Moscow has been the capital of Russia since 1918, and is located on the river of the same name. Due to its area, it is the largest city in Europe and the seventh in the world. Undoubtedly, it is the largest science, cultural and economical centre in the country. The Kremlin is the most renowned landmark of the city, hosts the President of Russia seat and the Parliament – the Russian Duma. There is the tallest TV tower in Europe reaching 540 meters. The historical city centre was entered onto the world heritage UNESCO list in 1990. The city hosts many football clubs, like Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow, Lokomotiv Moscow or CSKA Moscow.
The dominant sight of the Red Square is the Lenin’s Mausoleum that is a unique landmark. It can be visited on picked days and no pictures can be taken, under any circumstances. The Sparrow Hills are the only highlands in the area. It is 220 meters above the sea level. Along the year many festivals are organized in the city – from February to December. The city partners are the Polish cities: Warsaw and Cracow.
Train to Moscow
There are as many as nine railway stations in Moscow. One of them is the Belarus railway station providing connections to Brest, Kaliningrad, Minsk, Berlin, Katowice, Prague, Paris, Warsaw and Vilnius. The tickets for the trains above are available through Polishtrains.eu.
- Moscow Kremlin
- The Red Square
- Lenin’s Mausoleum
- Saint Basil's Cathedral
- Choir Synagogue
- Patriarch Ponds
- The Resurrection Church in Kadashi
- The Victory Park