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Russian State Library (Rossiyskaya Gosudarstvennaya Biblioteka) Tours

Russian State Library (Rossiyskaya Gosudarstvennaya Biblioteka)
Founded in 1862, the Russian State Library (Rossiyskaya Gosudarstvennaya Biblioteka) features more than 43 million items in more than 240 languages, including 17.5 million books. The collection includes maps, sheet music, newspapers and audio recordings, as well as at least one copy of every book published in the country between 1922 and 1991. With more than 170 miles of shelves, it is the largest library in Russia and the fourth largest in the world. The main collection includes more than 200 private book collections belonging to popular Russian figures in science, culture and education, and a collection of rare books has more than 300,000 volumes. The State Library also holds regular educational and cultural events and has more than 30 reading rooms available for visitors to reserve.

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The Russian State Library is located in the center of Moscow at Vozdizhenka ulitsa 3/5. It is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays. The library is closed on Sundays, as well as on the last Monday of the month. To get there, take the Metro to the Biblioteka imeni Lenina, Arbatskaya, Aleksandrovsky Sad or Borovitskaya stations.
Address: Vozdvizhenka St, 3/5, Moscow, Russia
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-8pm; Saturday 9am-7pm; closed Sundays & last Monday of the month
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Key Moscow Sights Walking Tour

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Moscow sightseeing tour

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Have a thrilling adventure on the mysterious streets of Moscow on this private guided tour. Uncover the dangerous magic hidden on the streets of this city. Delve into the most intriguing corners of Moscow, full of supernatural things and haunted places. Tremble from the frightening tales of your guide and learn more about the events that had happened in the places you will visit. • See the most famous sites of Moscow, including the Kremlin and Arbat • Dive into the mysterious atmosphere of haunted houses • Investigate the presence of supernatural beings on the seemingly peaceful streets of Moscow • Listen to the thrilling stories of your expert local guide
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What are Russian State Library (Rossiyskaya Gosudarstvennaya Biblioteka) hours of operation?
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Russian State Library (Rossiyskaya Gosudarstvennaya Biblioteka) hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9am-8pm; Saturday 9am-7pm; closed Sundays & last Monday of the month. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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