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City Guide Moscow, Russia

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Moscow City Reviews

  • 80%

    jetsetmary

    An American in Moscow

    I loved Moscow! The people were amazing and the city was too. I fell in love with the place instantly. I can't believe North Americans are afraid of going. I went as a solo female traveler and had one of the best journeys there of my life. I would recommend you acquaint yourself of the Metro before travel via the intranet and travel sites as it was one of the most difficult systems I had ever navigated. I finally 'got it' my last day there and had that wonderful 'Ah Ha!' moment. Will go again!

    Insider Tip:If you are from North America try to buy all train, airplane and event (concert, ballet, museum etc) tickets before leaving. I found some trouble in making purchases and who wants the glitches while on vacation?

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    moscow

    Moscow is a nice and interesting city with a lot of history and culture. Beside the standard Red Square and the Kremlin it is worth it to visit some of the old metro stations. And the in the O2 bar you have a nice view over the red square.

    Insider Tip:- Metro stations - O2- bar

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    Moscow is a lovely city, but the locals aren't too friendly

    Moscow has excellent architecture, and is decently priced. Unfortunately the city (and the country) do not have a great cuisine, but if you look hard enough you can find some good food. The locals don't seem all that open to tourists engaging them, and all in all felt a bit frosty. However it is a lovely city to walk round.

    Insider Tip:I'd recommend the river tour! It's a great way to see the city on a nice day. Also if you want to go to bars you may need to be wearing smart clothes, or look obviously rich.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Moscow rocks

    Wow, Moscow is one of the weirdest and different cities of the world if I compare to Europe or to Asia. People look European, but it feels like an absolutely specific mentality and way of living. Also it is hilarious that so few people speak English, and it feels like the world has all of a sudden just changed, and you find yourself inside of these enormous gigantic streets and buildings, super luxurious cars and this solemn Russian way of never smiling. This is the experience.

    Insider Tip:don't whistle inside the buildings, otherwise people can get angry with you because in Russia they think that it means you will lose money afterwards

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    great city

    Don´t miss the oportunity to visit the red square and and the metro stations. Both of them breathtaking

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