Zaryadye Park. “Another beautiful place in Moscow in an excellent location. I really would like to visit at night, when the capital is sparkling with colored lights.”
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“Well, now I can definitely say that winter has come.”
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Sokolniki Park. The oldest in Moscow and one of the largest in Europe, what is now Sokolniki Park was once the Tsar’s hunting grounds.
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Kolomenskoye Park. A former royal estate located several kilometers southeast of Moscow’s city center, Kolomenskoye sits on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna. The earliest existing structure is the exceptional Church of the Ascension (1532), built in white stone to commemorate the long-awaited birth of an heir to the throne, the future Ivan the Terrible.
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Izmailovsky Park. “It's the season of long winter walks. What I love about winter: the comfort you feel when you come home from a walk.”
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Tsaritsyno Park. “Extreme place in icy weather.”
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Squirrels are a common sight in many Moscow parks.
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“Tsaritsyno is a very beautiful place, plus the weather today is nice. And so many ducks!”
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Meshchersky Park. “Today is the first day of the winter, I hope it will look as wonderful as this all winter.”
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Gorky Park. "If you compare this to what it looks like in summer, I can say it’s almost a different place. Autumn solitude is magnificent, offering a different perception of the whole city. I love it!"
On Moscow City Day, Sept. 9, the long-awaited Zaryadye Park opened after five years of construction.
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