Moscow is the majestic capital of Russia, offering the most dazzling blend of vibrancy, historic charm and contemporary appeal. This cultural city boasts various compelling attractions and architectural wonders amongst its large streets and neighbourhoods, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to soviet buildings, ancient forts and hundreds of Orthodox churches – you’ll feel like you’re walking through several centuries here. The city’s most iconic buildings can be discovered in Moscow’s Red Square, which includes St. Basil’s Cathedral. This quirky multi-coloured moment is like something from a story book with many unique polygonal towers, onion domes and spikes. Brightsun Travel offers an excellent range of Moscow flights from India, taking you to the heart of this sightseeing capital.
As well as architectural wonders, Moscow has a very impressive art scene, with an incredible amount of galleries and museums showcasing captivating exhibitions and art collections. Must visits include The State Tretyakov Gallery, which is home to one of the richest collections of Russian art with over 180,000 pieces, the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, showcasing a significant collection of international art pieces and renaissance sculptures, and the Regina Gallery, one of Moscow’s first private art galleries with a fine collection of contemporary Russian art and temporary exhibitions. All that exploring will surely heighten your appetite, so you’ll be ready to tuck in to some traditional Russian cuisines. There are endless dining venues dotted around the city featuring national dishes, from budget eateries to Michelin starred restaurants.
Moscow boasts plenty of lush gardens and parks, so when you’re done exploring the city, take a break in one or two nature recreation spots. Visit the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Recreation, home to plenty of beautiful gardens as well as a lake with peddle boats and an open air cinema. Take a stroll through Russia’s oldest botanical garden, the Apothecary Garden, home to an array of beautiful plants, flowers and greenhouses. Once your batteries are recharged, you just have to experience Moscow’s colourful nightlife. This is one of the cities of the world that really doesn’t ever sleep with plenty of night spots open way into the night. Book cheap air tickets to Moscow now and look forward to the city break of a lifetime!