Moscow – the heart of Russia
Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation. A huge metropolis located on the banks of the Moskva River. This city, whose history is nearly 900 years old, is at the same time a modern urban conglomerate, the political and economic centre of the state. The map of Moscow is full of a lot of modern, historical and cultural places of interest, built over centuries' worth of history. The Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, Lenin's Mausoleum are the most impressive and popular places, which are included in most excursion programmes. They are a kind of cultural marker of the Russian capital.
There are a large number of museums, exhibitions and galleries. The Tretyakov Gallery, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, the State Historical Museum are just some of the most famous cultural sites in the country and the world. The city guide will provide tourists with a convenient opportunity to visit the most popular places of the capital in a short time.
As in many cities with a multimillion population, Moscow is constantly developing its public transport. The lines of the Moscow metro are the main transportation arteries of the city, where you can quickly and conveniently get to either end of the city. The capital's Metro itself is an outstanding creation of architecture. In terms of above-ground transportation, you'll find plenty of bus, trolleybus and tram routes. River boats travel up and down the Moskva River.
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