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Moscow’s Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines

Moscow’s Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines

Whilst looking for alternative things to do in Moscow we stumbled across the Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines. Just off the Red Square this was probably one of our highlights of Moscow. Simple fun in the form of old mechanical and digital toys. When you arrive at the museum you pay 450RUB for access to the museum and you are given 15 old soviet coins to use in the machines. You also get given an information sheet (in English) which…

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Russian Metro Stations: The People’s Palace

Russian Metro Stations: The People’s Palace

We have been in Russia now for about a week and a half. We flew into Tallin, in Estonia, and then took a cheap bus over the boarder into Russia. We started our trip by visiting the two largest and probably the two most well known cities: St. Petersburg and Moscow. We visited the main sights in both cities but I want to share a lesser known underground secret. Both cites have numerous elaborate metro stations. It’s very rare in…

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