Tverskaya street


If you are to name the main street of Moscow, you should remember 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 train station.

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, a statue of Yuriy Dolgoruky, the founder of Moscow, a statue of Pushkin, Museum of modern Russia history, famous MHAT (Moscow Art Theatre) that played an essential role in the world theater art.

There is a statue of Chekhov near MHAT, the only monument to this famous writer in Moscow. Also, there are such buildings as the English Club built in the 18th century and National Hotel.

Cinema theatre “Pushkinskiy” is the main and the biggest cinema in the country. It was founded in 1961. After a renovation in 1997, it became one of the biggest cinema theaters in Europe. Its hall is designed for 2057 seats.

Tverskaya Street has many shops, primarily luxurious ones, nightclubs, and entertainment centers as every main street in major cities of the world.

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