Holiday Inn Moscow Vinogradovo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Russian TV Channels Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- TV Other Russia
- TV NTV World Russia
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... found it but it was closed. The sign said it was relocating and reopening but no mention of where. The gulag museum near Perm had also closed. Second on the list were the ice sculptures. That had closed too. So back on the Metro for a visit to Gorky House where the writer and activist Maxim Gorky lived. Built in 1906 in the Art Nouveau style it has a very unusual staircase.
... splendid stuff isn't even on display here, it is in The Gold Fund, another Kremlin museum, and one we didn't visit. In the evening we walked up to The Arbat, a busy dining district, for dinner in a soviet cafe, Varenichy. We both enjoyed a great meal for not a lot of money. An interesting thing about menus here is that alongside the description are numbers that correspond to the weight of the ingredients, for eg 140/50/20 ...
Visited this lovely city with magnificent old churches. 30 churches in the city remain from 120 which were destroyed by Starlin. Visited Church of Elijah the Prophet with amazing frescoes. Governors House was truly beautiful with high ceilings filigree cornices & lots of large paintings. Some locals dressed in 18C costumes gave a demonstration of waltz /dance being accompanied by pianist , violin ...
... 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 ...
Having gathered myself some, I've come relatively acquainted with Moscow. I've enrolled in a Russian language course and have learned the alphabet, which has been a world of help and probably would have been a good idea to have learned prior to arriving.
As to the character of Moscow, well much like what Churchill said of Russia prior to World War II, "It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." Moscow is ...