Saint Petersburg - Russia
When going to the World Championship 2018, explore Saint Petersburg with a personal driver
Moscow is an extraordinary city, with great history and many things to offer to its visitors and inhabitants. But Arbat Street is one of the sights you should definitely go to when you are in the city. Follow your private guide on this walking tour and find out some really interesting facts on historical and cultural background of this place.
The landmarks you will on you encounter way during the walk in Moscow:
Arbat Street: A pedestrian street about one kilometer long in the historical centre of Moscow, has existed since at least the 15th century, which makes it one of the oldest surviving streets of the Russian capital.
Pushkin house: One of Alexander Pushkin’s mansions where he lived for a short time, with a statue of him and his wife, Natalie, in front of the house.
Vakhtangov Theatre: Named after Yevgeny Bagrationovich Vakhtangov, who was a very famous Russian actor and theatre director. There is also a beautiful statue to Princess Turandot in front of the building.
The Old Chapel: The chapel of Boris and Gleb, built 1997, the shape of the current chapel is intended to mimic Blank's late 18th century design.
Gogol monument: Dedicated and located near the house-museum of Nikolai Vasilevitch Gogol, one of the greatest Russian writers.
Tsoi wall: A graffiti-covered wall in Moscow, dedicated to musician Viktor Tsoi and his band Kino. Frequently visited by Tsoi's fans, the wall has become a place to hide a note for a friend or arrange a meeting.