Moscow is a city of bridges, both historical and modern. Some of them are intended for vehicular traffic, others are pedestrian bridges, although there are also bridges that house Metro stations, lookout points or even shopping malls. You’re sure to come across many of them during your visit to Moscow. In this article I will take you on a tour of what in my opinion are the 10 most beautiful or
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.
Taking a boat tour in Moscow along the Moskva River is a very pleasant experience. It will allow you to get to know the city from another totally different perspective, see the bridges over the Moskva River up close and view some of the city’s main monuments. In this article I’ll give you details of the different tours you can take by boat and how to buy tickets. 0. Cruises on the Moskva
The Tsaritsyno Museum & Nature Reserve in Moscow is a picturesque group of palaces, bridges, pavilions, ponds and gardens. It is a unique place in Russia’s capital city and will be a very pleasant surprise for you. Admission to the park is free, although you pay for the palace tours. I invite you to join me on this dream tour of Tsaritsyno that you can combine with the visit to
If you do not speak or understand Russian, the Moscow Metro can seem complicated to use. However, when you begin using it you will quickly realize that in reality it is very simple. Moreover, the Moscow Metro is also an important tourist attraction due to the beauty of some of the stations. I will explain to you what stations are worth a visit. Updated on February 20, 2020. Published on December
The best way to get around in Moscow is by public transportation, especially on the Metro. In this article, I’ll tell you about the main means of public transportation in Moscow and, in particular, the types of tickets and travel cards that there are. Most notable among them is the Troika Card, the one used by most Muscovites. Article updated on February 20, 2020. Originally published on May 4,
If you want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the capital, less than 15 km in the south of Moscow you will find the former summer residence of the czars in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today it is an open-air museum and park with a set of highly prized buildings, most outstanding among them being the Church of the Ascension (World Heritage Site) and the Wooden Palace of Czar Alexei
St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, located in Red Square, is definitely a must-go visit in the Russian capital. The entrance costs 700 rubles (it’s free for children up to 16 years old). In this article I tell you what to see in St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow and how to organize your visit (tickets, schedules, duration and guided tours). 1. St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow: don't confuse it
Zaryadye Park is one of the new symbols of the city and has already gained international recognition. Located in the heart of Moscow, a stone's throw from the Kremlin, it recreates the different landscapes of Russia. Its floating bridge has already become one of the city’s main tourist attractions. But the park also includes exhibitions, concert halls and restored historic buildings. Zaryadye Park
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. Article
VDNH (or VDNKh) is a gigantic entertainment complex, museums, exhibitions, fairs and parks, in which you can also admire the achievements of the past Soviet communist era, all gathered in a unique historical and architectural complex. It is located next to the Moscow Cosmonautics Museum and it is well worth a visit. This is my favorite park in Moscow. The entrance is free. In this post I’ll