Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow

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For panoramic views over Moscow, head to Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), the highest point in the city. Located on the right bank of the Moscow River, this hill rises to about 220 m (720 ft) above river level and features a large observation platform. Named after a nearby village, the tree-covered hill has provided inspiration for generations of Russian poets, painters, and architects. Today, the lookout draws both foreign visitors and local picnickers, who come here to take photographs with the entire city as their backdrop. Visit on a clear day and try to spot the domes of some of the city's famous churches, or climb the hill at night to see Moscow lit up by streetlights. Plan your Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Moscow using our Moscow online itinerary planner.
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  • Sparrow Hills formerly known as Lenin Hills, is a hill on the right bank of the Moskva River and one of the highest points in Moscow, reaching a height of 80 m above the river level. The observation.....  more »
  • Excellent views of Moscow even at night. You can make some good pictures there. Parking is limited, but available.  more »
  • This is a perfect photospot to make nice pictures of the city and the state university. Also the hop-on bus stops here. Great place to stop and look around,
  • Loved the place. View is amazing. Just there was fog and i couldn't see well, but still university is very beautiful
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