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Kitai-Gorod and Ulitsa Varvarka

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Address: Ulitsa Varvarka , Kitai-Gorod , east the kremlin, Moscow, Russia
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The area to the east of the Kremlin was a traditional trading quarter. The...

The area to the east of the Kremlin was a traditional trading quarter. The oldest streets of Kitai-Gorod - Nikolskaya, Ilyinka, Varvarka - were known as early as the 14th century.

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A stunning walk!!

The street is close to the Red Square. Although short, it also boasts the most churches of any street in the city that beautifully evoke the more personal side of life in medieval... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2012
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Reviewed June 9, 2012

The street is close to the Red Square. Although short, it also boasts the most churches of any street in the city that beautifully evoke the more personal side of life in medieval Moscow. Around every corner there is an old church, although most are still busy being restored. Close to Kitay Gorod station you will find the Church of... More 

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Reviewed March 20, 2012

It isn't far from Kremlin. Walk it. It is somewhat modernized but still has it's charm.

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Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of state institutions and offices. To understand where modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as well.
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