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“Amazing place to visit”
Review of Sokolniki Park

Sokolniki Park
Ranked #27 of 2,409 things to do in Moscow
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“Amazing place to visit”
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We went there by advice of our guide, honestly didn't expect it to be so great.
There was an exhibition of the ice sculptures which we liked very much. There were many people walking around, we saw locals with kids and couple walking around. It is really big park with a lot of attractions and interesting things to do and see. Recommended!

Visited January 2014
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“big, big...”
Reviewed 25 December 2013

in winter you may visit skating area or skate if you like. there are small restaurants and kiosques in the park where you may enjoy some small foodto go with a 'gluech wine' (hot wine)

Visited December 2013
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“Cross country skiing in Moscow”
Reviewed 12 December 2013

There is very little information on cross country skiing and where you can rent some skiis for a few hours of fun.

I have finally found a spot where you can hire skiis and boots in mosow. Sokolniki park is the place.

Catch the red line to the north east of the city and within 12 minutes you will arrive at the Sokolniki station. A short walk from there and you will arrive at the park.

Enter the park . On the the right side you will see the information office and the very next door you will see the skii rental place.

In the rental shop as usual, no one can speak english but through various hand justures and drawing, I managed to tell them that I wanted to hire some skiis.

The rental price is extreamly good value for money.

I got charge 150 rb for 2 hours and then 100rb for a locker. The equipment is obviously not the top of the range, but was in execelent condition. For that price I was expecting some really old stuff, so I was pleasently surprized when I got fairly new equipment.

Soloniki park is great for xc skiing. There are over 15 km of tracks. Once you figure out where to go, it is very easy to find yourself in a wooded forest all by yourself.
The park also offers other winter activities like skating and ice slides for the kids.

I will most definetly go and do this activity again. Once you have finished skiing, there are a lot of coffe shops and restaurants by the Metro station for you to recover from the exercise.

Lastly be careful when cross the main road across from the skii rental shop, as it has been intentionally iced over for the people to skate on.

Visited December 2013
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“very nice”
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

been there on retro care exhibition, and i was surprised with park. nice entrance, with wooden bars, and light balls.

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“Wonderful”
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

I love this place! Many things to do on sunny day, we had a nice bicycle trip and traveled by walk. It is very green place and the park is huge! In summer usually there are many interesting exhibitions, it worths to check which you want to visit. We will go there again soon. On Sunday there will be dog exhibition and we are going to be there. Also there are a lot of fun activities for kids that adults can enjoy too: carting, Segway and many more.

Visited July 2013
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