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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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  • Each season come admire the Moscow from Sparrow hills. Very cozy place to think about something and just spend time peacefully. Moscow city and Luzhniki stadium is quite a contrast, but it does not look awkward. Plenty of comfortable benches to sit and excellent alley to walk with their families or loved ones.
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  • Good observation platform from which you can see all the Centre of Moscow and the main building of Moscow State University. Evenings here are going to bikers, street acrobats and actors (show the fire show, zhanglerov show, acrobatics, etc.). Problem with the parking of vehicles.
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  • Its a view point over the city. Might be nice in summer but absolutely nothing to do in winter afternoon. From the you can see building of Moscow State University. Besides the view point there is also...  more »
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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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