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Tverskaya street, Moscow

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If you are to name the main street of Moscow you should remember about Tverskaya street. It begins almost at the Kremlin, crosses the Boulevard ring, and emerges into Pervaya Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street after Triumph square, finding its end at the Belorusskiy trainstation. The main sight of this street is Tverskaya square; its age is nearly 200 years, and also monuments that are situated there. Here you can find City Hall built in 1782 by architect Matvey Kazakov, statue of Yuriy Dolgoruky, the founder of Moscow, statue of Pushkin, Museum of modern Russia history, famous MHAT (Moscow Art Theatre) that played important role in the world theather art. There is a statue of Chekhov near MHAT, the only one monument to this famous writer in Moscow. Also there are such buildings as English Club built in the 18th century and National Hotel. Cinema theather “Pushkinskiy” is the main and the biggest cinema of the country. It was founded in 1961. After renovation in 1997 it became one of the biggest cinema theaters in the Europe. Its hall is designed for 2057 seats. As every main street in major cities of the world, Tverskaya Street has many shops, mostly luxurious ones, night clubs and entertainment centers