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Sky high marriages coming to Moscow

Published time: June 24, 2012 14:20
Edited time: June 24, 2012 18:20
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A rare man has no fear of heights. Now, newly weds who are already high on life will soon be able to register their marriage with a breathtaking (and potentially knee shaking!) view of Moscow 80 meters off the ground.

­The Registry Office for marriages is due to finally open its doors on the Zhivopisny (Picturesque) Bridge this December in the Russian capital.  

In fact, the venue was initially conceived as a restaurant. But just when it was about to open, it was suddenly discovered that the eatery lacked one vital ingredient – toilets.

So it was “logically” decided to turn it into a… Registry Office for marriages. The Moscow authorities are expected to earmark $20 million on the revamp. It's still unclear though, whether toilets will be provided to the newlyweds.

If not, the newly-born husbands and wives will be given their first lesson of a happy marriage – one in patience.