Moscow is the main and most populous city of Russia. It is one of the major economic, cultural, financial and educational centers in the world located on the banks of the Moscow River which runs about 500 km long through the eastern European lowlands in central Russia.

Moscow is a city of rich history that had been dormant for decades during the communist Soviet dictatorship. Today he is busy catching up for other European metropolises, but he does not forget his legacy with his Kremlin, St. Basil’s Church, and some of the world’s best museums.

What to see in Moscow

The Moscow Kremlin is a historically established center of Moscow, above the river Moscow near the Red Square. It includes several palaces, a congress hall, a tower, four churches, a Senate palace, an official residence of the president of the state. During the nine centuries the appearance of the Kremlin changed.

St. Basil’s Church is also located on the red square. It was built by Ivan Grozni, and consists of eight smaller churches, around one main, with imaginative colorful cupola with shingle tops.

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is the temple temple of the Russian Orthodox Church. The temple was restored from 1990 to 2000.

The Bolshoy Theater is a well-known theater from 1824, and ballet and opera are among the oldest and best in the world.

Stalin’s Skyscrapers is a group of seven skyscrapers built between 1947 and 1953 in a combination of Baroque and Gothic architecture with American skyscrapers and featured hotels, residential buildings, and the Lomonosov university.

The Red Square is the most famous city square and serves the Kremlin from the fourth Kitaj Gorge and represents the heart of Russia’s great. On the Red Square are the Kremlin, Basilica of Blessed Basil and Lenin’s Mausoleum.

The Novodevich Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries in all of Russia, and since 2004 it has been included on Uneska’s World Heritage List in Europe.

The Ascension Church in Kolomensko was built in 1532, and is considered to be a rooftop of Russian splendid architecture. It is located several kilometers southeast of the center of Moscow.

The Ostankino Tower is a radio-television tower, which dates from 1966 and is about 550 meters high. At the time of its construction, it was the highest building in the world.

The monument to the conquerors of the universe is a part of the memorial museum of cosmonautics, and was built in 1964 in honor of space exploration.

Where to stay in Moscow

 

World Cup Russia 2018 Matches in Moscow

14 June 2018 – 18:00 Local time
Group A, Luzhniki Stadium
Russia vs. Saudi Arabia

 

20 Jun 2018 – 15:00 Local time
Group B, Luzhniki Stadium
Portugal vs. Morocco