Hotel Enigma

Address: 12 Star. Basmannaya , Moscow, Central Russia, 105064, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Moscow

Muscovite Highlights

A travel blog entry by cwscott on Aug 19, 2014

13 photos

... sun set over Moscow. We got off at the penultimate stop and from there it should have been a short walk up a small hill to a viewpoint at the top. In the myriad of paths and trails though and with no map to guide us we got completely lost and had to ask a group of teenage BMXers if we were anywhere near the Moscow State University, which was also at the top of the hill. Eventually, after stumbling along a few more paths in the gloom and scrambling up a ...

Moscow Miracle - Arriving in the Heart of Russia

A travel blog entry by friesendm on Jul 12, 2014

1 comment, 23 photos

... Moscow. Our cruise partner who booked the flight, and FinnAir, had assured us that they run this route every day and the 35 minute layover was no problem. Given our strong preference to fly into Moscow's northern airport and avoid the 3-4 hour commute across the city to our ship terminal from the southern airport, and based on assurances we received on the flawlessness of this connection, we were willing to take the risk.


A travel blog entry by noyelles on Jun 19, 2014

39 photos

... founded in 1524 which held the first wife of Peter the Great & his half sister. This had been set up for the unmarried daughters of the nobles & had been massively endowed in its day. Inside the walls are some fine examples of Russian churches & chapels & it was very calming after the madness of the Moscow traffic. Then on to a site where we could look across the River to see Moscow laid out below us. On one side there is a huge ...

Moscow - day 2

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

2 comments, 54 photos

... builders set to work in constructing a hybrid building made up from both designs!! No one knows what happened to the original designers; suffice to say there are no records of them having designed any building AFTER this date!

Our final stop on this tour was a monument build in Alexander gardens beneath the wall of the Kremlin a grotto designed to commemorate the Russian victories over Napoleon. Its rocks are rubble was taken from buildings destroyed during the ...

Days 34-38 Moscow

A travel blog entry by tadtravels on Sep 06, 2013

63 photos

... 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.