While being a comparatively modern development in the city, Europe Square is still an important center of Moscow and a symbol of Russia’s European identity. Established in 2002, it celebrates the entirety of the European continent. The most impressive part of the square is arguably the Abduction of Europa installation, which consists of a fountain and metal sculptures giving and abstract depiction of the Greek myth. As the evening falls, the installation is lit up in a way that gives you a spectacular and colorful show.
Dazzling display of European flagsAt the square, near Kiev Station, you will see 48 flags representing the countries of Europe, symbolizing solidarity. At night, the square and its impressive fountains are illuminated with colorful light, creating a dazzling display for passers-by. By day, the bustling area surrounding the square is filled with cafes and restaurants, making it a favorite stopping-off place in Moscow in between sightseeing.
The bridge to Moscow’s heartThe Bogdan Khmelnitsky Bridge, which crosses the Moskva River, takes you from Europe Square to the inner districts of the capital. Walk under the glass-covered stairs and cross the bridge as you enjoy the city view and the river scenery underneath you.
At Europe Square, you are always close to main transport options like the railway station and the Kievskaya Metro Station. Located just steps away from the square, our hotel puts you at the doorstep of not only this metropolitan center, but also some of Russia’s best-known attractions.