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Moscow Sights and Landmarks Guide, Russia


Moscow, the capital city of Russia is the political, economical, religious, educational, and industrial center for Russia. This city is the largest city in Europe and you can find everything Russian when you visit Moscow. A mix of traditional and modern values can be found in Moscow. Starting from the ancient Russian buildings to modern contemporary buildings, this city has many features for both historical and fun loving travelers. July and August are the two months during which the city is flooded by tourists. If you plan to visit in these months, make sure you book your accommodation well in advance. These months are the damp months but offer great weather for tourists. If you are ready to bare extreme conditions, you can visit Moscow during summer and winter.

There are a number of tourist sights in Moscow. There are a lot of historical buildings that are worth visiting in this city. These buildings include traditional museums and galleries talking about the age old history of Moscow. The heart of the city is the Red square which is surrounded by cathedrals and museums on the four sides. From the city’s heart, you can reach Linen’s mausoleum and the admission is free here. You can also arrange for a trip to St. Basil cathedral and watch the beautiful architecture inside. Nature lovers can take a pleasant walk through the parks that are beautifully maintained.

The Kremlin is one of the most popular sites that has many churches which are stunningly beautiful. Armoury hosts large diamond collections and Russian ballets are often conducted. You should not miss this show as for as low as 300RUB, you can watch the performance. Art lovers should visit Tretyakov gallery where you can find ancient Russian art.

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  • blackangel_66Cathedral of the Archangel
    travel tip by blackangel_66 posted more then 30 days ago
    It is located on the Cathedral Square. It was constructed by an Italian architect in the 1510s. For centuries the Cathedral gave home to the burials of tsars (Ivan the Terrible is one of them) and grand princes as well. Now there are...
  • MadSuhRed Square
    travel tip by MadSuh posted more then 30 days ago
    Anyone visiting Moscow will certainly need to go see the Red Square with the Kreml in the back. This is an amazing site simply because of it's magnitude, location, and history behind it.
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