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September 13, 2021 10:02 am

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Press Service of the Moscow Metro

Newlyweds entered into marriage not only in the registry offices, but also in historical mansions and estates, Moscow City towers, the Moscow Planetarium, the historical Cosmos pavilion at VDNKh and other unusual places.

About 1400 couples this year decided to time the wedding for the City Day. A quarter of them got married on the road.

“By tradition, in the capital’s registry offices, in addition to the classic Mendelssohn’s march in honor of the capital’s birthday, at the request of the newlyweds, the anthem of Moscow sounded. About 1400 couples decided to time the wedding to the City Day. On the holiday itself, more than 700 newlyweds got married. The solemn wedding ceremonies were held on Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11. Also, on the night of September 11-12, two couples got married at the Mayakovskaya metro station, ”said the press service of the Moscow Civil Registry Office.

The ceremonies were held not only in the registry offices and wedding palaces, but also at 23 off-site venues. The newlyweds got married in historical mansions and estates, towers “Moscow City”, Ostankino TV tower, famous restaurants, the Moscow Planetarium and the historical pavilion “Cosmos” at VDNKh, as well as on the Moscow cable car. About 350 couples were married at offsite sites, which is a quarter of the total.

September is one of the three most popular months for marriage. In total, about 16 thousand couples are planning to get married in Moscow this fall. We are still accepting applications for October and November. In 2020, in the autumn months, about 20 thousand couples were married, in 2019 – more than 23 thousand.

You can apply for marriage online via portal, single portal public services, as well as personally in the registry office. The state fee is 350 rubles, when applying online – 245 rubles.

Today, more than 30 sites for on-site marriage registration are available for newlyweds in Moscow. Couples can choose a site on the special project website “New addresses of happiness” on the portal. There are photos and a detailed description of each site, a visual representation on a map of Moscow, available dates and instructions on how to apply.

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