Status: The capital of Russia Population: 11,503,501 (2010) Language: Russian Currency: Ruble (RUB) Local Time: +3 GMT Web Registration: Yes
Moscow is the political, scientific, historical, architectural and business center of the Russian Federation. Georgian Airways operates direct flights from Shota Rustaveli Airport (Tbilisi) to Vnukovo Airport in Moscow. Every day we carry out 3 regular direct flights on the direction Moscow-Tbilisi and Tbilisi-Moscow.
Where can I go in Moscow
Moscow, like all of Russia is BIG. With 12.2 million people, it is spread out and very diverse. From Red Square to Gorky Park, from St. Basil’s Cathedral to the Ostankino TV Tower, from the mammoth Gum Department Store to the zoo, everywhere you look is an expansive view. Relatively new for European cities it was founded in the 12th century on the banks of the Moskva River. Moscow’s winters got the best of Napoleon and Hitler, so spring or early autumn might be the best time to visit.
Moscow’s museums are second to none and cultural activities abound. Moscow has several times more green space per capita than London, Paris or New York. Must see sights include the Lenin Mausoleum, the Bolshoi Theater, and a sight in itself, the ornate Metro system. Just like a Russian nesting doll, there are sight and activities inside each other.
The main symbol of the city is the Arbat, a historic pedestrian street in the center of Moscow.
Fans of quiet pastime are recommended to visit the "Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy" (VDNH). There are many masterpieces of architecture and park constructions, fountains, which are monuments of the national heritage. On the territory of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements, festivals and festive events are held constantly.
No less remarkable place in Moscow is the Museon Park. Here you can admire both postmodern works and sculptures of contemporary authors. The main attraction of this park is the monument to Felix Dzerzhinsky. The entrance to the park is absolutely free.
Also be sure to visit Gorky Park. A special feature of this park was a luxurious promenade on the shore of which a wooden beach was erected, equipped with comfortable sun loungers, ottoman and free Wi-Fi. In Gorky Park you will be offered to practice yoga, play volleyball, teach dance and painting. Also on its territory there are permanent festivals and evening parties, which in particular will appeal to lovers of outdoor activities.
One of the favorite places of modern tourists was the "Moscow-City" complex. Here you can admire skyscrapers with unusual architecture, as well as visit one of the viewing platforms and photograph the capital of Russia from a height. Particularly impressive are the city's night lights.
Zaryadye Park is a unique park located in the historical center of Moscow. Be sure to visit it. to enjoy beautiful views of the Moscow Kremlin, Moscow river. In the park in a warm time you can walk on gas, sit in the shadow of Berez, go to historical churches and museums. Also in the park are restaurants and cafes, the Philharmonic Hall for 1500 seats, the ice cave, and the unique "Soaring" bridge on the Moscow River.
In the restaurants of the Russian capital you can taste the dishes of different countries of the world. In particular, you will be offered traditional Russian dishes. Arriving in Moscow, be sure to try such dishes as:
Dishes of European cuisine can be enjoyed in such establishments as "Seven" and "Björn". The average check in these institutions will be from 1500 to 2500 rubles. Book flights for a convenient time for you and enjoy a truly real holiday.
As far as accommodation is concerned, Moscow will offer several options. The first is renting an apartment. This option will be relevant if you prefer to travel the company. The cost of such housing will vary around 2 500 - 3 500 rubles.
Also you can choose a hostel or hotel. In Moscow, there is a sufficient number of hotel complexes of both economy class and elite. Daily cost of accommodation in hostels starts from 500 rubles. These include Ostankino, Kashirsky, Landmark City Hotel. The elite class rooms in such five-star hotels as "Radisson Royal Hotel", "Golden Ring Hotel" or "Renaissance" will cost you 7000 rubles per day.