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Cosmonauts Alley, Moscow

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Cosmonauts Alley is a wide avenue in northern Moscow leading to the Russian Museum of Cosmonautics and the Monument to the Conquerors of Space. The pedestrian-only avenue connects the museum and monument to the VDNKh subway station.The park-like avenue is punctuated by large stone memorials of important figures in the Soviet space program. At its terminus below the monument, a larger-than-life statue of Soviet rocket pioneer Konstantin Tsiolkovsky sits facing back down the path.MonumentsYuri GagarinValentina TereshkovaPavel BelyayevAlexey LeonovVladimir KomarovValentin GlushkoMstislav KeldyshSergey KorolyovKonstantin Tsiolkovsky
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  • A great place for walks and photo shoots. Nice walk there after visiting the Museum of cosmonautics. Very recommend.
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  • Avenue of the conquerors of the Cosmos we find next to VDNiH Park and the Metro station of the same name. Along the Avenue you will find busts of virtually all astronauts (probably because in this respect, my knowledge is limited) who at the time of the SOVIET UNION were pioneers in the field of space exploration. My visit coincided with the anniversary of the 55 just first flight into space Yuri Gagarin Aleksiejewicza spaceship Vostok 1 and that this avenue of the meritorious has a bust of decorated and anniversary flowers. In the immediate vicinity there is a museum dedicated to aerospace topped by a huge Obelisk-shaped foliage can be up coming fire the rocket nozzles. The location of the same Avenue and the Museum in the Park of the VDNiH that causes the exhibition to see we have to virtually book all day and the attractiveness of the place provide crowd moskwiczan spend there time and for tourists from abroad will allow you to go back in time to another era-for them probably rather not comprehensible to the end.
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  • Totally recommend this wonderful museum covering everything from Sputnik and Gagarin to The Mir Space Station and the International Space Station. If you are in Moscow, don't miss it.