Cultural Information

Theaters

    • Bolshoy Theatre 
      1 Teatralnaya sq., “Okhotny Ryad,” “Teatralnaya” metro stations
      www.bolshoi.ru

    • Novaya Opera 
      3 Karetny Ryad St., “Puskinskaya,” “Chekhovskaya,” “Tverskaya” metro stations
      www.novayaopera.freeland.ru

    • Chekhov Moscow Art Theater
      3 Kamergersky Per., "Okhotny Ryad,” “Teatralnaya” metro stations
      www.mxat.ru

    • Maly Theater
      1/6 Teatralnaya Sq., “Okhotny Ryad,” “Teatralnaya” metro stations
      www.maly.ru

    • Vakhtangov Theater
      26 Arbat St., “Arbatskaya,” “Smolenskaya” metro stations
      www.vahtangov.ru


Museums

    • The State Tretyakov Gallery is a major museum housing a collection of Russian art which traces the development of the Russian culture from the 11th to the early 20th century. 
      Open Tu-Sun from 10.00 a.m. till 19.30 p.m. 
      Address: 10-12 Lavrushinsky Per, “Tretyakovskaya” metro station 
      phone 230-77-88 
      www.tretyakovgallery.ru

    • The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts houses a collection of classical art, the West European art from the Middle Ages through the mid-20th century. It has the largest collection of French impressionists in Russia. 
      Open Tu-Sun from 10.00 a.m. till 19.00 p.m. 
      Address: 12 Volkhonka St., “Kropotkinskaya” metro station. 
      Phone: 203-7989. 
      www.museum.ru/gmii/ 

    • The State Historical Museum exhibits a wide variety of city life objects from different periods that show the history of Russia, the development of the country. 
      Open from 10.00 till 18.00. Closed Tuesday and the first Monday of the month. 
      ½ Red Square. “Ploshchad Revolyutsii” metro station 
      phone: 692-40-19. 
      www.shm.ru

Major bookstores 

  • Biblio-Globus: open 10.00 a.m. -21.00 p.m., Sat 10.00 a.m. -19.00 p.m.; 
    6/3 Myasnitskaya St., bldg.5, “Lubyanka” metro station
  • Moskovskiy dom knigi: open 10.00 a.m. -21.00 p.m., Sat, Sun 10.00 a.m. -20.00p.m.; 
    8 Noviy Arbat St., “Arbatskaya” metro station
  • Moskva Knizhniy Dom: open 10.00 a.m. -01.00 a.m.;
    8 Tverskaya St.; “Okhotny ryad” metro station

Parks

  • Miusskii park is situated to the left of the entrance to the University not far from the building 1
  • Gorky park is an immense amusement park over the Moskva river; Italian Carousel Luna Park, The Chudo-Grad complex, Ferris wheels etc. Box office open from 10.00 a.m. - 21.00 p.m.. Krymsky Val, 9. Tel: 237-07-07 “Oktyabrskaya” or “Park Kultury” metro stations
  • VVTS (All-Russia Exhibition Center) - recreational complex designed by Russia’s best landscape architects in 1930-1950s. Sideshow park, world’s third largest Ferris wheel. Open from 09.00 a.m. -20.00 p.m., Sat-Sun till 21.00 p.m. “VDNKh” metro station Tel: 544-34-00



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