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Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia. It is situated on
the Moskva River and is the country’s epicenter of politics, economy and
commerce and martial might. Moscow is the northernmost and coldest megacity
and metropolis in the world. The city’s oldest reference coms from 1147 AD
and ever since then, it has played home to a profound historical and
cultural heritage. The city emerged at a breakneck speed after the World
Wars and is now a frontrunner among all Eastern European powers. Those
wishing to define the city through its architecture will soon run out of
defining superlatives because of its large number of architectural marvels.
Things to do in Moscow
The Kremlin is the center of Russian political power and strategic might,
besides being the former center of the Orthodox Church. It is scenically
situated on Borovitsky Hill along the Moscow River. Moscow is essentially a
walled city that is surrounded by walls that run for over 2 kms on a
stretch and are hallmarked by the presence of communist fingerprint- the
Red Square nearby.
The Red Square is a 60000 square meter area of cobblestone streets in the
center of Moscow. Its southern end is hallmarked by St Basil’s Cathedral,
which is considered both a famous religious place of worship and an
architectural masterpiece. The Red Square is at its supreme best during the
passing of parades and celebrations of various cultural festivals and
Maxim Gorky's Central Park of Culture and Leisure (or Gorky’s Park)
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure is a central park in Moscow that
is named in honor of eminent author, Maxim Gorky. This park was designed in
the 1920s with a view to create Soviet park that can be equated with the
best across the world. You should visit here to enjoy cycling,
rollerblading, beach volleyball, urban and extreme sports, and table
Best Time to Visit Moscow
Summer season (the months from June to August are the best to book your
flights from New York City to Moscow. Book your flights from NYC to MOW
during summers to enjoy famous cultural events like Usadba Jazz Festival
and Moscow International Film Festival. It is advised to book Moscow
flights in advance to avoid paying more at last minute.