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Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory)

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Address: Moscow, Russia
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Sparrow Hills is one of the highest points in Moscow and offers a panoramic...

Sparrow Hills is one of the highest points in Moscow and offers a panoramic view of the city. Great place to take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a picnic.

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Panoramic View

This hill provides a breathtaking overview of Moscow. Nearby is the University of Moscow. Motorbikers have taken up residence on the hill to show off their bikes and riding... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Jean B
Montgomery, Texas
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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hill provides a breathtaking overview of Moscow. Nearby is the University of Moscow. Motorbikers have taken up residence on the hill to show off their bikes and riding gear. 3 in 1 and all free!

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great city view. Like with many Moscow outdoor activities better done in Summer. On Summer weekends evenings a lot of young locals including bikers and street racers come here and have spontaneous outdoor parties. Completely peaceful, the atmosphere is great. A new cable car set to connect Sparrow Hills with the Luzhniki stadium is currently under construction and will launch... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Feels nice being here. It has a great scenic view. Bang opp Moscow university, so you get to click good pictures as well :)

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice view of the city from distant observation viewing the growing skyscrapers of Moscow City and other parts of Moscow. The location is above the river in front of the big building of the university and near the trinity church . Not a MUST site but nice to visit.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view is amazing, but only on good weather, and since the center of the city is not that close, you'll need binoculars to truly enjoy the experience Another downside is that there are no cafes nearby at all, only a few overpriced fast-food points -- so bring your snacks or don't come hungry!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Encourage visitors to Moscow to enjoy this view during sunset/twilight. The photos we took will proudly stand near other amazing travel highlights around the globe. It does get incredibly busy on weekends so tip - go in the evening midweek.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went here as it is at then end of the tourist bus route ( the longer one) Just beautiful drive - you feel like you a far far from the centre of Moscow due to the view but you are not Fantastic views - and great place to Moscow dwellers out for a stroll Plus opposite one if the best... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We typically do walking tours, a car tour (to see more of the city) as well as biking or any other interesting tour. This is one of the places (since it is by the University) that we visited to get a great view of the city.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This view of Moscow is worth seeing but it's very difficult to find and quite a walk from the Metro station. However, when you get there you can see the city, the Moscow river and the Luzhniki stadium in all their splendour.

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Lorenskog Municipality, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The sparrow hills provide a good view over Moscow, although some trees could've been chopped down as they're blocking some of the view. Turn the other way and take a look at Moscow state university - a beautiful massive building.

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