"Eerie, yet actually quite boring" KGB Headquarters Lubyanka Tip by mikey_e

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There's a lot of hype about Lubyanka. That is, when you tell people that you're going to Moscow, there will inevitably be someone who tells you that you have to go to see Lubyanka, or visit the prison or something. Once you get there, however, you realize that there are far better things to do in Moscow than come to Lubyanka. Like many edifices dedicated to bureaucracy, this one is not quite exciting or beautiful - even less so when you consider the number of people who were tortured and murdered by the NKVD and then KGB within its walls. There is a museum, but you must be a citizen of the Russian Federation to be able to enter, and you must arrange your visit beforehand.

Address: Lubyanskaya ploschad'
Directions: metro: Lubyanskaya
Phone: +7 495 232-58-30
Website: http://wn.com/lubyanka

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 13, 2008
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