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Lifehacks: Skating for Free in Moscow Parks
This winter you will find hundreds of open-air skating rinks with natural and artificial ice, which will delight visitors with their spectacular design. Luckily, there are several skating rinks in Moscow where skating is absolutely free of charge. Find them in our article.
--28-11-2018--
11 Best Skating Rinks in Moscow
We will tell you how, where and at what price you can skate in Moscow parks, and what else to do there.
--26-11-2018--
What to Do in Moscow During Winter: Cross-Country Skiing
Frosty winter is coming to Moscow. And although mountain skiing and snowboarding are one of the most popular winter sports, cross-country skiing can bring a lot of moments of joy. About a hundred beautiful trails for cross-country skiing appear in the capital every winter. Find some of them in this article.
--25-11-2018--
Fresh Ideas for Moscow Winter
No doubt, there are many kinds of winter activities in Moscow, like skating, skiing, walking in the parks and enjoying Christmas fairs. But if you have tried everything, here we have a list of some fresh ideas - a selection of unusual winter fun.
--24-11-2018--
What to Do in Moscow During Winter: Tubing
Tubing in Moscow parks is a winter activity that the whole family will enjoy. The tubes themselves are also known as "donuts" or "biscuits" due to their shape. Here you will find the main places in Moscow for the best tubing entertainment.
--21-11-2018--
Losiny Ostrov (Elk Island) National Park
Losiny Ostrov (Elk Island) Park has been famous for a long time, by the way, it is the only national park located within the boundaries of Moscow.
--24-10-2018--
Moscow Parks: The Signs of the Zodiac
There is an unusual place for walking in the Russian capital, near the Sviblovo metro station. The garden includes amazing metal statues, each of them symbolizing a zodiac sign.
--12-10-2018--
Moscow Parks: Ostankino
Park Ostankino is one of the oldest and most popular parks in Moscow, located between VDNKh and the Botanical Garden of the RAS in the Ostankino district.
--06-09-2018--
Historical Monuments of Zaryadye Park
The Zaryadye complex includes a total of nine ancient cathedrals that have the status of monuments of federal significance.
--25-08-2018--
Zaryadye Park
The emergence of the Zaryadye park can be called an event of the century in Moscow - only because a new large park was created in Moscow for the first time in half a century. And it us not just a park: a modern public recreational space opened a few steps away from the Kremlin, in the very heart of the capital.
--09-08-2018--
Popular Science Center to Appear in Zaryadye Landscape Park of Moscow
Visitors will find out what sciences will be in demand in the future and why plants have genetic passports. They will see luminous bacteria, which contain fluorescent proteins, and learn to draw with them.
--31-03-2017--
Ice Gallery "Polar Star" in Sokolniki Park of Moscow
Romanticism of the North with its boundless open spaces, white nights and polar light is attractive to many.
--11-02-2017--
Explore Moscow With Quests
Now it is possible to turn an ordinary walk into adventure thanks to the new program developed by the staff of the Reserve Museum Tsaritsyno. The game made in the genre of quest suits for both those who are familiar with the palace and park ensemble and for those who are here for the first time.
--02-08-2015--
Sokolniki Park Is Ready For Summer Season
Sokolniki Park is actively preparing for the new summer season, which officially starts on May 1. The visitors of the park will be able to enjoy the variety of types of entertainment, including a series of new ones, without analogues in other Moscow parks.
--03-04-2015--
8 Main Moscow Festivals Of Summer
Moscow summer is full of fascinating events. Here is an overview of the main city festivals.
--10-06-2014--
Peter The Great Epoch In Kolomenskoye
From April 2014 Kolomenskoye offers a new unique excursion for those visitors of the Reserve Museum who want to get acquainted with the monuments of the epoch of Peter I.
--10-04-2014--
Moscow Park Sokolniki
Sokolniki is one of the oldest and most famous parks in the capital. Even remoteness from the cıty center does not hamper its popularity.
--29-01-2014--
Where to Celebrate Maslenitsa (Pancake Week) In Moscow
The large pedestrian zone from Tverskaya Square to Kuznetskiy Most will be the main venue of Maslenitsa. All parks of the city will also be involved in the festivities.
