Central Squares of Moscow

The Central Squares of Moscow consists of a chain of squares around the historical Moscow Kremlin and Kitai-gorod areas of central Moscow, Russia

Manezhnaya Square
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These squares and avenues connecting them form the innermost ring road in Moscow open to regular traffic.

The names of central squares changed frequently for political reasons and as a result of urban redevelopment; some of these squares are actually city streets (Staraya Square, Novaya Square); other locations are shaped like squares, but have no names of their own.


This is a list of the Central Squares and their connecting avenues, clockwise from Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge:

  • Borovitskaya Square
    • Manege Street (inner ring, closed to traffic) and Mokhovaya Street (outer ring)
  • Manezhnaya Square, Moscow
    • Okhotny Ryad Street
  • Revolution Square, Moscow (inner ring) and Theatre Square (outer ring)
    • Teatralny Lane
  • Lubyanka Square
    • Novaya Square (inner ring) and Lubyansky Lane (outer ring)
  • Ilyinka Gates Square
    • Staraya Square (inner ring, closed to traffic), Kitaisky Lane (inner ring) and Lubyansky Lane (outer ring)
  • Slavyanskaya Square
  • Varvarka Gates Square
    • Kitaigorodsky Lane

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The Central Squares of Moscow
Площади Москвы