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Kitai-Gorod and Ulitsa Varvarka

Ulitsa Varvarka , Kitai-Gorod , east the kremlin, Moscow, Russia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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29 May 2016
“Old city”
4 Apr 2016
“Cultural and historical area in the central part of Moscow”
Ulitsa Varvarka , Kitai-Gorod , east the kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest parts of the city. Very interesting architecture. Lot of great historical monuments, my favourite being Romanov boyars house. Worth taking a stroll.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This place is located behind the Red Square, that separates it from Kremlin. Before, the Kitai - Gorod, for instance in XVIth and XVIIth centuries was with the fortifications, narrow streets and multitudes of the stores of merchants, craftsmen etc.. Nowadays it is turned in...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Walking around Kitay Gorod in the evening to sunset its very peaceful. Blend with local people make me feel acceptable. People of Moscow very adorable. A lot of beautiful church around here to see

Thank maya sari t
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I was there together with Free Moscow Tour guide Darya and she had a very interesting story about this place. During winter it seems a bit grey, but historically it is a very important place.

1  Thank Jolanta_Sh
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This area are downtown Moscow, i was go there with Marina the tour leader from Moscow free tour, but with another tour, Mystery Tour. Marina told us there are a lot of church around this have a lot ghost. you can see tower with bell...More

1  Thank maya sari t
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This street is a little bit hidden behind the red square, but it has a lof of great museums there and you can nicely walr through it to Kitai-Gorod part. There is an absolutely great old-old Russian church in the perpendicular street with an apple...More

4  Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 30 May 2013

An interesting area of historic churches and buildings inculding the Old English Court, Palace of the Romanov Boyars, Church of the Trinity in Nikitniki and a number of others. Unforunately all of the ones mentioned above were closed for renovation when we visited and the...More

1  Thank CJT007
Reviewed 16 February 2013

This is a convenient, close-in area to stay in, if you can find a local hostel. Many inexpensive restaurants and cafes. Kitai-Gorod means "Chinatown", but no one ever was able to tell me why it's called that.

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 29 December 2012

There are beautiful buildings -- each one with its unique past. I lived in Moscow as a foreigner for more than 15 years and this is one of my favourite neighbourhoods.

1  Thank Kirochka
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Crowded with newly-built or plaguely-restored/rebuilt houses...

Thank Relbiby
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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