Purple Hostel

9/28 Pyatnitskaya str, Moscow, Central Russia, 115035, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Touristing

A travel blog entry by mrsmcp

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Today I decided to check out the places to see while sticking on a budget. I had breakfast at the same cafe as yesterday for 260RUB and coffee for 130RUB. I took the bus back to Red Square for 30 RUB. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ommons/2/2e/Moscow_-_Entrance_of_Red_Sq uare.jpg

On Thursdays Lenin's body is free to view. Its pretty creepy, but it was an interesting site to see the former ...

Days 34-38 Moscow

A travel blog entry by tadtravels

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... four more stops to go to get home. Not sure if we would see them again, we thanked them for everything and said our goodbyes. The four of us were completely tuckered out from the full day of walking and touring. We used up our last bit of energy making our way back to the hotel from the station, opting to miss out on the hordes of crowds that would have been present if we had waited around in the city longer to catch the fireworks for Moscow City Day.

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Treasures, History and Splendour.

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

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... elaborate with the walls and ceiling completely covered in frescoes of both Old and New Testament stories. One of our friends likened it to a completely tattooed man!. This was where Tsars were crowned and the patriarchs of the Orthodox Church were buried. The iconostasis is magnificent.

We walked across the square admiring the bell tower with over 20 bells, all of different pitch, adorning it. Then we saw the largest bell ever cast, the Tsar's Bell which cracked ...

Yusupov Palace & leave for Moscow

A travel blog entry by bkerr

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... those that were for Rasputin and those that wanted him gone. Rasputin saw the Tzar on a daily basis so was very close to him. Rasputin supposedly had a gift of being able to heal the Tzar. The Tzar was a haemophiliac and could easily have internal bleeding or other related health problems. Rasputin was able to stop the bleeding when the doctors couldn't. There was a plot between a group of the ...

No wifi, No showers, No land...

A travel blog entry by outofthegu

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... we saw a massive cannon and a bell from Ivan's bell tower. After wandering around inside, we had to leave before 3pm because the whole place was closing.

We went to a canteen style place for lunch, which overlooks Alexander Garden. We couldn't have chosen a better time or place to grab lunch. As soon as we had sat down, a ceremony began inside the gardens. We had no idea what it was for, but it involved a lot of marching soldiers and a big band. ...

 

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