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Tverskoy Boulevard, 26А, Moskva, Russia, 125009
Chef Andrey Makhov of Cafe Pushkin recently contributed to AFAR, and opened his second location in New York. But if you are in Moscow, you will want to check the original out. Open 24 hours, with a great vibe. You may want to ask for Dmitri, a...
Suzdal, Vladimir Oblast, Russia
Along Russia’s Kamenka River, the medieval township of Suzdal draws weekenders from Moscow, about 130 miles southwest, to its opulent, onion-domed Orthodox churches and well-preserved monasteries. But Muscovites also visit to experience Suzdal’s...
7, Voznesenskiy Pereulok, Moskva, Russia, 125009
You will be hard pressed to believe this is a grocery store if you look up the walls and the ceiling. Not only you will get a great assortment of food and drinks here but you will be surrounded by art and artsy things (not sure how original or...
Lodochnaya Ulitsa, 4, Moskva, Russia, 125362
Jet-lag be damned! After being whisked in from the Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, our hosts Oleg and Sergei took us to the Uzbekistanian restaurant Chaikhona No. 1, an otherworldly choice located within the city’s Gorky Park. Although apparently a...
Sadovaya-Karetnaya Ulitsa, 20, стр. 2, Moskva, Russia, 127051
It wouldn't be a successful trip to Moscow without a Moscow Mule. Luckily you don't have to stick to tourist bars to do so. Delicatessen is a basement bar and down a strange side street that you would never expect to walk down. It appears as...
Лубянскй проезд, 25 стр. 1, Moskva, Russia, 101000
The streets and narrow lanes of this ancient neighborhood northeast of Red Square can yield wonderful shopping discoveries. Take a stroll and keep your eyes peeled. Try Vologda Linen for fabrics, the GUM department store for modern outlets, or the...
Teatral'nyy Proyezd, 2, Moskva, Moskovskaya oblast', Russia, 109012
For over a century, the Hotel Metropol has hosted the world’s elite. Whether you’ve got the dough for a night in the Presidential suite, or simply want to splurge on a Sunday brunch – it’s the hotel of choice in downtown Moscow. At the very least,...
Bolotnaya Ploshchad', Moskva, Russia
A ten minute walk from Red Square, there is a small forest of love-lock trees. Couples used to lock the locks onto the small bridge, but the weight was damaging. The city erected a number of metal trees upon which the locks are now attached. It’s...