Fodor's Exploring Moscow & St. Petersburg

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Fodor's Travel Publications, 1998 - Travel - 288 pages
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P>Fodor's Exploring Guides are the most up-to-date, full-color guidebooks available. Covering destinations around the world, these guides are loaded with photos, essays on culture and history, descriptions of sights, and practical information. Full-color photos make this a great guide to buy if you're still planning your itinerary (let the photos help you choose!) and it's a perfect companion to a general guidebook, like a Fodor's Gold Guide.


All the great sights plus the history and anecdotes that bring them to life
- Extraordinary coverage of history and culture
- Itineraries, walks and excursions, on and off the beaten path
- Architecture and art


Practical tips and full-color maps and photos
- Getting there and getting around
- When to go and what to pack
- Quick tips on where to sleep in every price range
- Savvy restaurant picks for all budgets


Praise for Fodor's Exploring Guides

"Most travel guides are either beautiful or practical. This one is both." -- New York Daily News

"Beautiful...and the depth of text is impressive." -- San Diego Union Tribune

"Authoritatively written and superbly presented...worthy reading before, during, or after a trip." -- Philadelphia Inquirer

"Concise, comprehensive, and colorful." -- Washington Post

"Absolutely gorgeous. Fun, colorful, and sophisticated." -- Chicago Tribune

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Contents

Moscow
8
Muscovy 2829
28
Remote 3435
34
At war 4445
44
Focus
57
The Moscow metro 6869
68
Folk art
81
Quick reference 67 Tverskaya 90101
90
Art collectors 166167
166
Canals and waterways 172173
172
Fashion 186187
186
Moscow 48149 Spasskaya 188195
188
Moscow
198
Dostoevskys St Petersburg
199
Sports 208209
208
Ballet 214215
214

Anton Chekhov
97
Our Moscow and Prechistenka 110113
104
St Petersburg Myasnitskaya 116117
113
Tolstoys country estate 114115
114
The Orthodox Church 120121
120
Zamoskvoreche 124129
124
The Street of churches 130131
130
Moscow and Out of town 132135
132
Station Square 136137
136
St Petersburg Are 926 Specialist museums
138
The Red Arrow
148
lights the elements of the book
153
St Petersburg Were 2747 St Petersburg 150243
154
Vyborgskaya 224226
224
The press
227
Excursions
234
Moscow metro
251
Travel Facts
260
Kreml The Kremlin
266
Getting around 266267
267
Kitay Gorod
272
Emergencies 272273
273
Hotels and Restaurants
280
Arbatskaya
284
Picture creditscontributors
288
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