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Will appear in Moscow street Kuindzhi and Bilibin20 December 2016Will appear in Moscow street Kuindzhi and Bilibin

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There are support floating bridge in the Park "Zaryadye"20 December 2016There are support floating bridge in the Park "Zaryadye"

The bridge will connect the Park and the promenade will be a unique viewing platform.

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10 Must-see sights

Moscow just like any other city has a number of “must-see” sights. Here are the top 10 sights of Russia’s capital. 

  1. The Kremlin. For many people the Kremlin means the workplace of the Russian President, the place where political decisions are made and heads of governments meet.  But not everybody is aware that it is also a museum complex open to tourists. It features ancient cathedrals, palaces and edifices as well as masterpieces of artistic casting such as the Tsar Cannon and the Tsar Bell.   
  2. Red Square. There are also plenty of interesting things around the Kremlin. For instance, go around its perimeter and you will be able to see in every detail all of its towers, Alexander Gardens, Moskva River embankment, Vasiliyevsky Spusk (Slope), and certainly Red Square with St. Basil’s Cathedral, monument to Minin and Pozharsky, History Museum, GUM. They are not only the “classical” sights of Moscow, they are also a key to the understanding of Russian history and culture.
  3. Tverskaya Street. The capital’s main street is full of people in the daytime but there are always enough space for a curious tourist. Step aside from the crowd, and look around. Each building here is of historic and architectural value, one may gaze at them forever, “reading” the reflection of epochs on the façades. But make sure you visit Tverskaya at night. The illumination web covering the street as if it were a shawl has become a visiting card of Moscow after dark. 
  4. Tretyakovka. The State Tretyakov Gallery keeps one of the largest world’s collections of Russian fine arts including ancient icons, paintings by famous artists, sculptures and graphics.
  5. Pushkin Museum. It happens so that it is the State Fine Arts Museum which is primarily associated with the name of Russia’s great poet rather than his memorial museum (Link!). Unlike the Tretyakov Gallery, it displays works by foreign masters. On leaving the museum you will feel as if you have toured the world in a time machine, so vast is the collection.
  6. Bolshoi Theatre. This theatre is a true world’s celebrity, every cultured person dreams of visiting it at least once, and it does not matter for which performance you manage to get the tickets – you may be sure of the utmost class of any work presented on its stage. But don’t get upset if you don’t make it to Bolshoi: Moscow has plenty of fascinating theatres so you’ll definitely be able to choose something suitable for your taste.
  7. Moscow Metro. Even if you prefer tours by bus or car make a point to visit at least a few stations of the Moscow Metro. Their architectural style and décor have always aimed at stressing the grandeur of Russia’s capital. That is why the “gateway” stations that are the first to receive the city’s guests are particularly interesting. For instance, Kievskaya or Komsomolskaya (Koltsevaya line) stations. Practically all of the downtown stations boast interesting and ingenious solutions: Ploschad Revolutsii is famous for its sculptural compositions, Mayakovskaya – for its decorative mosaics, Novokuznetskaya – for its patriotic messages, and Arbatskaya looks rather like a palatial hall. Everybody who has been to Moscow has his or her preferred stations so you’re sure to find something of your choice too.
  8. Arbat. It would be impossible to imagine Moscow without this pedestrian street. It is one of the city’s brands and its selling point keeping us aware that there is always room for romance.
  9. Boulevard Ring is yet one more legend of Moscow. But if you cannot walk through it all, we suggest you stroll along Tverskoy Boulevard. It features the most famous monument to Alexander Pushkin, and young lovers often have dates under the statue. It also features two more monuments devoted to poet Sergei Yesenin and outstanding scientist Kliment Timiryazev, two theatres – Gorky Moscow Art Theatre and Pushkin Drama Theatre, and also a variety of ancient mansions. 
  10. Vorobiyovy Gory. It is not by accident that this great spot comes last on our list. Since in most cases there is no time to visit all the sights, one may try to “embrace the boundless” from the observation platform on Vorobiyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills). The breathtaking view will make you feel like flying, and you will certainly wish to come to Moscow again.