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Staying at the Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky hotel during your vacation or weekend break in Moscow, you can visit not only the major Moscow city attractions but enjoy the Moscow parks, gardens and other recreation facilities in the Moscow city center. In the summer you can relax in the greenery of small parks and huge parking areas, and in the winter rejoice at skating on the most popular Moscow skating rinks. Our tips and photos of VDNKh, the Nikulin Circus, nearby parks and gardens will help you to plan a wonderful weekend in Moscow. Stay in the unbeatable location of the Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky hotel and visit the open-air concerts and, make outdoor sports in Moscow gardens or visit the most interesting places for children such as Moscow circus.

VDNKh

VDNKh

Adress: Prospekt Mira, estate 119, metro station VDNKh    /    Phone: +7 (495) 544 34 00    /    Website

Make only two stops by metro from Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky hotel and you enjoy a day at VDNKh, historical and architectural complex that includes more than 500 permanent structures, and 49 of them are the objects of cultural heritage. There you can get a clear glimpse of the Russian culture of the last century and admire its achievements as the monuments, fountains, and pavilions are truly exceptional. There is also a variety of exhibitions, master classes, sports events and other activities, the huge outdoor skating rink. Muscovites love to come here at weekends and spend here all the day.

The Nikulin Circus

The Nikulin Circus

Adress: 13, Tsvetnoi Bulvar, metro station Tsvetnoi Bulvar    /    Phone: +7 (495) 625 89 70    /    Website

The Nikulin Circus is one of the oldest in Russia, and the traditional home of the world-famous Moscow State Circus. The great clown and comic actor Yuri Nikulin performed at the circus for over twenty years and became Chief Producer there. The circus has been renamed in honor of this much-loved Russian performer, and his statue stands in front of the Circus building. An outstanding array of magnificent animals and sets used for the show make it a unique experience not to be missed when you are visiting Moscow.

Ekaterininsky Park

Ekaterininsky Park

Adress: 27, Bolshaya Ekaterinenskaya, metro station Dostoyevskaya    /    Website

In this park, located within walking distance from the Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky hotel, everyone will be something interesting for himself: funny red pond ducks and boat rentals, tennis courts, Central Museum of the Armed Forces with planes and military equipment and much more. In addition to the playground with the usual ladders and slides, there is large-scale concreted area for cycling, scooters and roller skates. In the summer a dancing school has its outdoor classes in the Ekaterininsky Park.

Moscow Central Botanical Garden

Moscow Central Botanical Garden

Adress: 4 Botanicheskaya street, metro stations Vladykino, VDNKh    /    Website

The Main Botanical Garden in Moscow is one of the largest in Europe. This 360-hectare park was officially founded in 1945. There are lots of places to go and to see in the Moscow Central Botanical Garden. Enjoy beautiful alleys and narrow pathways, magical forest and amazing air, beautiful exotic plants, and an oak forest with the average age of the trees exceeding 100 years. This marvelous place has an impressive array of different samples of Russian flora. A long walk in the garden will sooth and recharge you.

Спортивный комплекс «Олимпийский»

Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex

Adress: 16, bld. 1, Olympiysky Prospect, metro station Prospect Mira    /    Phone: +7 (495) 786-33-33    /    Website

Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex is a unique sports and entertainment facility located close to Prospect Mira metro station and only 15 minutes walk from the Holiday Inn Moscow Suschevsky hotel. Since the 19th of July, 1980, when the Moscow Olympics were open, it is considered one of the tourist attractions of Moscow. This huge complex is still the largest in Europe and is the most centrally located sports facility of such level in Moscow. The venue, built for the 1980 Summer Olympics, makes up the Olimpiysky Sports Complex architectural ensemble together with the Olimpiysky Arena. During the Olympics 1980, it hosted the swimming, diving, water polo, and the swimming part of the modern pentathlon events. Its central arena hosts concerts of the most popular performers, festivals, circus performances and exhibitions with up to 30 000 spectators.

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