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Dorling Kindersley, 2007 - Moscow (Russia) - 264 pages
"A city of opulent architecture, striking art, and history of epic proportions, Russia's cultural showplace is vividly depicted in DK's Eyewitness Travel Guide: Moscow. The guide covers the city's five main sections with street-by-street maps and 3-D aerial illustrations that lead you to many magnificent sights. View major works of Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, and Botticelli at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Examine art collected by the tsars and their families at the State Armory. Additional sections highlight the Bolshoy Theatre, St. Basil's Cathedral, and the Tretyakov Gallery. In the Beyond Moscow chapter explore the Novodevichiy Center, the elaborate gardens at the Kuskove Estate, and the village of Kolomenskoe. The guide also provides an enthralling overview to the city's turbulent history, outstanding cultural contributions, remarkable people, and regional cuisine." - product description.

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Ditto everything I said about the Eyewitness book for St. Petersburg. The only miss, which unfortunately was a huge miss to a Russian literature fan, was not including the Dostoevskaya metro station ... Read full review


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