13 Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg

Russia’s most pre-eminent cities that expound the past, present, and future of world’s biggest country! Moscow and St. Petersburg are the two legendary Russian cities, where Moscow is the heart, and Saint Petersburg is the head of the Country. These harbors have some of the world’s most influential history, finest architecture, most stunning art and artifact collections. Here is the list of  13 Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

 

Park Zaryadye

Zaryadye Park is a landscaped urban park located adjacent to Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Zaryadye Park is the first public park built in Moscow for over 50 years.It is one of the best Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg. And the main feature of the park was that all its objects are “hidden” under the landscape. In this green space “Zaryadye” will not be monotonous – the entire territory of the park was divided into four climatic zones: forest, steppe, tundra, and the floodplains. Another advantage of the park is a picturesque view of the Kremlin, which visitors can admire “Zaryadye” from the “floating bridge” over the Moskva River.

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Moscow City observation Deck

Moscow city observation desk is one of the Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is located on the 58th floor of the Imperial business center. In order to go up, you have to enroll on a tour. The tour guide will talk about the construction of the high-rises and the main attractions visible from the deck’s height of 242 metres (790 feet). The tour lasts 50 minutes, and you will have a chance to take a good look at the Moscow State University building, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Ukraine Hotel, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the neighboring towers of Moscow City.

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Flight in Aero Tube

Flight in Aero tube is one of the Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is the tube in which blowing air flow from below. And you can fly in this air flow. It is like free fall on time a parachute jump. But their airflow is stronger. It is very cool feelings, in aero tube another physics than usual) Every move you That is why you need to move very cautiously. The first time you learn to fly on the stomach. You learn to turn, to drop and to rise in the air flow. And then you learn to do more complex things. Learn to fly is not difficult. But need to have needed a lot of practice. And because it is expensive, to learn slowly. Moscow has several aero tubes.

 

Moscow Shooting Club

Experience the exhilaration of shooting a Kalashnikov (AK-47) assault rifle during an adrenaline-fuelled 2-hour shooting experience in Moscow and is one of the best Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Visit the renowned Central Shooting Club to fire Moscow-made weaponry in an authentic Russian Army shooting range. Opt to purchase more bullets if you wish to continue taking aim and keep your bullet-ridden target as a special souvenir of your unique experience. Receive direction from an expert instructor throughout your experience, for which no prior experience is necessary.

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Bunker 42

visit a unique object – the only underground bunker in the world, located at a depth of 65 meters under the ground, preserved and functioning as a museum to this day. Bunker-42 is the outpost and pride of land, which carried combat duty in the very heart of the country for 30 years. Huge underground squares and unusual architecture allow individual and group excursions to be conducted along one of the once-classified military facilities of the USSR. For you and your friends on the territory of the facility are the Cold War Museum, equipped conference rooms, banquet halls and exclusive areas for interactive games, quests, presentations, exhibitions, corporate events, film shoots and concerts of any level and format  and it is the best Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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Segway Tour

Explore Moscow from the top deck of an open top bus! Hop on and off at key locations such as the renowned Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge, Balchug Street and much more!

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Roofs of St. Petersburg

‘Roofing’ is a popular way of exploring St. Petersburg. It differs from roofing in other Russian cities. It is one of best Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg, where You can see many old buildings with the roofs, that gives an amazing view. The views are mostly ‘local’, i.e. you’ll see a bridge, a nice street, some narrow alleys, cathedrals, and an St. Petersburg feature.Apartment blocks in St. Petersburg are placed close to each other, so you might end up on the roof of the adjacent building.

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Vodka Museum

The Museum of Russian Vodka is a member of the Museum Quarter. St. Petersburg. The museum is the first in Russia and in the world a museum, whose exposition acquaints its guests with a drink that has become an integral part and an obligatory attribute of the most important events of our life. The atmosphere of the museum allows you to feel the versatility of Russian culture, history, and traditions of drinking and it’s one of the famous  Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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Grand Market Russia

Grand Market Rossiya is a private museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is a model layout designed on a scale of 1:87 and covers an area of 800 m2.In this area, collective images of regions of the Russian Federation are represented. It is the largest model layout in Russia and the second largest in the world (after the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany). The model is located in a two-story building built in 1953, in the style of Stalin’s empire. When you visit there you feel that it is one of the best Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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The Bolshoi Ballet and Opera Theater

The Bolshoi Theatre is a symbol of Russia for all time. It was awarded this honor due to the major contribution it made to the history of the Russian performing arts. This history is on-going and today Bolshoi Theatre artists continue to contribute to it many bright pages.

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The Bolshoi Theater Behind the Scenes

The Bolshoi today is one of the most technically advanced theatres in the world. During the tour you’ll see the fabulous halls with restored 19th-century interiors, learn about most advanced technologies used in the theatre today and even go behind the scenes to watch a rehearsal if there is one during your visit. You will also learn about the features of Beethoven’s underground hall-transformer: in a few minutes, it turns into a concert hall, orchestra pit, and a choir hall or into an auditorium depending on the event.

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Amazing Russia Folk Show

“Amazing Russia” – is a fascinating musical journey across Russia, where each region is presented in the form of presentations of the best national teams, with use of the amazing folk costumes, ancient musical instruments. Also, at the same time with a concert, a film about the region is showed on the big screen with the most beautiful and unusual sights and views of nature. Unique performances, virtuoso dancers, the best national singers clearly reveal the culture and identity of different nations of Russia and the variety and beauty of Russian nature. That’s the reason which make it one of the Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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The Old Moscow Circus

The Old Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard is one of the oldest circuses in Russia. The former rider and gymnast Albert Salamonski established the permanent brick building for the circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in Moscow in 1880. It is one of the Activities to Experience in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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Payal Vasisht is known for her excellent musical taste and is an avid traveler. She is a freelance writer, travel blogger. Apart from being a Co-Owner of 100 Percent Travels, she is a wanderer. When in a new city she must go out and walk around and EAT EAT EAT! She does what she loves to do. She does not believe in following an itinerary. I welcome the traveler blogger community to join hands with our team to make travel 100% Easier and 100% Rewarding.
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  1. George St Petersburg Russia says:

    Great article. Thank you, that you so interestingly presented the best places of our capitals.

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