Parks


Vorontsovsky Park

Vorontsovsky Park

I am lucky enough to live very close to Vorontsovsky Park. While it is not in the heart of Moscow, it is much more than just another suburban park. It is not a ‘must see’…


Kuzminki Park

Huskies in Kuzminki Park

Kuzminki Park is another of Moscow’s wonderful and well used parks, located in the Kuzminki Estate, which traces its history as far back as 1702. Muscovites even call the Kuzminki Estate the “Russian Versailles”.  This wonderful…


Ice Skating at Gorky Park

Ice Skating in Gorky Park

Many people consider Gorky Park to be the recreation hub of Moscow. If you come here at any time of the day in the summertime, you can enjoy a snack or a meal with a…


Visiting Gorky Park

For many years, Moscow ranked pretty low when it came to liveability and access to recreation for its residents, despite having a large amount of green space. Many of the cities parks, including Gorky Park…


Poklonnaya Hill

Poklonnaya Hill

At 171.5m, Poklonnaya Hill is one of the highest spots in Moscow, but it is much more than just a hill! In Russian, Poklonnaya roughly stands for ‘Worshipful Submission Hill’, as it was the place where…


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