--28-02-2013--
Gorky Park in Moscow: 17 Reasons to Visit
Gorky Park in Moscow is one of the main places of attraction in the city. Thousands of people visit it every day to relax, have fun and learn something new and interesting. This year the park has been reconstructed in order to look more like a modern place of interest for citizens and tourists. Today we've prepared for you 17 valid reasons to spend a couple of days in the best park in Moscow.
--04-09-2012--
Russian Madonnari in Moscow Retro Park
We continue to observe curious events that are held in Russian cities. Recently, an amazing one-day street festival has taken place in one of Moscow parks. Russian artists, the so-called madonnari, decorated the park alleys with beautiful 3D pictures. Read this article to find out more about the festival, the originate of Madonnari art and the history of street painting.
--04-07-2012--
Russian Winter: Best Ice Skating Rinks in Moscow
The winter has finally come to the city and it's time to get your skates on. Find out where to go skating in Moscow and how to spend your Christmas holidays.
--18-01-2017--
The Best Moscow Parks To Be Closer to Nature
If you want to enjoy the beauty of nature without leaving the city, you should know its main green islets.
--07-09-2011--
History of Sokolniki Park: from hunting land to the fine sample of garden art
Sokolniki is one of the biggest parks in Moscow, very popular among the Moscow people and guests of the Russian capital. Actually, Sokolniki is a name of profession, tied with hunting: Sokolniki are the people, who trained hawks for the sport of kings. Since the 15th the forests here were the favorite hunting place of the Moscow princes and, later, tsars. The whole village of Sokolniki was situated there in the 17th century serving the needs of the royal hunting. Later the forest was used for military maneuvers, and then the park was laid out there and used for the festivities. Finally it was turned into that we have now: a huge more or less regular park with 7 radial, 1 ring and 2 semi-circular alleys, with restaurants, sports complexes, skating rinks in winter and beaches functioning in summer, and even rose houses. But the name of this park and of the big district on the East of Moscow is still the same: Sokolniki. Some events also take place in the park, for example, the Ice-Cream Fest, coming soon, on the May, 30.
--17-11-2010--
All-Russia Exhibition Centre (former VDNh) in Moscow
All-Russia Exhibition Centre is one of the most popular resorts in Moscow, where you can spend your free time skating, riding a bike or skateboarding. If you havent got a bicycle or roll-skates, you can rent them for reasonable price. The complex of All-Russia Exhibition Centre is a monument of Stalin-Style architecture and garden art as well, which were creating not only the myths, but also environment for the New Human of coming communism. The buildings of pavilions initially dealing with all the soviet republics and branches of national economy and now are turned into exhibition and sale areas. There are some permanent exhibitions and museums there as well, and such more common things like the largest in Europe Big wheel and playgrounds for children.
--02-11-2011--
Kuskovo country estate
The country estate of Kuskovo on the outskirts of the modern Moscow is a unique monument of artistic culture of the 18th century. It is one of the earliest surviving summer country seats in Russia. This country estate was built through the count Sheremetevs request for parties, large theatrical performances and mass outdoor festivities. The architectural complex of Kuskovo includes 20 unique architectural monuments. The mansion-house survived its interiors, full of authentic accessories and art works of the Russian and European artists.
--17-11-2010--
Moscow Parks - Kolomenskoye
Kolomenskoye is a former village in the South-East of Moscow, on the high right bank of the Moscow River. The area has been known since the 14th century, and in the 15th-17th century it was a country estate of Russian tsars. At the moment reconstruction works are held in the estate, along with building of attractions and infrastructure maintenance.
--26-10-2011--
Weekend in Moscow: Where to Go?
A short guide to the best open-air places in Moscow to go to.
--26-10-2011--
Japanese Garden in Moscow
The process of creation of the Japanese Garden in Moscow turned into a huge scientific and social experiment. The Russians were doing something they had never done before, and the Japanese later confessed that it was the hardest project in their practice, and therefore their favourite one. As a result, a wonderful landscape so untypical for Russia was created on the territory of 2.7 hectares.
--15-08-2011--


News:

A Monument to Confucius will be Installed on the Territory of the Chinese Park Huamin in Moscow
The works on the creation of a Chinese-style landscape park in the north-east of the capital are in full swing.
