Moscow is the capital city of Russia and it is one of the cities that never lost its intensity. With a population of 13.2 million, it is the most populous city in Russia.
Being covered over 40% by greenery, it is one of the greenest capitals across the world. Christianity is the primary religion in the city of which the Russian Orthodox Church is the most famous one.
It is a beautiful place to explore. Moscow leaves visitors amazed by the sheer size and grandeur of the city. At the heart of Moscow lies the Kremlin and Red Square. They are the most popular attractions in Russia, as they are of historical, political and religious importance.
Being the capital city of Russia, Moscow has a huge influx of tourists yearly, which makes a boost to its tourism. It has been Russia’s capital for a long time, and has one of the best architectural spires and architectures in the world.
Moscow is in the central federal district of European Russia. It’s a fascinating city to wander around and see beautiful palaces, churches, cathedrals, monuments, etc. The capital city is popular for hosting many cultural and performing arts such as ballets, circus acts and others show.
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Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
It is located in the city square in Moscow and separates the Kremlin from its historic merchant quarter called the Kitai-gorod.
St. Basil’s Cathedral
It is also known as the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed in Red Square in Moscow. It is now turned into a museum and has withstood the works of architecture.
Kremlin Walls and Towers
The Kremlin walls and towers are a defensive wall that surrounds the Kremlin. It was built in 1156 by the Italian architects originally with a simple wooden fence.
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
It is a fortified complex that includes the five palaces, Kremlin towers, Kremlin wall, four cathedrals. Besides this, there’s also the Grand Kremlin Palace, which was formerly a Tsar residence.
The Armoury Moscow
This is one of the oldest museums in Moscow, established in 1851. Now the museum is part of Moscow Kremlin Museums.
The metro was opened in 1935 with 13 stations serving Moscow, Russia, and the neighbouring Moscow Oblast cities of Reutov, Krasnogorsk, Lyubertsy and Kotelniki.
It is a pedestrian street where the north is lined with historic buildings such as the Kazan Cathedral, Monastery of the Holy Saviour, Greek Monastery of St. Nicholas, the Old Mint, and the former Holy Synod Printing Offices. The south is lined with the GUM and the Dormition Church.
Theatre’s in Moscow
The historic theatre in Moscow holds ballet and opera performances. It is amongst the oldest and well-known opera and ballet companies in the world.
The Moscow Academic Musical Theatre of Stanislavskiy and Nemirovich-Danchenko
The two theaters were founded in 1941 by two legendary reformers who wanted to blend in drama and comedy. Moscow Art Ballet formerly owned it and later fell into the hands of the two reformers.
Parks in Moscow
The Park is located in the north of Moscow and the main garden is a museum of nature. It has a wide collection of plants are of 8000 types.
Victory Park Moscow
It is located in Moscow and historically known as a place to pay homage. It pays honour of Soviet victory during the Second World War.
Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden
This is one of the oldest botanical gardens found in Russia by Peter the Great in 1706. The garden has a wide collection of trees and plants are of the oldest specimens.
In the 14th century, the park was home to the sovereigns, but today it is a typical park with amusements, funfairs and fast food stalls.
Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation
The central park is situated across the Moskva River and one of the leading parks in the world. There’s an ice rink popularly played by schools, etc.
This is one of the largest parks in Moscow in the Izmaylovo District. It has a big children’s playground, amusement parks & rides, swimming pool, cinema hall, etc.
Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory)
It is also known as Lenin Hills on the right bank of the Moskva River. It has been named after the village Vorobyovo in 1453 with its main landmarks as the Moscow State University.
It is a public park which is located in the centre city of Moscow. It comprises three separate gardens stretching at a length between Moscow Manege and the Kremlin.
Historical Park Russia – My History
It is in the downtown Presnensky Distict of Moscow and extends at an area of 9,900 square meters. It is near the business district street Tverskaya.
Muzeon Art Park
The Park is a resting place for many of the statues that were evicted from Russia’s parks after the fall of communism. It comprises 700 sculptures old and new.
Trampoline Park NEBO
It is an arena which has 65 trampolines, trampoline track 4, dodge-ball arena from 21 trampolines, giant Foam pit, 5 pro-arena sports trampolines and giant XL-2 trampolines, etc.
Museums in Moscow
Art Gallery of the European and American Countries
The museum houses some of the best collections of the 19th and 20th-century paintings and sculptures from all over the world. It lingers all the painting of renowned painters worldwide in this museum.
Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines
This is a private interactive historical museum that houses a collection of arcade machines produced in the USSR from the 1970s.
The State Tretyakov Gallery
It is a gallery of fine art that started in 1856 and designed by Viktor Vanestsov. It has over 130,000 exhibits ranging from Andrei Ruble’s works to Kazimir Malevich.
Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum
The museum used to be an estate in the late 16th century, and today it is a museum to spend leisure time.
