Must see points of interest in Moscow

Here's a list of Must see points of interest in Moscow recommended by our experts:

City Space Bar

Pub in Moscow
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The trendy City Space Bar & Lounge, one of the World's Top Ten Bars (by the Bartender's Guide 2008), is located on the top floor (140m) of Swissotel Krasnye ...

Red Square

Museum in Moscow
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The magical atmosphere and fairytale architecture of Red Square have an immediate appeal for all ages, and the vast space is rarely so packed as to be ...

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Church in Moscow
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The Cathedral was ordered by Ivan the Terrible to mark the 1552 capture of Kazan from Mongol forces. It was completed in 1560. That's pretty much all the ...

The State Tretyakov Gallery

Place to Visit in Moscow
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This spectacular museum is an essential destination for budding Russophiles and all visitors to Moscow. For most Westerners, Russian art is something of a ...

The Kremlin Armory Museum

Museum in Moscow
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Part of the Great Kremlin Palace complex, the Armory is home to Moscow's oldest and most prestigious museum, which boasts a staggering collection of Tsarist ...

The Bolshoi Theatre

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Although in recent years the Bolshoi has been beset by financial and artistic difficulties, and somewhat overshadowed by the remarkable resurgence of St ...

Novodevichy Convent

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Founded in 1524 by Grand Duke Vasily III to celebrate the recapture of Smolensk from the Lithuanians, the Novodevichy Convent is one of the most beautiful ...

Lenin's Mausoleum

Place to Visit in Moscow
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Lenin's Mausoleum (Russian: Мавзоле́й Ле́нина, tr. Mavzoléy Lénina; IPA: [məvzɐˈlʲej ˈlʲenʲɪnə]) also known as Lenin's Tomb, situated in Red Square in the ...

The State Alexander Pushkin Museum

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This museum, honoring the greatest poet in Russian history, and one of the most significant figures in world literature, is not the most inspiring of ...

The Cathedral Of Christ The Saviour

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One of the most imposing and controversial buildings in Russia, the resurrected Cathedral of Christ the Saviour has had a short but turbulent history. It was ...

Kolomenskoye

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Kolomenskoye (Kolomenskiy park), (Metro: Kolomenskaya/Kashirskaya. From Kolomenskaya take south exit, then after exit from metro station proper in the ...

The State Historical Museum

Museum in Moscow
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The imposing building that stands to your right if you enter Red Square through the Resurrection Gate is the State Historical Museum. The museum was opened in ...

Alexander Gardens (alexandrovsky Sad)

Garden/Botanical Garden in Moscow
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This green strip beneath the Kremlin's north wall was once a river that further isolated the fortress from its enemies. Now it's perfect for a peaceful stroll ...

The Ivan The Great Bell Tower

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On the eastern side of Cathedral Square stands the magnificent Ivan the Great Belltower, which, at a height of 81 metres, was the tallest building in all Russia...

Ostankino Tower

Place to Visit in Moscow
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Ostankino Tower is a television and radio tower in Moscow, Russia, owned by Moscow branch of unitary enterprise Russian TV and Radio Broadcasting Network. ...

Moscow Zoo

Zoo in Moscow
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Visitors can sometimes be a little wary of Russian zoos, but there's no reason to be - the dedication of the keepers to the animals is evident, and under-...

The Cathedral Of The Archangel

Monastery in Moscow
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The Archangel Michael, a suitably war-like heavenly figure, was chosen as the patron saint of the rulers of Muscovy in the 14th Century. The Cathedral that ...

The Cathedral Of The Annunciation

Museum in Moscow
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On the crest of Borovitsky Hill, at the south end of Sobornaya Ploshad (Cathedral Square), stands the Cathedral of the Annunciation. The first church was built ...

The Kazan Cathedral

Church in Moscow
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This small but charming Cathedral was built in the 17th century on the north side of the square near the Resurrection Gate. It was built to commemorate the ...