The Rough Guide to Moscow

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Rough Guides, 2001 - Travel - 468 pages
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

Part One Basics
1
List of maps
43
Getting there from Britain 3 Costs money and banks
47
Getting there from Australia Opening hours holidays and festivals
57
Insurance 27
63
Part Two The City
69
Red Square and the Kremlin
75
Cathedral of the Archangel
101
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
Daytrips from Moscow
388

Lower floor
107
The Kitaygorod
114
The Beliy Gorod
126
First floor
142
The Zemlyanoy Gorod
168
Krasnaya Presnya Fili and the southwest
199
Novodevichiy Cemetery
206
Zamoskvareche and the south
229
Taganka and Zayauze
271
The Northern Suburbs
294
Part Three Listings
317
Vladimir and Suzdal
405
Railway
412
Part Five Contexts
417
A History of Moscow
419
Books
445
Language
450
Glossaries
455
Index
459
Road with steps
460
Airport
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About the author (2001)

Before joining Rough Guides, Dan Richardson worked as a sailor on the Red Sea and lived in Peru. Since then, he has authored or coauthored guides to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Hungary, Budapest, Romania, Bulgaria, and Egypt; lectured at the Foreign Office; and been a volunteer aid worker in Albania. In 2009 he published his first novel, Gog-an End Time Mystery, an apocalyptic whodunnit set in near-future Egypt.

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