Moscow is the capital and the largest city with a population of over 10 million of perhaps the most powerful country in the world today, Russia. It has been granted the status of a Federal city. It is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center in the country and Eastern Europe and also the largest city on the European continent. It has been ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world and also credited with the status of alpha global city.
The art and history buffs will have a great time discovering Red Square, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum, Moscow Kremlin, The Armoury, Diamond Fund, Art Gallery of the European and American Countries of the XIX-XX centuries, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Kuskovo Estate, The State A.S. Pushkin Museum, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Muzeon Art Park and Museum of Astronautics.
The nature romantics can haze with numerous scenic spots such as Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden, Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Sparrow Hills, Neskuchny sad, Sokolniki Park, Alexander Garden and Victory Park. For the gourmets, Bison Steak House, Lepim i Varim, 5642 Visota, Pinzeria by Bontempi, Dolkabar and AQ Kitchen are some of the must stopovers to relish some of the most mouthwatering meals.
Best Time to Visit
April to May is the best time to unearth Moscow when sunshine covers the major part of the day and the hotel tariffs are yet to hit their peak.
Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is a hub for passenger operations of the Russian international airline Aeroflot and the major commercial airport serving Moscow. On an average, it handles over 30 million passengers and about 3, 00,000 aircraft movements making it the largest major airport in Russia.