Recently, the buildings of former factories and plants in Moscow began to be used as sites for art galleries, designer shops, fashion clubs and bars. Spacious rooms with high ceilings are excellent for the implementation of creative ideas and invariably attract the bohemian Moscow audience. One of the first places of attraction for fashionable youth has become the territory of the famous confectionery factory «Krasniy Oktyabr» on the Bolotniy Island (Bolotniy ostrov). Now here are the offices of creative agencies, galleries, showrooms, hotels, there are even two institutes, both on creative specialties.
On the territory of the institute of media, architecture and design «Strelka» interesting lectures and sometimes — theatrical performances are held. And in the bar «Strelka» there is a terrace where in the warm season it is very pleasant to spend time enjoying the view of the Moscow River and the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. In general, nowadays on Krasniy Oktyabr you will find a lot of restaurants, bars and cafes for every taste and purse in which Mediterranean, Georgian, Italian, European, Chinese, author's kitchen.
If you wanted to make sure that Moscow never sleeps and see the club life of the capital with your own eyes, welcome to Krasniy Oktyabr after one o'clock in the morning. There are several fasinable nightclubs, in particular, Rolling Stone, Gypsy and ICON. Also there are beauty salons and spas, design studios, casting agencies. There is an anti-cinema, where in a cozy atmosphere you can watch a film by your company, without outsiders. Certainly it is necessary to note the photo center bearing a name of Lumière brothers (Bolotnaya embankment 3/1). Here you can see interesting exhibitions that introduce the creativity of talented photographers from all over the world.
It may take 10 minutes on foot to get to Krasniy Oktyabr from the «Yakimanka 38» hotel. You can always ask the hotel staff to explain you the best way of getting tnere.