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Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory)

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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Moscow 119270, Russia
Gagarinskiy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Moscow is fairly flat so this hill is one of the few locations from which you can see the river and city from above. Adjacent to the Moscow State university which is one the seven very large and impressive buildings (Seven Sisters) built after the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank golouis99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this by private tour car of Moscow sites at night. Thoroughly recommend that tour. It’s beautiful lit up and you see a different side of Moscow. Was fairly unimpressed with Sparrow Hills, although I was told there is a small ski ramp in winter...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Depending on the order in which you prefer to have your pleasures, you can choose from two different ways to approach Sparrow Hills, both physically and view-wise. Either you can walk up hill from the metro station of the same name, and have the views...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of Moscow city isn't any great from here, there are much-much better places to go for a good view of the city. I was quite disappointed as there isn't much i got to see at this view point.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ShagunaD
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Sparrow Hills gives a great panoramic view of the center of Moscow, as well as the state university, the biggest of the 7 sisters(identical-looking skyscrapers in Moscow). A must-see, indeed.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

If you fancy a relaxing walk in a pleasant, natural environment which also offers some impressive city views then look no further. I walked to Vorobyovy along the river from Gorky Park. The walk up the hills to the viewing point is not too demanding,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

This place is the highest point in Moscow. From here you have a beautiful panoramic view of city, the Luzhniki Stadium that was used as the opening and closing ceremonies for the 1980 summmer Olympic . Nearby is the Novodevichy Convent with Baroque tower and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Calota1
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Good spot for pictures with Panasonic views across Moscow, perfect at sunrise and dusk. Small food outlets are near for coffee etc

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lon-DMe
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This is a great park with a great view, go see it and explore the park if you can. We went on the winter and still loved it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank viviana4ver
Reviewed March 7, 2019

This is really a beautiful, if not windy, place! Can see in all directions and is a MUST-SEE if on any tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Geert L
June 11, 2019|
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Response from Calota1 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. You can take a bus there and back. 1) take a taxi it will cost between £6 - 8 2) take a Moscow ( beautiful and efficient ) Metro Line 1. 3). use the hop on hop off bus that covers this area. I hope... More
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