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Will appear in Moscow street Kuindzhi and Bilibin20 December 2016Will appear in Moscow street Kuindzhi and Bilibin

This will happen in 2017

There are support floating bridge in the Park "Zaryadye"20 December 2016There are support floating bridge in the Park "Zaryadye"

The bridge will connect the Park and the promenade will be a unique viewing platform.

In honor of the composer Balakirev19 December 2016In honor of the composer Balakirev

Call one of the capital's squares

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Moscow's literary history: Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940)
The Golden Mile (Ostozhenka and its lanes)

The Golden Mile is the name of Ostozhenka, the lanes that come off it in the direction of Prechistenskaya Embankment, and a pedestrian zone that is both a district of modern elite buildings and a place where many old buildings are located at the same time.

Here, samples of the capital’s modern buildings – for example Copper House (3 Butikovsky Lane), Stolnik (5 Maly Devshinsky Lane), and Ostozhenka Park Palace (1 Khilkov Lane) – neighbour mansions from the 18th to early 20th centuries, the construction of which appointed famous architects of the time.

The ancient church of the Prophet Elijah or Obydennaya is situated on the corner of 2nd and 3rd Obydensky Lanes. According to legend, the first ancient church on this site was raised in the 16th century in one day by a vow (“obet”, hence “obyden’”), which is where its second name came from. In 1702, the architect Zarudny built a stone church and a bell was added in the second half of the 19th century by architect Kaminsky. The main relics are two 17th century icons by Simon Ushakov.

The famous house of Lev Kekushev can be found on Ostozhenka. It is also worth looking at Pertsova’s apartment building on Kurovy Lane. One can also visit Zachatevsky Monastery, founded in the 1360s, and the house in which I.S. Turgenev’s mother lived, and where the action described in the story Mumu took place (a museum of the writer has now been opened here).