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Cronwell Inn Stremyannaya ***The guide was updated:
Hotel is located in a new modern building with historical outlook on the famous Stremyannaya street, that saved its name since the order of the Queen Anna Ioanovna in the 18th century, and was one of the Dvorcovaya Sloboda streets, where manufacturers that worked for the royal family used to live.
* Stremyannaya Street is connected with the lives of such famous Russian writers and philosophers as Dostoevsky, Batushkov, Esenin, Barto, Zochenko, Turgenev, Goncharov and many more. Here Turgenev’s “Hunter’s Notes”, Dostoevsky’s “Poor People”, and Goncharov’s “Common Story” had been written. In the buildings of the famous architectures Lange and Fontana – lived and worked the famous lawyer Koni, the outstanding surgeon Sklifosovskiy, Russian publisher Soykin (who published books of Darvin and Michurin), compilation of works of Jule Vern, Dikkens and Duma; important and well-known names in history are baroness Korf, writer Slonimskiy – the member of the group “Serapinov’s Brothers”, Shwarc, Chukovskiy, Zoschenko.