“They used to have palace for kings, we are going to build palaces for the people!” For decades, the Moscow subway provide efficient and punctual transportation services to the citizens and the historic network remains among the most clean and effective subway systems in the world. So without further ado, here are some of the best stations in the Moscow subway system that you shouldn’t miss!
The Moscow State Circus is famous for the world and their shows are phenomenal. Typical acrobats, gymnastics, jugglers, trapeze, adorable animals… I appreciate the circus constantly updating the themes so the show would always be surprising and current.
We landed in Saint Petersburg in April and it was still freezing cold with flakes. We explore the refined Russian historical architectures in the outskirt area: Peterhof Palace (a.k.a the Summer Palace) and Catherine Palace.
The Winter Palace, now officially named the Stat Hermitage Museum, in “Venice of the North” Saint Petersburg, is one of the most visited attractions and one of the largest art museums in Europe. Countless great names have their masterpieces proudly displayed in the extravagant rooms. To me, the rooms are the highlights of my visit to the State Hermitage. I suggest doing a little bit of research beforehand and learn about the location of the rooms…
Well, I went to Tallinn just because it was a detour from the nearby Helsinki, and it was nice to add one more country in my “been-to” country list.
Estonia – the “former Soviet” country was actually something more than dull and grey. The city has a legacy from the Russian culture. Anyway, does it worth going? I would say based on the following two reasons…
C.D.L. truly welcomed any guests, and one could also enjoy a traditional and elegant Russian cuisine, with good value.
The recent Rubles drop really saved a lot on my travel budget to Russia; I joined a Moscow Free Tour for the second day of my trip – All in all, this tour covers a great deal of Moscow classics, and travelers should (like us) definitely explore them one by one afterwards!