The first tour will tell its participants about five landmarks of Ostozhenka Street that come from different periods of Moscow history, from the boyar era to Perestroika and our time.
During the tour, its participants will discover how the Golytsins Chambers, elite housing of the 17th century, are designed, explore classical architecture showcased by the House of Governor Pyotr Yeropkin and see city villas built by Lev Kekushev, a master of Art Nouveau. Guide Denis Romodin will also tell tour participants what happened to the street in the Soviet times and what is happening to it today, when it has become one of the most luxurious Moscow districts.
A series of video tours through the iconic places of the streets of Moscow. The program is presented by Larisa Skrypnik, a Moscow scholar and senior researcher at the Museum of Moscow, and Denis Romodin, a Moscow scholar and researcher at the Museum of Moscow, author of articles on urban architecture, as well as a lecture course "Living in Moscow", dedicated to the everyday life of citizens in the XX century.
The Museum of Moscow was founded in 1896. The museum is located in the Proviantskiye Sklady (Foodstuff Warehouses), a federal monument of architecture. The museum's catalogue numbers about 800,000 items, including a rich collection of archaeological artefacts. The Museum of Moscow has four branches: the Lefortovo Museum, the Old English Court, the Museum of Archaeology and the Gilyarovskiy Centre.
The unique excursion to the Mayor's Office in Moscow
Moscow's Space-exploration Sites
An online tour through one of the most beautiful and cozy public gardens in Moscow
One of the oldest zoos in Europe
The imaginary border of the 16th century
The PANORAMA360 observation deck shows off Moscow in all its beauty
History of Moscow Boulevard
Where Moscow's Famous Merchants Lived
A unique kaleidoscope of architectural styles
Interesting story one of Moscow streets
From expats to squatters
How a swamp turned into a prestigious street
The largest public library in Russia and one of the largest libraries in the world
Moscow is a city of romance and love
Art and culture Around Vagankovsky Hill
The largest palace and park ensemble in Moscow
You can walk along Moscow streets without leaving your home