Just like in other large cities, in Moscow you can find large shopping malls, shopping streets, large specialty stores and markets dedicated specifically to the sale of souvenirs, like the famous matrioshkas or memories of the former USSR. 0. Introduction Throughout Moscow it is possible to find several shopping centers, among which you can find the GUM (in the middle of Red Square) and
4.1. Moscow, the capital and most populous city of Russia
Moscow is the capital of Russia. In Moscow you can find many tourist attractions: visit the Red Square and the Kremlin, visit some of its 400 museums, attend a ballet or opera performance at the Bolshoi Theater, the Novodevichy convent, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the skyscrapers of Stalin, the financial district of Moscow City, the Arbat street, the Gorki park, Kolomenskoye, etc.
The possibilities are immense and the city too. In this section of the blog I explain how to organize your visit to the Russian capital, how to buy tickets online to the main museums, how to buy tickets for the Bolshoi Theater, where to go shopping, etc.
The visit to the Lenin Mausoleum, in which the mummified body of Lenin is still preserved, has become one of Moscow’s main attractions. The Mausoleum is located in the Red Square and the visit is free. All you have to do is wait in line, which can be longer or shorter depending on the time of year. What is the Lenin Mausoleum? Lenin's Mausoleum is a Soviet monument, by the architect
Moscow can be visited in many different ways thanks to tourist services that are offered in the city: by foot, by bike, by tour bus, by taxi, by tour boat, or through other more adventurous alternatives such as hot air balloon, helicopter, or plane. In this post, I explain the different alternatives that are offered in the city for taking guided tours in English or in other languages. The
In Moscow you can find a variety of restaurants of typical Russian cuisine, from Russian fast food and buffets (such as Teremok, Kroshka Kartoshka, Mu Mu, or Yolki Palki) to Russian haute cuisine end restaurants (such as Cafe Pushkin, Mari Vanna or Farenheit). I would add the cuisine of former Soviet republics such as the Georgian, Uzbek and Ukrainian gastronomy, just to name a
It is possible to visit Moscow's Bolshoi Theater in two ways: either you buy tickets to attend a ballet or opera performance, or you take a guided tour in English organized by the theater staff itself. Introduction If you are visiting Moscow, you are very likely to go to the famous Bolshoi theater. The visit can be done in two ways: Buying tickets online in advance to attend an opera