New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Moscow

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In Moscow for new year’s eve 2014-2015 it’s all about the midnight fireworks in Red Square, and these are the iconic images that will be broadcast around the world the next day, with the backdrop of The Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and the Kazan Cathedral offering one of the most spectacular settings you will find anywhere in the world.

Adding to the atmosphere of the occasion are the sub-zero temperatures and high likelihood of a decent covering if snow, which create a winter wonderland effect for reflect the lights of the huge Red Square Christmas Tree as well as the spectacular fireworks – I think if you’re spending your new year in Moscow then it should go without saying that you need to wrap up very warm!

If you’re wary of the raucous crowds in Red Square, then why not take a wander along the banks of the city’s iconic Moskva River to find a more secluded spot – there are plenty of more obscure vantage points from where you’ll be able to get a good view of the fireworks in a more sedate setting.

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