Learn about the Russian capital
Moscow is the major city of culture, science, and economy in Russia. The location of this noble city is near Moskva River and there are more forests within the city’s limits than any capital in the world. Over 40 percent of the city is covered with greenery.
The heart of not only Moscow but also Russia; Red Square is the major spot for a great deal of historical, ideological, and symbolic elements. Visiting Red Square is a must for every visitor as it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Another famous Moscow sight is the gigantic fortress city of the Kremlin.
The Saint Basil’s Cathedral with its colorful and unusual architecture has been one of the most iconic symbols of Moscow and even Russia. Built in the 16th century, the Cathedral faced the threat of being destroyed many times, but today it still stands with glory and invites visitors all around the world.
ifly’s Travel Tip:
Moscow has three International Airports, Domodedovo, which is located about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center, Vnukovo that stands about 30 kilometers away from the city and is the preferred Airport for private flights and Sheremetyevo Airport with about 40 kilometers away from Moscow.