Side Trips from Moscow Travel Guide
Plan Your Side Trips from Moscow Vacation
Easy day trips into the Moscow environs bring you to some fascinating monasteries, including Russia's most popular place of pilgrimage, Troitse-Sergieva Lavra, and several important cultural sights, among them novelist Leo Tolstoy's estate in Yasnaya Polyana. Trips a bit farther afield into river valleys north and east of Moscow bring you to ancient Russian towns that make up what is commonly called the "Golden Ring."
You'll find relatively few restaurants in many of these towns, largely because Russians don't dine out that frequently. The most reliable restaurants are...read more
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Appreciate architecture: These towns are home to some of the finest examples of Russian architecture; the oldest, most beautiful kremlins; and... Read more
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