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Patriarch's Pond, Moscow

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Stroll down pathways shaded by trees at Patriarch's Pond, immortalized by writer Mikhail Bulgakov in his world-famous novel "The Master and Margarita." Look for the road sign that says "Do not talk to strangers," showing the silhouettes of the novel's devil and his henchmen. The pond, surrounded by a wide path with benches, also features a boathouse made of stone. You can see statues of Bulgakov and Ivan Krylov, a 19th-century Russian children's writer, near the pond. Have a drink at the cafe Margarita, another reference to the famous novel. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Moscow holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Patriarch's Pond and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Sometimes you need to stay positive and do not think that someone just passes by. Have some good food if you have money. Drinks here are expensive as well. The best place to enjoy life. 
    Sometimes you need to stay positive and do not think that someone just passes by. Have some good food if you have money. Drinks here are expensive as well. The best place to enjoy life.  more »
  • It is really very nice area with lots of good cafes and restaurants around. You can come here, have a walk around the pond and then relax and chill in one of the nice cafes 
    It is really very nice area with lots of good cafes and restaurants around. You can come here, have a walk around the pond and then relax and chill in one of the nice cafes  more »
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  • A quintessential corner of Moscow. What a fable ;)
  • Nice lake with ducks and duck's houses)

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