Travel Reservations - OrangeSmile Tours
Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

178 Hotels in Moscow

 

Sightseeing in Moscow - Cultural Sights 'Must Visit' & 'Must See'

Architecture, Museums, Cathedrals & Monuments


Several months of comprehensive tours will not be enough to explore all the landmarks and sights of Moscow. Hundreds of museums and architectural landmarks and monuments, majestic squares and vast ancient parks, world renowned historical objects and modern exhibitions centers turn Moscow into a genuine paradise for excursion enthusiasts. The most popular and recognizable Russian capital landmark is still the Red Square.
Cityguide to Moscow
There is hardly any person in the world, who has never heard about Moscow, the capital of Russia.Moscow had played the most important role in the life of the country till in 1712 St Petersburg was...
Read further
It was established at the end of the 15th century and was initially called the Merchant Square as it was an established place for scale weekend fairs which attracted merchants from all over the country. The same significant symbol of the city is the Spasskaya Tower which was as well built at the end of the 15th century.
Initially the Tower was a part of fortifying constructions but at present the Tower is a part of the Moscow Kremlin. The Spasskaya Tower presents the Kremlin Chime and the clock. In close vicinity to the Red Square the tourists will discover the main religious landmark of the city being the Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Its opening was held in 1554. In course of its long history the Cathedral has been at the edge of total destruction for many times. The majestic building impressed Napoleon Bonaparte to such a great extent that he wished to transfer the Cathedral to France, however his dream was not fulfilled.
Habits and lifestyle of Moscow inhabitants
One of the curious features of the Moscow city which most foreign tourists frequently notice is crowds of people in the streets and thousands of cars on the roads. Cruising the city by car following...
Read further
At present the Saint Basil’s Cathedral is a globally renowned landmark. A part of the building is occupied with the State Historical Museum of Russia. The Moscow Kremlin is a location of the world renowned Diamond Treasury. An excursion to the treasury is still one of the most popular tours among travelers. Each day the Moscow Kremlin is visited by hundreds of the city guests wishing to enjoy stunning beauty of the coronation regalia and precious articles used by Russian tsars during solemn ceremonies.
A unique collection of diamonds and gems, inimitable jewelry articles, imperial crowns and other precious pieces is considered to be the largest one in its kind. Among cultural establishments of the Moscow city the Tretyakov Gallery is the most remarkable one. The gallery is among the largest museums of the world. The same interesting and significant is the expositions of the Historical Museum. The Expo exhibition center regularly holds various exhibitions, presentations and other public events which always attract many visitors.
Moscow guide pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6
This article about Moscow is under a copyright of the orangesmile.com editorial team, and can only be re-used with a direct link to www.orangesmile.com

Travel Video Guide about Moscow

Live photogallery of Moscow, Russia

Search touristic places on Moscow map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Sightseeing in cities near Moscow:


Saint Petersburg - 631.6 km
A starting point in the exploration of the great city of Saint Petersburg is considered to be the Palace Square being the heart of the city. The square is crowded at any time of day and night. This...
Read more
Kharkov - 651.9 km
Kharkov is ready to offer its guests a huge number of exciting excursions. Ancient streets and squares, famous historical sites and monuments, churches, museums, theaters and landscaped gardens are...
Read more
Kiev - 757.1 km
Among the spectacular sights of Kiev there are religious sites, unique monuments of architecture, and a variety of museums, so every traveler could choose an interesting cultural program. Church of...
Read more

Our travel services
 Car rental
Rent a car in Moscow
 Moscow Photo
Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Moscow, Russia. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Moscow: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Moscow.