Things to Do in Moscow

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Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)

The largest and most famous square in Moscow. Vast cobblestoned square is surrounded by amazing architectural monuments all around representing the history of Russia. From here you can see the most symbolic buildings of Moscow: Kremlin, GUM store, State History Museum, Lenin's Mausoleum and St Basil’s Cathedral.

Moscow Metro

Moscow Metro is among the largest in the world. It is a "city under the city"! Each of the huge stations looks like a separate cathedral or cultural monument. Metro tour is the best way to experience the busy urban life of Moscow city.

St. Basil's Cathedral

The legendary building of St Basil's Cathedral is the icon of Russia. It features multicolor onion-shaped domes that amaze locals and foreigners. The 450 year old Cathedral is a must visit for anyone when in Russia.

Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)

Moscow Kremlin is the symbol of Russian state located at the very heart of Moscow. The unique, ancient and colorful complex is a marvelous place to enjoy, take some impressive pictures and to get to know Russian history and politics.

The State Tretyakov Gallery

Tretyakov Gallery is the most popular destination for art-lovers in Russia. It preserves 180.000 objects of Russian art heritage:paintings, sculptures and graphics. From Aivazovksy to Repin and Vastnetsov, find them all here.

GUM Department Store (Glavny Universalny Magazin)

GUM State Department Store has been the primary luxurious shopping destination in Moscow for decades. Even if you don't indend to buy anything you should definitely walk around the mall and enjoy its arcitecture and amazing flower compositions.

Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum

Tsarytsino is a significant arcitectural monument, that preserves Russian history and culture. It is the biggest architectural complex in Russia that was built in gothic style.

The Armoury

The Armoury is part of Kremlin Palace complex and one of Russia's oldest museums. The museum exhibits historic armour, weapons and royal coronation dresses in huge halls. It is on must visit list for people in Moscow!

Bolshoi Theatre

The Bolshoi Theater is one of the world's greatest opera and ballet theaters and a popular attraction in Moscow's both for locals and foreigners. It is also the oldest in Moscow, hosting ballet and opera performances since 1780.

Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve

Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve is another pearl of Russian achitecture, preserving its history and culture.The Museum-Reserve is located in South Moscow and looks at the Moskva River.

Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation

Gorkiy Central Park features gardens, cafes, open-air movie theater, entertainment activities and winter ice rink in the center of Moscow. It is the oldest park of Moscow and the favourite spot of the locals to relax and enjoy themselves.

Kremlin Walls and Towers

Kremlin Walls and Towers are 15th century redbrick defensive constuctions surrounding the Moscow Kremlin. They were constructed by Italian architect who were speacially invited to Moscow. The walls and towers are steady up to present day.

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