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

  • Save 4% Private Tour: Moscow by Night
    Private Tour: Moscow by Night25 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Explore Moscow by nighton this fun3-hour private tour! Take a night walk around historical Old Town as you view thenight ligh...

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  • Save 10% 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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  • 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 9% Private Tour of the Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square
    Private Tour of the Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square1 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    During this four-hour private tour, your expert guide will share details with you about the Moscow Kremlin and the Red square...

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

    • Air Pollution 62.67 (High)
    • Water Pollution 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 56.79 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.41 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.73 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 44.18 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 46.62 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.99 (Low)
  • How safe is Moscow for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moscow.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.93 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.97 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.33 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.89 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.98 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 40.01 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.89 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.18 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.69 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.14 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Moscow is 105.2 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 58 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 55.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 61.38 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 53.55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 42.44 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.08 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.36 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 61.64 (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 6.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.63 USD

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

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