Moscow Travel Guide
Plan Your Moscow Vacation
Cosmopolitan in flavor, Russia's capital exudes prosperity and vigor. From Stalin's carved-marble metro stations to the sprawl of modern business complexes, Moscow flaunts its ambition, and often goes over the top. It's an all-night-party town whose days offer endless opportunities for those who can keep up. A merchant capital by birth, Moscow was made for big spenders, and money has always made the wheels go round here. In what's now one of the world's most expensive cities, the only possible limit is the size of your wallet.
For years, Moscow hotels were plagued by the same Soviet-bequeathed deficiencies the city's other service industries had:... read more
In a city where onion domes and Soviet-era monoliths bespeak a long, varied, and storied past, it's easy to forget that the... read more
Things To Do in Moscow
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
No matter how many times you walk on the uneven cobblestones of Red Square, the view is awe-inspiring and the experience monumental.... Read more
See the spectacle of Red Square at Night: The heart of Russia is transformed at night by the glowing red stars atop the Kremlin... Read more
The efficiency of Stalin's metro system contradicts the standstill of Russian bureaucracy. The vast system transports about 9 million... Read more
The Volga River is the longest river in Europe and it's so important to the Russian psyche that it is often referred to as the Mother... Read more
Few of Russia's traditions are as steeped in ritual than a trip to the banya, a sauna-style bathhouse where the steam is produced by... Read more
Moscow can at once overwhelm and awe. The city's sights are somewhat spread out, meaning you'll need a few days to see them. The outlined... Read more
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