Moscow and the Golden Ring
McGraw-Hill, 1994 - Travel - 318 pages
Moscow is indisputably one of the great cities of the world, and Masha Nordbye's fascinating guidebook is an invaluable companion for the visitor. Nordbye takes the reader on grand tour of the entire city, providing information on where to find shops of every kind (from secondhand samovars to crystal antiques), restaurants for any kind of budget (including Cuban and Vietnamese cooking), theater and opera, and much more. Special sections examine topics such as the Trans-Siberian Railroad, Russian bathhouses, and the story of the Faberge eggs, together with a sampling of literature by authors such as Alexandre Dumas, Leo Tolstoy, Theodore Dreiser and Walter Benjamin.
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Moscow, the present capital, and St. Petersburg, the imperial capital until the revolution of 1917, are today called Russia's "capital cities." With populations of over ten million and five million ... Read full review
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