Gulag History Museum
Amid all the swanky shops on ul Petrovka, an archway leads to a courtyard that is strung with barbed wire and hung with portraits of...
Museum Of Soviet Arcade Machines
Growing up in the 1980s USSR was a peculiar, but not necessarily entirely bleak experience. Here is an example – a collection of about...
Kamchatka is a generic term for all things fringe, and this cavernous pub seems to have been designed to prove that beer can go for R80...
This place opened in 1951 by order of the Ministry of Trade of the Uzbek Soviet Republic. Six decades later, the place has expanded its...
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Sanduny Baths information
Sanduny is the oldest and most luxurious banya in the city. The Gothic Room is a work of art with its rich wood carving, while the main shower room has an aristocratic Roman feel to it. There are several classes, as on trains, though regulars say that, here, second male class is actually better than the premium class.
No matter which class you choose, it will be a costly experience, especially if you rent the essential items – a sheet to wrap yourself into (R170), a felt hat to avoid burning your hair (R410) and a pair of slippers.