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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

Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies

Let me start by saying that Moscow is full of dogs. Lots and lots of stray dogs, for that matter and lots of lovely white fluffy snow. Incidentally, I should tell you now that with all this snow over...
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Pyotr_Pushkin
Apr 04, 2011

Toothache

If you need help go to "Zdorovoe pokolenie" (Lesteva st, metro Shabolovskaya). The best service for whole family (better than in Canada) with a reasonable price. High quality materials only - you'll...
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kris-t
Jan 08, 2011

Moscow weather -winter

Last few years Moscow's winters were more as european than as russian but sometimes weather remains you where you are :) This winter (2010-2011) present us some really cold weeks till -32 C (-22F) and...
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kris-t
Jan 08, 2011

Paratroopers

:) 02 Aug every year paratroopers selebraite theire day... Sometime they are "a little bit" drunk, sometimes - "a little bit" agressive... Be carefull and don't visit Park of culter (theire usial...
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kris-t
Dec 19, 2010

Very DAREing guests of the country

The market economy surely liberates the creative energy of an individual.Shut behind the Iron Curtain, we used to have a very airbrushed image of the outer world here – what with Sophia Loren or...
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Muscovite
Mar 17, 2010

Internet: Be careful with Western Newspaper/Radio

If you want to have good access to your Emails, better take care not to read Western newspaper by Internet. I read German Spiegel in a hostel, and on next morning Email was very disturbed. I started...
flyer31
Aug 28, 2009
 
 
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Poplar flyer warning from a local

It seems nobody mentioned here about flyer, I mean poplar blossoms since the end of May and till mid-July. It looks very beautiful and funny, when you walk along the streets sown with dry cotton snow....
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AVKTRAVELLER
Jun 05, 2009

Public bathrooms

Your worst choice is narrow blue stalls; one stall is usually occupied by the cashier, entrance 10 roubles (mind the inflation!). Railway stations and airports are not much healthier, usually the same...
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Muscovite
May 28, 2009

Carry your passport with you all the time!

You can be stopped by a police even when you are just walking on the street. They will ask for your passport. Make sure you have a registration (the hotel will register you, and will give you a paper...
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sakuyaini
Nov 10, 2007

Cruise Ship Excursions

Most days, the cruise ship will offer at least two excursions: at trip to the Kremlin, St. Petersburg by Night, the ballet and much more. Most of these cost at least $50 US and quite often, they are...
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1madrussian
Dec 07, 2006

Personal "Adventure"

Just a very personal 'adventure': the day before we visited, there was a bomb attack in this shopping center in Moscow with 21 people injured. It is the (truly beautiful) 5 story Ochotnij Rjad...
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tini58de
Sep 04, 2006

Black widows

As with many cities in the world, international terrorism is a threat in Moscow. On February 6, 2004 a bomb explosion in a subway car near the Avtozavodskaya metro station killed at least 40 and...
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kris-t
Jun 07, 2006

Don't forget your car

Don't leave your car for too long in winter time or else you may have to wait till spring to use it again. I wonder whether this car will actually start up ever again. It's not uncommon to see a few...
yumyum
Apr 09, 2006

Don't fall in love with this guy!

This is a friendly fellow coming to our office window for a treat! Not all the dogs in Moscow are such cuties, sometimes you can get confronted with whole packs of the roaming the streets and not all...
yumyum
Mar 22, 2006

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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"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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