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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...more
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Leninskiye Gory, 1, Moscow 119234, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Massive building that is simply overwhelming. Is this the biggest university by size of building in the world? It is not often that you see a university with the highest point at 233 meters above the ground. Very good place to take a walk and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

During the WC2018 it was there where the Fan Fest took place in Moscow. The building is huge, the surroundings are very ample and green.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eduardo Y
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Got to see the university building from outside only. Nice ambience with good decoration on the lawn in front of the building.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DeepBhaumik
Reviewed June 21, 2019

My husband and I have graduated from this University and were very saddened by the state of the club entrance to the main building. We were greeted by very rude security guards on a power trip. We were not let inside, despite having our degree...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

This grand building and beautiful gardens are good places for photos. Where the coach stops we have a view of the whole city of Moscow. Spending an hour here is enough. Free toilets nearby.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

The main building of this university is huge, and photogenic. The landscaping in front changes regularly, my favourite is when the tulips bloom

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank shmeva44
Reviewed May 13, 2019

Just by looking at it, it is hard to believe that this could be a University. Extremely grand and large! The size of the structure defines its opulence. And then there are 7 of them, each bearing the resemblance of its central structure, all visible...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RohitBihani
Reviewed May 12, 2019

To see the Universty even from outside is nice - but even nicer was viev from there to the whole city. Very, very nice!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank igor1964_12
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Walk the campus and look around the university which stands on the top of Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills).In the front of the university is a viewing platform from where you can get great views of the city.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank R G
Reviewed April 23, 2019

The MGU is a bizzarre example of architecture being used to impress- instead of the normal format of a university as a campus which can grow and expand. the building was built by architect Lev Rudney (or by Stalin himself). It is 36 floors high...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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The neighborhood is divided into two major halves by
Krasnaya Presnya street: the southern part highlights
Moscow city – businesses contained in skyscrapers
along with the White House - where the Russian
government works. The north is a bit more relaxed and
casual, visitors here will find the Moscow zoo,
National Centre for Contemporary Arts and a number of
fine restaurants. The beautiful neo-gothic Cathedral
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Hi, I have been visiting Moscow since years for business purposes. The University is a must to see. It's the tallest University in the world. The gathering place in front of the University can be accepted as a terrace of... More