Maxima Panorama Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsMaxima Panorama Hotel Moscow
Nice clean hotel, good central location. Only downside is bad food in restaurant.
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Well, here we are in Russia! Everything is still a bit surreal, but we're getting in to the spirit of things!
Our journey began on Saturday when we left Newcastle for London and made our first 'travel buddy', a lovely lady in her 60s who sat opposite us in the first class carriage on the train and was on her way to …
... could line up for bread and the occasional bit of sausage. However, the top floor did have some very nice clothing stores reserved for top party officials. Isn't communism great.
We walked the length and breadth of the GUM, didn't buy anything except dinners at Stolovaya 57 a very good cafeteria style pectopah (restaurant). Lots of meat and potatoes.
I remember as a kid seeing the black and white TV images ...
... the shape of the city. In he evening we had another of our trip highlights - going to the Bolshoi.
The opera, and the whole experience of being in a Russian Theatre was really amazing. The theatre itself was glittering with gold and rally beautiful. All the seats were in small groups, like boxes, rather than in big rows which made it feel a little more intimate. We had amazing seats in the front row of the ...
... the world, with stations at depths of 30 to 74 meters. The escalators are the longest and steepest I've ever ridden on.
According to Wikipedia, the metro, opened in 1935, was one of the USSR's most extravagant architectural projects. Its purpose was to display the success of the communist regime and remind its passengers that this was Stalin's contribution to acknowledge his people's sacrifices. He directed architects to design structures which ...
... century, which contains several churches and chapels and a cemetery, and is surrounded by high fortress walls. The daughters and sisters of the czar's were sent here, as they were considered to be unmarriageable (the czar didn't want any potential usurpers, and there were no citizens of Russia deemed "worthy" of the sister or daughter of the king). Peter had his sister held here after an aborted attempt to unseat him.
As we were crossing the street back to the car, ...