--26-11-2018--
The First Skating Rinks with Artificial Ice have Opened in Moscow
It is possible to skate in the Hermitage garden, Sokolniki and Tagansky parks.
--20-11-2018--
The Skating Rink in Gorky Park will Open on November 22
In honor of the start of the new winter season, a party with musicians will be held on the ice.
--20-11-2018--
A New Pedestrian Zone will be Created in Moscow
A pedestrian boulevard with art objects, a branch of the Hermitage and a theater will appear on the territory of the former ZIL plant in the south of Moscow.
--04-11-2018--
Zaryadye Hall Launches Free Open-air Broadcasts of the Concerts Held There
The size of the digital screen is 8 x 14 meters. The image is visible even from a floating bridge, and the sound of music will be heard in remote corners of the park.
--05-10-2018--
Old Buildings in the Sokolniki Park will be Restored
The experts will clean the facades, restore the decorative masonry, walls and slabs, build new engineering networks and perform other works.
--02-10-2018--
The First Russian Aquarium with Robotic Fish has been Installed at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements (VDNKh)
The mechanism of each fish includes a special built-in motion sensor which makes it easy to notice and overcome obstacles (algae, stones), as well as not to collide with other fish in the aquarium.
--05-09-2018--
Zaryadye Park in Moscow Entered the List of the Most Outstanding Places on the Planet
The American Time magazine included the Moscow Zaryadye park into the list of 100 most outstanding places on the planet.
--03-09-2018--
The Attendance of the Moscow Zaryadye Park has Reached almost 10 Million People
Earlier it was reported that Zaryadye had become the most popular object for the visits by foreigners during the World Cup 2018.
--03-09-2018--
Moscow - One of the Greenest Capitals
The Russian capital ranked second among the world metropolitan cities in terms of the number of green zones and plantings.
--09-08-2018--
Robotic Giant Yuri Dolgoruky to Appear in Moscow
On August 18 visitors to the Brateevsky Park will be greeted by a giant robot standing for Yuri Dolgoruki, the founder of Moscow.
--10-08-2017--
New Playgrounds Opened In Moscow
Once the warm spring days have come to the ENEA, four playgrounds in the open air for all fans of outdoor activities have opened.
--05-05-2015--
Wheel At ENEA Park Will Be Closed
The Ostankino Interdistrict Court of the city of Moscow decided to suspend the operation of all the attractions of Russian Exhibition of Attractions CJSC established on the territory of ENEA to the right of the Main Entrance arch.
--10-04-2015--
The Fun Slide At the ENEA Is Not Affected By Weather Changes
A tubing slide 8 meters high and 35 meters long operates next to the skating rink at the ENEA on the site between the pavilion No. 64 Optics and the food court.
--28-01-2015--
The Park Of Fairy Tales Will Appear In Krylatskoe
The park of fairy tales will have opened in Krylatskoe by January 1, 2015, its congress hall will start working in May-June 2015.
--12-11-2014--
Gorky Park Is Enlarged
The land plot Green Spaces of MSU was annexed to the Gorky Park.
--13-08-2014--
New Projects Of Muzeon
The Arts Park MUZEON launched new sightseeing tours.
--13-08-2014--
Kuzminki Park Will Be Extended
The territory of the natural and historical park Kuzminki will be extended four-fold.
--18-07-2014--
Afrofest 2014 Festival Comes to Moscow
AFROFEST the festival of African peoples culture will be held in the Krasnaya Presnya Park on June 28 and 29.
--06-06-2014--
Festival of Vintage Cars and Antiques
RETROFEST - the 3rd Vintage Cars and Antiques Festival will take place on June 28-29 in the Sokolniki Park, Moscow.
--05-06-2014--
Ice Town to Appear in Sokolniki Park in Moscow
An ice town over 3 thousand sq m large will be built in the Sokolniki recreation park in Moscow.
--19-12-2013--
Winter In Moscow Parks
From this year, Moscow parks will start winter season on November 15. By this date, each park will prepare a rich cultural and sports program.
