The Conference will be held in research center in Chernogolovka
(Moscow region, 35 km far from Moscow, Russia).


Chernogolovka on-line
We will set up a cultural program (sightseeing tour in Moscow, Kremlin, Bolshoi Theatre and etc.).

Totally, the Kremlin has 20 towers

The Kremlin

The beautiful and ancient ensemble of the Moscow's Kremlin stands high on the hill towering over the left bank of Moskva river. Late in the evening the brightly illuminated Kremlin ensemble presents a fantastic, majestic and sophisticated harmony. Totally, the Kremlin has 20 towers (Pics 1,2).

Totally, the Kremlin has 20 towers

Red Square, which lays right in front of the Kremlin wall, is famous with brilliant Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed with its unique history (Pic 3). Nikolskaya, one of Moscow's liveliest streets, begins from Red Square. There you can visit (Pic 4) GUM - one of the largest department stores.

Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed

On the other side of the street is Kazan Cathedral (pic5). On Staraya Ploshchad (Old Square) you will see a fairytale Church of the Trinity at Nikitniky. The church is currently a museum. (Open daily except Tues, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tel.: 298-3451.)

On Sobornaya (Cathedral) Square is Uspensky Cathedral, where tsars were invested and emperors crowned, also it was the burial place of the Moscow's metropolitans and patriarchs.(pic6)

On the southern side of Cathedral Square, closer to the river, stands another remarkable edifice, the Blagoveshchensky Cathedral (the Cathedral of Annunciation). (pic7)

Kazan Cathedral
Uspensky Cathedral
Blagoveshchensky Cathedral

The Museums of the Moscow Kremlin

Oruzheinaya Palata or The Armoury. The museum displays the unique specimens of applied art and precious utensils.
Open: 10.00 to 17.00, except Thursdays
Address: "Biblioteka Lenina" or "Aleksandrovsky Sad" Metro stations
Tel.: 921-4720

Located near the Armoury is the Diamond Fund (Tel.: 229-20-36), where a collection of precious stones and Russian jewelry, golden and platinum naggets is displayed.


You will have a great pleasure wandering around Old Arbat. This is a peculiar area of many small streets and lanes with beautiful 18-s and 19-s century mansions, museums, restaurants, cafes and shops. (pic8)

Central Squares

If you are on Theatre Square visit the Bolshoi. (pic9)

Old Arbat
the Bolshoi

On Manezh Square you will see the State Duma, Moskva Hotel, National Hotel.

Walk up to Pushkin Square, which occupies a prominent place in the city's everyday life, and is a frequent meeting place for Muscovites. The monument to Alexander Pushkin, the famous Russian poet, stands in the center. (pic10)

Walk to Novy Arbat to find the House of Books, Moscow's largest bookshop. It provides wide scope for browsing and a good collection of art books, prints, souvenirs.

The building across the square is a White House (Byely Dom, Dom Pravitelstva). In front of the House of Books stands ValdaiCentre and Arbat Irish House. (pic11)

Alexander Pushkin

ValdaiCentre is a mini shopping mall containing foreign boutiques, plus two eateries: the Palms Coffee Shop, an Indian-run cafe, ideal for people-watching, and the Shakherezade restaurant, providing European cuisine with Middle Eastern spices and sauces.

Also we advise you to visit

The State Tretyakov Gallery is the biggest art museum in Russia housing the largest collection of the Russian art.
Open: 10.00 to 19.30, except Mondays
Address: Lavrushinsky Per.,12
Tel.: 230-7788, 231-1362

The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts displays the biggest Moscow's collection of Western-European art.
Open: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10.00 - 16.00, weekends: 12.00 - 18.00
Address: Volkonka Street, 14
Tel.: 203-9578

The Museum of Applied and Folk Art, its collection presents the time period from the 14th millennium and up to the present days - the art of oriental countries (China, Korea, Japan, India Middle and South-East Asia).
Open: daily from 10.00 to 20.00, except Mondays
Address: Nikitsky Bulvar Street, 12a, "Pushkinskaya" or "Arbatskaya" Metro stations
Tel.: 202-4555

The "Tsaritsyno" Museum displays the ancient furniture and ceramics, and fine collection of the modern paintings.
Open: from 11.00 to 18.00, Wednsdays, Sundays - from 10.00 to 17.00, except Mondays, Tuesdays
Address: Dolskaya Street, 1, "Tsaritsino" or "Orekhovo" Metro stations
Tel.: 321-07-43

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