Luzhnetskaya embankment in Moscow

Luzhnetskaya embankment is an embankment across Moskva river in the southwest of the Khamovniki district of the Central Administrative District of Moscow.

It runs along the bend of the Moskva River from Frunzenskaya Embankment and Andreevsky Railway Bridge to Novodevichy Embankment and the bridges of Berezhkovsky Automobile and Luzhnetsky (New Krasnoluzhsky) Railway.

The length is 3.5 km, the distance in a straight line between the extreme points of the arc is 2.3 km.

In 1956, during the construction of the Luzhniki Stadium the whole embankment was lined with granite and landscaped. In 1958, a two-tier Luzhnetsky metro bridge with the Vorobyovy Gory metro station was built over the embankment.

Metro station Sparrow Hills – at the intersection with Komsomolsky Prospekt. Metro station Sportivnaya and MCC station Luzhniki.

Buses 64, 216, 255, 809, C12, t79 pass on the section from Luzhniki Street to Khamovnichesky Val Street.

Luzhniki cable car stop is also available on the embankment.

Nearest attractions: main building of Moscow State University, Novodevichy Convent, Berezhkovsky and Luzhnetsky Bridges.

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