Places for Lovers of Art in Moscow

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Russia’s contribution to art across time has been nothing short of legendary.  This article will walk you through some of the must-sees in Moscow. Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts Opened over a century ago, the Pushkin museum holds one of the city’s most impressive art collections. It includes works by Matisse, Picasso, Rembrandt, Monet… Continue reading

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A Literature Lover’s Guide to St. Petersburg

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If you love Russian literature, St. Petersburg is a dream destination. Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Gogol, Nabokov… Almost all the great Russian writers spent time in this beautiful city. Wandering along the canals beneath the grand buildings, it’s hard not to feel inspired as well. So what can you do to find out more about St.… Continue reading

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Moscow Museums for Free: Challenge Accepted

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Moscow Museums for Free: Challenge Accepted Even if in the last years Moscow was believed to be one of the most expensive cities globally, now, due to the fall of the ruble, the cost of living in the Russian capital has decreased significantly. What a good news for tourists and expats! But wait, that’s not… Continue reading

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Modern art at ‘Erarta’ in Saint Petersburg

Modern Art Museum Erarta

Modern art at ‘Erarta’ in Saint Petersburg The Erarta museum holds the biggest collection of modern art in Russia. Given the recent spout of bad weather, I went in search of both some great artwork, and a dry place to spend a few hours. Opened in 2010, Erarta is one of Petersburg’s newer museums, yet spans 10,000… Continue reading

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Into The Hatch: A Guided Tour of Bunker 42

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Into The Hatch: A Guided Tour of Bunker 42 Bunker 42 Practical Information Location: 5 minute walk from Taganskaya Station on the Circle Line Tour Length: 45 minutes Tour Cost: 1850 rubles for the Basic Tour, plus 200 to take photos inside Website: http://www.bunker42.com/en/   Yesterday, Liden & Denz sent a group of students to… Continue reading

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