Arbat street appeared in XV century, exactly in this period of time it is met in the chronicles. Since XVI century, many buildings were constructed here. Unusually quickly aristocratic houses grew here, making the street one of the most aristocratic in the Moscow.
Current Arbat is a pedestrian street, where you easily can find the multiplicity of shops, trade centers and cafes. Despite the time, several old buildings were saved, thus visitors can have a chance to see the architecture of the previous centuries.