Gorky Park

Gorky Park

We sencerely recommend the guestss of our hotel to have the time and not to miss this really Moscow Park. Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure is a huge territory in the central part of Moscow, which daily attracts thousands of Muscovites and guests of the capital. The park consists of four parts: Parterre (the main entertainment part of the park), Neskuchny Garden, Vorobyovy Gory and the Muzeon Art Park. About Muzeon we have a separate article. It is absolutely impossible to tell everything about Gorky Park. After all, even if you come here during daily the whole year each time there will be new routes and occupations.

One can surely say that there are entertainments, calculated for absolutely everybody’s taste: There are quiet places where you can calmly relax, admiring the beauty of nature (a river, a forest, shady avenues, cozy lawns, flower beds, benches, chaise lounges, squirrels, boats and ponds).

Those who like outdoor activities here will find a million different ways to spend a good time. In the park there are several sports grounds: volleyball, tennis, for extreme sports. The Park is equipped with zones for table tennis, checkers and chess. Smooth tracks are laid out for cyclists, roller skaters, skaters.

In different parts of the park there are rental stores for sports equipment-both — for adults and for children. In summer, dance classes, yoga classes, outdoor fitness classes are constantly held. In winter, the park opens one of the largest in Europe skating rink.

For those who prefere intellectual rest there is a Lecture Hall in the park, where meetings of literary persons, travelers, lessons of photography and foreign languages are held. In the Museum of Contemporary Art «Garage»- one of the most fashionable and advanced exhibition venues in Moscow, interesting exhibitions, lectures, master classes for adults and children take place regularly. There is a library of modern art and a bookstore in the «Garage» either.

In the Observatory, you can see Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and Mercury in the telescope and listen to a lecture on the solar system.
In summer you can visit an open-air cinema Pioneer in Gorky Park. On the territory of Parterre there is always a huge number of different exhibitions, installations of contemporary artists, music festivals, sport events and all kinds of meetings for all sorts of interests.

By the way, even in the columns of the main entrance there is a museum! It is the Museum of Gorky Park, on the roof of which (at an altitude of 18 meters) there is an observation deck. From here one can see a wonderful view: on the one hand, of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, a monument to Peter the Great, the Central House of Artists and the Muzeon Park. On the other hand, on Vorobyovy Gory, the building of Moscow State University and skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Center (Moscow City).

In the park there are many food outlets for every taste-from stalls with ice cream or roasted chestnuts to cozy cafes where you can eat and rest.

The amusement-filled Parterre passes smoothly into the Neskuchny Garden — it is a calm forest zone with quiet alleys and paths, with monuments scattered here and there, architectural monuments-an ideal place for romantic walks.

When Neskuchny Garden comes to an end, Vorobyovy Gory begin, where the famous observation deck is located, from which opens a beautiful Moscow view.

The entire territory of the park is covered by a free wi-fi network.

So you can spend the whole day in the park.