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The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh)

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The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy is one of the largest exhibitions, museums and recreation complexes in the world. It is one of the most popular public places of the Russian capital. It hosts more than 19 million guests per year...more
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Mira Ave., 119, Moscow 129223, Russia
District North-Eastern (SVAO)
+7 495 544-34-00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd never heard of this place before visiting Moscow on holiday, and having been I'd say it's absolutely worth a visit. It was built as an exhibition showcasing all the countries of the Soviet Union and thirty years on from its collapse it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alex_2290
Reviewed January 26, 2019

I wish that I had had more time here. The area is huge and there is a lot of museums of different sorts and a lot of interesting buildings from the time when they planned the area as an open-air fair/exhibition where each part of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Place with fresh air , gardens and Fountains . To whom love walking and taking photos it’s the right place .

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

you must be here if you have been in moscow, you will see lots of things that the countries that were part of the soviet union achieved from the technological side at the 80s

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lev_leider
Reviewed December 12, 2018

VDNX is a huge collection of awesome museums, ranging from Russian (and Soviet) Agriculture and History to Space travel, cosmos, rockets and air crafts. Particularly, they have renovated and remodeled the Space museum (located in the far-far deep-inside pavilion, about 30-40 min walk from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vitaly P
Reviewed November 2, 2018

The place was designed as trade show & amusement park and was opened in 1939 - less than 20 years after establishing Soviet Union, as Stalin wanted to show that communism is not only alive but flourishing in Russia. Soviet Union is gone, trade activity...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I don't understand why this is not more present on things to visit in Russia. I truly feel that this is on a par with the Red Square for me! Such a beautiful park full of soviet style buildings and even a plane and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 677sandrines
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We accidentally discovered the Exhibition centre on our way to Moscvarium from the Museum of Cosmonautics and boy, we were glad to be there!! It is an astoundingly expansive open area with beautiful exhibition halls all around, sculptures and monuments, fountains and picnic areas, walkways...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ulupi T
Reviewed October 11, 2018

it opened in 1939. Every year you can go to fabulous museums/ By the way, you can go on music concert or festival? because they are there free. in the different seasons VDNH has pavilions with nice backlights. Actually, all year you can hear music...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

I love it! Huge, big and bigger! That's how whould i describe it. It's amazing, unique place in Moscow. You can spend the whole day there and still not to get bored. You can just walk around and admire Soviet historical architecture. Or to have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nafi d
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Response from NatalijaK49 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance to the park is free. You need to buy tickets to the museums. Admisdion for under 7 free, and half price for school age children.