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Review of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU)

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU)
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Stalin Skyscrapers in Moscow - Private Soviet Tour
Ranked #23 of 2,388 things to do in Moscow
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU) was established in 1755 and has more than 40,000 students (graduate and postgraduate). It is considered one of the oldest universities in Moscow and is part of "Stalin's Seven Sisters," a group of Moscow skyscrapers built in the Stalinist style of architecture.
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“Picked our train tickets up here!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Had to pick our train tickets up from here for the trans Mongolian railway, people were friendly & very helpful & a great building too, got some good photos on the steps!

Visited September 2013
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“Worth to visit if you stay in Moscow longer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Easy walk option, cca 2 hours:
Go to Universitet (Russian: Университе́т) Metro Station, walk toward main university building. You will pass different buildings from 60´s and 80´s located in nice university park. After short time you should reach front of Main University Building. Admire the architecture of Soviet 50´s. Follow park and fountain towards city center and you will reach observation point with amazing view of Moscow. Use the ski lifts on the right side for trip to river´s bank. Lift operate until 21:30. Finish at Sparrow Hills (Russian: Воробьёвы го́ры, Vorobyovy Gory) Metro station.
Useful hint: Be at observation point at sunset time.

1/2 day walk option
Same as above but extend your walk on bank of Moscow River towards Gorky Park. Finish at Oktyabrskaya (Russian: Октябрьская) Metro station.

Challenging 1/2 day walk option
Same as above but start at Oktyabrskaya (Russian: Октябрьская) Metro station. Because you are still fresh soak up the atmosphere of Gorky park, Follow the Moscow river, pass Neskuchny Sad (Garden), climb up Sparrow Hills (Russian: Воробьёвы го́ры, Vorobyovy Gory), known as Lenin Hills (Ле́нинские го́ры, Leninskiye Gory) between 1935 and 1999 and finish at University complex.
Useful hint: Rent a bike at Gorky park.

Visited August 2014
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“Moscow state university”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Moscow state university is situated near metro university. Although there is not much to view except the building itself, there is a view point at the back side of the main building just across the road from where you get a good view of moscow river, luzniki stadium and most part of the city. A must visit place.

Visited September 2013
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“Impressive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

The building is stunning and the area gives you an opportunity to via the city from a viewpoint not far from the univeristy. There is a flee market not far and an a place where local artist expose art. Also there is a small market where you can buy food, Caviar and other Russian specific food. Check for dates regarding the fleemarket and art expo. (we were there on the week end)

Visited February 2014
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“One of the most beautiful buildings in the world!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

You have to go there, to understand how huge and beautiful this building is. My beloved my and me visited this place and were amazed! Very close is Sparrow Hills, where you see Moscow roof tops ;) Must visit in Moscow!

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