Old Arbat

The most famous pedestrian zone in Moscow

Pedro Gula
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Old Arbat
Inserted: 16.09.2018
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The Old Arbat pedestrian zone is by far the most famous street in Moscow, sought after by tourists and full of street performers, cafes, restaurants and pubs. The name Arbat, which first appeared in 1475, comes from the Arabic word „rabat“. The Arabs lived here as early as the 15th century and in their language the rebate referred to the suburbs. The whole local district is called Arbat, but today's Old Arbat has always been the main artery of this district. Here you will find the Pushkin Museum, Vachtang Theater, Bulat Okudzhava Memorial …

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