Moscow is known for its strict Soviet planning, huge houses and wide streets. Along with this, each year it is becoming trendier. Some neighborhoods are great just to wander around and have a coffee or lunch break. Below are five areas best to go for a walk and beloved by locals.
What to see: The pond with the park is one of the main settings of Mikhail Bulgakov's novel The Master and Margarita. Nearby is Bulgakov House Museum and Tverskoy Boulevard. Where to eat: Malaya Bronnaya and nearby streets.
Gorkogo Park and Museon
What to see: Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, a very long embankment, the New Tretyakov and Museon Park across the road. Where to eat: We recommend trying the Garage Museum café, which is very light and popular, there are also many places and street food in the park.
Chistye Prudy ("Clean Ponds")
What to see:Chistoprudny Boulevard, Menshikov Tower, Pokrovka (one of the oldest streets in Moscow), Tea House on Myasnitskaya st. Where to eat: Pokrovka st. or Myasnitskaya st.