Markets 1. Danilovsky Market A man sells fruits and vegetables at Moscow’s Danilovsky market at 74 Mytnaya Street Sergei Bobylev/TASS Moscow is a city of many magnificent markets. The foodie paradise of Danilovsky Market, located just south of the city center, is a big hit among foreigners for its spectacular restaurants and circus-like scenery. “The place is like a shrine to the art of food,” says British financial assistant David Walker. “Literally every kind of food is there, so it’s a perfect date spot if you’re indecisive like me. It reminds me of Spitalfields in London, but as an experience it’s even better because of the astonishing Soviet architecture.” 2. Gastroferma This 32-restaurant hipster haven, located just a short walk from Baumanskaya metro station, boasts the city’s widest selection of world cuisines. For Lucia Bellincello, it also has some of the tastiest pizza in the city. High praise, especially … [Read more...] about 12 places in Moscow you gotta visit (according to expats)
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1. Fly the cable car over Moscow River Opened in November 2018, the ride is a fantastic experience, which quickly bagged the top spot in a matter of days. 700-800 rubles gets you a return ticket from Luzhniki to Vorobyevy Gory. At night time you get a bird’s eye view of the magnificence of Neskuchny Sad’s light display. 2. Dance, ride and chill at Gorky Park This centrally-located slice of heaven is the capital’s pride. Fun activities and rentals of every sort imaginable, cool bars such as Lebedinoe Ozero, or a game of boules and cocktails at La Boules. Or just a chillout session by the famous pond. When you’re in Moscow in the warmer months, Gorky Park should be at the very top of your list. In winter, a huge chunk of the park turns into a skating rink. P.S. And don’t forget to visit Neskuchny Sad - the long serene stretch along the embankment. Konstantin Kokoshkin/Global Look Press 3. Travel to medieval Russia at Kolomenskoye This … [Read more...] about 50 things you must do in Moscow: Our randomized guide!
Kirill Zykov/Moskva Agency If you want to delve deep into the Russian capital’s history, discover hidden gems, and see what the city looked like many years ago, this museum is definitely worth visiting. 1. Situated in the very heart of Moscow Stoleshnikov Lane Konstantin Kokoshkin/Global Look Press A ten-minute walk from the Kremlin - and only five minutes from the Bolshoi Theater - you’ll find yourself on Stoleshnikov Lane, which is packed with luxury boutique stores, bars, and clubs, including the legendary Simachev bar with its folk khokhloma facade. The museum is located in a courtyard mansion built in the early 20th century. On the second floor - the original wooden roof beams can’t fail to impress. In Soviet times the space was divided by multiple partition walls into a communal apartment. However, after the renovation it’s completely different. Museum officials say that old Muscovites visit the place just to see what it now looks … [Read more...] about 5 reasons to visit Moscow’s new Gilyarovsky Center museum
Russia, Moscow. Tverskaya Zastava Square. Konstantin Kokoshkin/Global Look Press Here are the most popular and worthwhile places to visit in Russia’s capital, from museums and theaters to nightclubs and places for kids. Moscow is a great city not just because of its size and population, but also because it has numerous landmarks, historical sites and gastronomical delights. Most people ask the same question when visiting for the first time: Where should I go, and what should I begin with? We are here to give you some advice. Take a look and bookmark the link for later reference. Museums There is a separate museum almost for everything in Moscow. We have highlighted the ones that are most interesting and worth visiting. You can also read our article about the most popular museums of Moscow. The Kremlin’s museums (it’s worth downloading the “Moscow Kremlin Museums” app before visiting and reading this extended guide on Kremlin’s history), State … [Read more...] about Where to go in Moscow
Kazimir Malevich. Woman's portrait, 1910-1911. Press photo The legendary George Costakis collection in Thessaloniki's Museum of Contemporary Art has been "rebooted". In addition to the opening of a major new exhibition, an international center for the study of the avant-garde is being set up. The State Museum of Contemporary Art opened in Thessaloniki in 2002. The truly legendary collection of Russian avant-garde artists of the first half of the 20th century put together by George Costakis in Moscow after World War II formed the basis of the museum. Before that, works by Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Alexander Rodchenko and Lyubov Popova from the 1,300 works collection, had already toured the USA. The show at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 1981 is described as groundbreaking, and the tour also include Germany, France, Britain and other countries. How did Costakis, who left the USSR in 1977, manage to take such a significant collection out of the country? Soviet … [Read more...] about Why a Greek city is home to the world’s second biggest collection of Russian avant-garde art