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Things to do in Central Russia

 

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Tretyakov Gallery in Lavrushinsky Lane (Moscow)
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Ranked #1 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art and contains more than 150,000 works of painting,... more » Owner description: The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art and contains more than 150,000 works of painting, sculpture and graphics created by generations of Russian artists. « less
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Ranked #2 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Ranked #3 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Claustrophobia (Moscow)
Ranked #4 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Owner description: You are a group of friends from college/work or a family. What better way to spend social time together? We have devised... more » Owner description: You are a group of friends from college/work or a family. What better way to spend social time together? We have devised fiendish games that will need all your combined skill & courage! Play as a team of 2 - 4 players & choose from 2 unique games set in 4 indoor rooms. « less
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Ranked #5 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Built by Ivan the Terrible in the 1550s, this intriguing cathedral bordering Red Square consists of nine separate chapels,... more » Owner description: Built by Ivan the Terrible in the 1550s, this intriguing cathedral bordering Red Square consists of nine separate chapels, each capped with its own individually shaped and colored dome. « less
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Ranked #6 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Museums; Architectural Buildings; Parks; Religious Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Art Museums; History Museums
Owner description: This former village and archaeological site housed summer residences of the grand dukes of Moscow, and later of the tsars,... more » Owner description: This former village and archaeological site housed summer residences of the grand dukes of Moscow, and later of the tsars, and is now a museum and reserve. « less
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Ranked #7 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #8 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Ranked #9 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Red Square, once the site of executions and military parades, sits smack in the middle of Moscow, bounded on one side by the... more » Owner description: Red Square, once the site of executions and military parades, sits smack in the middle of Moscow, bounded on one side by the Kremlin walls and Lenin's tomb and on the other by GUM, the country's largest department store. « less
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Ranked #10 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #11 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Established around 1340, it is one of the greatest and biggest monasteries in Russia.
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Suzdal Kremlin (Suzdal)
Ranked #12 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Religious Sites; Museums; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #13 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Orlov Diamond, a gift to Catherine the Great from Count Orlov, her lover, is only one of the many diamonds and jewels on... more » Owner description: The Orlov Diamond, a gift to Catherine the Great from Count Orlov, her lover, is only one of the many diamonds and jewels on display in this incredible collection at the Kremlin. « less
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Rostov Kremlin (Rostov)
Ranked #14 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Castles; Museums
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Ranked #15 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Military Museums

Despite its name, it's not really an armory: it's a museum of national treasures. Some of the items were made in the Kremlin’s workshops, others were accepted as ambassadorial... more »

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Ranked #16 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #17 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Museums; Historic Walking Areas; Government Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Moscow's most famous historical and political landmark, the Kremlin is a walled-in complex of cathedrals, palaces and... more » Owner description: Moscow's most famous historical and political landmark, the Kremlin is a walled-in complex of cathedrals, palaces and government offices, with several buildings open to the public, including the Armoury, Patriarch's Palace and the State Kremlin Palace. « less
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Ranked #18 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Architectural Buildings; Educational Sites
Owner description: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU) was established in 1755 and has more than 40,000 students (graduate and... more » Owner description: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU) was established in 1755 and has more than 40,000 students (graduate and postgraduate). It is considered one of the oldest universities in Moscow and is part of "Stalin's Seven Sisters," a group of Moscow skyscrapers built in the Stalinist style of architecture. « less
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Ranked #19 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Owner description: Sparrow Hills is one of the highest points in Moscow and offers a panoramic view of the city. Great place to take a break... more » Owner description: Sparrow Hills is one of the highest points in Moscow and offers a panoramic view of the city. Great place to take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a picnic. « less
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Ranked #21 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Owner description: The Kremlin's redbrick walls and 18 towers were built at the end of the 15th century by the Italian craftsmen Pietro Antonio... more » Owner description: The Kremlin's redbrick walls and 18 towers were built at the end of the 15th century by the Italian craftsmen Pietro Antonio Solari and Antonio Fryazin. The famous Spasskaya (Saviour) Tower is the main and official entrance to the Kremlin and its symbol. « less
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Ranked #22 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #23 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Performances
Owner description: Known for its excellent shows and great costumes, this small circus, with clowns, acrobats and jugglers, is a popular draw... more » Owner description: Known for its excellent shows and great costumes, this small circus, with clowns, acrobats and jugglers, is a popular draw for children. « less
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Kolomna Kremlin (Kolomna)
Ranked #24 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Museums
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Ranked #25 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Known for its outstanding temporary exhibitions, this museum also has an impressive permanent collection of Impressionist and... more » Owner description: Known for its outstanding temporary exhibitions, this museum also has an impressive permanent collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist art. « less
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Ranked #26 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cemeteries; Historic Sites
Owner description: Located near the Moscow River, this peaceful retreat from the bustling city includes a spectacular 16th-century convent and a... more » Owner description: Located near the Moscow River, this peaceful retreat from the bustling city includes a spectacular 16th-century convent and a cemetery where many of the country's most famous writers, poets, politicians and public figures are buried. « less
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Ranked #27 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
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Category: Art Museums
Owner description: New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val houses a unique museum exhibition of modern Russian art features... more » Owner description: New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val houses a unique museum exhibition of modern Russian art features works by Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and other 20th-century artists. In the same building there is the Central House of Artists, and around there is a Sculpture Park. « less
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Ranked #28 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
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Sapsan Train (Moscow)
Ranked #29 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Transportation
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Ranked #30 of 3,107 attractions in Central Russia
Category: Theaters; Ballets; Operas; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a hurricane, is magnificent both inside and out, and its... more » Owner description: The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a hurricane, is magnificent both inside and out, and its resident opera and ballet troupes rate among the finest in the world. « less
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