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Moscow

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Moscow is a metropolis of contrasts violent billionaires and poor people, Mc Donald's, luxurious restaurants and dingy pubs, historical places of socialism and Orthodox churches, Soviet-style apartment blocks-nightmare and elegant buildings of the eighteenth century. The Moscow metro is in short everything: for a few rubles you can travel between stations decorated with crystal chandeliers and marble.

Moscow is everything and more, and even that's fascinating. It 'a gigantic city: the inhabitants are distributed over 1035 km square from the center to the endless and dingy suburbs. New bars, restaurants, night clubs open and close all the time: resist addresses only "historical".

From the twelfth century the Kremlin is the center of the city, where Ivan the Terrible and Stalin gave orders. Today, the Kremlin's walls protect some of the most precious treasures of the country.

What to visit

Red Square (with the Lenin Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum, the St. Basil's Cathedral and GUM, the department stores, 1,000 stores in a nineteenth century), The Kremlin (the towers, palaces, churches) , Arbat, a street of artisans, the Pushkin Museum, Gorky Park, the metro, the great avenues.

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