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Moscow - Kazan Cathedral Everyone can spend a great time in Moscow regardless of their personal preferences and interests. Tired of visiting classic museums and exhibitions? Then it’s time to have a look at unique modern monuments not listed in standard guides. The Monument Against Drunk Driving located on Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment is a great example. It’s a huge 12-metre bottle with smashed-up cars inside, which is a perfect reminder that each driver is responsible not only for their own life but also for the lives of other people.
1. Tourists are advised to determine a range of landmarks and sights for visiting just before the trip. Each tourist information center offers great many of excursions and tours being a real … Open
Walking in the Park of the 50th Anniversary of October Revolution, you should definitely find the monument called My Family. The original monument consisting of four different hands was opened in 2008. You can take very interesting photos with the unusual monument.
Walking in the centre of Moscow, you can hardly imagine that among the stone streets and traffic, there’s a romantic corner of nature hiding nearby. At Chistye Prudy, there’s an old Soviet dovecote that managed to survive to the present day. It’s like a real mini-zoo now. It’s located on Makarenko Street, near house 8. Besides different pigeon breeds, you can also see an unusual inhabitant here — a pheasant. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Those who love shopping can explore a huge variety of Moscow shopping malls. GUM is still the most popular place for elite and expensive shopping. The historic mall houses exclusive shops … Open
Like walking around uncrowded places and admiring unusual modern architecture? Then you’ll like the Centipede House, that is house 34 on Begovaya Street. The main feature of the construction is that it’s supported by 20 pairs of concrete supports narrowing to the foundation, which makes it look very fragile. In fact, the building is very firm and solid. It’s surrounded by nice alleys and footpaths. The unusual construction serves an important purpose: the arches create a kind of a window under the house, which ventilates the air naturally and prevents exhaust emissions from the surrounding streets collecting here.
Moscow - Vodootvodny Canal Tourists can also admire typical Saint Petersburg views in Moscow. A real Petrovsky Yard can be found on Admiral Lazarev Street, near house 50. In 2009, the original yard of an ordinary Moscow dwelling house was called the best in the city. It’s decorated with miniature copies of Saint Petersburg’s famous historic monuments. The yard is a kind of an open-air exhibition that is completely free to visit.
Discovering the architecture of Moscow from bird's eye view! Saint Basil Cathedral, Novodevichy Convent, Ostankino Tower, Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Saint Sophia Church, Dormition Cathedral, all those monuments are defining the image of Moscow … Open
Like Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson’s adventures? Then you should definitely find a monument dedicated to these famous characters located on Smolenskaya Embankment near the British Embassy. One of the most important monuments dedicated to Soviet cinematography is situated on 3rd Stroiteley Street. That’s where the house, in which the famous Soviet film The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! was shot, is located. An original monument — a plate inscribed with “Nadya Shevelyova lived here” — attached to the facade of the house reminds passers-by of this.
Moscow - St Basils Cathedral and Spasskaya Tower viewed from Red Square If you want to have some really crazy fun in Moscow, go to the CakeFun club. The stylish and colourful club offers visitors an unusual entertainment: it organizes cake-throwing parties. You can hardly find a better place to feel like a character of an American comedy.
Kremlin, Bolshoi Theater, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Mausoleum, State Historical Museum, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Moscow … Open

Riding a Tank

You will be intrigued by the opportunity to visit the military-patriotic club "Reserve". It is located in the village of Kuznetsy, which belongs to the Moscow region. You can feel like a real soldier thanks to its employees. You can also learn interesting information about armored vehicles and uniforms that were used during the Great Patriotic War.
Moscow If you come here you can make an unforgettable trip both on the armor and inside the German tank of the Jagdpanther TANK destroyer. You will receive a military field uniform and pass a detailed safety instruction. One of the crew members of the combat vehicle will produce a blank shot to provide even more vivid impressions. The voyage will last half an hour. A photo session against the background of the tank will take place later.
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Make a Trip on a Trike

If you want to know what free fall is, you should contact one of the Moscow companies that organize flights on trikes. For example, this is the company "Sky as a Gift". It is located on 15 Baltiyskaya Street. You can also contact the hang gliding club "Albatros". It is located at 16 Hospital Shaft Street. The flight in the open cockpit of the aircraft, which combines the features of an airplane and a hang glider, will take place at a low speed and a low altitude. Therefore, you can enjoy the fresh wind and the view of Moscow and its surroundings.

Go through the Maze in Complete Darkness

You will have a chance to experience vivid emotions and test your senses (hearing, touch, and smell) during your stay in Moscow. You will become one of the players who are trying to find a way out of an unusual maze. It is unique in that it has no lighting. All the walls of its intricate corridors have a variety of coatings. It is not always rubber or plastic but materials that can confuse. You will get the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to work as a team in complete darkness. You will have to overcome numerous dead ends and turns and reach the end of the dark maze.
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“Swift Panda” Attraction

“Freestyle” Extreme Park is opened in the city of Dzerzhinsk near Moscow. There is a breathtaking attraction called "Swift Panda" here on 19 Ugreshskaya Street. It is a strong cable made of metal and stretched between 2 platforms. They are located at different heights. If you use it you will get the opportunity to experience the thrill without any special training. You will fly from start to finish at high speed while in the suspension system.

Wakeboarding

If you decide to do extreme sports, but you can't choose between water skiing, surfing, snowboarding, and acrobatics, you should give preference to wakeboarding. It consists of riding and performing various tricks while standing on a special board and holding on to a rope. It's tied to a moving boat. You can apply to the Phoenix sports school to learn how to handle a wakeboard while on vacation in Moscow. It is located on 16 Olympic Avenue. It is open to the public throughout the year.
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

Tour of the Moscow Underground

Do you want to walk through the tunnels and passages of Moscow, which are located underground at a depth of at least 60 meters? You should contact professional diggers who work for EVO or PRESENTSTAR. If you use their services you will be able to go on a tour of the underground galleries. They are located under the Kremlin. You can find the forgotten rivers Neglinka and Presnya, see the ancient paving stones and arches of ancient bridges. You will also have the opportunity to visit Bunker 42. It was a secret communications center during the Cold War.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Moscow and surroundings

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Moscow
♥   Castle 'Donskoy Monastery' , 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius' , 69.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Moscow and around
♥   Art museum 'State Historical Museum' Moscow, 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Pushkin Museum' Moscow, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'State Tretyakov Gallery' Moscow, 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Moscow House of Photography' Moscow, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Moscow Museum of Modern Art' Moscow, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Moscow
♥   Palace 'Grand Kremlin Palace' , 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Ostankino Palace' , 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Kolomenskoye palace' , 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Kuskovo Palace' , 12.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Tsaritsyno palace' , 16.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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