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.
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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.