Tag Archives: Moscow

The Golden Ring of Russia (Part 1)

15 Nov

When we think of visiting Russia, we usually imagine Moscow and St. Peterburg, Russia’s two capitals. However Russia is not only about these cities. If you have a few extra days, the Golden Ring tourist route is definitely worth taking. It’s a charming ring of ancient towns and cities perfect for visiting in any season. Located within 50 – 150 km from Moscow any of them is a great place to see both separately and together with the others. Карта Золотого кольца

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Winter Moscow by Russian Artists

7 Nov

Winter Moscow is especially charming… Some are fascinated by its small quiet streets totally covered with snow, others are fond of illumination mirrored in the river ice. Here is how winter Moscow is seen by some Russian artists.

A winter fairy-tale. By Igor RazhivinИгорь Разживин. Волшебница зима

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Moscow: Time-lapse Photography

24 Oct

Amazing night Moscow in less than 2 minutes!

Back to the USSR

14 Oct

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union Russia has changed dramatically. But some landmarks of the Soviet past are still kept intact giving us an unique opportunity to touch the history and go back to the Communist epoch.Кремлёвские звёзды

Our tour will start on Red Square, in the very centre of Moscow. Red ruby stars of the Kremlin towers (above) and Lenin’s Mausoleum (below) with the embalmed body still carefully preserved are probably the most well-known surviving symbols of the epoch.Мавзолей Ленина

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A Journey Across Russia

5 Oct

The Trans-Siberian Railway linking Moscow to Vladivostok is more than 9000 km long spanning 7 time zones. Starting in Moscow it goes through Kazan, crosses the Ural Mountains and Siberia, approaches Lake Baikal finally ending in Vladivostok, on the shore of the Pacific Ocean.

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Top 10 Moscow Museums

15 Sep

Autumn in Moscow… Rainy and gloomy weather… The temperature is hardly climbing over +10 – not the best time for long walks. However there is still plenty to do in Moscow! Today we want to suggest some of the most famous Moscow museums – you will certainly find something interesting!

Tretyakov Gallery 

The State Tretyakov Gallery is the world’s foremost depository of Russian fine art. Medieval icons, masterpieces by most prominent Russian artists, examples of Soviet art – thousands of best paintings, drawings and sculptures can be found here.

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Spasskaya Tower Festival 2013

6 Sep

International Military Music Festival ‘Spasskaya Tower’ is taking place in Moscow (1 – 8 September). More photos are available at our Facebook page.

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Russian State Honour Guards and leading Russian and foreign military music bands are showing their best on Red Square, at the heart of Moscow

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