A FEW THINGS YOU JUST HAVE TO SEE
1. Moscow Kremlin – The largest active fortress in Europe. It is the official residence of the first person of the country since tsarist times until present day.
2. Red Square – is the largest and most famous square in Russia. From it, you are surrounded by the most stunning buildings in the capital. Wolf whistles at the ready. (You are so impressed that suddenly you want to whistle).
3. St Basil's Cathedral – is Moscow’s most famous artistic work of architecture. It boasts an impressive mix of colours, patterns and shapes in the style unique to Russian architecture.
4. Lenin's Mausoleum - is a love-it-or-hate-it landmark which houses the embalmed body of the legendary Russian revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin.
5. The Bolshoi Theatre - is the tradition of the Russian school of ballet and culture with a worldwide reputation. The theatre is a glittering six-tier auditorium and one of Moscow’s most romantic and entertaining options for a night to remember.
6. Gorky Park – is the place for outdoor dancing sessions, yoga, beach volleyball, ping-pong, boating, outdoor movies, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and even ice-skating in wintertime. Phew!
7. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts – for a broad selection of European masterpieces from ancient civilisations, the Italian Renaissance and the Dutch Golden Age.
8. The State Tretyakov Gallery – to discover the mysteries of the famous ‘Russian soul’, this is the place to start. The world’s number one museum of Russian art ranging from exquisite and mysterious 12th century icons to a masterpieces of international significance.
INDULGE IN SOME RETAIL THERAPY
Russia’s most famous department store, GUM, was built in the 1890s and features a beautiful glass-roofed arcade with most of its original interiors. It is home to over 200 upscale boutiques, multiple cool eateries, a Soviet-style grocery store and a really fancy toilet!
Fancy a high-end department store? This second most famous department store TZUM is a six-story historical Gothic Revival style building on Petrovka Street. And for those who love a flea market, visit Izmaylovo, a souvenir mecca.
THE NIGHT IS CALLING YOU
With an electric mix of old Soviet architectures and modern neon lights along the wide tree-lined pavements, Novy Arbat Avenue is aesthetically pleasing to take a stroll on during the night. On top of the massive amount of shopping outlets the street is famous for, it is also brimming with fantastic restaurants, bars and cafés which offer much more than traditional pelmeni dumplings!
Don’t want to step out? We run our kitchen and bar at your service round the clock. Whether you’re into prime beefsteak, vegetarian goodies or carb-friendly favourites like pizza and pasta. We’ve always got something different to tempt your taste buds, and it’s ALWAYS good. Trust us, end your night at pentalounge. Check out our menu.