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Vuelos Mig-29

Mig-29 Flights (Sokol Air Base, Nizhny Novgorod) – located six hours east of Moscow via car, “Aero-Space Adventures” provides a unique service for tourists: the chance to be a co-pilot of a MiG-29 fighter jet. Those signing up for these flight programs will experience various aerobatic maneuvers – from standard to the most advanced, depending […]

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Megasport Arena

Megasport Arena (Khodynskiy bulvar, 3, Moscow) – this is a multi-use indoor arena with a seating capacity of 14,000 spectators. It is the home of the PBC CSKA Moscow pro basketball team. It also holds hockey games, and other sporting events. See its website for upcoming events: www.hockey-palace.ru

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Luzhniki Stadium

Luzhniki Stadium (Luzhnetskaya naberezhnaya 24, Moscow) – once known as Central Lenin Stadium, this is the largest sports arena in Russia (with a seating capacity of 78,360). This is currently the home of the Torpedo Moscow and Spartak Moscow football teams. Aside from these and other sporting events, this stadium is also used to hold […]

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Lokomotiv Stadium

Lokomotiv Stadium (Bolshaya Cherkizovskaya, 125 A, Moscow) – this stadium (seating capacity: 30,000 spectators) is home to the Lokomotiv Moscow football team. FIFA and European Cup qualifier matches have been held here as well. International football fans that are curious about the skill level of Russian teams like Lokomotiv and regional competitors like Dynamo Kiev […]

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Centro de esquí cubierto

Indoor Ski Center (Krasnogorsk, Krasnogorskiy boulevard, 4, Moscow) – this is the first such venue in Russia, located right on the western edge of Moscow, also the biggest such facility in Europe, welcoming more than 400,000 visitors annually. At 375 x 68 meters, the slope offers lots of room for beginners, experienced skiers, snowboarders and […]

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Bunker 42 Cold War Museum

Bunker 42 Cold War Museum (Building 11, 5th Kotelnichesky lane, Moscow) — Located an ear-popping 60 meters below the streets of Moscow, Bunker 42 is an absolute must for anyone interested in the Cold War and the shady past of the USSR. The 7000 meters2 complex was completed in the 1960s and originally designed to […]

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TsUM

TsUM (Petrovka Street 2, Moscow) – TsUM is a Russian acronym for “Central Department Store”. This six-storey building is one of the most prominent department stores in Russia, and has been a historic rival of GUM. Among the higher-end retailers at TsUM are Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hugo Boss […]

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Stockmann

Stockmann (114-116 Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg) – this Finnish retailer is one of the newer department stores in St. Petersburg – located at the major avenue Nevsky Prospekt (similar in status to Broadway or Fifth Avenue in New York). Stockmann specializes in quality clothes, lingerie, toys, kitchen gadgets, linens, and bathroom goods, made mainly by […]

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Petrovsky Passazh

Petrovsky Passazh (Petrovka Ulitsa 10, Kuznetsky Most, Moscow) – this elite shopping center was originally opened in 1906 (designed by Vladimir Shukhov – who also designed the GUM Department Store in Moscow). This shopping center is a covered arcade with two wide three-storey galleries (covered with glass vaulting). During the 1990s (after the fall of Communism), […]

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Okhotny Ryad

Okhotny Ryad (Manezhnaya Pl., Moscow) – located near Red Square, this is an underground mall that’s connected to the Moscow Metro train station of the same name. The international brands found there include Adidas, Calvin Klein, Converse, Crocs, Gap, Lacoste, Le Coq Sportif, Mango, Nike, Pull and Bear, Reebok, Swarovski, Swatch, The Body Shop, Ugg […]