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  • 1. General impressions

    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...

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  • 2. Streets of Moscow

    This is another place I came across during my random wanderings. It seems that Club Solyanka, on the street of the same name, is one of Moscow's hippest nightclubs but on a swelteringly-hot June...

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  • 3. Red Square/Kremlin

    Despite my reputation I'm not actually a total drunkard. I never start on the beer until I've done something either productive, cultural or energetic (and sometimes all three). Wandering around the...

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  • 4. Monuments & Buildings

    OK. This isn't really a serious tip but just a bit of naughty observation. Whilst doing my random wandering bit and taking photos about places I didn't have a clue about, it so happened that not long...

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  • 5. Cathedrals & Monasteries

    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...

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  • 6. Other places to see

    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...

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  • 7. Moscow Metro

    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...

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  • 8. Parks/Estates

    Tourism can be thirsty work, especially when the sun's out and you've been randomly street walking most of the day. Not only that but every so often you need to take the weight off the feet and sit...

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  • 9. LANGUAGE BARRIER SOLVED

    When I arrived in Moscow, it was 1986 and this was the heart of the Soviet Union. It was a bit scary as this was as far behind the Iron Curtain as you could be....

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  • 10. Estatua - Statues

    En las calles de Moscú conviven las estatuas de distintos personajes que vivieron momentos históricos muy distintos, políticos , escritores , militares ,...

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  • 11. WIFI /INTERNET on #04 train

    To answer my own question:No, there was not Hot spot along the way.But I did purchase Small wirless card at the station for 1400 R. It work of of cell network....

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  • 12. Tourist call-centre

    VT has got competition (maybe):A call-centre for tourists starts functioning in Moscow today (that’s October 25, 2011)8-800-220-00-018-800-220-00-02Said to...

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  • 13. Russian visa for US citizens

    Ok, at first the visa application for US citizens looks complicated and outright intrusive asking very, very personal questions. They want an invitation from a...

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  • 14. Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation

    If you have safety concerns, you can check up the Interior, too, they speak English, German, Spanish and Arabic.Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation...

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  • 15. Moscow Mayor's office

    Every other question about Moscow starts with safety concerns based on shadowy groundsPeople in Russia are often literate and read 'Frommers, Fodors, and...

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  • 16. City maps (Cyrillic letters)

    Before I went to Moscow, I bought a city map with place names both written with Cyrillic letters and in English.The city map was a big help when I walked around...

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  • 17. A long walk

    When Moscow's crowded streets and manic traffic get too much for you and the thought of another onion dome, museum hall or historic building has you beat, a...

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  • 18. A walk down Tverskaya

    Starting from the Kremlin and heading north, Tverskaya is the Main Street of Moscow. Stay on it and keep on going, after 700 km you'll get to St. Petersburg but...

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  • 19. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    The tomb of the unknown soldier is just outside the Kremlin walls and through the gates which lie next to the line to see Lenin's Tomb. The Russian soldiers who...

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  • 20. For all your needs in Moscow

    If you are a foreigner visiting Moscow for the first time and you need help for anything, check out the following website:...

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  • 21. Getting Money

    I've always been one of those who prefer „Plastic Money“ and therefore I travel with minimal cash or T-Cheques.Here is my tip on getting Money on a cheap and...

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  • 22. "MAKDONALDS" AND "IF ROSCHE" :-))

    I was amused to find out that russian Cyrillic expresses foreigner words transcriptionaly - meaning you write words the same way how you pronunce them.So here...

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  • 23. Miscellaneous

    And some more pictures from Moscow1.-3. The Red square4. Still life: "Tualet"- Toilet (I thought for a second she had forgotten to close the door...)5. Culture...

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  • 24. Shopping in GUM

    If you are in possession of a long purse and you like to shop for expensive brand clothings, footware and accessories, the GUM department store (Glavnyi...

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  • 25. Climate

    Moscow is exposed to cold winters, warm and mild summers, and very brief spring and autumn seasons. Typical high temperatures in the warm months of July and...

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