Moscow, Russia

Moscow / Uglich / Yaroslavi / Goritsy / Kizhi Island / St. Petersburg / Tallinn / Riga / Vilnius / Kaunas Trip

This Moscow post is the start of  open Jaw trip starting in Moscow, Russia and flying home  from Kaunas, Lithuania. We took a riverboat cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg then flew to Tallinn, Estonia. We picked up a rental car in Tallinn and drove to Vilnius, Lithuania. I'll make separate posts for each leg and a couple of great stops in between. 

Walking up to and through the Resurrection Gate into Red Square and seeing Saint Basil's Cathedral in the distance was exciting and worth the trip in itself.   

 Resurrection Gate

 State Historical Museum

 Kazan Cathedral

One of the World's great shopping centers has regained its prestige, with prices to match. 

 Lenin Mausoleum

 Saint Basil's
 Entrance to GUM

Novodevichy  Cemetery
Anna Karenina Actor

 Boris Yeltsin


 Heart Surgeon

 Nikita Khrushchev

 Arbat Street
Famous Pedestrian artist street. Tolstoy once lived here.

Great food on Arbat

 Most famous subway system in the world!

 Which way do we go?


 Captured French Cannon

 Eliseevskiy Grocery Store

 Tomb of Unknown Soldier

 View from Ritz Hotel Rooftop Bar

 One of the Seven Sisters

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