The Rough Guide to Moscow

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Rough Guides, 2001 - Travel - 468 pages
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This third edition of the Rough Guide to Moscow is the definitive guide to Russia's dynamic capital. Features include extensive coverage of all the sights from the Red Square to the historic towns of Vladimir and Suzdal. There are insider reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and go clubbing, as well as the low-down on the arts and children's Moscow. Contemporary culture and politics are examined, with insights into the people who have shaped this city's tumulthous history.
  

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Contents

Getting there from Britain 3 Costs money and banks 47
18
List of maps
43
Security police and the Mafia
62
Moscow xxi
64
Part Two The City
69
Chapter divisions
72
Red Square and the Kremlin
75
Cathedral of the Assumption
97
Part Three Listings
317
1 Eating and drinking
329
Nightlife
351
The Arts
358
Shops and markets
368
Sports outdoor activities and bathhouses
375
Part Four Out of the city
383
Introduction
385

Cathedral of the Annunciation
104
Upper floor
110
The Kitaygorod
114
The Beliy Gorod
126
BeliyGorod 128129
128
First floor
142
The Zemlyanoy Gorod
168
Zemlyanoy Gorod 170171
170
Krasnaya Presnya Fili and the southwest
199
Novodevichiy Convent
217
Zamoskvareche and the south
229
Taganka and Zayauze
271
The Northern Suburbs
294
Daytrips from Moscow
388
Vladimir and Suzdal
405
Railway
413
Part Five Contexts
417
A History of Moscow
419
Books
445
Language
450
Path
453
Glossaries
455
Index
459
Airport
468
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About the author (2001)

Richardson has travelled extensively in Russia and Eastern Europe.

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