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Video of the Week – Moscow Timelapse

Here’s a superb video from Moscow to kick-start your Monday! This time-lapse video shows off a side to Russia’s capital that one doesn’t always see. Enjoy!

Москва’2011(Moscow/Russia) from zweizwei |motion timelapse| on Vimeo.

Although its winters are legendary, Moscow is actually one of the best year-round destinations, with gorgeous summers complimenting the frosty winters that come to mind when we think of Russia. But who’s afraid of a little frost and snow? That’s what they made vodka for! If you’re looking for a guaranteed white Christmas, look no further, and what better place to ring in the new year than by watching fireworks explode over Red Square?

With its rich and at times tumultuous history, Moscow is a fascinating city to explore. Marvel at classic sights like the Kremlin and the onion-domed St Basil’s Cathedral, visit Lenin’s mausoleum and browse the legendary GUM department store. Get acquainted with Cold War history too with an excursion into an authentic Soviet bunker, cleverly hidden beneath an ordinary apartment building. on a busy street in the heart of Moscow, 18 floors below ground level.

And that’s just Moscow – don’t forget the fascinating city of St Petersburg, the ancient provincial town of Novgorod and the towns of Pskov and Pechory along the way. Although it’s clearly a major highlight, there’s a lot more to see in Russia than just Red Square!

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