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Private Moscow Must-See Tour
"Itinerary:Red Square and Alexander Garden Fabulous Red Square and Alexander Garden is the focal point and a traveler's fantasy stop. Definitely got to be visited during the evening when it is incredibly lit up! See Kazan Church Historical Museum burial at the Kremlin Wall Mausoleum Senate tower Senate Spasskaya Tower
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The Armoury Chamber Early Opening Private Museum Tour
"Meet your guide in your hotel lobby in the early morning to be taken to the Kremlin - the oldest part of Moscow. Behind the Kremlin walls you will see many ancient magnificent structures such as the 15th century cathedrals the coronation the wedding and bury place of Russian rulers the bell-tower Patriach’s Palace Grand Kremlin Palace and of course the Armoury Chamber. The Armoury Chamber has a fantastic collection of insignia of Imperial power
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Private Moscow City Tour with Red Square and Kremlin
"The smell of history is in the air! When you think about Russia there is no way Red Square and Kremlin won't pop up. The stories about Moscow are as limitless as your desire to explore. On this tour you'll explore the heart of Moscow in depth. known for its architect Postnik Yakovlev who was blinded by Ivan the Terrible in order to prevent him to duplicate this kind of beauty Lobnoye Mesto (or ""Place of the Skulls"") where big and sometimes terrible events took place Kremlin Tour The Ivan the Great Bell To which started as a royal arsenal in 1508 and nowadays consists of 9 halls with a unique collections of the Russian European and Eastern weapons jewelry and household articles of the tsars belonging to the period from the 5th to the 20th centuries. Learn a ton of fun facts on this private tour with your friendly local guide:Red Square is a result of large fire in fiftee however it was really rare because it was considered sacred and made for royal decrees The Tsar Cannon was never actually used in any war conflicts For about 100 years the Tsar Bell was in a pit The sculptor who created the Min
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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...
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Canals and Rivers

The canals form an integral part of St Petersburg, walking along them was one of the best experiences from the town. They are also good if you want to orient yourself easily in the city, starting...
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Architecture

In the middle of the 19th century, classicism was the official architecture in the Russian Empire as well as in Ekaterinburg. Then technologies develope and new building materials appear. Architects...
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The Volga Embankment

The city is also known for its Gorky Theater, the beautiful Volga embankments and parks. It is pleasant to stroll in the parks along the...
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Architecture

In Sortavala, in such a small town, there are many buildings of various architectural styles. The best architects of Finland worked in Sortavala. Wooden houses of the 19th century, stone buildings in...
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Prices to visit the Kremlin

I had slept inside the Kremlin, in a lovely hostel, therefore I did not have to pay for the entry ticket. But other foreigners sleeping in other places were forced to buy a ticket to each place that...
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Architecture

The merchants built not only mansions for themselves but also schools. In the first and second pictures we can see Male Gymnasium. Boys and girls learn separately then. In the third picture there is...
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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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Personal Observations

Having spent a very pleasant, and educational, few hours exploring the Peter and Paul Fortress it was definitely "that time of day". The sun was out and this little outdoor cafe on the Spit of...
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Battle of Stallingrad

To military history lovers. Places to visit in Volgograd - Kalach ( meeting of the armies memorial) - Mamaev Kurgan (recommend to visit when it is dark as well) - Stalingrad Panorama - Tractor...
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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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Cathedrals and Churches

St. Isaac's Cathedral was built in 1818-1858 by Auguste Montferrand. This is the fourth building, the first one was wooden and built in Peter's time. Traditions of Western classical architecture and...
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Moscow Metro

Get on subway in Moscow and you will be able to admire the spacious and beautifully decorated subway stations. It is just an art! You can only guess the reason why they were built this way - a need...
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Architecture

I always wanted to be an architect, but I was more suited for Medicine. So, I discovered I liked doing little model projects like the great Church of Spilt Blood in St. Petersburg. In the church...
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2/1 blvd, Kutuzovskiy prospekt, Moscow, 121248, Russia
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Mikhailovskaya Ulitsa 1/7, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 191011, Russia
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13-B Karl Marx Street, Irkutsk, 664015, Russia
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9 Naberezhnaya Street, Vladivostok, Far East Russia, 690091, Russia
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Moskovskaya ulitsa 1 A, Kazan, 420202, Russia
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21 Lenin Street, Novosibirsk, Siberia, 630004, Russia
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Top Things to Do in Russia

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Red Square

If you don't have much time to explore the city take a private guided tour with a professional driver. It is 3 hours long, great for a family up to 5 people. Tour cost is fixed per group and you don't...
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Cathedrals and Churches

Popular named Catharina Church, precisely The Catholic Church of St Catherine is the oldest Catholic church in the whole country. Also, this is the only church with the title of basilica. That status...
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Men club Barsuk: strip bar

Great club if you are on a business trip in Kazan alone or in company. When I saw there was about 10 beautiful dancers. The bar is a good choice. Dancing like me). I had a nice time surrounded by...
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Yeltsin Center

I visited Yeltsin center. This is not only museum of President Boris Yeltsin, but also it is dedicated to Russia's political history from the Novgorod veche republic until the end of the 1990s. It is...
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Mamayev Kurgan

Visiting the WWII memorial complex is a must in Volgograd. The complex is called To the Heroes of the Stalingrad Battle and it is well-known all over FSU countries as Mamayev Kurgan. It attracts lots...
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Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is focal point of famous "Russian Versaille". It all begin in 1720. The Peter the Great himself work on original plan for this estate. This is the largest of all Peterhof's palaces...
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