garage is one of the capital's hottest modern-art venues. In 2015, the museum moved to spectacular new…

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    Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve


    Set amidst 4 sq km of picturesque parkland, on a bluff above a bend in the Moscow River, Kolomenskoe is an ancient royal country seat and a Unesco World…

  • Art Muzeon & Krymskaya Naberezhnaya


    Moscow's answer to London's South Bank, Krymskaya Nab (Crimea Embankment) features wave-shaped street architecture with Scandinavian-style wooden elements…

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    Tsaritsyno Palace


    On a wooded hill in far southeast Moscow, Tsaritsyno Palace is a modern-day manifestation of the exotic summer home that Catherine the Great began in 1775…

  • The cupola of Moscow's Church of the Lesser Ascension

    Ascension Church


    Overlooking the river, the Ascension Church, sometimes called the ‘white column’, is Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve's loveliest structure. Built between 1530…

  • New Tretyakov Gallery


    Moscow's premier venue for 20th-century Russian art, this branch of the Tretyakov Gallery has much more than the typical socialist-realist images of…

  • Donskoy Monastery

    Donskoy Monastery


    Moscow's youngest monastery, Donskoy was founded in 1591 as the home of the Virgin of the Don icon, now in the Tretyakov Gallery. This icon is credited…

  • Red October


    The original piece of the hipster belt that now stretches far beyond Gorky Park, Red October is a massive compound of red-brick buildings that used to be…

  • Danilov Monastery


    The headquarters of the Russian Orthodox Church stands behind white fortress walls. On holy days this place seethes with worshippers murmuring prayers,…

  • Bolotnaya Ploshchad


    Named after the swamp it used to be, Bolotnaya has a lot to tell about those who rebelled against the Kremlin, which views it warily from the other side…

  • Dom na Naberezhnoy Museum


    The big ‘House on the Embankment’ on Bolotny Island is a historic building, once home to many old Bolsheviks and Civil War heroes, as well as artists,…

  • Wooden Palace of Tsar Alexey


    In the mid-17th century, Tsar Alexey built a palace so fabulous it was dubbed ‘the eighth wonder of the world’. This whimsical building was famous for its…

  • Bakhrushin Theatre Museum


    Russia’s foremost stage museum, founded in 1894, is in the neo-Gothic mansion on the north side of Paveletskaya pl. The museum exhibits all things…

  • Church of St Nicholas in Tolmachi


    Within the grounds of the Tretyakov Gallery, the gallery's founder Pavel Tretyakov regularly attended services here. The church was transferred to the…

  • Gorky Park Museum


    The grandiose colonnaded arch that serves as Gorky Park's front entrance now contains a museum, its exhibition largely comprised of old photographs and…

  • Church of St John the Warrior


    The finest of all Zamoskvorechie’s churches mixes Moscow and European baroque styles, resulting in a melange of shapes and colours. It was commissioned by…

  • Khlebny Dom


    The kitchen building, or khlebny dom, at Tsaritsyno Palace hosts rotating exhibits, sometimes culinary and sometimes covering topics such as icons and art…

  • Lumiere Brothers Photography Centre


    One of the main pilgrimage destinations for photography fanatics, this modern and competently curated space frequently hosts changing exhibitions of…

  • Andreyevsky Bridge


    Also known as Pushkinsky bridge, this pedestrian bridge connects Gorky Park with the Frunzenskaya area on the other side of the river. A former railway…

  • Central House of Artists (TsDKh)


    Sometimes called by its initials, this huge building attached to the New Tretyakov Gallery contains studios and galleries, as well as exhibition space for…

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