OCTOBER 13—18, 2014
Moscow, Russia

Moscow

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Moscow is one of the most beautiful cities in the Russian Federation that plays an important role in the country’s industrial, scientific and cultural life. Moscow is located in the middle of the East European Plain on the banks of the Moskva River.

Moscow’s unique and legendary sights attract a growing number of tourists each year. Annually, Moscow draws about five million tourists and business travelers from all over the world. The city is served by an extensive transit network, which includes four international airports, nine railway terminals, and one of the deepest underground metro systems in the world. Many interesting, vivid and unusual attractions are awaiting travellers in the Russian capital.

Moscow sightseeing

Moscow will amaze, conquer and charm you in just a few days. It will always be a mystery, a mixture of numerous cultures, hiding charm, attracting and making you go there again.

Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin, the chief architectural ensemble of the city, is worldwide known as the main sightseeing of Moscow. From the 13th century the Moscow Kremlin was directly and tangibly associated with every major event in Russian history. Along the South wall of the Kremlin, overlooking the Moscow River, you will find the Grand Kremlin Palace.

Location: City centre, Moscow, Russian Federation

Open hours: 10 am to 5 pm

Day off: Thursday

Website: www.kreml.ru

Red Square

Red Square is the heart not only of Moscow, but also of the whole Russia. Originally a commercial centre, Red Square has been at the centre of Russian history. From the time of Ivan the Terrible the square was used as a huge gathering place for public events, markets, fairs and festivals.

Location: City centre, Moscow, Russian Federation

St.Basil’s Cathedral

The Cathedral was ordered in 1552 by Ivan the Terrible to mark the capture of Kazan. Nothing is known about the builders, Barma and Postnik, except their names and the legend that Ivan had them blinded so that they could not create anything by comparison. Today cathedral is a museum containing an exhibition dedicated to the history of its construction. It contains the icon stand of the Trinity Church and the famous icon “Entry into Jerusalem”.

Location: City centre, Red Square, Moscow, Russian Federation

Open hours: In winter: 11 am ‒ 5 pm

In summer: 10 am ‒ 7 pm

Website: www.saintbasil.ru

Armory Chamber

The Armory Chamber, the treasure-house, is a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace’s complex. It preserves ancient state regalia, ceremonial Tsar’s vestments and coronation dress, vestments of the Russian Orthodox Church hierarchy, the largest collection of gold and silverware from Russian craftsmen, West European artistic silver, ceremonial weapons and arms, carriages, horse ceremonial harness, and of course the famous Faberge eggs.

Location: City centre, Kremlin, Moscow, Russian Federation

Open hours: 10 am to 5 pm

Day off: Thursday

Website: www.kreml.ru

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

Today the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts contains over 560 thousand pieces of paintings, sculptures, drawings, applied art works, archeological and numismatics items.In the museum you can find one of the best world collection of French impressionists (Monee, Picasso, Renoir, Matisse, Gogen); Ancient Egyptian works of art, antique pieces, European paintings of the 8th-18th centuries, Ancient Greece, Rome, Middle Ages and the Renaissance masterpieces.

Location: 12/2 Prechistenka Street, Moscow, Russian Federation

Open hours: 10 am ‒ 18 pm

12 am – 21 pm (on Thursdays)

Day off: Monday, the last Friday of the month

Website: www.pushkinmuseum.ru

The State Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the world’s biggest museums of Russian fine arts. It was founded in 1856 when a young Moscow merchant Pyotr Tretyakov bought first paintings for his collection. In 1892 the owner gave the gallery to Moscow and now it is a national museum of the Russian Art. Its collection consists of 100 thousand exhibits and gives a clear idea of the history of Russian art. It includes 5000 works of ancient Russian art and world famous paintings by Russian and Soviet artists, sculptures and pieces of graphic art. The Gallery also demonstrates the multiethnic art of the 20th century Russia.

Location: 10 Lavruchensky lane, Moscow, Russian Federation

Open hours: 10 am ‒ 18 pm (on Thursdays, Fridays)

10 am – 21 pm (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays)

Day off: Monday

Website: www.tretyakovgallery.ru

Tsaritsyno Estate: historical, architectural, art and landscape museum-reserve

There is a delightful beauty of the natural landscape: the greatest architectural works created by the genius Russian architects I. Bazhenov and M. F. Kazakov are here. In our time, the revival of failed residence of Catherine the Great was almost unbelievable. And today it is one of the most popular places in Moscow.

Location: 1 Dolskaya street, Moscow, Russian Federation

Website: www.tsaritsyno-museum.ru