Boulevard Ring is a chain of 10 boulevards, a green oasis area in the center of a huge
This name is only a
conventional description since the boulevards do not make a complete
circle but a horseshoe with its ends reaching the banks of the
boulevards were laid out in the beginning of the 19th
century in place of the obsolete defensive boundary of Moscow, the
16th century white-stone fortress wall. Beautiful
mansions of Moscow aristocracy lined up the boulevards.
picturesque boulevards immediately became a favorite place for high
society people to take walks along.
the Boulevard Ring remains one of the most popular places for
spending leisure time: taking a walk or having a cup of coffee in
the nearby cafes.