Downtown Apartments

Address: B.Gnezdnikovsky Side Street 10, Moscow, Central Russia, 119991, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Moscow - The Pulse of Russia

A travel blog entry by adamcousins on Dec 19, 2014

6 photos

This city packs a punch! On my first night, I was greeted at the train station by my friend Dmitriy. We had been invited to dinner at his friend's house and I was looking forward to some traditional Russian cuisine. We had Borsh, a Russian soup made from Beetroot, other vegetables and some meat, and then Russian pancakes filled with condensed milk and caviar, separately, not together, obviously (I found that out the embarrassing way) After an evening spent eating, drinking ...

Naive expectations and 'wish theft' in Moscow

A travel blog entry by fonfe on Aug 24, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... aid. Following several generous souls helping us decipher the tube signs (why on earth do they print maps of the metro written in our alphabet when all the tube stations use the Russian alphabet?), our first lengthy Russian encounter was with our delightful and exceptionally competent guide on the two tours we took; Elena. We warmed to her immediately, not least because once we realised we had been waiting at the wrong monument for 20 minutes for the tour to start ...


A travel blog entry by noyelles on Jun 19, 2014

39 photos

... ultramodern skyscrapers under construction away from the centre of the city. The high ground we were on is a favourite place for wedding photos & several huge stretch limos were there with their bridal parties.

Finally we returned after visiting the park & war memorial to the 22 million Russians killed in the last war of 1941- 45. Note their late start!! This was because Hitler & Stalin had signed a pact to carve up eastern ...

Moscow - day 2

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin on Jan 18, 2014

2 comments, 54 photos

... to check the tickets during our lunch and noticed the start of the performance was stated as 14:00. The time was 13:50!! We rushed to the entrance to the Kremlin only to be greeted by a queue consisting of at least 500 other people. We couldn’t get an answer as to if this was just the queue for the Kremlin or also for the theatre. I noticed that some others had theatre tickets in their hands so we just kept an eye on them and followed their lead. It turns out everyone had ...

Days 34-38 Moscow

A travel blog entry by tadtravels on Sep 06, 2013

63 photos

... email. After some time were given two choices. Either fly to St Petersburg with a connection through Amsterdam and arrive 5 hours later than planned or get a flight directly to Moscow. We only had a day in St Petersburg and arriving 5 hours late would have nullified any time we would have had to see the city. We were a bit frazzled and concerned about going directly to Moscow, however, because our visa was very specific about entry and exit ports. We finally ...