Recently Russian capital acquired another feature, which promises to be the most visited site not only among travelers, but also locals. Ostankino television tower opened a new guided tour, which will receive not only numerous tourists, but also newlyweds.
Moscow is full of temptation and attractions for tourists from all over the world. Moscow Kremlin, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Patriarch's Ponds, Arbat and other sights annually attract hundreds of thousands of travelers. One of the attractions is amazing tours around the capital, which number exceed half a thousand. One of the most popular activities is excursions not only to the most famous landmarks, but also specific routes, showing an unusual Moscow and acquainting visitors with legends and ghosts, dungeons and exotic places of the capital.
New tour to the Ostankino television tower promises to become one of such original tours offering tourists a wide range of new experiences, a variety of entertainment and services.
Because of the fire, which occurred in 2000, Ostankino tower was closed to tourists. During this period Moscow landmark has undergone major reconstruction and was re-opened for visits in 2009. Today, tourists can not only visit a viewing platform located at a height of 337 meters, which offers quite extraordinary views of Moscow, but also the museum of broadcasting, Radio exposure of 1940-50-es and salon of traditional souvenirs. It also houses a unique museum of domestic cars and TV bar.
In addition to the tours Ostankino tower in Moscow will offer residents a totally unique service. As is well known that marriages are made in heaven, so during summer months the lovers will be able not only simply register a marriage in a local registry office, but also register it almost in heaven - in the Ostankino TV tower. Once a week at the Ostankino television center area will be permitted to hold wedding processions for the registration of marriages and gala dinners. The first married couple who have applied in Griboyedov palace of marriages will marry in the skies of Ostankino already in July.
Tickets for tours in Ostankino you can buy in theater ticket offices in Moscow and on the web site of the television station.