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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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Gostinyy Dvor

Gostinyy Dvor was designed (1790) to be a two-story open gallery for merchants or traders. As funds were made available by those with stalls inside, the interior corridors would be enclosed. The...
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Canadienne
Oct 23, 2003

Izmailovo Markets

Absolutely brilliant markets, and absolutely enormous. Saturday and sunday are the best days to go but it is open all week. You can pick up all your souveniers here for a great price. And bargain with...
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amyLbrown2002
Aug 01, 2007

Izmailova

Izmailova is an open air market on the outer skirts of the Moscow Metro map, off the light blue line by the stop of the same name. If is a grerat place for any and all kinds of souvenirs, pirated...
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jlfloyd
Feb 23, 2008

Wooden carved shutters

Found a wonderful site on Russian wooden houses. Actually it’s not about houses as such, but mainly on carved shutters.Look at this - aren’t they lovely? There is a very ingenious collage, too – the...
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Muscovite
Apr 17, 2013

The flea market Vernisage is...

The flea market Vernisage is located in Izmailovo. It's the ideal place for souvenir shoppers. Here you can buy everything from ancient books and modern military uniforms to oriental rugs and fur...
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AndreasK
Sep 07, 2002

At nearly all metro stations...

At nearly all metro stations you will find little kiosks which will sell you everything: nice little things to eat, drinks and all kinds of CD's or music tapes. We found one (at VDNKh station) which...
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Ansgar
Sep 02, 2002

DETSKY MIR

Detsky Mir is children's world in English. It is the premier toy store in Russia.The building in Moscow was built in 1957 and was designed by Alexander Dushkin. It is located on Teatralny Proyezd....
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kiwigal_1
Feb 13, 2003

'Progress' supermarket around...

'Progress' supermarket around the corner from Park Kultury metro stocks the free daily Moscow Times and Moscow Tribune and sells a wide range of food, drink, household goods, stationery and clothes....
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kittivitti
Aug 25, 2002

If you can, go to Mitino...

If you can, go to Mitino market. It is a place when you can buy lots of piracy software and music CDs. Great value ;) You can buy latest Hollywood movie, ripped from DVD, coded into MPEG4 and burnt...
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barcodex
Aug 24, 2002

Matrioshka market in Izmailovsky Park

At the border of the Izmailovsky Park about 200m from the metro station Partizanskaya (NOT Izmaylovskaya!!!), there is a sort of Kremlin Disneyland, where the Kremlin is re-built from wood, very...
flyer31
Aug 29, 2009

Valenki (Felt Boots) Shop

You can buy a pair of ‘valenki’ in a specialized shop, it would cost 400 – 1000 roubles, depending on decoration, the quality is basically the same. Address: Moscow, proezd Shokalskogo 67, korpus...
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Muscovite
Jan 12, 2010

Are you like a sweets ? Yes...

Are you like a sweets ? Yes ?!Well,well,well. The best a chocolate and a sweets here , in Moscow,chocolate factory of the Babaev !! My recommends. ))
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Samarina
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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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 is another church within Kremlin. It is belief that it was build in 1484-1485 by masters from Pskov. It is a cross-building single-domed church (hood-shaped...
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