Tverskaya is the main street of the city. It is known from the
14th century. Its present day look took shape in 1930-50-s when
according to General Reconstruction Plan of the Soviet Government it
widened and lined up with massive imposing buildings of the style,
which is nowadays known as "Stalin architecture".
that was best and new in Moscow started in Tverskaya. It was the
first street lit with electric lamps. The first trams ran in
Tverskaya. It is the street of luxurious boutiques and beauty shops, fine dining restaurants and
confectionaries, fashionable hotels and prosperous banks.
monument to Yuri the Long-Armed, the founder of Moscow, situated
opposite Moscow Mayor's Office