Moscow's Most Popular Tourist Attractions

Moscow is a beautiful city with a rich and fascinating history. If you ever make it to the Russia's capital, be sure to visit one, or all, of these iconic landmarks.
The Kremlin
Located in the heart of Moscow, the Kremlin is the official home of the Russian president. The enclosed complex contains palaces, cathedrals, towers, armories, and the imposing Kremlin Wall. The site has a long, rich history and a trip to Russia would not be complete without a visit to this iconic landmark.
Red Square
Red Square is one of the most famous city squares in Moscow and the world. This historic square separates the Kremlin from the Kitai-gorod business district and many artists have depicted the site in their works. During the Soviet era, the Russian government presented several military parades in Red Square.
St. Basil's Cathedral
Located in Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral is a spectacular Russian Orthodox cathedral and a well-known Russian landmark. Workers began construction in 1555 to mark a significant conquest, and the structure has been famous ever since. The cathedral is part of the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bolshoi Theatre
Bolshoi Theatre is a historic theatre which holds world-renowned ballet and opera performances. Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake premiered here, as did a number of other well-known operas and ballets. The main building is currently closed for major renovations and is scheduled to reopen in 2013.
Moscow River Tour
A Moscow river tour is a romantic way to spending an evening with your significant other. Here, passengers can see a number of popular Russian landmarks from a river perspective, all while traveling in comfort and style. There are a number of tour operators to choose from so you should have no problem arranging a wonderful outing with your travel companion or a lovely Russian woman from Moscow.
What sites should you see when in Moscow? A river tour, Bolshoi Theatre, St. Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, and The Kremlin are all worth checking out. Good luck and happy travels!

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