Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Moscow

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An iconic walkway for visitors to the city, Old Arbat (Stary Arbat) represents one of Moscow's oldest streets and maintains some of its historical characteristics. With origins dating back to the 15th century, this cobblestone route has been used for hundreds of years and was converted into a pedestrian zone in the 1980s. Famous for its souvenir shops, it is also a popular place for bars, restaurants, artists, and street performers. If you enjoy tourist centers, need to pick up some gifts, or want to see an old surviving part of the capital, explore this busy street. Don't miss the charming statue of "bard" singer Bulat Okudzhava, whose song about Arbat is a Russian classic. To visit Old Arbat (Stary Arbat) and get the most from your holiday in Moscow, create itinerary details personal to you using our Moscow trip itinerary planner.
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  • So, this street has it all. It is worth your while to pick up a hotel in the vicinity, as all you need is right up here. Resraurants, pubs, souvenirs, other knick knacks.. And there also is a 24 hour ...  more »
  • Good road and great diasimos. With beautiful buildings and stores. Ideal for lovers. Lovely night more outside if you want to make the place you during the day. If you see a show with music or Horo not statheite for multi hour why would come to find you money. Please your video while the older part together. A ride there so don't miss.
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  • Just put on a warm jacket and afternoon or in the evening go direction Arbat. Is always something going on, too but anyway even if some charm has been lost and the shopping in the foreground is brought, worth a visit.
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