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.
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...
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.
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...
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.