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City break in Moscow. Active leisure ideas for Moscow - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Kremlin: Embankment Moscow features as many entertaining centers as landmarks and sights. Open air leisure and recreation enthusiasts will love local parks and gardens. The Tsaritsyno museum and reserve is of great popularity among tourists and city guests. The museum is a vast territory featuring numerous architectural landmarks and parkland of ultimate beauty. The botanical garden of the Moscow State University which is also called the pharmaceutical garden is a must visit destination for travelers. The name of the landmarks reveals the nature of the garden as it presents a huge collection of medicine plants.
Moscow has become a popular tourist destination long ago. The reason for this is in rich choice of attractions that have national significance. In order not to waste a single day in this … Open
The Victory Park is a perfect place for hiking and sport activity and leisure. One of the most popular parks of Moscow is considered to be the Gorky Park. A perfect destination for a family visit is the Moscow Zoo being among the most significant landmarks of the city. The zoo park will stun its visitors with the scale and caliber of its territory and its rich collection of exotic animals brought from all over the world.
Moscow invites its guests to visit a dolphinarium which daily holds fantastic performances of sea inhabitants. After the show all the visitors of the dolphinarium can enjoy swimming with dolphins in the pool, feeding fur seals and take some memorable pictures of favorite animals. Seekers of unusual leisure and entertainment will love the Moscow Planetarium which holds exciting excursions and lectures for its visitors each day. However a favorite entertainment of its visitors is still observing the sky of stars. Copyright
Moscow offers its guests more than one thousand of gastronomy establishments. Tourists eagerly visit as upscale restaurant so small budgetary cafes and eateries. The Bolshoi restaurant is a … Open
Gambling enthusiasts will also find numerous entertaining destinations in Moscow. One of the most popular gambling establishments is considered to be the Beverly Hills Casino. Not far from the city center one will find the Metropol restaurant which also features an excellent casino area offering vast choice of games. The Central Moscow Hippodrome is of the same popularity among city guests. The hippodrome offers fantastic horse races and accepts bets.
Moscow presents a vast choice of night entertaining centers among which one should necessarily visit the Papa's Place nightclub. Moscow is a great shopping destination offering the vastest choice of shops, boutiques and centers among which one will find the State Department Store and the Eliseus Store as well as small boutiques and the Izmailovsky Market which offers its visitors a great choice of memorable gifts and souvenirs, art objects and antiques.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Moscow and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Moscow

Where: Sukharevskaya ploshad 8, Moscow;
Proekt Ogi
Where: Potapovskiy pereulok 8/12, Moscow;
Where: Yauzskaya Ulitsa 5, Moscow;
Sixteen Tons
Where: Presnenskiy val, ulitsa 6, Moscow;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Moscow
♥   National Park 'Losiny Ostrov' , 18.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Plescheevo Ozero' , 132.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Moscow
♥   Amusement park 'Gorky Park' , 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sokolniki Park' , 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wonder Island' , 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Moscow from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Bread Museum

From the series “Strange, Weird and Unusual Museums Amusing its Visitors”
The bread museum in Ismailowo is interactive. Here the interesting thematic events and master classes, including the interesting events for the children, are regularly performed. The museum guests can make the beautiful pictures from the salty dough, the real tulip peppermint and the aromatic bread bake, as well as in the special store the loaf after the old Russian recipe bought loaf. The economical tourists will look forward to the price of the ticket, which is just a bit higher than the price of a good bread roll. … Read further

Floral Clock on Poklonnaya Gora

From the series “Enchanting Flower Clocks Built by Humans”
Hands of the clock are quite large and heavy. The length of the minute hand is 4.5 meters. Experts spent a lot of time and effort to design the optimum shape of the arrow. They have to look quite massive to fit the dial’s scale and, at the same time, not to weigh more than 30 kg in order to prevent premature wear of the mechanism. It’s possible to admire the flower clock on Poklonnaya Gora for approximately 6 months of the year. The season usually starts in May and runs until the end of October. In 2006, the last modernization took place. The mechanism was linked via GPS to the satellite that adjusts the current time. The flower clock in Moscow is one of the most accurate on the planet. … Read further

Ostankino Tower

From the series “Breathtaking High-Altitude Observation Points with Panoramic Views on Cities”
It’s worth to purchase tickets in advance. All visitors of the TV tower must be registered. The upper outdoor area is often closed during a bad weather, for example, when there is a stiff wind or rain. In this case, a trip can be moved to another date or refunded. Budget travelers and backpackers are recommended to buy tickets for trips that begin not later than 11 o'clock in the morning. In this case, a ticket will cost almost twice less than usual. In summer exciting tours are conducted for children; visitors must be elder than 7 years. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Moscow - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Moscow - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Moscow?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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