Synopses & Reviews
Delight in the iconic onion domes of St Basil"s Cathedral, treat yourself to world-class ballet at the Bolshoi, be dazzled by chandeliers in the metro and get steamed and washed at a banya. From the splendour of the Kremlin to fine dining haute-russe, you"ll discover a city that"s cloaked in history and embracing the future. Revel in this frenetic, changing capital with this best-selling guide.
Discerning Reviews '" hand-picked eating and sleeping options from Georgian cuisine to the best renovated Soviet hotels
Muscovite Nightlife '" elite clubs, bohemian bars, cafs, opera and ballet
Cultural Context '" insightful history coverage puts Moscow"s past and present in perspective
Full Color Maps '" detailed, grid-referenced maps and a metro plan
In-Depth Language Chapter '" includes Cyrillic script
Nobody covers the world like Lonely Planet.' --New York Post, May 2004
- special sections on The Kremlin & Moscow Walks
- comprehensive Russian language section with helpful Cyrillic script
- where to sample local specialties - from breakfast bliny to vintage vodka
- accommodation options from the chic to the cheap
A guide to Moscow covering the history, politics and art scene, from the Bolshoi Ballet to the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, of the city. It also covers the Kremlin, including a section on its treasures, excursions from the city and the language.