Visit Moscow - Best of Moscow

Moscow, the capital of Russia, is situated in a slightly hilly area on the banks of the Moskva River, which runs through the large East European Plain, sometimes called simply the Russian Plain. 

The northernmost megalopolis on Earth, Moscow is the most populous European city with population of around 11 million, and the fifth largest city proper in the world. According to Forbes 2011, the Russian Capital boasts the highest number of billionaires in the world.

The grandiose city of Moscow is the major political, economic and financial centre of Russia. Rich historical and cultural heritage with numerous astonishing sights makes Moscow extremely attractive for tourists, as well as for artists and scientists. Each one of you should visit Moscow at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Moscow.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Moscow

  • Kremlin Small-Group Tour
    Kremlin Small-Group Tour26 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Visit the amazing Moscow Kremlin on this 1.5-hour, small-group historical tour in the city center! See the magnificent former...

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  • Save 11% Private Tour: Moscow City Tour and Scenic River Cruise
    Private Tour: Moscow City Tour and Scenic River Cruise2 Reviews

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Combine a private guided visit to the heart of Moscow - it's famous attractions like St. Basil's Cathedral, Lomonosov Moscow ...

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  • Private Walking Tour of Kremlin including Armory and Diamond Fund
    Private Walking Tour of Kremlin including Armory and Diamond Fund

    Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins

    A visit to Moscow will not be complete without a full tour of the Moscow Kremlin. Visit the Kremlin Cathedrals, Armory Chambe...

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  • Save 12% Moscow Private 2-Day Tour
    Moscow Private 2-Day Tour24 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Days

    Embark on a 2-day Moscow city tour and learn about the most interesting facts about the city. Find out why Moscow is so diffe...

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Facts and Stats for Moscow*

  • Pollution Statistics in Moscow

    Know the pollution level of Moscow before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.49 (High)
    • Water Pollution 52.61 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 42.93 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.54 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.78 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 48.07 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.71 (Low)
  • Moscow: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Moscow for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moscow.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.44 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.63 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.81 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 47.24 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.98 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 41.71 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.14 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.62 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.86 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 38.3 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 49.69 (Moderate)
  • Living in Moscow - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Moscow is 100.05 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 56.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 55.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 62.59 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 53.87 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.64 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.99 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 58.21 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Moscow

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Moscow

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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