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9 Oct 2018
“Beautiful street with some ortodox churches”
15 Aug 2017
“highly recommended to people interested in arts”
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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Ulitsa Varvarka , Kitai-Gorod , east the kremlin, Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Varvarka Ulitsa is a street (ulitsa in English) located near Red Square, in Moscow, the main city of Russian Federation, where you can see some ortodox churches and beautiful buildings. A good place to walk and see around if you go to the Red Square...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed August 15, 2017

I am glad I had this opportunity to walk arround guided by a charming person, who knows all the secret artistic places

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ssv469
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Ulitsa Varvarka is named after St. Barbara (Varvara) The Martyr and is one of the oldest streets in Moscow. It is located at the southeast corner of the Red Square and runs through the Kitay Gorod area of the city. There are a handful of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BradJill
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I always advise this place to the forein guest: "After the official view of Red Square come here to see the ancient history of Moscow". Just walk along and see. Tip: at the end of the steet step down to the subway (Metro) and look...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank IK-RUS
Reviewed July 1, 2017

This is very short tour but you can observe there part of Moscow history and after the Kremlin and the big churches it us quite different experience. Ulitsa Varvarka named after the neoclassical Church of St. Barbara, which stand at the beginning of the street...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank shkomit
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest parts of the city. Very interesting architecture. Lot of great historical monuments, my favourite being Romanov boyars house. Worth taking a stroll.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed April 4, 2016

This place is located behind the Red Square, that separates it from Kremlin. Before, the Kitai - Gorod, for instance in XVIth and XVIIth centuries was with the fortifications, narrow streets and multitudes of the stores of merchants, craftsmen etc.. Nowadays it is turned in...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Walking around Kitay Gorod in the evening to sunset its very peaceful. Blend with local people make me feel acceptable. People of Moscow very adorable. A lot of beautiful church around here to see

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank maya sari t
Reviewed March 28, 2016

I was there together with Free Moscow Tour guide Darya and she had a very interesting story about this place. During winter it seems a bit grey, but historically it is a very important place.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Jolanta_Sh
Reviewed August 13, 2015

This area are downtown Moscow, i was go there with Marina the tour leader from Moscow free tour, but with another tour, Mystery Tour. Marina told us there are a lot of church around this have a lot ghost. you can see tower with bell...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank maya sari t
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