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

  • Save 10% 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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  • Save 6% Moscow Must-Sees Private Tour
    Moscow Must-Sees Private Tour16 Reviews

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Explore the treasures of Moscow over 20 must-see sites andattractions on this private full-day tour.Experience the most esta...

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  • Save 4% All Moscow in 4 days
    All Moscow in 4 daysNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Days

    We love our city and we want to show our guests the most amazing and beautiful places of the capital. Feel the breath of Mosc...

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  • Save 4% Early-Admission Kremlin Tour in Moscow: Armory, Diamond Fund Exhibition and Assumption Cathedral
    Early-Admission Kremlin Tour in Moscow: Armory, Diamond Fund Exhibition and Assumption Cathedral15 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Visit three opulent highlights of Moscows Kremlin the Armory, Diamond Fund Exhibition and Assumption Cathedral on a 3-hour ...

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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 63.07 (High)
    • Water Pollution 51.78 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.23 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 42.3 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.73 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.15 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 47.38 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.03 (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 33.39 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.19 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.48 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.37 (High)
    • Car Stealing 39.58 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.87 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 40.68 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.27 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.69 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.81 (Moderate)
  • Living in Moscow - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Moscow is 102.32 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 57.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 55.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 61.86 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.7 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.06 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.55 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 19.65 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 58.78 (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 6.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.49 USD

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

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