Moscow Travel Guide


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    Moscow City – the city of the Billionaires, according to Forbes 2013. It held the top spot of being the world’s most luxurious city then. It may not be the case today but it’s still the place where you can find the most expensive cup of coffee and the most amazing architectures in the world. It is a...

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Hotels in Moscow (250 Hotels) See All Moscow Hotels

  • Hotel Bentley

    Having Spa Algotherm, Impromptu Children's Music Theater and Club Rublev ideally placed in the vicinity of the three and half star hotel, Hotel Bentley; this hotel is won...

  • Petrovka Loft

    With Gogol club, Gulag History Museum and Theatre at the "City of N" conveniently placed close to the one star hotel, Petrovka Loft; this hotel is impeccably located in t...

  • Elegant Hotel

    With Spa Algotherm, Impromptu Children's Music Theater and Club Rublev conveniently found nearby the three and half star hotel, Elegant Hotel; this hotel is impeccably lo...

  • Lotte Hotel Moscow

    Found within Moscow, Lotte Hotel Moscow is comfortably placed around Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Mercure Arbat Moscow Lobby Bar and Church of the Savior in Peski. Additional...

Things To Do in Moscow See All Things To Do in Moscow

  • Zelenogradsk State Historical Local Lore Museum

    Zelenogradsk State H...

    Gogolya ul., d. 11B

    Attractions, Arts and Culture
  • Tretyakov Gallery In Lavrushinsky Lane

    Tretyakov Gallery In...

    10-12, Lavrushinsky ...

    Attractions, Arts and Culture
  • Gum Department Store
    Attractions, Local Stores and Services, Landmarks and Points Of Interest, Stores
  • St. Basil's Cathedral

    St. Basil's Cathedra...

    2 Krasnaya Ploshchad...

    The Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat or Pokrovsky Cathedral are offi...

    Attractions, Landmarks and Points Of Interest, Arts and Culture, Historical Sites

About Moscow

Moscow City – the city of the Billionaires, according to Forbes 2013. It held the top spot of being the world’s most luxurious city then. It may not be the case today but it’s still the place where you can find the most expensive cup of coffee and the most amazing architectures in the world. It is also a major political, economical, cultural, and scientific center in Russia and in the whole Eastern Europe. So if you’re planning to visit the city, you can’t just pack a bag and be on your way to the heart and soul of Russia. A visit would require careful planning. You don’t want to end up wasting every moment you have in this historical and marvelous city. And a well thought plan is all it takes to make a big difference on your travel. Start with Your Moscow travel essentials! Know the weather. Russia is a cold place but Moscow’s weather is totally bearable when equipped with the right clothes, even during winter. Summer has always been the most popular time to visit Moscow and it can feel pretty hot there too. If you’re planning a longer stay in the city, then the summer months are the best time to be out on the street around the city.Get your Russian Visa. You can book a tour through a travel agency and they will take care of your visas and registration. But if you’d rather take matters into your own hands, then it’s important for you to know the different types of Russian visas. You can book your travel through an agency and they’ll take care of it for you but if you want to take matters in your hand, you’ll need to know the different visa types and the requirements needed for it.Consider your transportation options. Find the best way for you to get to the city. Whether you choose by plane, bus, train, or boats, it’s up to you but knowing the details as to how to get from your point of arrival to your hotel destination is important.Prepare your cash and card. Know how to get hold of your cash and keep it safe. Euros and dollars are the only two most readily exchangeable currencies in the city but the easiest way to access your funds is still through an ATM. Credit cards are accepted at most number of shops and restaurants. Visa and Mastercard are the most widely accepted in the city. Know your health and insurance. There are a large number of private clinics in Moscow and most foreigners are entitled to free emergency care in Russian hospitals too. Check your health insurance if they have reciprocal agreements with other countries like Russia for free healthcare. The emergency services number for Russia is 01. In case of emergency, say, “skoraya pomosh”, meaning, “quick help.”Don’t travel blind. Having the basic knowledge about the city is crucial when traveling but knowing the essentials for your travel is a must!

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