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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
From EUR640.00
 
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
From EUR45.00

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Old Arbut Street

I personnaly would avoid shopping here, Its a haven for Pickpockets and I dont think there are any bargains to be had Keep your valubles well hidden and just join in the fun, Dont barter for something...
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Pete.Gibson
Oct 04, 2005

Souvenir Shops on Old Arbat

While there are good souvenirs here, you can get the same stuff for a lot less in other places. Hay muchas tiendas de los objetos tradicionales, pero se puede obtener las mismas cosa en otros sitios...
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el_ruso
Jul 09, 2005

Arbart St.

Arbart St. is the most famous tourist attraction in the Moscow City The first chronological proceedings of Arbat narrate 15th Century, the street was mentioned in an account of a major city fire. I...
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eranda
Jun 01, 2005

Old Arbat is a big rip off and a disappointment.

Old Arbat runs parallel to New Arbat. It is a pedestrian street with all of the most expensive shops in the city crammed onto it. While your strolling you can go deaf to the pounding techno, step in a...
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antiextreme
Apr 11, 2004

Stary Arbat

The guidebooks I had read all suggested souvenir shopping on ulitsa Arbat. The area has been paved with cobblestones, closed to vehicles and turned into Moscow's first pedestrianized street. Although...
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Canadienne
Oct 17, 2003

Starry Arbat, if you need to get rid of some $'s..

Starry, or Old, Arbat is a foot traffic only street. The street is lined with vendors, shops, resteraunts serving "western food" soon to include Moscow's Hard Rock Cafe, portait drawers,etc...If you...
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heplion
Mar 26, 2003

Arbat Street. Anything you buy...

Arbat Street. Anything you buy here will be much more expensive than less touristy areas of the city. Also beware of the pickpockets waiting to distract you and relieve you of your possessions.
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cheekymarieh
Sep 07, 2002

The first historical records...

The first historical records of Arbat relate to the year of 1493, the street was mentioned in an account of a major city fire. Most probably, the street name originates from the Arabic world for...
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Lyalka
Aug 24, 2002

The Wax Museum on Old Arbat....

The Wax Museum on Old Arbat. Too expensive, very small and bad exhibits - a rip off. Never pay the asking price to street vendors. Always know the price in advance for taxis rides. Keep the exact...
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DRStorey
Aug 24, 2002

A trap: if you like shopping I...

A trap: if you like shopping I can say you to going in the Ulica Arbat (not the Novyj Arbat). There yo'll find many little shopper, many person, kebab, Matrioskas, colbaks and much more...it's a very...
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mulivieri
Aug 24, 2002

On the Ulica Arbat you'll find...

On the Ulica Arbat you'll find a Telephone Office where you can buy a Telephon Card for abroad calls. It's very cheaper, but you can use it only in that office; no others telephone will accept...
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mulivieri
Aug 24, 2002

Arbat: a lot of cafes, shops,...

Arbat: a lot of cafes, shops, street shows, and the biggest amount of pickpockets on Moscow streets...The best shop is state one on the corner, prices are chipper for the same articles.
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lorgnierl
Aug 24, 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 (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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