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The Best Redesign of Moscow Metropolitan Map 2013

The Best Redesign of Moscow Metropolitan Map 2013

Russia's leading internet and graphic design agency has won an online vote for the best redesign of the Moscow Metro map. Art. Lebedev Studio is a design company in Russia, founded in 1995 by Artemy Lebedev. They redrew the Moscow Metro map for a second time in three years, with even cleaner graphics and a raft of new details and won more than 50% of the online vote. The firm's newest design of Moscow Metro Map 2013 includes landmarks, parks, rivers and alternative transit options.

15 years Guarding the Eternal Glory

15 years Guarding the Eternal Glory

Fifteen years ago, on December 12, 1997, President of Russian Federation signed a decree to postpone the post number one honor guard from Lenin's Tomb to the Unknown Soldier's Tomb that started maintained by newly founded The Presidential Regiment. No matter of a season, weekend or state holiday, the very well trained kremlin soldiers provide impressive ceremonial of guard mounting hourly from 8am to 8pm every day.

Posted on December 12, 2012
Moscow Handle with Snow and rain Again

Moscow Handle with Snow and rain Again

Started yesterday heavy snowfall brought for many people look of Winter Fairy tale on Moscow streets, but at the same time it caused almost collapse on the roads with many miles of traffic jams on main highways and small streets as well due huge amount of snow that fell during the past 24 hours.

Posted on November 29, 2012
Energy, Speed, and Life blend together in the Circle of Light 2012

Energy, Speed, and Life blend together in the Circle of Light 2012

An outstanding, bright and colorful event, the second International «Circle of Light» festival took place in Moscow from the 28th of September to the 2nd of October. It’s and remarkable and extraordinary event that shows the habitual face of Moscow in a different light. Circle of Light is a real transformation of space and buildings in the city with the help of lighting technologies and artists’ talent. The main idea of this year’s festival is «The Energy of life». The first «Circle of Light» festival was held in 2011 and was given a huge media scope...

Posted on October 05, 2012
Renewed Triumphal Arch - The Symbol of the Victory over Napoleon (1812 -2012)

Renewed Triumphal Arch - The Symbol of the Victory over Napoleon (1812 -2012)

On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012, after several months of intensive renovation, it was provided official ceremony with a speech of Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev devoted to re-opening of Triumphal Arch in honor of the great celebrations of 200th anniversary of Borodino Battle that happened on September 7th, 1812. The Arch of Triumph is the symbol of the Glory of Russian Army and People defended Motherland in Patriotic war 1812 from French invasion and who beat Napoleon in Paris in 1814...

Posted on September 07, 2012
Getting Church Supplies in Sofrino

Getting Church Supplies in Sofrino

After tour of Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (Russian Jerusalem), on the way back to Moscow city, Allen and Leann, my American Orthodox clients decided to buy gifts from the famous church factory Sofrino to their priest and Orthodox church of St. Innocent in Georgia, USA. This tour was planned and happened right on the day of 23rd anniversary from their wedding.

Posted on August 28, 2012
Improving Services with New Honda CR-V 2012

Improving Services with New Honda CR-V 2012

Let’s me introduce my new car, new Honda CR-V (2012), that I got yesterday on August 17 2012. It is the save and comfortable compact crossover that perfectly fits for family and business use taking into account specific of road condition and traffic in Russia.

Posted on August 18, 2012
Opens New (8th) Season of Exciting Guard Mounting Parades

Opens New (8th) Season of Exciting Guard Mounting Parades

Today, on Saturday, April 14, 2012, the President’s Regiment opens a new (8th) season of exciting guard mounting parades that you can see on Saturdays in Moscow Kremlin at noon or in Red Square at 2 pm (last Saturday of a month only) from April till October. It can be also like a point of starting and finishing tourist season in Moscow, Russia.

Posted on April 14, 2012
1st International Festival of Light "Circle of Light" in Moscow

1st International Festival of Light "Circle of Light" in Moscow

1st International Festival in Moscow, Russia goes on October 21-23, 2011 from 20:00 to 23:00 every evening on the Red Square, Manezhnaya Square and near entrance of Gorky Park. To attract more tourists to capital of Russia Moscow government spends about 6 million USD to provide this grandiose light show first time here, in Russia...

Posted on October 21, 2011
Adventure with Jewish clients and standards of a life

Adventure with Jewish clients and standards of a life

Today  I met and  provided a city tour for two nice Jewish couples from   New  York, US. We  spent this nice sunny hot day very enjoyably and I  was   able to show and  introduce my clients to Red Square, cathedral of    Christ the Savior,  Moscow Kremlin, Sparrow Hills and Moscow State    University, Victory Park  and Arch of Triumph, Moscow Metro and some    other sites on our route.  We  also wanted to see the Beit Menachem    Synagogue and Jewish Community  Center led by the Russian oligarch Roman    Abramovich.

Posted on July 21, 2011

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Arthur Lookyanov

My name's Arthur Lookyanov, I'm a private tour guide, personal driver and photographer in Moscow, Russia. I work in my business and run my website Moscow-Driver.com from 2002. Read more about me and my services, check out testimonials of my former business and travel clients from all over the World, hit me up on Twitter or other social websites. I hope that you will like my photos as well.

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