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Travel Around Moscow

Publish Time:2017-04-11 15:29:42Source:WTCF

【Introduction】:Compared with Saint Petersburg, Moscow, a city built in the 12th century and surrounded by forests, looks more generous. Ballet and poetry are protruding features of it, and historical buildings such as the Kremlin and the Red Square expose the charms of it.

Compared with Saint Petersburg, Moscow, a city built in the 12th century and surrounded by forests, looks more generous. Ballet and poetry are protruding features of it, and historical buildings such as the Kremlin and the Red Square expose the charms of it. Let’s travel around Moscow and begin a new fascinating journey.

Where to travel?

Red Square

Red Square

The name Red Square neither originates from the pigment of the surrounding bricks nor from the link between the color red and communism. The name came about because the Russian word ing brickkrasnaya), which means both "red" and "beautiful," was applied to a small area between St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin, and the herald's platform called Lobnoye Mesto, and Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich officially extended the name to the entire square, which had previously been called Pozhar, or "burnt-out place." The square has witnessed the historical changes of Russia, and now welcomes tourists from around the world.

Kremlin

Kremlin

The Kremlin is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, the symbol of Russia and official residence of the President of Russia. It includes five palaces, four cathedrals, and the enclosing Kremlin Wall with Kremlin towers, and within this complex is the Grand Kremlin Palace. The Kremlin has been listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Saint Basil’s Cathedral

Saint Basil’s Cathedral

Saint Basil’s Cathedral is a church in the Red Square in Moscow, built from 1555–61 on orders from Ivan the Terrible and commemorates a capture of Kazan and Astrakhan. As a world-famous landmark, it had been the city's tallest building until the completion of the Ivan the Great Bell Tower in 1600. The building is shaped as a flame of a bonfire rising into the sky, a design that has no analogues in Russian architecture.

Moscow Subway

Moscow Subway

Mayakovskaya is a Moscow Metro station which is considered one of the most famous subway stations in the world. The station features streamlined columns faced with stainless steel and pink rhodonite, white Ufaley and grey Diorite marble walls, a flooring pattern of white and pink marble, and 35 niches, one for each vault. Surrounded by filament lights there are a total of 34 ceiling mosaics designed by Alexander Deyneka.

Where to hang around?

Arbat Street

Arbat Street

Arbat Street is a pedestrian street about one kilometer long in the historical centre of Moscow, Russia. The Arbat has existed since at least the 15th century. Originally the street formed part of an important trade-route and was home to a large number of craftsmen. One of the stunning views on the street is those create portraits right on the streets. If you wish to have a taste of Vodka, enter one small pub on the street to enjoy the alcohol.

What to appreciate?

Moskva River

Moskva River

The Moskva River passes through central Moscow, and Moscow was named after the river. This river is 502km long, and 80km of it runs through the capital. It is around 200 meters in width, with its widest part being over 1km. The time when boats can go up or down the stream is the time for tourists to get on a yacht to see the landmarks of the capital, such as Russian Federation government building, Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow State Historical Museum, Gorky Park, Moscow Kremlin, etc.

Ballet performance

Ballet performance

Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance in France and Russia. To watch an outstanding ballet performance, you may pay a visit to the Bolshoi Theatre, which is a historical theater in Moscow, designed by architect Joseph Bovéov theater in Moscow, designed by architect Joseph Bovrformance, you may pay a visit to the Bolshoi Theatre, which is a historih as Russian Federation government building, Sparrow Hills, Moscow State six-year renovation

Dining

Restaurant Turandot

Restaurant Turandot

Restaurant Turandot, named after the opera Princess Turandot, is located on Tverskaya Street. It is considered one of the most expensively-built restaurants and was finished within six years, being one of the most luxurious restaurants in Russia. The exterior looks plain and simple, but it turns into stunning as you enter it. Adopting the Bullock style, the interior of the restaurant looks elegant, exquisite, and shiny, as if you have entered the wonderland.

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