Moscow - Dorogomilovo & Sparrow Hills (Chapter)
This is the Dorogomilovo & Sparrow Hills chapter from Lonely Planet’s Moscow guidebook.
These outer neighbourhoods are set among the hills in southwestern Moscow. In Dorogomilovo, Poklonnaya Hill is the site of Park Pobedy, filled with museums and monuments dedicated to the Great Patriotic War. Further south, the Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory) are dominated by Moscow State University and the surrounding forest-covered nature preserve.
• recalling Russia’s greatest tragedy and triumph of the 20th century at the Museum of the Great Patriotic War and the surrounding monuments at Park Pobedy.
• hiking through Vorobyovy Gory Nature Preserve and emerging at the top for fabulous views from Universitetskaya pl
• watching the frolicking Kuklachev cats at this unique animal theatre
• restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Dorogomilovo, Sparrow Hills, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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