Central Administrative Okrug

The central administrative district (Russian Центральный административный округ / Zentralny administratiwny okrug ) is one of twelve administrative districts of the Russian capital Moscow.


The central administrative district located in the central urban area of ​​the city of Moscow. It includes the historic center of Moscow, in particular, the entire area within the Garden Ring and some adjacent areas. Go to Central Administration District includes 10 neighborhoods.


The districts in the Central Administrative District are among the oldest in the city and are for tourists and the magnetic base to see the city. The Moskva River flows through the middle of the city district. Here are also the majority of the ministries and other state authorities of the Russian Federation, including the administration building and the presidential administration. In many places in the district are numerous office buildings. The housing and office property prices in the Central Administrative District are by far the most expensive in Moscow.

Selected attractions

  • Arbat
  • St. Basil's Cathedral
  • Bolshoi Theatre
  • Boulevard Ring
  • Christ the Savior Cathedral
  • Epiphany Cathedral Jelochowo
  • House on the Embankment
  • Old business district Kitai -Gorod
  • Kotelnicheskaya embankment
  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
  • Lubyanka
  • Kremlin and Kremlkai
  • Moscow City, Bagrationbrücke
  • Novodevichy Convent and Cemetery Novodevichy
  • Patriarch ponds
  • Pushkin Museum
  • Red Square
  • Tretyakov Gallery
  • Tverskaya Street
  • Many architecturally sophisticated metro stations

Districts in the Central Administrative District

  • Arbat
  • Basmanny
  • Khamovniki
  • Yakimanka
  • Krasnogorsk
  • Meshchansky
  • Presnensky
  • Samoskworetschje
  • Tagansky
  • Tverskoy

Twin Cities

  • Germany Ingolstadt, Germany (since 1995)
  • Latvia Riga, Latvia