Museum Moskovskiy Transport
It may not be the world’s biggest museum but they have a wide collection of classic, rally, European, Russian and American cars.
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
It was founded and erected in 1967 and opened its doors in 1981. The museum has a wide collection of cosmonautic with a number of international space research programs.
Museum of Traditional Russian Beverages Ochakovo
This museum houses the best and all of Russia’s beverages. There’s a department which displays the making of wort, corked bottles,, etc. You can even taste the kvass and beer.
Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve
The Kolomenskoye museum offers an uplifting atmosphere and excursions to explore it. It has very large lawns and cosy front gardens to sit outdoors.
Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center
The museum was constructed in 2012 dedicated to the history of Russian Jewry. It helps in understanding the history of the Jews, the community in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
The museum houses the largest collection of European art and music festival since 1981. It was designed by Roman Klien and Vladimir Shukhov.
State Darwin & Orlov Paleontological Museum
It was founded in 1907 and is known to be the first museum of biological evolution in the world. The museum gives a complete understanding of the evolution of the living world.
Mikhail Bulgakov’s Museum
The museum houses the life and works of the famous Russian writer Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov in the house he lived. There are graffiti works and text, drawings, etc.
Victor Vasnetsov House Museum
This was formerly the house where the artist Victor Vasnetsov used to live, but it now turned into a museum as a branch of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
It is an informative and interactive museum which exhibits a lot of experiences and information in Russian and English. It has many rooms on several topics and tutorials.
Fountain Druzhba Narodov
The fountain is beautifully designed with eye-catching architecture. It was built as an honour to show the friendship of the people in the Soviet Union.
It is established in the 13th century and in the Tagansky district of Moscow. It was shut down in the 1780s but restored and open to public after the Second World War.
Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU)
The university was founded in 1755, which emphasises the education of new materials, genetics, cognitive sciences, biomedicine, pharmaceutics, ecology, and information technologies.
Cathedrals in Moscow
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
The Russian Orthodox Cathedral is the second tallest Christian Orthodox church in the world. It was built in the 19th century and took over 40 years to complete it.
It is also known as Sobornaya Square in the center square of Moscow Kremlin. It is the oldest of the Kremlin churches built in 1475 by an Italian architect Fiorovanti.
Catholic Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary
The neo-gothic Catholic Church is located in central administrative Okrug and is known to be one of the three largest in Russia.
The monastery was founded in 1591 and it is honoured to the victory in the battle of Kulikovo in 1380. It was intended to defend Moscow from southern approaches.
Market & Stores
It is one of the oldest trading markets founded in 1282 and assumed to exist since the 13th or 14th century.
GUM Department Store
It is a famous departmental store that has been in operation since Soviet times. In 2018, it was turned into a shopping mall.
Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Statue
The sculpture represents two figures holding a sickle over their heads. It is a great example of Art deco style made from stainless steel.
The estate belonged to the Sheremetev family in the 18th century and in the east district of the city. It used to be a summer house, but today known as a museum of ceramics.
Hotels & Restaurants in Moscow
Russia has a wide variety of hotels which meets the international standards especially in the big cities, but in the outer regions, it can be very basic. The hotels in the cities range from luxurious 5-star hotels, independent boutique hotels, large resorts, corporate hotels to ready room hotels.
Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel (5 Star)
Sheraton Palace Hotel, Moscow (5 Star)
Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya (5 Star)
Golden Ring (5 Star)
Crowne Plaza Moscow – World Trade Centre (5 Star)
Izmailovo Alpha Hotel (4 Star)
Izmailovo Delta Hotel (4 Star)
Hotel Novotel Moscow Centre (4 Star)
Hotel Azimut Moscow Olympic Moscow (4 Star)
Holiday INN Lesnaya Moscow (4 Star)
Indian Restaurants in Moscow
Jai Hind Indian Restaurant
The restaurant is one of the best places to dine if you are looking for Indian food, especially vegetarian specialties.
Darbars Indian Restaurant Moscow
The restaurant has an Indian ambiance and plays Indian songs in the background. They serve authentic Indian cuisines and at a reasonable price.
Khajuraho Indian Restaurant Moscow
It is an Indian restaurant but they also serve Asian food. Their special diets include vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.
Devi Indian Restaurant Moscow
The restaurant serves Indian and European food with great quality, quantity at an affordable price.
Pubs & Bars in Moscow
Moscow is well-known for its exclusive nightclubs and fun nightlife. And, just like the nightclubs, the pubs have been expanding and growing in Moscow over the years and you will find the best clubs in the city. Most of them are subject to closure areas, but the pubs are found all over different parts of Moscow.
Penthouse, Strip Club
Virgins Strip Club Moscow
Bordo Strip Club Moscow
Rasputin Strip Club Moscow
The Loft Men’s Club Moscow
ANGELS Men’s Club Moscow
911 Korston Strip Club Moscow
911 Aurora Strip Club Moscow
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