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A week in Moscow, any suggestion please?!?

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Next month, I'm going to spend a week after business meetings in Moscow.
9 years ago, January 29th 2010 No: 1 Msg: #101664  
I'm going to stay in City center hotel but I've never been in Moscow before.

Please suggestion:
- How to getting around in Moscow?
- Where I should visit?
- Where I should avoid for safety & security matters?

Thank you very much in advance and hope you enjoy your days wherever you are.

Regards,
Patrick
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9 years ago, January 29th 2010 No: 2 Msg: #101667  
Hi Patrick,

To get around in Moscow you're best off using the metro - it's crowded, but cheap. Not knowing what you're interested in I don't know what to advise you as far as places to visit are concerned, but Red Square/river Moskva/Aleksandrovsky gardens is a nice trip that will take up a couple of hours.

Moscow isn't as dangerous as it's made out to be, but be very careful with your belongings on public transport (don't leave your wallet, passport etc. where pickpockets can reach them), and don't go anywhere on your own at night.

Jon Reply to this

9 years ago, January 29th 2010 No: 3 Msg: #101725  
Hi Jon,

Thank you very much for your information.

One thing I'm curious about is going out at night. What if I go out for drinks at night by Taxi?

Cheers,
Patrick Reply to this

9 years ago, January 30th 2010 No: 4 Msg: #101789  
Get a (marked, official) taxi back to your hotel and you'll be fine.

J. Reply to this

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