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10 Best Attractions In Moscow

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1. Red Square – The famous Red Square is located in the heart of Moscow. It is surrounded by Saint Basil’s Cathedral, the State History Museum, Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Kremlin. It is Russia’s most recognizable landmark and is usually tourists first stop in Moscow. The Red Square is perhaps the most famous city square in the world, after Times Square

Best Attractions In Moscow: Red Square

Best Attractions In Moscow: Red Square

 

2. Saint Basil’s Cathedral – Located in Moscow’s Red Square, this is a Russian Orthodox church built from 1555 till 1561 on orders from Ivan the Terrible. St. Basil’s marks the geometric center of Moscow and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. This cathedral is one of the most famous churches in the world

Best Attractions In Moscow: Saint Basil's Cathedral

Best Attractions In Moscow: Saint Basil’s Cathedral

3. Moscow Kremlin – The famous fortress is a historical landmark and the seat of the Russian president. The complex is overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west. The Kremlin was built in the years 1482 – 1495 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can enter several buildings and exhibits inside the complex

Best Attractions In Moscow: Moscow Kremlin

Best Attractions In Moscow: Moscow Kremlin

 

4. Church of Christ the Savior – Located on the northern bank of the Moskva River, just a few blocks southwest of the Kremlin. It is the tallest Orthodox Christian church in the world at a height of 103 metres (338 ft)

Best Attractions In Moscow: Church of Christ the Savior

Best Attractions In Moscow: Church of Christ the Savior

 

5. Moscow Metro – The underground subway system of Moscow is world famous for its beautiful metro stations, better known as “Underground palaces”. The Moscow Metro lines have a combined length of over 300 kilometers and offers 188 stops along the way – which makes it one of the largest metro systems in the world. Some of the most beautiful stations are Komsomolskaya Metro Station, Kievskaya Metro Station, Prospekt Mira Metro Station, Park Pobedy Metro Station, Novoslobodskaya Metro Station, Mayakovskaya Metro station, and many more

Best Attractions In Moscow: Moscow Metro

Best Attractions In Moscow: Moscow Metro

 

6. Borodino Battle Panorama Museum – The Borodino Battle Museum in Moscow was founded exactly 150 years after the famous battle of Borodino that took place in 1812. The museum is dedicated to the war between Russia and Napoleon’s army. It contains many exhibits from the war and era such as weapons, ammunition, uniforms and more. But the main feature of the museum is the huge rounded canvas painting that describes the battle itself. The panorama painting is 115 meters wide and 15 meters high. As a visitor standing in the middle of the room surrounded by the remarkable painting, you can try to understand how it’s like to be in the middle of the battle field

Best Attractions In Moscow: Borodino Battle Panorama Museum

Best Attractions In Moscow: Borodino Battle Panorama Museum

 

7. Bolshoy Theater – An historic theatre that opened in 1825. The Bolshoy theater holds performances of ballet and opera

Best Attractions In Moscow: Bolshoy Theater

Best Attractions In Moscow: Bolshoy Theater

 

8. Tretyakov Gallery – Perhaps the largest collection of Russian art in the world, the Tretrakov Gallery has exhibits of the best Russian artists, including Repin, Vrubel, Kandinsky, Chagall, and many more

Best Attractions In Moscow: Tretyakov Gallery

Best Attractions In Moscow: Tretyakov Gallery

9. Victory Park – Located in Poklonnaya Hill, the Victory Park of Moscow memorializes the Great Patriotic War which is the second world war. The park features sculptures and fountains as well as  tanks and other vehicles from the war, along with a big obelisk. The park is also the location of the Museum of the Great Patriotic War

Best Attractions In Moscow: Victory Park

Best Attractions In Moscow: Victory Park

 

10. Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory) – In Sparrow Hills you’ll find a nice view over the city. The area also have some stalls selling souvenirs to tourists

Best Attractions In Moscow: Sparrow Hills

Best Attractions In Moscow: Sparrow Hills

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