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Moscow river boat trip

The big fancy yachts you can get on board at the Ukraina hotel waterfront are the only river cruisers running all year around in Moscow. The round trip journey takes two and a half hours, and on both banks of the river you see 30 famous sites of the capital.  English-speaking staff is there to tell you about the surrounding landscape and the architectural sites you are passing by.

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There’s a large open air observation deck up top, while the main body of the ship houses a restaurant with a dance floor. It’s warm inside the boat during winter months, and there’s air conditioning during hot summer days. You may also treat yourself to a good selection of drinks, lunch or dinner on board.

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To get on such a boat is the most relaxing and picturesque tour that Moscow can offer. It’s  a great way to see the city center and its main attractions. This is a perfect alternative to exploring the city by car or by a tourist bus, as well as a great chance to escape the busy traffic of the city.

 

On the route you would enjoy seeing the White House, Kievsky Railway Central, Novodevichy Monastery, Luzhniki Stadium, Christ the Savior Cathedral, Peter the Great Monument, Gorky Park, Academy of Sciences, Moscow Kremlin, St.Basil’s Cathedral, Novospassky Monastery. For a particularly romantic experience take one of the evening boats and admire the bright lights of the city skyline at night.

 

Enjoy the most beautiful views of Moscow!

 

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