Rough Guide to Moscow

Rough Guide to Moscow

by Dan Richardson
     
 

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The Rough Guide to Moscow is the insider''s handbook to Russia''s fastest-changing city. The guide includes extensive coverage of all the sights, from the Kremlin cathedrals and palaces to Stalin skyscrapers and the KGB museum. There are lively reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, plus the low-down on the ballet, concert-going and clubbing. Coverage

Overview

The Rough Guide to Moscow is the insider''s handbook to Russia''s fastest-changing city. The guide includes extensive coverage of all the sights, from the Kremlin cathedrals and palaces to Stalin skyscrapers and the KGB museum. There are lively reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, plus the low-down on the ballet, concert-going and clubbing. Coverage is also given to nearby attractions including Lenin''s estate, the medieval town of Suzdal and the Trinity Monastery. This new edition also includes a full-colour introduction with over 30 photos of the best activities and sights Moscow has to offer. Finally there is informed background on Moscow''s history, politics and culture, from Ivan the Terrible to Putin and Tchaikovsky to Tatu.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843532828
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Series:
Rough Guides Travel Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.02(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Dan Richardson was born in England. Before joining Rough Guides, he worked as a sailor on the Red Sea and lived in Peru. Since then he has authored or co-authored guidebooks to St Petersburg, Moscow, Hungary, Budapest, Romania, Bulgaria and Egypt; lectured at the Foreign Office and been a volunteer aid worker in Albania. When not abroad, he lives in London.

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