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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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Kremlin Small-Group Tour
"Meet your guide at Kutafia Tower at the Kremlin and get ready for an informative small-group tour.Envision the grandeur of the Grand Kremlin Palace and walk around its central courtyard visiting monuments and cathedrals. In Ivan Square see the popular Tsar Bell the world’s largest at 20 feet (6 meters) tall. Made of bronze and adorned with portraits of Tsar Alexei and Empress Anna the bell broke during casting and was never repaired. Check out the 16th-century Tsar Cannon one of the largest ever made at almost 20 feet (6 meters) long. From here view the southern exterior façade of the Senate Palace
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Eating in the street

Being an ‘Old Russian’, I still remember the days when eating, drinking, let alone smoking in the street was considered utterly bad form.I mean, school kids would, of course, snatch an Eskimo (11...
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Muscovite
Jun 10, 2011

Russian Beer

After vodka, beer is probably Russia's second most popular alcoholic drink. Many of the local brands are nowadays owned by well known international breweries. I tried a few different brands and found...
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HORSCHECK
May 19, 2010

Resteraunt service

Resteraunt service can vary in quality widely , although the old service with a scowl stereotype is slowly being replaced by a more western cultural experience it's still possible to find some of the...
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biggeorge
Jan 29, 2009

Vodka Drinking

Vodka is the national drink in Russia and it's a fact that russians drink a lot of vodka and unfortunately there is a high level of alchoolism in the country. They drink it with the meals, with blinis...
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tere1
Sep 04, 2006

Maslenitsa

Maslenitsa, Shrovetide, the merriest, the revelriest holiday, have been celebrated in Russia everywhere. Surely, "fair lady Shrovetide" was awaited for with a great excitement. In many provinces the...
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kris-t
Mar 13, 2006

Georgian Food Part I

Because Russian food can be quite bland, they sometimes like to eat Georgian food. Although not spicy by our standards, it is more lively than most Russian cuisine. Shown here in this picture are some...
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dlandt
Sep 05, 2005

Taste Variety of Honey at Honey Fair

Some people like honey, the other don't. But those of Russians who like it prefer to taste it before buying :) Honey Fair at Kolomenskoe takes place 2-3 times per year and it's a very good place for...
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pinik
Aug 30, 2005

Georgian Food Part II

The dishes you see right here were also very good. The chicken is called Chicken Tabaka, which is fried in spices, using a heavy weight to press down on it. The meat emerges crispy and tasty. In the...
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dlandt
Mar 29, 2005

Kvas

Kvas is a drink made from rye bread and flavoured, typically with raisins. It is fermented to a very low alcohol. Sometimes it is refreshing, sometimes a little thick. The kvas carts of Moscow...
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RB_Oakes
Mar 22, 2005

Waffles and Coffee and Kvas

What you see the people lined up here for, are a kind of Russian waffle that comes sprinkled with powdered sugar. Every one of these little places seems to have lines ten deep or more. What we bought...
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dlandt
Feb 09, 2005

Russian Beer

In Russia, beer (and wine) is not considered an alcoholic beverage. You can drink it on the street at any time day or night. You can buy it as a teenager, you can buy it in kiosks or from coolers. It...
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dlandt
Feb 09, 2005

Russian Food Part II

Russian food can take on a different character than that which I just described in Part I. Here, you see something much akin to fast food. Sights like this little grill are quite common on busier...
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dlandt
Jan 29, 2005
 
 
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Kremlin - Great Palace

The stunning, yellow-and-white Russo-Byzantine facade of the Grand Kremlin Palace stands on the crest of Borovitsky Hill in the southern part of the Kremlin complex. The palace on view today was...
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Alexander Garden

Whilst much of the Kremlin/Red Square area is designed to part us tourists with our money the Alexandrovsky Garden is a total freebie. This is one of Moscow's earliest public parks, built on the...
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Russian: Могила Неизвестного Солдата, read: Mogila Neizvestnova Soldata) is a war memorial, dedicated to the Soviet soldiers killed during WWII. It is located at the...
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Cathedral Square

The Cathedral Square is located in the Moscow Kremlin. In the square stood the Cathedral of the Dormition, the Archangel Cathedral, Faceted Chambers, Cathedral of Annunciation, Ivan the Great Bell...
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Kremlin - Annunciation Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Annunciation (Russian: Благовещенский собор, read: Blagoveschensky sobor) is a Russian Orthodox church dedicated to the Annunciation of the Theotokos. It is located on the...
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Kremlin - Church of the Deposition of the Robe

The Church of the Deposition of the Robe (Russian: Церковь Ризоположения) is another church within Kremlin. It is belief that it was build in 1484-1485 by masters from Pskov. It is a cross-building...
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