Attractions Moscow sightseeing guides

Interesting places and facts about the city Moscow in Russia

Everyone who once visited the capital of the Russian Federation knows that Moscow never sleeps. The great capital of the great country is among the ten most densely populated cities in the world. More than 12 million people call Moscow their home. Once a capital of the Tsardom of Russia and the Russian Empire today is a heart of the country, its tourist, economic center, and a major transportation hub: there are 5 airports, 9 stations, and several ports. An incredibly rich cultural heritage of the huge capital attracts millions of tourists from all over the world who come here to see the long-familiar architectural buildings, monuments, museums, galleries, and theatres. Contrasting, noisy, multinational Moscow City knows how to surprise guests with its hospitality and expensive pleasure!

Major attractions of Moscow

Many agree that it is impossible to make a list of attractions of the Russian capital. Let's try to identify the most visited and recognizable tourist destinations, where foreign tourists go first. Of course, a list of the city's most famous attractions is headed by the Moscow Kremlin, main architectural complex of the capital, located on the left bank of the Moscow River. The famous Red Square, St .Basil's Cathedral, Bolshoi Theatre, Lenin's mausoleum,Christ the Savior Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, and even the Moscow underground every day meet foreign guests and tell them about a Russian history Russia and its culture. Book an excursion around Moscow to get a chance to see as much interesting places as possible within a few hours.
The number of all kinds of children's entertainment centers, amusement parks, museums, and shows boggle the imagination. Moscow makes every effort so that children feel better than at home. The same can't be said for parents who have to plan their expenses and stay in control in order not to spend all the money on children's entertainment. Dinosaurs shows, large zoos, quests, performances of marine animals in "Moskvarium" Oceanography Center will cheer you and your family up. Museums of different directions such as the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Museum will help entertain the most curious whyers who are interested to know everything about everything. Here, children are regularly invited to all kinds of workshops, special programs and competitions.
The choice of restaurants in Moscow will directly depend on your tastes and, of course, your budget. Want to have a bite on the run and go to meet indentures? Visit an inexpensive cafe, drink some coffee at Starbucks or try a local fast food, which is prepared at every turn. For example, lunch in Stardogs, KFC, McDonald's, Kroshka Kartoshka or Sbarro will cost about 250-700 RUB. More respectable restaurants are generally located closer to the city center and the main attractions. In addition to traditional Russian cuisine, French, Italian, Japanese, Georgian, Uzbek, and Ukrainian cuisines are also very popular in middle and high class restaurants. Usually Muscovites call Cafe Pushkin, Turandot, SAVVA, La Bottega Siciliana or White Rabbit restaurants some of the best restaurants in the capital. Be sure to try Russian cabbage soup, pancakes, pies, okroshka, pelmeni, and other traditional dishes in order to get acquainted with the national cuisine. Do not be afraid to try something new in Moscow – you will definitely like it!

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