Sparrow Hills – the name of the right fragment the original bank of the Moscow River. The height above the level of 60-70 meters of the river. Since 1935, it was renamed in Lenin Hills, and then returned to the historical name. One of the most favorite places of Muscovites. People come here to look at Moscow and just walk.
Virtually none of the wedding does not pass without a visit to this beautiful place. On Sparrow Hills is the largest and most famous university of the country, one of the centers of world science – Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow State University).
The observation platform, which gives a good panoramic view of the city, is on a steep bank 85 m (279 ft) above the river, or 200 m (660 ft) above sea level. The Luzhniki Stadium (formerly the Lenin Stadium), where the opening and closing ceremonies for the 1980 Summer Olympics took place, is right below, across the Moskva River. Next to it is the Novodevichy Convent, with its Naryshkin Baroque towers.
Not far from the observation platform is the Luzhniki Metro Bridge. The two-level Metro-Bridge traverses the river to link Komsomolsky Prospekt with Vernadsky Prospekt. It serves two urban transport systems: motor vehicles and the Moscow Metro subway. The glass-walled subway station Vorobyovy Gory is at the lower level of the bridge.