Moscow: 10 Things to Do

9. Krysha Mira

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With its plethora of six-foot-one models, growing music scene and excess leisure time, Moscow has become a hub for high-end nightclubs. Krysha Mira — krysha means roof, as in the roof of a building and the "roof" one pays a mobster for protection — has the best atmosphere. If you can get past the face control, or bouncers, you'll have a wonderful time on the top-floor deck enveloped by supernatural blondinki, electronic music and the occasional fire-breathing dancer. Views of the Moscow River, the Stalin-era Ukraina Hotel and the White House, where Prime Minister Vladimir Putin runs the country, abound. The best way in is to make friends with a Russian who knows his way around this scene. Flashing a U.S. passport would have sufficed five or 10 years ago. Not anymore.

  • 1. Krisha Mira
    Tarasa Shevchenko 2/3, Moscow, Russia; 7-495-203-6008 55.74824337.551472
  • 2. Ukraina Hotel
    Kutuzovsky Prospect 2/1, Moscow, Russia 121249; 7-495-737-7910 55.75159137.564176 More Info

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