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Sunset at Moscow's Gorky Park

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tuesday, 15 January 2013 | Views [728]

While walking along the Moscow River

While walking along the Moscow River

I took a late afternoon walk through Gorky Park to watch the sunset. Its already starting to get cold here in Moscow and was -2 degrees Celsius outside. I am leaving Moscow next week so trying to fit in the last couple of places left on my list.

Small church at the metro station exit on my way to Gorky Park

Small church at the metro station exit on my way to Gorky Park

The bronze wall surrounding Gorky Park

The bronze wall surrounding Gorky Park

The entrance to Gorky Park

The entrance to Gorky Park

The impressive archway at the entrance to the Park

The impressive archway at the entrance to the Park

Gorky park is definitely one of Moscow’s most famous parks. It is Right next to the Moscow River and use to have a huge forest and be the ideal place for pick-nicks. But ,unfortunately a huge part of the park has been turned into a theme park. Now Gorky park is  famous for its ice-skating and amusement park rides.

Watching the sunset over the Moscow River

Watching the sunset over the Moscow River

Watching the sunset over the Moscow River

 

All the trees have already lost their leaves and you can see that the winter cold is fast approaching.

Walking along the Moscow River

The wind picked up while standing next to the river and I realized that it is definitely time for my winter coat and that I was not dressed warm enough for this outing. So, unfortunately I didnt stay out as long as I would have wanted to.

While walking along the Moscow River

While walking along the Moscow River

 

Gorky Park at sunset

Gorky Park at sunset

The sun was already down and it wasn’t even 6 o’clock yet

The sun was already down and it wasn’t even 6 o’clock yet

Church at park exit

Church at park exit

I crossed  the Moscow River and at the other side of the bridge found this beautiful church. 

Tags: gorky park, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, sunset, travel

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