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VVC Exhibition Center (VDNKh)

Prospekt Mira 115A | Metro: VDNKh, Moscow, Russia
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Ranked #92 of 1,439 Attractions in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Wanaka, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

From the minute you walk into the complex it is jaw dropping gorgeous. Sooooo many stunning buildings and fountains and more buildings just keep on coming. Then you come to a plane! And a space shuttle! Unbelievable. Very near to the cosmanaut monument and museum. Do both on the same day for a great day out.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We went here because we had time to kill. We had a good time here. The are two beautiful fountains and beautiful flowers here. Yes it had all the building for the countries and they were interesting from the outside. Had a bike rental which was helpful because it is a big place but bring rubles, no cards accepted. Also... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

VVC used to be a massive USSR Expo to appreciate USSR States' achievements across different industries. With Perestroika it became a massive market of pretty much everything (and consequently got into quite a poor condition). Nowadays there is an attempt to bring it back to its previous glory. If you are interested in Soviet type architecture and scale - this... More

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Eastchester, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Right now the park is being renovated for its big anniversary: it is beautiful outside but inside it is not ready. Please prepare to walk a lot - the area is huge! The bicycle rent is near the entrance but the don't accept cards. Rubles only. The fun places for kids are few and hard to find. We went to... More

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We took the metro here after work and walked around to see all the exibit buildings. There wasn't much going on on a Wednesday night, but the weather was beautiful and a perfect night to get out of the hotel room. I would have loved to see what this looked like when it was in use. Lots to see here.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We visited the park today (2 July) and it is undergoing renovation and clean up is in a massive way. Why? Because it is a massive place. Even though there is so much work going on, we still really enjoyed ourselves. My wife is Russian and she saw it in it's heyday. I myself went there once before in 2000.... More

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Victoria, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I expect this was interesting when all of the pavilions still had their exhibits. However, it now feels like an empty shell. Whilst all the imposing buildings and fountains are still their, their is scaffolding around most and it had the feeling of visiting aftertheparty as everything was being cleared out. The only thing functioning is lots of amusement park... More

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Suzhou, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

beautiful architecture. however when i was shocked when i entered the hall. it was totally a flea market, most of which sold some rock'n roll band tie-ins but this just appeals to me :) at one side of the gate there was a mini amusement park. the sky wheel is recommended, you can take a bird's eye view of the... More

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cairo
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252 reviews 252 reviews
135 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It is a very nice place with a very nice space and a park for kids there with a huge wheel I heard that government wants to remove the theme park but poeple don't want the park had a very nice fountain and nice place for party and walking the entrance was very nice with some performance from different people... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
53 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Situated next to the space monument, this square has a building for every one of the ex-USSR countries in it, and used to be very important. Now it is home to a market, but it's incredible to see the architecture, the old statues and the stunning arches/gate which marks the entrance. The iconic soviet architecture is overwhelming, I would highly... More

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