Outdoor skatng in Moscow
01.12.2011 – 02.03.2012
Skating rink on Red Square
This is the most central one and it's very easy to find. You'll see it right in the middle of Red square in front of GUM. This skating rink is quite new; it was opened in Moscow in 2006 for the first time. You can skate here even if the temperature is above zero. This skating rink has always been very expensive, but this year it has a very good offer for December. Thus if you come here in the morning of a workday, the entrance ticket will cost you 10 rubles! You can learn more about prices and all services on the
Skating on Gorky park
This is the largest skating rink in Moscow, or may be in the whole Europe. It covers the area of 15,000 square meters and it's extremely popular among Muscovites. A large part of the park is iced, you can glide along its walkways and paths and enjoy the lively atmosphere of the place. Gorky Park was previously criticized for the pour quality of ice, but this year this skating rink undergone reconstruction. Now the ice is much better and you can come to Gorky Park even if the weather stays above-zero. But be ready that Gorky Park might be extremely crowded on week-end and Friday evening.
It's a very picturesque park, rather small, but very romantic and cozy. Isn't it a perfect place for a date? Gliding hand in hand along its iced alleys, listening to the soft sounds of Christmas melodies you'll feel the festive atmosphere of winter garden. Hermitage garden also welcomes families with children, there's a separate rink for the little ones nearby. The ice is artificial so you can come hear regardless of the weather conditions. You can finish your evening in one of the stylish cafes nearby or in Novaya Opera theatre.
There're many more skating rinks in Moscow. At the moment not all of them are open but you can ask your Moscow tour guide and choose the best place to go.
Moscow Current Events
31.10.2018 — 20.01.2019
East: Another Beauty Exhibition
2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the State Museum of the Oriental Art. The State Museum of the Oriental Art is the only cultural center in Russia specializing in the storage, study and popularization of the eastern peoples' culture and art.
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Moscow in miniature
Would you like to see the central part of the largest city model that will enter the Guinness Book of World Records? You have an excellent chance to do it till the end of 2015 in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNKh. We belive that an architecture model of Moscow (Moscow in miniature) performed at a scale of 1:400 is really worth seeing.
Russian Impressionism Museum
Art-buffs are welcome to visit the Russian Impressionism Museum, which opened its doors in Moscow on the 28th of May. The exhibition hall is located on the grounds of the former “Bolshevik” confectionery factory grounds.
Robostation in VDNH
If you are interested in everything connected with robots you should certainly attend one of the most curious interactive museum called Robostation, situated in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNH. Here visitors of all ages have a great chance to get acquainted with modern robots, take part in different activities, enjoy technopark, chemistry show and show of dancing robots.
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13.10.2018 — 14.10.2018
Moscow is behind us 1941. The military-historical festival
Did you know that Borodino Field was not only the location of the Battle of Borodino during Napoleoinic Wars but also the place of a severe clash between the Soviet and German forces in 1941? Join the festival of military reconstruction where the events of the WW II will come to life.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival 'Сircle of Light' 2018
Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" is an annual event where light designers and experts in the field of audiovisual art from all over the world transform the architectural appearance of the Russian capital. For a few autumn days, Moscow will once again become a center of colorful large-scale video projections, fantastic multimedia shows with light, fire, lasers and fireworks. The entrance to all the festival venues is free.
24.08.2018 — 02.09.2018
Spasskaya Tower festival 2018
International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" is an annual tremendous show in the heart of Russia - on Red Square. A breathtaking musical and theatrical performance combines different musical styles, parade defile of military orchestras, dance and show performances, unique light and pyrotechnic shows
10.08.2018 — 22.08.2018
Times and Epochs 2018
The annual festival "Times and Epochs" will be held in the capital from 10 to 22 August. Its main sites will be located on Tverskaya Square, Nikitsky, Passion and Tver Boulevards, in Kamergersky Lane and on Profsoyuznaya Street.
20.07.2018 — 05.08.2018
Inspiration Interrnational arts festival
From July 20 to August 5, 2018 VDNKh for the fourth time will host Inspiration Interrnational arts festival. Each year its program is dedicated to one genre or one important topic of art from recognized classics to amazing experiments. This year the theme of the festival is theater.
19.05.2018 — 20.05.2018
Mousem Night 2018
On the night from Saturday to Sunday 19 and 20 May the museums of Moscow will be open from six in the evening until midnight, and in some museums guests will be allowed to stay until the morning.