Travel Blogs from Moscow
... demolished in the 1930's in order to build a Palace of Workers; although the ground turned out to be unfit and the palace was never built, the site was used for a swimming pool until it was discovered that the steam being generated was harming the pictures in the nearby Pushkin museum. An exact replica of the original church was constructed and consecrated on August 19, 2000. The interior is pretty, pale blue walls, a 'white icing' altar ...
... though Moscow is a cultural center not every show is performed every day.
- Home Hotel is an affordable place that has converted at least 2 floors of a resdential building to house guests. Kitchen and bath rooms are shared and clean. The Kremlin is just 700m away. CHF 100 per night. Thanks, David for the tip!
- Le Pain Quitidien became our favorite for breakfast. Fresh juices, fresh bread and as much jam as the heart ...
... had to do with the USSR space program and the honor given to the dozens of cosmonauts who participated in the space race. Although many items were replicas there were many authentic items like some space craft and space suits.(and the ones who died ) I found this all very interesting as I was part of it from the beginning. I remember that my Dad and I stood outside watching the sky when the first ever man made satellite became visible ...
... train pulling away from the station (so cliché I know). So I decided I would wait for the next one…..for about ten minutes then I ran out the station and looked for a cab to take. Now, the thing about cabs in Russia is that you should avoid taking them at all costs. This is because you have no idea who the driver is. He maybe a good guy just looking to make a living driving a fake cab, a legitimate cab ...
... the blinking cold for nothing. When we got back to the hostel we booked 4 tours including the free tour for the next day fully expecting them to only give us a discount on one tour but to our surprise they only charged us 3000RUB (approx. £65) for all the tours for both of us! Cha-Ching!
Our first tour was at 18:00 and we arrived at the meeting point early. Great minds think alike though because the couple we met at ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking