Things to do in Moscow

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Things to Do in Moscow


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What travellers are saying

  • Алия Т
    Almaty, Kazakhstan138 contributions
    I liked this area - Red Square: the most sightseeing in walking distance. In the middle of square you may see concert area, Kremlin, St. Basil's cathedral, TsUM, several museums, churches, gate
    Written February 15, 2024
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  • Nick Pierre
    Hyeres, France14 contributions
    It is far more lovely than the image suggests. It is a work of architectural beauty and a marvel at the time it was built.
    Written September 9, 2023
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  • Pete17
    Sydney, Australia184 contributions
    Each metro stop is like taking a step into a different museum with the walls and ceilings magnificently designed. There are over 200 stations in Moscow's metro system but only the minority are awe-inspiring. Be prepared to share train carriages with the masses but gratefully the trains are every few minutes.
    Written August 19, 2023
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  • jbg74
    Saint Paul, MN1,052 contributions
    This museum is a treasure trove of Russian art by Russian artists. I loved the Vareshchagin hall which included his most famous central Asian paintings of war and death. Many of the most famous Russian paintings are here and there are some spectacular ones. This is one of the best art museums in the world. Vasnetsov's Bogatyrs is incredible. I really liked "The Rooks have Come Back" by Savrasov. There are a bunch of great forest scenes by Shishkin. If you are a Vrubel fan then you have to come here too. This is a definite must-see museum in Moscow. Since it is devoted to Slavic art I would probably rank it the top must-see museum.
    Written March 17, 2023
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  • jbg74
    Saint Paul, MN1,052 contributions
    The Kremlin is a great place to visit, definitely a must-see. The churches are beautiful, the Armoury Museum is great, and it is cool to walk around a place with so much Russian and Soviet history attached. If you see nothing else in Moscow, you have to see the Kremlin and the Tretyakov. Get a tour guide here as there is a lot of history to hear about.
    Written March 17, 2023
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  • Russicum
    Moscow, Russia1,250 contributions
    So I’m organizer therefore my life is full events 😜 and in Moscow was yoga’s day in Tsarizino. I had zen and positive emotions.
    My children worked volunteers.
    We arrived 7 am early morning))) around without people 👍 incredible territory, beautiful buildings, historic place.
    Definitely I recommend for foreigners.
    Written July 23, 2023
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  • jbg74
    Saint Paul, MN1,052 contributions
    This museum inside the Kremlin has an excellent, varied collection of Russian artifacts - dresses from the Czarina, weapons, armor, Faberge eggs, etc. You will probably have to get a ticket in advance whereas you can easily get into the rest of Kremlin and churches without difficulty the day of your visit. A Kremlin visit is a must-see when in Moscow and this is an important part of a Kremlin visit.
    Written March 17, 2023
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  • Takarasina
    2,087 contributions
    I criss-crossed that park with my wife in early September. We spent the whole day there.
    Yes, it's sort of far from the centre, but the place is easily accessible by subway (really one of the best in the world!) and somewhat less so by car, due to intensive traffic (which is much friendlier on weekends, by the way).
    Do choose nice weather, whatever season it is; it's the key to a pleasant stay. We did, and we enjoyed every minute of it!
    Kolomenskaya metro station has just been reopened after a thorough overhaul (Kashirskaya too); the highway bordering it on the west is covered with brand-new asphalt; lawns are reformatted; all underground crossings are rebranded. So, the multi-annual renovation had been at last completed, literally just days before.
    The park is charming and very well maintained. Key attractions have already been mentioned here, so I'd just add that it's quite often that various zany festivals, festivities, open-air games, etc. are organised there on weekends. Thus, do check in advance on their site (it has an English and even a Chinese page), please.
    Parking alternatives are huge, and there shouldn't be any problem leaving one's car there, sometimes even for free.
    Due to its enormous size, one may feel that toilet and café/restaurant facilities are scarce in some areas. Do bear in mind. I'd also recommend taking a walk through its distant, wilder part, which is closer to the Moskva River. Privacy will be superb!
    Strongly recommended. Just take an umbrella with you and wear comfy shoes.
    Written September 14, 2023
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  • Lilia O
    3 contributions
    Most famous #1 theater in Russia which completely lives up the expectations. Ballet is superb and the best in the world, while opera may raise questions.
    Practical tips for your visit:
    Book tickets waay in advance, it's very hard to get;
    Theater has multiple entrancies, it will take some time to find yours;
    Taking pictures is officially allowed during the breaks;
    Wearing elegant clothes is recommended but black tie isn't obligatory, especially for the daytime shows.
    Written January 28, 2024
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  • DollyBirdScotland
    Scotland480 contributions
    Been wanting to visit this museum for years and finally got the chance. Some of the exhibition halls were closed for the preparation of new exhibits but there is still lots to see here. It covers all the period of Soviet space exploration with models and replicas of all the rockets, satellites, suits and of course the crowning achievement; the space stations. But there is also a section about the early pioneers and visionaries in the late 19th century who began to vision the journey to the stars. Well worth a visit, the monument to the Cosmonauts outside is stupendous! Plus the museum is right next to the beautiful VDNKH.
    Written October 13, 2023
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  • Ali Anoush
    Tehran, Iran109 contributions
    If you are looking for a place to experience a unique atmosphere, then the traditional place is the perfect destination. With a wide range of brands to choose from, you can find something to your liking. I highly recommend you to try their ice cream and watermelon, as they are both delicious and refreshing.
    Written September 12, 2023
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  • Samriti Goel Saran
    Moscow, Russia52 contributions
    It was a group tour of women assisted by an English speaking guide. Beautiful rooms with beautiful art, culture & lifestyle showcasing the 18the century Russian elite. Weather was comfortable cool (soon going to be cold). Best time to visit is summers (May to August). No electricity is established, so as to maintain its original form. It was the Summer or Party palace (not the residence) of Count Pyotr Sheremetyov. Was Used for hosting grand receptions for diplomats and parties for elite. Has a lovely & big pond. Beautiful gardens and sculptures. Silk wallpaper, woven tapestries & 18th century chinaware are absolutely fascinating. Closes during winters.
    P.S.- English speaking guide definitely improves the whole experience!
    Written September 27, 2022
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