Moscow dates back almost 900 years ago - the period when a rank-and-file town in the Suzdal Princedom became the Russian capital and one of the world's major megacities.
Today's Moscow is a modern city strethched on over 1,000 sq.m. and populated by 10 million to 15 million people (according to different estimates), which makes it one of the world's biggest megacities.
Moscow is the Russian capital that stretched on "seven hills", on the Moskva River banks. Hundreds of roads and paths cross in this mega city. nine railway stations, six airports and three river ports create the main transport hub of the country and promote active economic growth.
Moscow is a cultural and scientific center of global significance. It is an important tourist center of Russia. Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, Novodevichy Convent and the Assumption Church in Kolomenskoye are listed as UNESCO's World Legacy.
There is a number of world-famous unique sights and buildings that can be distinguished among the numerous sights of the city.
The square is surrounded with the three buildings: GUM (Main Department Store), the Museum of History and St. Basil's Cathedral.
The cathedral is among the most important architectural monuments, a magnificent complex of several churches.
No doubt, these are the Bolshoy Theater, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and the Tretyakov Gallery.
You must surely begin the city tour in Kremlin that became the country's main symbol long ago. This architectural ensemble was first mentioned as early as in 1156 and was called Moscow Fortress then.
Red Square, the witness of many important events, is located in front of Kremlin's eastern wall.
Located to the east of Kremlin, China Town is one of the oldest historical districts in Moscow. The capital's cultural life is rich and diverse, too. By gathering best of the best, Moscow attracts millions of tourists coming to admire the unique architectural ensembles of the city, get acquainted with the cultural legacy of Russians, which is preserved in Moscow museums carefully, take part in numerous feasts and festivals held in the capital every year.
Tsaritsyno, located on a vast territory and abundant in architectural sights and the unbelievably beautiful park, is another conservation area Victory Park and Gorky Park are superb walking and sports entertainment areas.
There is also an excellent dolphinarium where feerical performances are held every day in Moscow. Those who like unusual entertainment will enjoy Moscow planetarium that offers exciting excursions and lectures to its visitors every day.
These sights do not account for even a tenth of the program that can be offered to guests in Moscow – a bright, colorful, modern city where everybody will find something interesting and that makes unforgettable impressions.
The Museum of History is the largest museum of its kind, which stores valuable historical artefacts in its depositories. You will learn many interesting things about the country's development since ancient times by visiting the museum.
GUM's trade rows occupy a whole city block, it is a true find for shopping fans!