Moscow : The Capital of Russia and One of the Famous Tourist Destinations in the World

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Moscow is one of the most important tourist destinations in Russia, hosting a wide range of attractions including museums, palaces and parks. The most famous tourist attractions in the city of Moscow is Red Square, the Kremlin and others.

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1. The Red Square

The Red Square is one of the most popular areas of tourism in Russia. It takes the form of a square and is located between a famous historical trade market in Moscow called Kitai Gorod and between the Kremlin Palace. The square is located in the heart of Moscow, so it is easily accessible from all directions and highways leading from and to the capital. It is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Russia and is held in different ceremonies regardless of its purposes, whether military religious political or recreational where it is permanently gathered thousands of Russian people and tourists who like to see the beautiful buildings there. When you visit Moscow you will notice the splendour of the red buildings that surround the square, which has been named from it. All these buildings represent the history of the Soviet Union and it remains as it is hundreds of years ago,

2. The Kremlin

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The Kremlin is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Russia. It is a luxury historical palaces complex that was the seat of the old ruler of Russia and has now been converted into a number of museums. The Kremlin word in Russian means the fortress or palace. These museums are located in the heart of Moscow, facing the Red Square in Moscow and a number of commercial markets with a peak height of more than 25 meters. Returning back a little, the Kremlin is more than 500 years old, built in the late 15th century by order of the Russian Tsar Ivan III, who ruled the Soviet empire.

3. Moscow State Historical Museum

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Moscow State Historical Museum is the building on your right when you enter the Red Square through the Resurrection Gate. This museum was opened in 1894 on the occasion of the coronation of Alexander III and was the product of a 20-year project to promote various archaeological and anthropological collections in one museum, It tells the story of Russia's entire history according to scientific methodological events. Visitors can enjoy touring the museum and getting a chance to see one of Moscow's most famous tourist attractions, built in Russian medieval architecture, is the Gothic architecture, which is distinguished by its remarkable design and colour consistency. The museum also has a collection of the best wall engravings in buildings in the Red Square.

4. St. Basil’s Cathedral

St. Basil's Cathedral is one of the most important tourist places in Moscow, especially next to the Kremlin Palace and the south-eastern part of Moscow's famous Red Square. This name is named because of the important place that St. Basil occupies in the souls of the Russian people and their rulers throughout history. The church is an important place to tell one of the most famous stories. It will be interesting to see such a place close to the history and story of its construction by one of the guides in the church.

5. Ivan (The Great Bell Tower)

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Ivan (The Great Bell Tower) is one of the tallest towers in the Kremlin. It is the tallest building ever. It is 81 meters high. The tower is one of the oldest buildings in Moscow, capital of Russia, built in 1508. Since then it has been the most famous tourist attraction in Russia, It continuously receives many visitors from around the world. The Ivan Tower is a marvel of its medieval architecture. The tower contains more than 21 bells weighing up some of them for more than 60 tons, and that when the knock adds to the city of Moscow life and its character.

6. Moscow Zoo

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The Moscow Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the world. It was founded in 1864 and since then has been adding large numbers of animals periodically to become the largest zoo in Russia. The park is only a few steps away from Parikadnaya Metro Station and is within easy reach of most of Moscow's city areas. At the time of the establishment of this park, more than 134 species of animals, 153 wild animals, birds and 7 species of reptiles were brought in to make the Russian people known to the most famous animals in the country. The zoo is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Russia.

7. Gorky Park

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Gorky Park is one of the largest and most famous open-air parks in the city of Moscow. The park overlooks the Moscow River directly and is just a few steps from the Kultur Park metro station. The park was opened in 1928 AD and covers an area of ​300 acres. The park is located along the banks of the Moscow River, one of the most famous tourist attractions in Russia. It is divided into two parts: the first is for children and entertainment lovers in general. There is a sports club filled with tennis courts. In the winter, this area becomes a large ski area. In the summer, this "beach" area is very popular among visitors, and in the evening it becomes an open nightclub for lovers and spending time on the beach at night. The second section of the park has large green spaces with many rare and ancient trees. There are also a number of beautiful old buildings dating back to the 8th and 19th centuries. The most prominent part of this park is the massive green theatre, various carriages and concerts during the summer months.

8. Kolomenskoe Park

Kolomenskoe Park is one of the most beautiful places in Moscow, just a few minutes by metro from the city centre and overlooking the beautiful Muskava River. It is characterized by combining the past and the present, the past in terms of the fragrant history and the old buildings attached to it, and the present in terms of the vast green spaces that create a sense of comfort and departure, playgrounds and modern facilities. The park is one of Moscow's most popular tourist destinations. The park was founded in 1237 and is considered one of the oldest shrines in Moscow and the whole of Russia. It was once the property of the Czar, who is the ruler before becoming one of the most important tourist attractions in Russia. In the heart of the park, there is a beautiful church called Kazan Church. Golden colour, and also the beautiful wooden palace in its colours. During the summer, Kolinsky Park is filled with a large number of people looking for the sun when it meets the charming nature yet there are still enough spaces for tranquillity and isolation.

9. Neskuchny Garden

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Neskuchny Garden is the oldest park in the city of Moscow at all located on the right bank of the Moscow River next to the Central Park for Culture and Entertainment, with an extended area in front of it green spaces overlooking the Third Ring Road and thus easily accessible from all directions. This landmark park was established in 1834 AD. The park has thousands of species of plants that have been moved from Solikamsk Botanical Garden, with palm trees and trees from tropical countries. On the fifth summit platform, there is a great large water pool and a poultry yard with rare species of birds and animals from the Netherlands and England. In addition, there are a number of barns and greenhouses for the cultivation of pineapples, grapes and a number of other fruits and plants.

10. Losiny Ostrov National Park

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Losiny Ostrov National Park is one of the most beautiful natural parks in the city of Moscow and is a nature reserve, located northeast of Moscow, in the centre of Eastern European Blenfale. The highest altitude of 192-234 meters above sea level, with an area of about 11 thousand hectares, including 3 thousand hectares within the administrative boundaries of the city, the park is relatively modern, founded in 1983. Losiny Park is filled with different types of plants from different regions all over the world such as pine forests that cover large areas of the garden and give it a spectacular appearance, in addition to more than 500 species of vascular plants and many orchids.

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Moscow is rich in many palaces and castles of unique architectural style that will make you feel like living in a fictional story and reflect the style of architecture in the 18th and 19th centuries. Do not miss visiting the Kremlin building or the Kolominskoy Museum if you have the chance to visit Moscow or you can visit other wonderful attractions like Ivan, Losiny Ostrov National Park, Gorky Park and many more.

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