All museums in Moscow at winter holidays 2014 are free!



Since January 2 till January 8 2014 you can explore Russian culture and more in Moscow just for free.

‘Selfie’ now is in Oxford Dictionaries and named as word of the year 2013


«Words change. Usages change. It’s called the evolution of language».

Now we can find this word not only in Instagram and other social media but in Oxford Dictionaries as well.

Have you some ’Selfie’?

Justin Timberlake announces tour will come to Russia in May 2014



Don’t miss Justin Timberlake in Russia!

Saint Petersburg: May 15th

Moscow: May 16th

Tickets sale starts at November 25, 2013

Magic rink in Gorky Park opens Nov. 15, at 18-00 !

skate gorky park

Magic returns to the city.  A myriad of lights, perfect ice and  smooth slide …

We invite all romantics to  have a slide on perfect ice in Gorky Park . The night sky  became  the inspiration for the  theme of this season. A new galaxy has risen in the center of rink : 33,000 LEDs were built in the ice of the skate rink itself. This technology is  being used for the very first time in Russia .

Hundreds of stars will light up the center of the rink.   The traditional winter installation  is made out of 730 multi-colored metal tubes and light bulbs that create a fabulous effect of «flying » wave.  It was designed by architectural firm Wowhouse.

Opening time:

Rink is open every day except for Monday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
A technical break is  from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m..
Ticket price varies from 100 to 500 rubles, this price includes rental services .

Deposit for skate rental will be paid back.

Skaterink in Gorky Park is open now!

skate gorky park


Really beautifull place to spend time this winter is open in Gorky Park, Moscow. Here 18,000 square meter ice rink, with separate zones for children, hockey, dancing, and general skating. You can skate on the ice, take cool lessons in skate school and play hockey. Also there are area for kids 3 — 12 years old.

10:00 — 23:00, everyday except monday, 15:00 — 17:00 tech break
tel: +7 (495) 995-00-20
Tickets: 100 — 500 rub

How to reach the Gorky Park by foot:
Gorky Park has several entrances, the main one located right next to the Krymsky bridge. It can be easily reached from the Park Kultury metro station. Once you exit the station, go to your right, cross the bridge and you will immediately see the park entrance gates.

Closest metro stations:
Park Kultury (circle line / red line)
Oktyabrskaya (circle line / orange lane)
Leninsky prospect (orange lane) — entrance to the Neskuchny gardens
Vorob’evy gori (orange lane) — entrance to the Vorob’evy gori embankment area

The central entrance is located on the Sadovoe koltso street.

Map of Skaterink and Gorky Park in PDF. Don’t get lost!

Skaterink «Sokolniki» opens its doors

ice skatesBefore the winter season has even started in Russia, the skaterink «Sokolniki» park has already opened its doors to the first visitors.

Artificial ice, new tribunes, effective light installations , specially imported from France… is all part of the package…Every weekend there will be a party held.
It will also house three rental kiosk, where you can rent not only the skates but also skis and sledges, alluding to the imminent opening of the ski slopes and «The Горки».

Cost: 150 — 350roubles depending on the session.
Opening hours:
Rink: Tue- Wed 10.00-21.30 , Sat -Sun 10.00-01.30
Slide: Sat-Sun 11.00-21.50 , Mon -Fri 12.00-21.50

Contact details:Sokolniki Val , 1.
Sokolniki metro
+7(495) 268-54-30

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