We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Small-Group Moscow City Walking Tour
More Info
and up
Moscow Private Red Square and City Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“red square” (11 reviews)
Nikol'skaya ulitsa, Moscow, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
Write a ReviewReviews (133)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is part of the pedestrianised zone in the vicinity of Red Square and is worth walking along if you're in the area. There are a few interesting buildings to see along the way and it makes for a convenient way to reach Red Square...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a lovely pedestrianized street for an hour stroll. The street features numerous shops, eateries and some historical buildings.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

It is a pretty street with a perfumery and other interesting stores. The street made for good shopping and nice pictures

1  Thank fivestarholidays
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It is good to go there before or after visiting the red square but it has expensive foods. However, you may find cheap food like subway there. If you are seeking a place to hang on, I recommend Arbat street.

Thank adelnikjoo
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Nikolsyka Ulitsa is a pedestrian street that links the Red Square to Lubyanka Square that has a history that dates back to at least the 12th century. A merchant street for centuries, Nikolshkya is now a shopping and dining street that is a neat place...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful pedestrian street that runs from the Red Square to Lubyanka square. Full of shops and cafes, it's the perfect place to buy souvenirs, chocolates (great chocolate store on this street), or just to take a stroll. Don't miss it!!

Thank Queencitas
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nikolskaya Street (Никольская улица) is a very popular pedestrian street due that it connects Red Square and Lubyanka Square (Лубянская площадь). It has a lot of notable and historic buildings with beautiful facades, a Cathedral, Monasteries, the shopping mall GUM (ГУМ), and churches. This touristic...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This pedestrian street starts in the red square and it has shops, churches, cafes and restaurants. A good and relaxing place to stroll and have a drink

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Nice pedestrian street to walk. However, if you're planning to visit the Red Square, I strongly recommend using either the main gate near the State Historical Museum or the walkway near the St. Basil's cathedral as your entry point, else you'll risk a bit of...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Always something is going on. Ice cream stands, street art, live shows (not the best ones though...). Restaurants and coffee shops, and shopping. It is a beautiful street that leads to the Red square, so if you're planning a visit to the red square, walk...More

Thank Alex G
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
Nearby HotelsSee all 331 hotels in Moscow
Hotel Metropol Moscow
3,394 reviews
.21 km away
Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
502 reviews
.33 km away
The St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya
544 reviews
.35 km away
Moskva Hotel
15 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Staraya Bashnya
211 reviews
.10 km away
Varenichnaya №1
306 reviews
.02 km away
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
170 reviews
.11 km away
IL Pizzaiolo
35 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kazan Cathedral
189 reviews
.21 km away
Church of The Epiphany
32 reviews
.13 km away
Moscow State Academic Chamber Music Theatre
29 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nikolskaya Street staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines