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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... and is also the home of the Kremlin Ballet company. Many of the buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries have been or are being restored. There are very few ongoing government functions that occur on the grounds unless they are special occasions. The day was complete with a visit to the Armoury museum which has a wide range of gold artifacts as well as armour, historical dresses and carriages all from the time of Peter the Great and Catherine. Tonight is a ...
... covered in lights and the whole scene was very pretty. We stayed there for a bit before heading back to the hotel.
The first thing on the agenda the next morning was to visit Lenin! His body is kept on display in a mausoleum in Red Square. We lined up for ages before we went in and filed past him. You wouldnt know it to look at him but Anastasia told us that as he has been dead since 1924 his body is slowly shrivelling up so it is now ...
... 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 ...
... for post graduate studies for parish clergy (who may be married). There was also an educational facility for women but I was unclear what ministry they were being trained for. Within the walls of the monastery stands the Trinity Cathedral. The Rublev icon of the Trinity was painted for the iconostasis and while it now contains a replica many of the other icons of the iconostasis were painted by him. An amazing sight. Within this cathedral is the body of St Sergius. ...
... She has the energy and enthusiasm of 10 people, a phenomenal memory and interest in the history of her country and city, she really made our four days of touring so much more fulfilling than they would have been otherwise. After a rest we did manage to hobble out for dinner at Bosco Bar at the side of GUM overlooking st Basil's, the Kremlin and Lenin's Mausoleum. It was a tremendous view in the evening summer sun, still hundreds of people and warm enough to sit out in ...