Moscow Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Moscow Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Moscow is situated in western Russia, close to the country’s border with the Ukraine, Belarus and Estonia. Lying on the Moskva River, it is the country’s capital and its largest and richest city. Moscow holds a special place in the world’s
imagination. Opulent, spectacular and grandiose, Moscow has been at the epicentre of some of
history’s most pivotal moments. It echoes with stories of triumph, tragedy
and innovation. Stories of legendary tsars and literary greats….. political revolutions and the international
space race that changed the world forever. Today Moscow continues to fascinate. Thoroughly modern and with a European air, it has a population of more than 11 million
people, the world’s highest concentration of billionaires and an attitude befitting one of the world’s
great cities. There is no better place to hear the whispered
tales of Moscow’s past, than in Red Square – Moscow’s very heart. Admire St Basil’s Cathedral, a building
so magnificent, that according to legend, Ivan the Terrible had the architect’s eyes
removed so he could never again build anything so
beautiful. The Kremlin is another Moscow icon. and has been home to the city’s ruling elite
for a thousand years. Visit the Cathedral of the Archangel, the Cathedral of the Annunciation and Ivan
the Great’s Bell Tower, all within these red walls. Many of Moscow’s most famous stories have
been forged in the fires of war. Pass through gates into Alexander Garden. The park pays tribute to Moscow’s unbreakable
spirit and is home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier  Nearby Victory Park is another powerful tribute
to those who fell defending the city, including the millions of soviet soldiers
who died in the second world war. As the cold war between the US and Russia
intensified a different battle began the race for supremacy of the heavens.  Again, Moscow was right at the epicentre. Visit the Monument to the Conquerors of space, a towering memorial that celebrates the aerospace
triumphs of the soviet people. Learn more about the space race and the epic
contest between the world’s super powers at the Memorial Museum of Cosmonauts. Immerse yourself in one of Moscow’s proudest
stories that of Yuri Gagarin, who shocked the rest
of the world and became a national hero when he became the first ever man in space. In Moscow, artists and literary greats are
honoured as heroes just as much as adventurers. Visit the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts to see to some classic works by Russian and
European masters. Watch a performance at the Bolshoi, one of the oldest and most renowned theatres
in the world. Walk the same streets as some of the world’s
greatest writers including Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Chekhov. There is such a proud literary tradition in
this city that many of its beautiful parks are named
after influential poets and authors. Relax beside the fountain in Pushkin square or stroll along the boulevards in Gorky Park,
Moscow’s famous central park. Take a haunting tour through the Fallen Monument
Park. When the Soviet Union collapsed, many of the city’s most evocative monuments
were pulled from their pedestals and dumped in this statue graveyard. More recently, modern sculptures and public artworks have been added, making it a fascinating place to explore. But perhaps the best way to understand how the old and new coexist in Moscow is with
a trip underground. Take a ride on the Moscow Metro more like an art and history museum than one
of the most efficient public transport systems in Europe. With opulent marble walls, grandiose chandeliers and heroic artworks each of the early stations has its own story
to tell of Russia’s culture, heroism and technology. Moscow has long had a proud cafe culture and the city’s coffee houses and restaurants
remain a place where Muscovites come together to share their own stories over
rich traditional foods. As your time in this city draws to a close
you’ll come to realise Moscow is one of the worlds great stories.
From epic, sweeping sagas that changed the world to smaller
tales of loss, luck and happiness. But there is always room for more. So come, and create your own Moscow story.

100 thoughts on “Moscow Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

  1. I’d love to visit one day I love Russia, the history and what the people stand for. the likelihood is that I would be a lone traveller when I go. How welcoming are the locals? Should I be cautious or is it a relatively safe country?

  2. "Take a ride on the Moscow metro, more like an art and history museum than one of the most efficient public transport systems in Europe." Such a frugal comment! Does it indicate that there are competitors outside of Europe as well? Just say "in the world"!

  3. Wow. Super , love it
    Check my video ,Snow fall train ride in SHIMLA, India UNESCO world heritage .

  4. Never thought about Russia with this magnificent architectural design, Western media (NATO'S members) portray Russia as bad and devil but as matter of fact totally different. But anyway can't conclude entire Country based on this single footage lol.

  5. Слава России! Надеюсь скоро закончится политическая и санкционная война и придут новые власти, которые смогут навести порядок в мире и в России. Привет из Краснодара!

  6. Moscow is very amazing and beautiful city??its speacel places is incredible❤️❤️Statues is very interesting…i want visit Moscow because it is very good for holiday and relax

  7. omg guys this vlog is amazing super cool i like it too much i enjoy it i am exciting and Continue to make such beautiful vlogs?❤️

  8. Very beautiful.I especially liked the museums's,gallery,of garden,monuments.also very beautiful constructed buildings..I want to visit moscow.

  9. Russia is my country's neighbour country? this country is my Georgia's occupation from big time❤ but I interesting everything what is in Moscow❤ it's historical place ❤ there is the most interesting buildings❤ wow video was for me interesting

  10. The difference between Moscow and athers capitals is like the difference between the sky and land , with all my recpect , but the beauty of Soviet ancient capital is really special.?????????????????

  11. my favourite city is here bud thant you expedia for helping me realise russia is not such a bad place its a historyic and beautifull usally my favourite cities are london edingburgh berlin dublin paris rome and amsterdam but now its russia i want to visit

  12. I’ve been to Moscow twice. It’s a great place. I love the Russian food. I stayed at a hotel in Moscow for two weeks

  13. МОСКВЕ,РОССИЯ ГИ ЕП ЫПИ!????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????❤????????????????????????????????

  14. "Many of the cities most evocative monuments were pulled from their pedestals and DUMPED in this statue graveyard."

    No subtlety there…. I've been to Moscow a few times and it really is a fascinating city. This is a high quality video…. many thanks.

  15. I was there last summer and it's a beautiful city with its own charms and quirks. Plenty to see and do, but it should be possible to capture the highlights of Moscow in a day or three. And the Red Square is by far the most impressive square I have ever seen. I was totally blown away by it!

  16. moscow is the most nice city in all the world
    respect to russian people and the great russia ❤❤
    from tunisia

  17. From my childhood i don't know why i want to go there i wish i go there one day in my life…

  18. My first trip to Europe was Moscow and St Petersburg in December 2018. Both cities are stunning, the people are friendly, its safe, accommodation affordable, food reasonably priced. Great experience. Hope to experience St Petersburg in summer.

  19. Beautiful City My Dream has always been to visit the st. Basils cathedral,  spend Christmas in Russia.  ( with LOVE from USA )

  20. We went to Moscow in July. The weather was great, sunny blue sky and beautiful formations. The city is beautiful, great museums, people are friendly and helpful. The "new Russian cruisine" is amazing and performance is Bolshoi is needless to say. The whole week has exceeded our expectations. We would love to go back one day!

  21. As an Indian I have had a special connection to Russia, i have been to Moscow on four occasions and every time I visited it i had the same excitement the first time I visited it, it's so beautiful at night with the lovely old lamps and settings in the backdrop. I've been to St Petersburg, and Sochi and they are equally beautiful.

  22. I ve been to Newyork and Moscow. Of course Newyork is an unparalleled vibrant feel that make you wanna go again and again, but Moscow is an unadulterated untold story you can only experience but can't convey with words…….

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