Moscow

Moscow

Moscow - the unforgettable city, attractive thanks to the authentic emotion of a people, a cosmopolitan city with an irresistible local charm. When you stand on the Red Square, you will be able to experience the grandeur of this city, and when you walk your way to Sain Basil’s Cathedral, this experience transcends to a feeling of bliss. Moscow is one of Europe’s largest cities, a modern capital of Russia, a country rich in history which takes us back many centuries. Moscow is a historical, as well as a modern city of modern architecture, the most beautiful metro in the world, a city that boasts a rich cultural heritage, as well as great nightlife.

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Tourist map

Map of Moscow

Discover what is nearby, all attractions, sights and museums , shopping zones, parks and restaurants in Moscow.

Tourist map of Moscow

History

History of Moscow
Moscow is the capital of Russia, as well as its main economical and financial center. The city, populated by around 12 million people, lies on the banks of the river Moskva. It used to be the capital of the Great Duchy of Moscow, The Soviet Union, and, finally, the Russian Federation.

History of Moscow

History of Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia, as well as its main economical and financial center. The city, populated by around 12 million people, lies on the banks of the river Moskva. It used to be the capital of the Great Duchy of Moscow, The Soviet Union, and, finally, the Russian Federation. The first mention of Moscow in historical texts dates back to the 12th century. At the time, Moscow was a town, much like the rural towns around Russia today. In 1156, Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy ordered the construction of defensive walls around the town to protect it from Mongol invaders.

History of Moscow

Tourist destinations in Russia:

Saint Petersburg

There is so much beauty in one place there one fails to find anywhere else. Somewhat inaptly named the Venice of the North, Saint Petersburg is like a fairy tale the splendor of which is complemented with towering golden domes of the Petropavlovsk Fortress, the Isaac Cathedral, the Church of Saviour on Spilled Blood and the Admiralty. This is the city of famous writers Dostoyevsky and Yesenin, the Hermitage, the most beautiful museum in the world, the divine Imperial Village, a magical river Neva, a plethora of bridges and most importantly, this is the city of incredibly polite people.

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Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk, is not only the capital of the Republic of Karelia and a vibrant tourism centre, but it is also the cultural centre. Petrozavodsk museums, galleries, and exhibition halls are well known in the northwest of Russia and in other countries. The list of sights to see and places to visit in Petrozavodsk does not end at Kizhi Museum. There are some museums, galleries and exhibitions below (not all), which may be interesting to different tourists. Even more so, some of them offer the opportunity not only to be a visitor but an artist, a worker, or even a seafarer to name but a few . Tourists may make something using their own hands!

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Moscow

Moscow - the unforgettable city, attractive thanks to the authentic emotion of a people, a cosmopolitan city with an irresistible local charm. When you stand on the Red Square, you will be able to experience the grandeur of this city, and when you walk your way to Sain Basil’s Cathedral, this experience transcends to a feeling of bliss. Moscow is one of Europe’s largest cities, a modern capital of Russia, a country rich in history which takes us back many centuries. Moscow is a historical, as well as a modern city of modern architecture, the most beautiful metro in the world, a city that boasts a rich cultural heritage, as well as great nightlife.

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