Moscow Tourism

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.

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

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

    • Air Pollution 61.15 (High)
    • Water Pollution 51.05 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.8 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.76 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 39.97 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.81 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.8 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.23 (Low)
  • How safe is Moscow for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moscow.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.52 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.78 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.42 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75.81 (High)
    • Car Stealing 36.23 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.64 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.18 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 39.96 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.68 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.36 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.57 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Moscow is 103.32 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 59.73 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 55.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 59.88 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.47 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 44.79 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.1 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 20.12 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.9 (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.

  • 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 6.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.29 USD

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

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