The introvert’s perfect day-off in Moscow

If you want to spend a day by yourself and do more exciting things than just watching series at home, we have come up with a mini-guide that will take you through a few of the cosiest places for some art, tea and scenic walk. Perfect for an introvert’s day off.

Triumph Gallery

The Triumph gallery focuses on contemporary art and works with major Russian and international artists, while also supporting young artists through its Launchpad project. The main theme, that runs through the works of the artists featured at the gallery, is the problems and events of the modern society. There is no entrance fee, which makes the experience even sweeter!

Address: Ilyinka Ulitsa 3/8, bld. 5

Open Hours: Mon-Sun 11AM-8PM


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Fashion Center

The Fashion Center is the first museum in Russia dedicated to the history of fashion. The collection includes more than 2000 pieces of clothing and accessories from Russia, Europe and USA of the late XIX – XXI century, both mass-produced and unique, no-name and branded pieces. The museum also hosts various exhibitions, cultural and educational events, lectures etc. It is a unique place where imagination and inspiration flow endlessly and where you’ll always find something new and exciting, even if it is from a different century. The entrance fee is only about $2.5 and every third Sunday of the month the doors of the museum are open to everyone.

Address: Ilyinka Ulitsa, bld. 4

Open Hours: Tue-Wed 11AM-7PM; Thu 12PM-9PM, Fri-Sat 12PM-8PM; Sun 11AM-6PM


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“Prosto tak” Shop

After the exciting art journey through the past and present your feet take you to a store called “Prosto tak” (For no reason/Just for fun), which is filled with all things cosy. The store has a whole section, dedicated to soft and fuzzy clothes that you’ll need in the winter. People stereotype Russia, depicting people in fur-hats and fur coats, but you can break this stereotype by getting, for example, a pair of warm socks with pineapple juice bottles, or mittens, shaped just like raspberries. Here you’ll also find cute chocolates that are meant to cheer you up, fun puzzles with upbeat messages and much more. The cutesy creatures also will make you squeal with excitement, that’s how adorable they look.

Address: Ulitsa Zabelina 3/7

Open Hours: 11AM-9PM


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Chaynye Dela

Having had your fair share of cuteness, the best thing to do next is cosy up with a cup of tea. The next stop is a tea-shop, called “Chaynye Dela” (Tea affairs) located in a mansion built in 1918, but the interior is rather modern. If you go to the second floor you can try out one of their transparent hammocks, where you can enjoy a warm cup of well brewed tea and look down at the first floor. The assortment of teas range from traditional types and styles of brewing to the more elaborate and tea ceremonies and rituals. Every Saturday, people gather here to play an ancient Chinese game called Go. The number of players is unlimited, so there is no need to book anything in advance, you can just show up if you feel like it. Also every Sunday the shop hosts a movie screening with tea and a discussion afterwards. You can spend an entire Sunday here! 

Address: Armyansky Pereulok 3-5, bld. 10

Open Hours: Mon-Sun 12PM-12AM


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Chistoprudny Boulevard

A walk through the scenic Chistoprudny Boulevard is a perfect way to wind down the day. Here you can indulge in people watching and see artists, students and businessmen go about their day. When you go from the Painting Academy onto the Myasnitskaya Ulitsa, you’ll come across Perlov’s Tea House. This magnificent tea shop is as stunning from the inside as it is from the facade. Continue strolling through Chistoprudny Boulevard or Pokrovka with their numerous bookstores, diners and bars, popping into diferent door and discovering the secrets of these central streets. 


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Публикация от ✳️нумеролог✳️психолог✳️ (@tatyana_kunica)

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