Explore these sites in Moscow on your special world cup holiday

We are pretty sure that with the FIFA World Cup 2018 happening in Moscow, Russia, you must have booked a holiday in advance in the beautiful city. Apart from visiting stadiums to see exciting football matches, you can spend rest of your time and explore the beautiful sites of the city. Having various iconic sites including palaces, cathedrals, monasteries, museums, towers, and galleries, travelers must include the following places to visit in Moscow for a complete travel experience. These places are not just stunning but are beyond magical by taking you through its modern culture, ancient traditions, and rich historical past.

Moscow Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin, simply referred to as the Kremlin, is a magnificent fortified complex at the heart of Moscow. It overlooks the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil’s Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west.

Red Square

Separating the royal citadel of Kremlin from the ancient merchant quarter of Kitai-gorod, Red Square is one of the most interesting places to be seen in Moscow. Bearing the weight of Russia’s history to a great extent, Red Square works as not just an attraction but as the heart, soul, and symbol of the entire country.

Saint Basil’s Cathedral

The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral, is a church in Red Square in Moscow.  It is believed to be one of the top places to be visited in Moscow. This cathedral is one of the crucial landmarks of the city and dates back to the 16th century. This iconic building is in fact amongst the most-photographed attractions in Russia.

Grand Kremlin Palace

Built in the year 1849, Grand Kremlin Palace is one of those places to visit in Moscow that will leave you beyond amazed. Constructed beautifully and with a great eye for detail, the intricate decor inside the Grand Kremlin Palace portrays the pure charm of the Revival architecture in Russian that blends perfectly with the architectural style of Byzantine Revival.

Ostankino Tower

Soaring up to the height of 1,772 feet, Ostankino Tower is renowned for being the only free-standing structure in the entire Europe. It is the eleventh high-rising structures of the world and the observation deck at this Tower is the place to be to experience magnificent views of Moscow’s skyline.

Moskvarium

Moskvarium is something the city that takes marine biology and oceanography to a whole new level. This amazing place was established in year 2013 and listed as one of the must-visit places in Moscow. It serves as a home to about 80 aquariums that further houses sea creatures of around 8000 species. Brought together from all around the world, the aquariums exhibit more than 500 species of fishes including dolphins, killer whales, 3-meter sharks and Russian sturgeon.

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