On Nov. 25, 2016, for the third time, the Ice Skating Rink VDNKh will begin its work as one of the most famous and interesting places of winter capitals. Our hotel invites guests to visit the Park and Exhibition Center and ice rink, located a short distance from the hotel.
No ice rink, not only in our country but also in the world, can boast of such a large size and rich infrastructure. For more than 50 years, skating at the rink VDNKh has been a traditional winter pastime for Muscovites and guests of the capital. The Ice Rink at VDNKh is already in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest in the country with a flawless artificial ice rink. For its size and majestic beauty some foreign tourists call it the "Russian Ice Miracle."
20,549 sq. m. (221,940 sq. ft.) of pure skating area and 68,300 sq. m. (737,640 sq. ft.) of infrastructure which include warm pavilions where you can rent skates, medical units and many cafes where you can eat and relax, without removing your skates.
The country’s main ice rink opened its third season on November 25. This evening the audience participated in interactive ice programs built on a unique interaction of music and light. The culmination of the Festival will be the premiere light show "Points of Light", featuring giant puppets of the German Theatre DUNDU. This is the first visit of the famous team to Russia. The show will begin at 8:00 Pm., but skating can begin at 5:00 Pm.
The new season at the main rink country promises to be very entertaining and active. Here you will be able to spend the winter holidays, watch concerts, take part in masked balls, sports and entertainment programs and, of course, meet your love!
This winter the largest skating rink with an artificial surface will be set up on the Main Alley and occupy more than 20,000 sq. m. (216, sq. ft.). More than 4,500 people can skate here at the same time. For those who can’t stand on skates confidently, instructors are always ready to help. In the same way, as in past seasons, a picturesque bridge will grace the rink and also serve as a meeting place and background for beautiful selfies.
Visitors to the country’s main ice rink this winter are waiting for entertainment programs on Christmas, New Year's Day, "old" New Year's Day (many Russians celebrate Christmas according to the pre-revolutionary Gregorian calendar, which differs from the conventional Julian calendar by 2 weeks later than in the West), Student’s Day, Valentine's Day and Fatherland Defender Day. On these days the park will present exciting and colorful shows, interactive events, sporting events, competitions and prize draws. Celebrities will also take part in the festivities. You can participate in weekly master dance classes and morning exercises.
In 2017 in the center of the rink will sparkle with all the colors of the Rainbow a 6 meter fairytale forest. When looking at the forest you see a Christmas tree and an Arctic owl, surrounded by wild beasts. The art object focuses on the beauty of untouched nature and devoted to the Year of Ecology in Russia.
Details on the work of the rink and the cost of tickets are on the website www.vdnh.ru where: Moscow, Metro station. "VDNHa", 119 Prospect Mira, VDNKh, the Central Alley.
We invite everyone to stay at the Hotel “Tourist” and visit all the most exciting winter events!