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This green space in central Moscow is great for people-watching and an ideal spot for some rest and relaxation. The park’s pond also serves as an ice rink in the winter and is home to swans in the summer.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Mal. Bronnaya Ulitsa, Moscow, Russia
Patriarch Ponds
+7 495 988-26-56
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is a pleasant little place, a welcome green spot in an urban area, all be it a pleasant urban area. There are a number of cafes and restaurants near by. What struck me is that I could walk around it in less than five...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brookemark1
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A delight on a cool summer evening. This is a popular, pleasant, walkable neighborhood near many theaters, so you’ll be seeing more Muscovites and not so many tourists. A lot of happy people enjoying the park, but you can spot the fans of Bulgakov’s novel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I live close to Patriarch’s Pond and I often come just to walk around the pond. In the winter people ice skate on the pond, in the summer people sit on the grass and relax. It is very near the museum of modern art and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Africache
Reviewed 15 March 2018

For those of tourists who are au fait with Makhail Bulgakov's masterpiece 'the Master and Margarita', this place has a prime importance as it all started at Patriarch's Ponds. Other than that, take your other half here to enjoy a lovely and peaceful walk near...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Alex P
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It's nice to come and contemplate the nature there. Neiborhood is full of cafes and restaraunts. I love to visit this oasis in the center of Moscow.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Алина Л
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Historical center of Moscow, area associated with Bulgakov's Master & Margarita first of all. Lots of embassies around, an area densely populated with expats. Lots of bars and cafes, nice all year 'round.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank YuliaA175
Reviewed 20 November 2017

located in the center, this area has a great park surrounded by lots of posh cafes and shops. there's also cocktail bars and great restaurants around. great for an afternoon stroll or evening drinks

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank benyefet
Reviewed 3 November 2017

It is the area to be for all young and trendy locals. Not only cozy place for a walk around the pond but for the last couple of years the place of many restaurants, cafes, bars and trendy shops. There are always people having a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Moscomway
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My cousin just moved in in the area so I've visited there for the first time. The park is beautiful and the pond view in the middle is astonishing. It's quite cold already now and the leafs have mostly fallen already from the trees so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mikhal A
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Read the beautiful novel "Master and Margerita" by M. Bulgakov, and had to visit the Pond. The Patriarch's Ponds is actually one small pond at the center of Moscow. It's surrounded by trees, and people come there to relax, jog or walk their dogs. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Miri F
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Patriarch Ponds
When you need to hide from the city’s noise and
traffic but don’t want to stroll too far, Patriarch
Ponds is the place to be. Calm water, friendly swans
and ducks with beautiful early 20th century
architecture in the background make this neighborhood
a place you’ll never want to leave. Besides stylish
bars and restaurants scattered in the streets around
the pond, you’ll be able to enjoy museum life from
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