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Sparrow Hills, Moscow
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For panoramic views over Moscow, head to Sparrow Hills, the highest point in the city. Located on the right bank of the Moscow River, this hill rises to about 220 m (720 ft) above river level and features a large observation platform. Named after a nearby village, the tree-covered hill has provided inspiration for generations of Russian poets, painters, and architects. Today, the lookout draws both foreign visitors and local picnickers, who come here to take photographs with the entire city as their backdrop. Visit on a clear day and try to spot the domes of some of the city's famous churches, or climb the hill at night to see Moscow lit up by streetlights. Using our custom trip planner, Moscow attractions like Sparrow Hills can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's not been on the Sparrow hills. Well, there's a chudesnejshee place. At one time many years ago as well as other newlyweds came here on the photo session. Then came with children. Come watch the bikers. Came to just walk. I guess all visitors to Moscow must visit this place.
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  • Yes, you can see a view of Moscow from above. Yes, nice University, especially in the evening. Interesting bikers, well it is. But the overall feeling-something neubrannosti, a lot of garbage. No toilets. This barbarity. A place designated as a point of interest has no toilets. Here in the comments write that there are cabins, but when I was-they were not. If you go down, and the cable car was not working (it even work?), then there's some fences, garbage cans, and repair bad track. In General, just as a traveler was interesting, but I don't want to go back. And for me this is the main indicator of the attractions.
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  • Love to come here just so your family and friends. You can see all the vast expanse of Moscow. Come down to the river and walk along a large park area. This summer there are all actively blagoustraivalos'.
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  • Worn out facility, no bicycles allowed, good view on moscow river and LUZHNIKI stadium, poor menu list a bit overpriced.
  • Besides the great view it's a meeting point for motorcycle clubs and street racers. There's a walkway down to the Moskva River only a few hundred meters away to the right.
  • Прекрасное место
  • Прекрасный вид на город
  • The large park. and all the beautiful and fresh. At the top you can see a little bit of Moscow =)) and a good place for walking and rollerblading, longah and any bike.
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