Christmas Market on Red Square Moscow

Moscow in Winter

Moscow in winter: Christmas markets, bright festive lights, art objects and ice skating rinks – every year in winter Moscow unfolds a true winter wonderland with a variety of treats, pancakes, hot drinks, souvenirs and, of course, winter activities and entertainment. Read about Moscow points of interest in winter here!

View on Arbat Street in Moscow

Arbat Street

Find out more about the most famous of Moscow pedestrian streets. Existing since 15th century, the Arbat has a lot of stories to tell – it has seen the merchants, the novelty families and artists, poets and thinkers. Nowadays, Arbat Street in Moscow is a cozy pedestrian street with a variety of cafes, bookstores, souvenir shops, street artists and its own unique atmosphere.

Main Building of Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow

Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow is a home to one of the largest Russian collections of foreign art from ancient times till present. From Egyptian treasures to works of Claude Mone, Vincent Van Gogh and other impressionists. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is no doubt a cultural highlight of Moscow.

Girl reading in the park

City Tour Moscow: Green Areas and Parks

If you are a fan of parks and green areas, Best-of-Russia says “Welcome to Moscow”! Surprisingly for many, Moscow is a very green city with wonderful modern parks right in the city center. Take our Moscow walking tour advice – see the best vista on the Kremlin from the Patriarshy Bridge, and visit Muzeon Park, Gorky Park and Neskuchny Sad Garden.

A girl with a map in Moscow, sightseeing

City Tour Moscow: Quick 45 Minute Walk

If you have come to Moscow for a short period of time and do not have much time for city tours, you will still be able to see the major Moscow sightseeing highlights and tourist attractions. Take Best-of-Russia quick City Tour Moscow advice, and see the Red Square, St.Basil’s Cathedral, the Bolshoi Theatre and the charming pedestrian streets just in 45 minutes. Let’s fit in this quick walk major moscow points of interest.

The main building of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow

The State Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is a home of unique collection of Russian art of a period of 1000 years. It is one of largest museums in Russia with over 150 000 exhibits – although the majority of them are paintings, there are also large collections of icons, graphics and sculpture. The State Tretyakov Gallery is a cultural highlight and an absolute must-see in Moscow.

Young woman mith mobile on red square in Moscow, Russia

Things to Do in Moscow

Discover breathtaking Moscow and the sightseeing highlights of the Russian capital on a city tour. Walk through famous world heritage sights – the Kremlin, the Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, enjoy the unique and charming Russian culture – find out here what are the must-does – things to do in Moscow.


The Gorky Park

Discover Moscow’s Central Park, one of the best parks in the city that offers a lot of acitivities and fun. Fresh air, free time activities, cultural exhibitions and events, free Wi-Fi, recreation space – that is why the Gorky Park is the favorite park of Muscovites.

The Bolshoi Theatre Moscow

The Bolshoi Theatre

Visit the Bolshoi Theatre – the home of Russian ballet, marvel at its architectural beauty and enjoy the world most famous performances here, in Moscow. Swan Lake or the Nutcracker – take a chance to see the masterpieces of Russian ballet school.