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The best place for a view of Moscow from the ground.
The best place for a view of Moscow from the ground. Near the main Moscow State University building, there is a popular lookout point where one can see much of the city on clear days.
Both a convent and a fortress, Novodevichy was built in the early 1500s and has remained nearly intact since the 17th century, making it one of the best preserved historical complexes in Moscow
Easily the most well known of Moscow's many parks, Gorky Park used to be packed with theme park rides, but after undergoing major changes in 2011, it became one of the trendiest places in the city
Offers a great view of the city and Moscow river
The Garden of Fallen Monuments, officially called the Muzeon Sculpture Park, is the graveyard to where several infamous statues in Moscow were relocated after the Soviet collapse
Moscow's White House, it was the headquarters of the USSR
Walk down this kitschy street and don't forget to look at the small by-streets around the Arbat
Located near Old Arbat Street, this street offers a contrast from the touristy pedestrian-only thoroughfare
Displays manuscripts and photographs of Tolstoy and Moscow during his time
Home of Fyodor Chaliapin, one of the greatest opera singers of all time