9781841573298

Travellers Moscow & st Petersburg

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  • ISBN13:

    9781841573298

  • ISBN10:

    1841573299

  • Edition: MP3
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2004-04-01
  • Publisher: Thomas Cook Publishing
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Summary

A best-selling series of colorful and compact guidebooks, which provide an excellent all-round insight to many of the world's destinations.

Table of Contents

Backgroundp. 4
Introductionp. 4
Geographyp. 8
Historyp. 10
Politicsp. 16
Culturep. 18
Haves and Have Notsp. 20
First stepsp. 22
What to seep. 30
Moskva (Moscow)p. 30
Excursions from Moscowp. 88
Sankt Peterburg (St Petersburg)p. 94
Excursions from St Petersburgp. 130
Getting awayp. 132
Moscowp. 132
St Petersburgp. 138
Directoryp. 140
Shoppingp. 140
Entertainmentp. 146
Music and Theatrep. 150
National Holidays and Festivalsp. 154
Childrenp. 156
Sportp. 158
Food and Drinkp. 162
Hotels and Accommodationp. 172
On Businessp. 176
Practical Guidep. 178
Indexp. 190
Walks
Walk: Tverskaya Ulitsa and Patriarshiy Prudp. 68
Walk: Kitay Gorodp. 70
Walk: The Arbatp. 74
Walk: Kuznetskiy Most and the Neglinnayap. 76
Walk: Kutuzovskiy Prospekt and Park Pobedyp. 78
Walk: From Khram Khrista Spasitelya to Gorki Parkp. 82
Walk: From Lubyanka to Manezhnaya Ploshchadp. 84
Walk: Zamoskvorechep. 86
Walk: Nevskiy Prospektp. 120
Walk: Neva West Bank to the Griboedova Canalp. 122
Walk: The Winter Palace to the Summer Gardenp. 124
Walk: Basil Island and the Spitp. 126
Walk: The Smolniy Districtp. 128
Features
October 1917p. 14
Khram Khrista Spasitelyap. 36
Street Lifep. 46
The Artistic Explosionp. 58
Park Pobedy (Victory Park)p. 66
Stalin's Skyscrapersp. 72
Russians and Beveragesp. 80
Country Lifep. 92
Waterwaysp. 98
The Last of the Romanovsp. 118
Russian Winterp. 136
The Marketp. 144
The Bolshoyp. 152
Vodkap. 170
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