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.
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 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. The Kremlin or Moscow Kremlin is a historic monument in the city. It is a fortified structure located in the heart of the city. Overlooking the Moskva Riverto, it is one of the most frequented places of interest in the capital city. On the other hand, Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure or simply Gorky Park is a popular amusement park in the city. This park is named in the honor of Maxim Gorky and at present is one of the favorite destinations of locals and tourists. Opened in the year 1928, it continues to allure all with its charm.
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. For sports lovers, winters offer that perfect background for an adventurous, thrilling, and fun filled vacation time.
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. Do not forget trying out traditional food like `Shashlyk’ (grilled kebabs) and `Golubtsy’ (mince meat in cabbage). Some of the popular restaurants in the Russian capital include names like O2 Lounge, Varvary, Gallery Café, CDL, Bon, Piccolino, Buono, and Café Pushkin.
Two prominent airports in the city include Sheremetyevo International Airport and Domodedovo International Airport. Many airlines fly to the city each day connecting the Russian capital with the rest of the world. Airlines, which offer business class flights to Moscow include Finnair, Transaero, LOP Polish Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Berlin, British Airways, Iberia, and Icelandair from New York and other parts of the United States.
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. The gorgeous city caters to the needs of different travelers and offers various accommodation options for them to choose. Neighborhoods like Kremlin and Arbat are very popular with the outsiders as they offer decent places to stay and are easily accessible from the rest of the city.