Every house in the Patriarch's Ponds area is a mysterious chest filled with stories. I will take you through quiet lanes to the picturesque estate of Zinaida Morozova and the house where Marina Tsvetaeva lived, tell you about Mikhail Bulgakov's love for this area and share interesting facts about the Patriarch's Sloboda. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 1.5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.91 on 22 reviews RUB 2500 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Ghosts of the past Who was Sytin and what is his mansion famous for? Why is the Nirnzee house considered unlucky? How did the Marco Polo Hotel become the “red pearl of the Patriarchs” and who is Jane McGill? Having met on the noisy Tverskaya Street, we will go to the quiet old alleys of the Patriarch's Sloboda and see the places where great works of literature, poetry, music and theater were born. Let's talk about people with incredible destinies who lived, loved, created and left their mark in the very heart of old Moscow
A special flavor For many decades, the Patriarch's Palace has been a center of attraction for curious, fashionable, modern people. Here you will find the best galleries, bars, restaurants, shops and the most unusual houses. On a walk, you will learn to distinguish Art Nouveau from Art Deco, and Constructivism from Empire style, get acquainted with the biography of the architect Shekhtel and learn how the Patriarchs turned from a courtyard into Moscow's Montmartre and the most elite district. And in conclusion, we will come to one of the most expensive houses in the capital, which used to be a shelter, and talk about the heterogeneity of "Patrick".
The walk is completely pedestrian and does not involve additional costs.
The excursion starts at the Tverskaya metro station. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.