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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
From $179.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Moscow

Station Frunzenskaya closed

One of my favourite metro stations – Frunzenskaya is under reconstruction until the next year (hopefully). I like Frunzenskaya because 1) it is never crowded; 2) there are many inexpensive cafés...
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Muscovite
Jan 27, 2016

Moscow theatres going nuts

Literally!Like many other Russians I am staying at home for these Christams holidays, and I checked up a few Moscow theatres in search of a decent and affordable entertainment.What do you think? They...
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Muscovite
Dec 17, 2014

Long, long holidays

This photo was made in summer, but it is quite possible the Red Square will be just as crowded at Christmas.Keep in mind, we have long holidays January 1 -11, and in all probability all those people...
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Muscovite
Dec 01, 2014

Don't Get Confused By The "M"'s

OK This isn't really a serious warning or danger, but rather an observation.I was doing my random wandering bit when I noticed the red "M" sign in pic #1 and at first thought it was a direction sign...
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johngayton
Nov 26, 2014

No problem during daytime

There is no problem during day time, people don´t pay atention to tourist and is not dangerous at all, also outside the center.By the night it can be more dangerous because some streets have no lights...
maurikz
Sep 26, 2014

Aeroexpress to Domodedovo

I had switched to Aeroexpress train after having waited for an hour for the booked taxi to come.Now I guess I’ll switch back!I only was in the Domodedovo airport once with Brussels airlines, and it...
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Muscovite
Sep 05, 2014
 
 
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Aeroexpress to Sheremetyevo

Although Aeroexpress train is a good alternative to taxi or hired vehicle with the view of costs and traffic jams, there is a hint or two to be concerned about. The last time I was at Sheremetievo the...
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Muscovite
Sep 05, 2014

McDonald's on exit

Looks like McDonald's may be on the way out of the country.I've just heard in the news that four Moscow cafes got shut of the Food Regulator Agency, others may well follow. Their Russian site is...
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Muscovite
Aug 20, 2014

Aeroexpress – warning for low-mobility groups

Aeroexpress has just come out with the news that they have major renovation works at Belorussian railway station (that’s to / from Sheremetyevo airport). This means in plain English that you may have...
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Muscovite
May 30, 2014

No climate, just bad weather

It’s mid-April 2011, for God’s sake, and it snows cats and dogs! And atmospheric pressure 713 mm, all-time record.No wonder Yuri Gagarin chose to seek escape in space 50 years ago this day.It's a...
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Muscovite
Apr 01, 2014

New Russian Toilet

Some three – four years ago the city authorities promised to introduce a ‘new generation’ public toilet -et voilà! They were immediately nicknamed ‘golden toilets’ – because of their dull yellow...
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Muscovite
Jan 30, 2014

Moveable feasts

No wonder Old Hem was so popular in the old Soviet Union, you will hardly ever bump into a ‘moveable feast’ elsewhere, while here they come in legions!Watch this:May 1, the Labour Day, is a holidayMay...
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Muscovite
May 05, 2012

ALWAYS CARRY ADEQUATE TRAVEL INSURANCE

TRAVEL INSURANCE .. One of the first things that I organise when getting ready for a trip is " Travel Insurance" I usually include a few different clauses that obviously cost a little extra but I feel...
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DennyP
Dec 24, 2011

Days of going wild

‘Days of’ should really be ‘days off’ for anyone who is not into mass folly. We have ‘Days of’ for practically any trade and profession – doctors, postmen, sailors and even us, linguists. May 27, for...
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Muscovite
Apr 04, 2011

Top Hotels in Moscow

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2/1 blvd, Kutuzovskiy prospekt, Moscow, 121248, Russia
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Petrovka ulitsa, 11/20, Moscow, Central Russia, 103031, Russia
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4 Neglinnaya Street, Moscow, Central Russia, 109012, Russia
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Ul Balchug 1, Moscow, Central Russia, 115035, Russia
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Kosmodamianskaya Nab. 52, Building 6, Moscow, Central Russia, 115054, Russia
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Top Things to Do in Moscow

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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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KGB Headquarters Lubyanka

Back in 1979 I was on a student tour in the Soviet Union (as it was called) While in Moscow I walked around the KBG headquarters to see what it was all about. There was a basement window with steel...
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Kremlin

The official website of the Kremlin is: http://www.kreml.ru/en/ The website gives details about different exhibitions at various museums in the Kremlin, and information about entry times and ticket...
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Red Square - Lenin Mausoleum

I hadn't had any intention of visiting Lenin's Mausoleum but when I noticed that the queue at the Manege Square entrance was pretty much non-existent curiosity got the better of me. Well, it was...
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Tverskaya Street

Tverskaya Street Hostel is the worst hostel of Moscow. There lot of mafia guys and girls stay, and commit crimes with the help of management. I have had very bad experience there. Thank God, I was...
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Red Square - Saint Basil Cathedral

The first thing we did in Moscow was find and admire the beautiful St. Basil's Cathedral and I promise it looks better in real life than in the photos. However we did have a bit of difficulty finding...
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kris-t

"My Moscow..."
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Canadienne

"Memories of Moscow"
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Moscow is my Universe"
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TheWanderingCamel

"Marvellous Moscow"
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HORSCHECK

"Moscow - Thrilling capital of Russia"
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