Glinka Garden

Western European Russia

At the east end of this shady garden with fountains, an 1885 statue of the composer Glinka is surrounded by a fence with excerpts from his opera A Life for the Tsar wrought into the iron. Opposite is the concert hall in which he performed. The north side of the garden is bordered by the expansive pl Lenina, where a statue of Vladimir Ilyich himself stands in front of the palatial city hall, once the House of Soviets.

Russkiy Dvor makes for a great lunch break when wandering the garden.

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