The Arbat Street in Moscow is an old pedestrian street that used to be an important trade route. Today it is a lively serpentine stripe with numerous cafés, shops and tourists from all over the world.
Old Arbat is not a typical Moscow street, but with its historical buildings and monuments it is like Moscow in miniature. It gives you a perfect reflection of the entire course of Moscow’s history. You can learn about the ups and downs, that the “golden domed” capital has gone through. Old Arbat is in other words a living history of Russia.