Take a journey through the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow. Explore the most unusual and noteworthy burial sites of famous people.
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Moscow, the capital of Russia, is a city of many mosts and firsts. First, it is one of the most populated cities in the world being home to more than 12 million inhabitants. The city is rumoured to have the most expensive coffee...but it is no wonder, as it's ranked as the second most expensive city in the world with the largest number of billionaires. The city's incredibly diverse history is always on display as many marvelous historical buildings of different eras are scattered all around the city. The symbol of the city is Red Square which is home to the 16th Century St. Basil's Cathedral and the world famous Kremlin, the historic fortified complex which serves as the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation.
Nowadays Moscow is a bustling cosmopolitan city providing plenty of opportunities for locals and tourists to properly spend their leisure time. Red October, one of the city's architectural icons and a former candy factory, situated on Bolotny Island in the middle of the Moscow River, has recently become one of the most popular areas in the city. It hosts numerous trendy bars and restaurants where locals come to hang out enjoying the breathtaking views of the Moskva river and The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. The atmosphere at weekends is even more vibrant as people head down to the numerous discos dotting the historic district.