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  • General impressions

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    Can you believe it - we have beaten both Spain and Greece as budget travelling goes! Here is what the Backpacker Index says, giving us # 14 - between Bratislava and Prague: Certainly one of the world’s most important cities, Moscow continues also to be frustrating for many travelers, with relatively few hostels and traveler-friendly budget...

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  • Streets of Moscow

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    The wide street Kutuzovskiy Prospekt used to be a prestigious residential area for very important people of the Soviet Union. The building at number 26 was known as the Politbuero block, where people like Leonid Brezhnev and his Interior Minister Shchelokov as well as the head of the KGB Andropov owned flats. Apart from this, there are several...

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  • Other places to see

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    The nearest vicinities of the Red Square, including Manezhnaya Square are the places most attended by Muscovites for the last four centuries. In XV century in the old Moscow here lived handicraftsmen and shopkeepers selling the products at the entrances of their workshops. In the beginning of Peter the Great ruling period there were set up the...

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  • Red Square/Kremlin

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    The Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex is the key of the Moscow Kremlin's composition. It separates Cathedral Square from Ivanov Square. The ensemble had been constructed for over than three centuries - from 1505 till 1815. It includes three objects of different time: the pillar of the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower, the Uspenskaya (Assumption) Belfry...

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  • Moscow Metro

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    Moscow's metro was inaugurated in 1935 and since then the network grew to 11 lines and covers a distance of about 300 km. Many of the stations from Soviet times are fine examples of socialist realism and therefore well worth seeing. Unfortunately, in the past taking photos was prohibited, but nowadays it looks like nobody really cares about...

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  • Monuments & Buildings

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    Yury Nikulin was the great movie artist and clown in soviet time. He was like a a breath of fresh air... "I always believed that those circus people who compel others to burst out laughing are the most important ones"- Yury Nikulin. Hehad the title the 'National Artist of the USSR' and in this case it's true. His monument stays near the old...

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  • Cathedrals & Monasteries

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    This is one of the most beautiful convents in Moscow and its was founded in the early 16th century. Its main cathedral was consecrated in honour of the Smolenskaya Icon of the Mother of God Hodigitria. According to legend, the icon was painted by St. Luke himself, and it is closely linked with the convent's foundation. The icon was brought to Rus...

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  • Parks/Estates

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    The park was completed in 1995 to celebrate the 50-th anniversary of the Soviet Union's World War Two victory. The park itself is laid out around a grand fountain-lined axis with a huge white crescent-shaped building housing the Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War. metro station “Park Pobedy”

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  • Local media

    Just came to my mind,You may want to follow local media not to come and find out that your favourite hotel / museum / restaurant / theatre / metro station is closed for renovationThe Moscow News and The Moscow Times are two rival papers, the latter has a sister in St. Petersburg, google them, haven’t got the http off-hand.Then there is a Russian TV...

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