First Time Tourists Guide in Moscow

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Moscow is the capital city of Russia known for its most populated area in the country

The city has many tribes and cultures where it attract tourists from other countries

Because of its unique historical background, Moscow has become one of the most visited cities in Europe

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SIGHTSEEING

Explore Kremlin and Red Square located at the central city of Moscow which represent Russian symbols. While you are at Kremlin, you can enjoy the clear sky alongside with Moskva River.

Kremlin

Immense, fortified compound of churches & palaces, with museums of Russian state regalia & art

Address : Moscow, Rusia, 103073

Red Square

Landmark square, site of the Kremlin, the 16th-century St

Basil's Cathedral & Lenin's mausoleum

Address : Red Square, Moscow, Rusia, 109012

DOWNTOWN

Kitay-Gorod is one of the most iconic places in Moscow. The building offers neoclassical design with its colorful churches. There are many bars and cafes you can visit with your travel buddy.

Kitai Gorod

Kitay-gorod is a charming area famous for its winding streets with rows of magnificent neoclassical buildings, and colorful churches like the 17th-century Zaikonospassky Monastery with its octagonal bell tower

SHOPPING

You can spend your shopping budget at Izmailovo Market. It is a weekend flea market that provides unique souvenirs, furnishings, and other antique stuffs. You will find a lot of beautiful local crafts that represent the city.

Arbat Street

Arbat Street, mainly referred to in English as Arbat, is a pedestrian street that is about one kilometer long in the historic center of Moscow, Russia

Address : Arbat St, 43, Moscow, Rusia, 119002

Izmailovo Market

Next to the Kremlin there is a large open flea market where people sell various Russian crafts and souvenirs

Address : Измайловское ш., 73Ж, строение 2, Moscow, Rusia, 105122

FOOD & DRINK

When you are visiting Moscow, you need to taste Borscht, a red-colored sour soup during winter to warm your body. It is made of beets and red cabbage, usually served with bread, meat, and cheese. As for the drink, it's highly recommended for you to taste Kvass, a traditional drink made of rye bread or usually known as black bread.

CULTURE

Moscow is a city where you can find musicians performing for passers-by. They present impressive performance of street artists. Besides, watching ballerina has become one of the cultures carried out by the local people.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

April until May will be the best time to visit Moscow. During this time, the temperature of the city is suitable for foreigners. It's the spring season that will give the tourist an unforgettable experience.

HOTEL

Give your body a proper rest in Four Seasons Hotel which offers the atmosphere of 1930s. It's near the landmark of Moscow. Book a room at the upper floor to enjoy the view of the city. You can also try the Ritz Carlton. This hotel has many luxurious facilities that can release your stress.

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow

a modern luxury hotel in Manezhnaya Square in the Tverskoy District, central Moscow, Russia

Address : Ulitsa Okhotnyy Ryad, 2, Moscow, Rusia, 109012

The Ritz Carlton

A luxury 5 star hotel in center of Moscow, one of the most expensive hotels in the world

Address : Tverskaya St, 3, Moscow, Rusia, 125009

RESTAURANT

White Rabbit is a restaurant that serves delicious Russian foods. This is the best place for you to taste Yalta rapa whelk, Black Sea mussels, and creamy chocolate truffle. Or you can also visit Twins Garden, a restaurant that cooks the best raw materials from all regions of Russia. This restaurant has a unique concept where it serves special plating by talented chefs.

White Rabbit

Famous with Russian food

Address : Smolenskaya Square, 3, Moscow, Rusia, 121099

Twins Garden

Good cocktails · Comfortable · Suitable for children

Address : Strastnoy Blvd, 8А, Moscow, Rusia, 125009

CAFE

Lyudi Kak Lyudi is a cafe famous for its menu such as pie, breads, sandwiches, and desserts. Cozy atmosphere of the cafe will make you feel comfortable. There is also this cafe called Grechka Lab located in the area of Museum of Ekslebris. This cafe serves fine cuisines such as soup, salads, and chicken.

Lyudi Kak Lyudi

Late night dishes · Comfortable · Relaxing

Address : Solyanskiy Tupik, 1/4, Moscow, Rusia, 109074

Grechka Lab

Happy hour food · Breakfast · Comfortable

Address : Pushechnaya Ulitsa, 7/5 с.2, Moscow, Rusia, 107031

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Mendeleev Bar offers the concept of not-so-secret hidden bar. The unique atmosphere in this bar is built by the dim lighting. Besides, you can also visit another bar called Club Liberty near Lubyanka metro station. Because of its strategic location, this bar is easy to find by first time travelers.

Mendeleev Bar

Good cocktails · Comfortable · Relaxing

Address : Petrovka Ulitsa, 20/1, Moscow, Rusia, 127051

Club Liberty

Bar games · Good cocktails · Comfortable

Address : Slavyanskaya Square, 2/5/4 стр.3, Moscow, Rusia, 109074

INTERESTING PLACE

You should visit Krestovsky Stadium during your vacation in Moscow. It is a home for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. This place will give you an amazing experience watching a football match aboard.

Krestovsky Stadium

Krestovsky Stadium, known as Gazprom Arena for sponsorship reasons, is a retractable roof stadium with a retractable pitch in the western portion of Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Address : Futbol'naya Alleya, 1, St Petersburg, Rusia, 197110

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Have a trip at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art which showcases the latest and the best contemporary art. Besides, the exterior of the museum is suitable for your Instagram. Other than this museum, you can also visit Cafe Pushkin which is designed with classic theme identical with wooden furniture.

Café Pushkin

The Pushkin cafe in Moscow (in Russia: Кафе Пушкинъ) is a famous coffee - tea room - cakes - brasserie - gourmet prestige restaurant, in the house of Baroque xvii th century, to Moscow in Russia

Address : Tverskoy Blvd, 26А, Moscow, Rusia, 125009

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, also referred to simply as The Garage Museum, is a privately funded art gallery in Moscow

Address : Krymsky Val, 9, стр.32, Moscow, Rusia, 119049