Things to Know about Moscow
Moscow, the majestic capital of Russia, was earlier ruled by Tsars but is today the political, cultural, economic, religious, financial, educational and transportation center of the country. The metropolitan city of Moscow is beautiful, glitzy and renowned for its architecture worldwide. It has emerged as a preferred tourist destination in Europe for millions of people from world over.
Best Places to Visit
The historic city of Moscow offers plenty of sightseeing opportunities to its visitors. Our Moscow City Guide will help you to explore famous attractions. These include Vodka Museum, The Kremlin, the Red Square ensemble, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Muzeon Park of Arts, Gorky Park, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow State University, Kotelnicheskaya apartment building, Krasnaya Presnya Tower, Hotel Ukraina and Hotel Leningradskaya.
Best Time to Visit
The hot months between July and August usually make up the main vacation season in Moscow. You may also consider visiting Moscow in May and June as the city holds festivals and concerts to welcome in the spring and summer.
Best Dining Places
Some of the finest restaurants in Moscow are found on the glitzy Tverskaya Street. For ethnic Armenian and Georgian cuisine consider visiting the area around Kitai Gorod. Some of the restaurants also serve Middle Eastern and Asian cuisine as well. Don’t forget trying out traditional food like `Shashlyk’ (grilled kebabs) and `Golubtsy’ (mince meat in cabbage).
Best Airlines to Reach
Moscow is served by two airports – Sheremetyevo International Airport and Domodedovo International Airport. Sheremetyevo International Airport is the primary hub of national carrier Aeroflot. Moscow is well connected with different parts of the world. Major airlines operating flights here include Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, British Airways, Swiss, Icelandair, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, LOT, KLM, Air France, Austrian Airlines and others.
Best Places to Stay
Moscow has plenty of accommodation options. However, you will find many high-end luxury hotels in the city. There are only few cheap hotels in Moscow. Most of the budget hotels are found beyond the Garden Ring Road.