--19-11-2013--
A Lilac Museum To Be Created In Eastern Moscow
It is planned to create an outdoor lilac museum. Lilac Garden, located on Schelkovskoye Highway, was founded in 1954 on the initiative of well-known breeder Leonid Kolesnikov and in 1975 it was transformed into a recreational area.
--09-10-2013--
A Swimming Pool In the Moscow River Area
An open water pool opened in Fili Forest Park.
--29-07-2013--
CHA And Muzeon Park Now Open For Everyone
The Moscow Committee for Tourism and Hotel Industry with participation of Paralympic Committee elaborated a touristic route for disabled people through the halls of Central House of Artists on Krymsky Val street and Muzeon Park territory.
--21-06-2013--
Tallinn Park to Appear in Moscow Before End of This Year
Moscow authorities intend to create Tallinn Park on the bank of the Moskva River in 2013.
--28-03-2013--
Free Bicycles Rental Opens in Moscow
The first free rental agency is opened in Moscow. It is placed in the Neskuchny garden near the Gorky Park.
--18-09-2012--
Moscow to Create Two "Hyde Parks"
Moscow authorities have chosen Moscow Sokolniki and Gorky parks to serve as Speakers Corners by analogy with London Hyde Park.
--24-08-2012--
Moscow Park Invites to Make a Film for Free
Moscow "Garage" art-centre in the Gorky Park starts "Michel Gondry's Cinema Studio" project, which allows all comers to make their own movie.
--15-08-2012--
The Day of Israeli Culture in Moscow (August 3 2012)
A one-day festival "Tel-Aviv in Moscow: The Impulse of Summer" will take place at the Nikolai Bauman Gardens on August 3, 2012.
--30-07-2012--
Moscow "Sokolniki" Parks Welcomes Young Adventurers
One of the oldest Moscow parks - "Sokolniki" - offers different kinds of entertainments for the guests, from traditional to extreme park amusements.
--24-07-2012--
New Place for Beach Rest in Moscow
A new beach area with swimming pools, deck chairs, beach volleyball grounds and trainers opens in Moscow "Phili" park on Sunday.
--19-07-2012--
Open Air Cinema in Moscow Park
If you are going to visit Moscow in summer, enjoy the open-air cinema Pioneer in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure. The cinema offers outdoor screenings and provides guests with pillows and blankets during cool summer evenings.
--04-07-2012--
Moscow Embankments to Be Free for Pedestrians
Following European cities, Moscow officials have decided to close some embankments of Moscow rivers to vehicular traffic, organizing special bike and pedestrian routes.
--28-03-2012--
Eco Kiosks to be Installed in Capital's Parks
In the beginning of May, more than 500 eco-friendly outdoor kiosks with ice-cream, beverages, press products and rental items will appear in Moscow parks.
--19-03-2012--
New Attractions in Sokolniki: Observatory and Skate Park
The capital's Sokolniki Park is developing its infrastructure: observatory, skate park and a playground for people with disabilities will appear there soon.
--27-02-2012--
Moscow to Have its Own Hyde Park
Moscow Hyde Park may soon appear at Vorobyovy Hills or in Luzniki in Moscow.
--20-02-2012--
Moroz City Opened in Sokolniki Park
An ice town Moroz City has been opened in Sokolniki Park in Moscow. The attraction, built within the scope of the youth architectural festival, is interesting for both adults and children.
--12-01-2012--
Elk Sculptures Appeared in Moscow Parks
Seventeen life size elk sculptures appeared in Moscow parks yesterday. This is an unusual way ecologists have chosen to draw public's attention to environmental problems.
--28-12-2011--
Safari Park to Appear in Russia
Big safari park will be built in Moscow next year.
--16-12-2011--
Post Boxes for Letters to Ded Moroz to Appear in Russia
Special post boxes accepting only letters to Ded Moroz (Russian Santa Claus) will appear in Moscow parks. There will be two types of boxes for children and for adults as well.
--14-12-2011--
Beach will chill-out in the center of Moscow?
A beach with all required infrastructure will open in Moscow Park of Culture and Rest or Gorky Park soon. It is supposed that Muscovites and guests of Russian capital will be able to have a rest there from mid-June.
--03-06-2011--





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