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Moscow
1–6 October



International Collegiate
Programming Contest Finals

Official partner:
RUSSPASS travel planning service

Moscow boasts many attractions — historical and modern. We have compiled an hour-long route in the Kremlin area, which will show you the capital in all its glory: St. Basil's Cathedral, Zaryadye Park, GUM store and other must-see places. You can take it by yourself or sign up for a guided tour.
Excursion
Walk this route with a guided tour in English. Registration - at the RUSSPASS desk in the Manege (Manezhnaya Square, 1)


The tour begins in the Manege. The maximum number of people in the group is 30. Duration - 1 hour.


Dates:

October 2nd

from 14:30 to 15:30
from 16:30 to 17:30

October 3rd

from 14:00 to 15:00
from 15:00 to 16:00

October 5th

from 14:30 to 15:30
from 15:30 to 16:30
Where to go
What to see in Moscow? We offer a special route around the Kremlin - with modern and historical sights.
Public transport
Moscow has three types of urban transport: metro, buses and trams. There, metro stations and surface public transport stops are outfitted with maps that will help you plan your itinerary/route.

● We recommend using the metro during peak hours. This will help you avoid traffic jams and introduce you to the beautiful stations, like Mayakovskaya, Novoslobodskaya and Kievskaya. Like most surface transport, the metro runs from 5.30 to 1.00 a.m.

● Moscow has a well-developed surface transit system. Buses and trams will quickly get you to your destination and let you explore the city along the way. Most of the surface public transport stops are located next to metro stations. Tip: take a ride on the tourist-favourite tram A (also called Annushka after a character from the novel The Master and Margarita by Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov). It will take you through the city centre: from Kaluzhskaya Square to the Chistye Prudy metro station.

● We recommend purchasing a Troika card to pay for public transportation. It is sold at metro stations and can be credited with any amount. With Troika, a single metro, bus or tram trip will cost RUB 42. You can top up your card at RUSSPASS. The metro and most types of surface public transport support contactless bank card payments. In this case, a single trip will cost RUB 46.

● Moscow has a public bike rental service. To use it, register in the Moscow Transport app on App Store or Google Play. You can pay for the service with a bank card in the app or with a Troika card. You can see the map of bike paths here.

● If you need to call a taxi, you can use the Uber app.

Where to eat
Moscow offers everything - from luxurious restaurants to affordable bars. Here are 20 places that we highly recommend.
Hotels
Here are three hotels in which the participants of the ICPC are settled. Learn more about services and infrastructure and enjoy your stay.
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Travel planning service
COVID-19 restrictions
Safety is paramount. Below, you will find the list of COVID-19 restrictions in effect in Moscow.

● You must wear a mask in stores, restaurants, public transport and other public places.

● Public events are limited to no more than 500 people. Dance floors, sports fan zones and other areas with no seating can let more people in if the guests have proof of immunity or a positive antibody test done no earlier than three days before the event.

● If you feel unwell, you can call 112 or use the COVID-19 hotline: 8-800-2000-112.

● You can find more information about the COVID-19 situation in Russia on the official portal of the Moscow Mayor.

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