Moscow Gostiny Dvor (“Guest Court” or “Merchant Yard”) – one of the most beautiful architectural monuments of the capital It is located 150 meters away from the Kremlin. Gostiny Dvor’s history dates back to the XIV century. In the end of the XVIII century according to the ruling of Catherine the Great, the famous Italian architect Jacomo Kvarnegi made the project of a new complex, and Gostiny Dvor was rebuilt into one building with a strict and elegant architectural style and became a great addition to the Moscow architecture. Starting the end of 1995 under Mayor Y.M. Luzhkov Moscow government reconstructed Gostiny Dvor and turned it into a modern business, culture and shopping centre which provides all necessary services and equipped in compliance with international standards. Together with thorough renovation of the building’s appearance, its rooms were fully reequipped with modern engineering appliances according to the “intellectual building” concept, climate control system were installed, with the new opportunity to plug in electronic systems of office and control equipment.