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Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU)

Leninskiye Gory, 1, Moscow 119234, Russia
+7 495 939-13-89
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Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU) was established in 1755 and has more than 40,000 students (graduate and postgraduate). It is considered one of the oldest universities in Moscow and is part of "Stalin's Seven Sisters," a group of Moscow skyscrapers built in the Stalinist style of architecture.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Leninskiye Gory, 1, Moscow 119234, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is impressive no matter the perspective. If you have some time, try walking around it. Only after doing it, will you get how gigantic this buidling is. You have a nice view from the sparrow hill located in the south.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most impressive buildings I've ever visited anywhere in the world. If you're in Moscow then it's definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have time, head to Sparrow Hills to see Moscow State University. The main building is an impressive example of Russian-Soviet architecture. It is the tallest educational building in the world and the largest of Stalin's Seven Sisters. Moscow State University was established in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elena, excellent English speaking, informed us about secrets and how is life at university. Interesting things which you will not find at travel books. Join the appropriate 1-2 hours tour.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The university building is the second among the Stalin commissioned 7 sisters that we saw. You are not allowed to go inside, so the best bet is to capture the building in the background of your selfies. Impressive, magnificent, captivating..

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Yes, unfortunately by the internal policy you are eligible to enter the building only given an official request from the University rectorate. If not, you will have to observe this huge Seven Sister building from the outside (which is not the worst option I must...More

Thank Alex P
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a huge university campus and the building is majestic. Grand spectacle and there is a big space to walk nearby.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

I must admit that the image of this district of Moscow can't be represented without a tall building with a spire on the Sparrow hills (Vorobyovy gory), which is mostly associated with Moscow University. However, it is not the only one building. There is a...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The Moscow State University is astounding. It doesn't look like a university at all! It was built by Staline. During the summer, it is pleasant to have a walk nearby. Don't think you will be able to enter: only the students and staff can. If...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The size of this building is just spell bining. particularly cause its set in a large carpark which adds to the perspective. But beautiful.

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jim m
30 June 2015|
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Response from truderdanny | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have been visiting Moscow since years for business purposes. The University is a must to see. It's the tallest University in the world. The gathering place in front of the University can be accepted as a terrace of... More
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