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Moscow


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Red Square in Moscow, Russia
Located on the Moskva River in European Russia, Moscow is the capital of Russia. It is the most populous city not only of Russia, but in Europe. As of the 2002 census, Moscow had a population of 10,650,000.

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Lonely Planet Moscow (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Leonid Ragozin

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
Paperback (288 pages)

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Lonely Planet Moscow is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gawk at Red Square and the city’s countless glittering domes, lose yourself in a performance at the Bolshoi, or brush up on your Cold War history; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Moscow and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Moscow Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, music, architecture, performing arts, Moscow today
  • Covers the Kremlin and Red Square, Tverskoy, Presnya, Arbat, Khamovniki, Zamoskvorechie, Meshchansky, Basmanny, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Moscow, our most comprehensive guide to Moscow, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

Looking for just the highlights of Moscow? Check out Pocket Moscow & St Petersburg, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip. Travelling further afield? Check out Lonely Planet’s Russia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer; St Petersburg for a guide to the city’s most popular attractions, andTrans-Siberian Railway, focused on the can’t-miss sights for a trip of a lifetime.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Moscow

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2015-04-07
Paperback (264 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Moscow is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of popular areas. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions.

This uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover everything area-by-area, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Moscow effortlessly With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Moscow truly shows you this city as no one else can.

Lonely Planet Pocket Moscow & St Petersburg (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Leonid Ragozin & Regis St Louis

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
Paperback (192 pages)

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Lonely Planet Pocket Moscow & St Petersburg is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gawk at Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral, lose yourself in a performance at the Bolshoi, or be dazzled by the wealth of imperial art at the State Hermitage Museum; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Moscow & St Petersburg and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Pocket Moscow & St Petersburg Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, music, architecture, performing arts, Moscow & St Petersburg today
  • Covers Kremlin & Kitay Gorod; Presnya & Tverskoy; Arbat, Khamovniki & Zamoskvorechie; and Meshchansky & Basmanny in Moscow, plus St Petersburg’s Historic Heart; Sennaya, Kolomna & Vasilyevsky Island; Smolny & Vosstaniya; and Petrograd & Vyborg Sides

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Moscow & St Petersburg is a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.

Need more detail? Check out Lonely Planet’s Moscow and St Petersburg for in-depth guides to the cities, perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Travelling further afield? Lonely Planet’s Russia guide gives a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer; and Trans-Siberian Railway is focused on the can’t-miss sights for a trip of a lifetime.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Top 10 Moscow (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2014-06-16
Paperback (128 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Moscow will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion.

Rely on dozens of visually engaging Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums, churches and cathedrals, and socialist-era architecture to the Top 10 events and festivals, performing arts venues, distinctive Russian drinks, and more. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid.

The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. The guidebook includes sections that cover all the popular tourist sights, including The Kremlin and Red Square, Kitay Gorod, Arbatskaya, Tverskaya, and Zamoskvorechve. You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner of the city with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Moscow and its pull-out map.

Lonely Planet Moscow (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Leonid Ragozin

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Lonely Planet Moscow is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the wonders of the Kremlin, marvel at the multi-coloured onion domes of St Basil's Cathedral, or take a day-trip to the ancient city of Vladimir; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Moscow and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Moscow Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, literature, performing arts, palaces, churches
  • Free, convenient pull-out city map (included in print version), plus over 30 colour maps
  • Covers the Kremlin, Red Square, Gorky Park and Suzdal, plus Moscow Metro tours, ballet at the Bolshoi and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Moscow, our most comprehensive guide to Moscow, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide for a comprehensive look at all the Russia has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mara Vorhees and Leonid Ragozin.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Lonely Planet Russia (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Ali Lemer, Mark Baker, Stuart Butler & Tom Masters

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
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Lonely Planet Russia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Brush up on your Soviet and imperial history in Moscow and St Petersburg, explore European Russia and its gingerbread cottages and golden domes, or lose yourself in the wilds of Siberia and the east; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Russia and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Russia Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, music, architecture, performing arts, landscape, wildlife, environment, religion, Russia today
  • Covers Moscow, St Petersburg, the Golden Ring, Kaliningrad, the Urals, Volga, Sochi, Caucasus, Siberia, the Russian Far East, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Russia, our most comprehensive guide to Russia, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

Looking for a guide focused on Moscow or St Petersburg? Check out Lonely Planet’s Moscow and St Petersburg guides for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer; or Pocket Moscow & St Petersburg for a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip. Travelling further afield? Check out Lonely Planet’s Trans-Siberian Railway, focused on the can’t-miss sights for a trip of a lifetime, or Eastern Europe, for extensive coverage of the whole region.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Insight Guides City Guide Moscow (Insight City Guides)

By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
Paperback (256 pages)

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Moscow is a fascinating mix of old and new, East meets West, elegance and kitsch and spirituality and dowdiness. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of City Guide Moscow, a comprehensive full-colour guide to the fascinating capital of Russia.
City Guide Moscow:
A fully-overhauled edition by our expert Russia author.
Stunning, specially-commissioned new photography that brings this intriguing city and its people to life.
Highlights of the city's top attractions, including the Red Square, The Kremlin and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. in our Best of Moscow.
Descriptive accounts of each neighbourhood cover the whole city from the Red Square and Tverskaya and Lubyanka. The Day Trips from Moscow chapter includes the ancient cities of the Golden Ring.
Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip.

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

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Fodor's Moscow & St. Petersburg (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2013-11-19
Paperback (368 pages)

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Two cities with real Tsar Power, Moscow and St. Petersburg are the odd couple of Russia: one, the heart of the nation and home to the history-rich Kremlin, the other, a city born of the passion of its founder, Peter the Great, and today a gigantic Faberge egg stuffed with great art, sunset-colored palaces, and lollipop-striped cathedrals. As more travelers than ever are making their own voyages by cruising the Volga river, which connects Moscow and St. Petersburg, Fodor's Moscow and St. Petersburg also details many of the splendors of the connecting Golden Ring area.

Insight Guides Pocket Moscow (Insight Pocket Guides)

By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
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Moscow is an eternally compelling city, with a fascinating urban environment and historical backdrop. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Insight Pocket Guide Moscow, a concise, full-colour guide to this iconic city that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that the city has to offer.



Inside Insight Pocket Guide Moscow:

· Where To Go details all the key sights in the city, from the Kremlin, to the iconic Red Square, while handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text.



· Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip, including Lenin's Mausoleum, the Pushkin Museum and Gorky Park.



· Perfect Day provides an itinerary for one day in the city.



· What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time in Moscow, with detailed suggestions including shopping, entertainment and dining.



· Essential information on Moscow's culture, including a brief history of the city.



· Eating Out covers the city's best cuisine.



· Curated listings of the best hotels and restaurants.



· A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.



About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.



'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

Lonely Planet Moscow (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Mara Vorhees

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet Moscow is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gawk at the treasure trove in the Kremlin, admire the colorful patterns adorning St Basil's Cathedral, or pick up a matryoshka while shopping in Izmailovo; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Moscow and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Moscow Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, ballet, dance, architecture, and politics
  • Free, convenient pull-out Moscow map (included in print version), plus over 36 neighbourhood maps
  • Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), For Free, and Day Trips
  • Coverage of Kremlin, Kitay Gorod, Tverskoy, Presnya, Arbat, Khamovniki, Zamoskvorechie, Basmanny, Taganka, Dorogomilovo, Sparrow Hills, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Moscow, our most comprehensive guide to Moscow, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Russia guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mara Vorhees, and Leonid Ragozin.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

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