Moscow’s famous cemeteries get Wi-Fi

Moscow’s famous cemeteries get Wi-Fi

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The body of Lenin was not buried until today, but is exhibited in a specially built mausoleum on the red square in Moscow. Many other figures of Russia and the Soviet Union but normally received their final resting place on the Moscow cemeteries. These are therefore again historically interested tourists who want to look at the graves of important people. The Moscow City Administration would now support this form of tourism and equip three old cemeteries at the beginning with free Wi-Fi. The ideas the administration according to this will be used mainly to orient themselves in the cemeteries.

Internet will serve as a source of information

So visitors can download for example, maps, on which the famous graves are listed. Also the Wi-Fi could serve to inform closer of the buried people. The three selected cemeteries with Wi-Fi Internet are: the Vagankovskoye cemetery, where, for example, the Soviet actor Boris Andrejew is buried. In addition the Novodevichy cemetery in the vicinity of the monastery of the same name. There was among other things the writer Anton Tschechow his final resting place. And finally the cemetery Troyekurovskoye, where there is the grave of singer Valentina Tolkunova. But many more graves of historical significance can be found in the three cemeteries.