Zamoskvorechie, Moscow

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Zamoskvorechye District is a district of Central Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. Population:The district contains the eastern half of historical Zamoskvorechye area, and the territories of Zatsepa Street and Paveletsky Rail Terminal south of the Garden Ring. The boundary between Yakimanka and Zamoskvorechye districts follows Balchug Street and Bolshaya Ordynka Street, Korovy Val and Mytnaya streets .HistoryOld MuscovyThis section is based on P.V.Sytin's History of Moscow Streets''''Territories on the right (southern) bank of Moskva River, now known as Zamoskvorechye, were first colonized in the 14th century. Two river crossings, west and east of the Moscow Kremlin's walls, provide access to roads which originally continued south to Kaluga and Serpukhov, and served as main axes of settlement. Bolshaya Ordynka Street (Serpukhov road), currently the western boundary of the district, is named after Orda, Golden Horde, and was initially home to the Tatar community. Regular floods and the north-south migration of Moskva river bed limited construction to a narrow, 500-700 meter wide strip of land between Ordynka and Tatarskaya streets. The development of Zamoskvorechye followed the eastward expansion of the city on the northern bank, thus eastern Zamoskvorechye is younger than the western Yakimanka District. For example, present-day Pyatnitskaya Street emerged early in the 15th century, when the expansion of Moscow Kremlin moved the wooden Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge one block eastward.
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  • August 8, 2017
    A wonderful walk with Oksana Senatorovoj. Temples, streets, estates. Vspole Temple, Pyzhah Temple, Vishnikah Temple, the abode of Marfo-Mariinsky, Ostrovsky House. Kinofabrika Gloria, House with mezzanines, Korobkovoj Mansion (architect Lev Kekushev) and other interesting objects.
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  • May 10, 2017
    Zamoskvorechye district is a historic district on the opposite side from the Kremlin, the Moscow river. Hence the name of Zamoskvorechye (Moscow river). Many temples and pleasant lanes. Extended pedestrian zone and often there are free guided tours, you can come and listen without problems.
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  • January 13, 2017
    As soon as you leave the station Tretyakovskaya Metro station, you find yourself in Zamoskvorechye district. Even at the outlet hanging stand, where it says that this place merchants. In his time of Zamoskvorechye wrote a great Russian playwright A.n. Ostrovsky. The Sorrow is the House where he was born. Also, here you can find the Tretyakov Gallery, a small theatre and House of writers. The area is quiet and calm. When searched for the Tretyakov Gallery, we got lost. Asked the local, they quietly suggested. Zamoskvorechye district-this atmosphere of old Moscow. I advise you to visit this wonderful area.
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