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Once I lived in a palace... (2.48)

Max: Once I lived in a palace. Right in Khamovniki district.

Bobby: I admire any man who earns a castle. But it is harder to keep one.

Max: I should have met you then, when your words might have helped. Instead of fortifying myself, I swam in my pool Olympic sized. Every day. I'm not such a good swimmer no more.

Khamovniki District is a district of Central Administrative Okrug of the federal city of Moscow, Russia. Population: 102,730. The district extends from Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge into the Luzhniki bend of Moskva River; northern boundary with Arbat District follows Znamenka Street, Gogolevsky Boulevard, Sivtsev Vrazhek and Borodinsky Bridge. The district contains Pushkin Museum, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Devichye Pole medical campus, Novodevichy Convent and memorial cemetery, Luzhniki Stadium. The stretch of Khamovniki between Boulevard Ring and Garden Ring, known as Golden Mile, is downtown Moscow's most expensive housing area.