The Moscow Art Nouveau (a walking tour)

The Moscow Art Nouveau is a themed walking tour that concentrates on the masterpieces of architecture built in this style and also on the architects and owners of the buildings. The fascinating facades and most unusual décor and equally fascinating and even dramatic life stories behinds each building.

The tour starts with the study of the exterior and interior design of the Metropole Hotel in the center of Moscow, and ends in Trumfalnaya Square, with the visit to Bulgakov’s apartment-museum at 10, Bolshaya Sadovaya Street.  Alternatively, the tour can be done in reverse.

Includes the following highlights:

  • ceramic panels and bar-reliefs of the Metropol Hotel, one of the gems of the Moscow Art Nouveau architecture

  • a stop by Yeliseevsky Grocery Store featuring absolutely stunning Art Nouveau interiors

  • a visit to Ryabushinsky’s mansion (Maxim Gorky Museum)