Even at its worst, Moscow (population: 11.5 million) doesn’t fail to captivate and mystify its visitors. It frustrates you with its habits, excites you with its outdoor lifestyle, seduces you with its unending nightlife, makes you marvel at its beautiful architecture and always leaves you feeling inspired.
High on History, Big on Fashion
A trip to Moscow gives you the chance to visit some of the most important attractions in world history such as the Red Square, Lenin’s tomb and the Kremlin. At the same time, it also introduces you to one of the most fashionable cities on the planet. St. Basil’s Cathedral shows you the true beauty of Moscow while the Bolshoi Theater gives you a better insight into its culture. State Tretyakov Gallery, Kremlin Armory and Pushkin Museum combine to offer the very best of arts and artifacts from all over the world. And if you still have time in your hands, enjoy evening walks along the Old Arbat, the main tourist stretch of Moscow.
How to Get Around
The metro is an ideal way to get around Moscow. It saves a lot of time and offers a much-neededrespite during the freezing winters. Other options include buses and taxis. The trams are not present in the city center and can only be used when exploring the outer districts.