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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Leninskiye Gory, 1, Moscow 119234, Russia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The ‘Seven Sisters’ are well-known Moscow landmarks. To me, the university building is the best of the lot. Perhaps it’s the surrounding gardens that give it that extra something. It’s relatively easy to get to with a metro station near by. I’ve enjoyed a few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brookemark1
Reviewed 12 November 2018

During Stalins time, he had seven buildings constructed in the same style as the university. This is a huge building places on Sparrow Hill which over looks the city. There are nice gardens both during the growing season and during the winter when they use...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathyEP
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The building is an imposing one, eliciting feelings of power and dominance. A must-see when in Moscow.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BradRymaec
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This was an unforgettable trip to university. Impressive building and nice area around. Also there are not far an overview point from where is amazing view to all Moscow

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 30 October 2018

its a beautiful campus to walk around. Gorgeous buildings, one of the 7 sisters. its not a must do but if you have time in moscow its a recommended site

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roving820510
Reviewed 23 October 2018

According to the official information, about 50,000 students are studying at this university and if you visit the place you will believe it! It is the most prestigious university in Russia and this magnificent building emphasizes it. For a many years it was the highest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Lomonosov State University building is an enormeous building, which is the central building of Lomonosov University. It is located in a garden area in the surroundings of Moscow, the main city of Russian Federation. The building is really great! It is an enormeus building built...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Large and imposing, this is definitely worth the trip. Reflecting pool gives an incredible photo. Just opposite is the panoramic view of Moscow city skyline, beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KirstenCorin
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Every time we go to the FIFA Fan Festival in Moscow to watch the World Cup games we should pass by this huge iconic building in Russia's capital, it was close from Luzhniki Stadium and visible to see at the center of Moscow.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank msjayousi
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Enjoyed walking among the birch trees and the grand view of the Lomonosov State University. Our guide explained he history of the building & the architecture

Date of experience: August 2018
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Presnensky
The neighborhood is divided into two major halves by
Krasnaya Presnya street: the southern part highlights
Moscow city – businesses contained in skyscrapers
along with the White House - where the Russian
government works. The north is a bit more relaxed and
casual, visitors here will find the Moscow zoo,
National Centre for Contemporary Arts and a number of
fine restaurants. The beautiful neo-gothic Cathedral
...More
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jim m
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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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