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Best Things To Do On Your Trip To Moscow, Russia

Bindu swetha Mar 24, 2020
A classical mix of history and edginess, one of the most spectacular capitals of the world, Moscow, has innumerable attractions and sites to visit! When the summer sets in, from April to August, is the best time to visit Moscow.
Once in Moscow, you must head straight to the Red Square to witness the marvel of Moscow's history unfold in front of you! You mustn't miss visiting the Moscow State University building (largest in the world) and the State Library (Second largest in the world).

Red Square

Moscow's most visited attraction, the cobblestone-made Red Square is surrounded by famous sites such as Kremlin, St. Basil's Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum, amongst other attractions.

St. Basil's Cathedral

The cathedral that was commissioned in the 1500s', onion-shaped domes of the church was designed to look like a flame-like bonfire.
You can visit the inside of the church and also the beautiful GUM department store!

Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin is topmost tourist attraction in Moscow.

Grand Kremlin Palace

Great or Grand Kremlin Palace, was built from 1837 to 1849, is one of most popular tourist attraction of Moscow. It is  Constructed beautifully constructed with magnificent intricate decor which reflects the pure charm of the Revival architecture.

Kremlin

You need to spend at least a week in the place to thoroughly visit the active fortress of Europe, Kremlin! There's the world's largest bell and cannon to visit at the place.
You will get access to Cathedral Square, the Great Bell Tower, the Patriarch Palace, the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe with admission tickets to Kremlin complex.

State Historical Museum

Sheltered in a neo-Russian style building, the State Historical Museum now has an impressive collection of relics of prehistoric tribes, largest coin collection, old manuscripts and artworks of the Romanov dynasty.

Bolshoi Theatre

The iconic building that hosts ballet and opera performances, the Bolshoi Theatre, is also famous for the neo-classical interiors of the building.

Tretyakovskaya Art Gallery

The art gallery has a collection of Russian painters' artwork, which was earlier privately owned by the Tretyakov brothers.
Pre-revolutionary masterpieces such as Rooks have Come Back by Alexei Savrasov, Girl with Peaches by Valentin Serov, etc are featured at the gallery.

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Moscow River Cruise

Hop onto the Raddison Royal cruise to see the famous landmarks of the city from the other angle.
You can sit at the restaurant table, enjoy some good food with some wine! Though a bit expensive, the cruise is worth the money.

Lenin's Mausoleum

Known as the Lenin's Tomb, located in the Red Square, is the place where Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin's preserved body is displayed to the public!

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

This Russian Orthodox Cathedral, the second-highest in the country, is the ideal place to attend the Orthodox Mass!
However, if you are in the mood of spending some quiet time, you can just climb up the domes and admire the beauty of the Church.

Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics

The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics is one of the popular tourist attraction. It exhibits  Russia’s history. Its shape is an unique example of architeure.

VDNKh

VDNKh or Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva is a grand trade and exhibition center in Moscow. This exhibition center is home to numerous palaces, fountains, architectural marvels, arches, and pavilions. Visit to this place is unique experience to a traveler.

Ostankino Tower

Ostankino Tower is famous for stand alone structure with height 1772 feet in entire Europe. The observation deck of Ostankino Tower gives beautiful views of Moscow’s skyline.

Cathedral Of Archangel

Cathedral of Archangel Michael is in the heart of Moscow city. Design of this sumptuous structure is based on Italian Renaissance architectural style. Located between Ivan the great bell tower and Great Kremlin Palace, is one of the popular tourist attraction which one can not afford to miss.

Novospassky Monastery

Novospassky Monastery happens to be the first monastery established in the heart of Moscow dated back to 14th century. It is also a must visit place on your trip to moscow.

Moskvarium

Moskvarium exhibits a magical world of Marine biology and oceanography It is home to about 80 aquariums tand more than 500 species of fishes including dolphins, big sharks, killer whales, and Russian sturgeon.