Adjacent is the Kremlin, the Heart of Moscow and the seat of the Russian Presidency. In the same vicinity is the world’s largest Orthodox Church, Christ the Saviour Cathedral. There is a historic museum beneath the structure.
Shop all you want at the Old Arbat Street with its souvenir shops, cafes ... More and quaint Russian restaurants. In contrast, the brightly-lit New Arbat Street is where Moscow’s rich and elite frequent. If you visit in winter, you can catch an ice sculpture competition or an ice skating gala taking place at the Gorky Park.
After shopping, you can lunch at the world’s busiest McDonalds on Tverskaya Street.
The city is well connected with all possible modes of transport. Apart from having four airports, there are two water terminals for local water transport, intercity and inter-country bus services and ferries, and the western railway hub for the Trans-Siberian railway which is the world’s longest rail line.
When one mentions ‘Moscow’, you get the image of a whole city wrapped in a thick blanket of snow. Although the city has ... More cold winters with temperatures dropping as low as –12°C, summer (July–August) is warm and mild with temperatures rising up to 25°C.
The metropolis has a population of 11 million people. It is considered as the world’s most expensive city for expatriates.
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