The 3 churches of the Cathedral Square in Moscow

The 3 churches of the Cathedral Square in Moscow

The Moscow Kremlin has a heart: the Cathedral Square. Six building were constructed here including palaces and three cathedrals. The Assumption Cathedral is an Orthodox church dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Across the street you can admire the Patriarchal Palace and the Church of the Twelve Apostles, famous religious monuments visited by tourists from all over the world. The Cathedral of Archangel Michaelis situated in the center of the Cathedral Square in Moscow and is a church for believ... [ read more ]

Russian history through the eyes of the visitor

Russian history through the eyes of the visitor

Housing palaces, cathedrals and several secular landmarks that communicate with each other, the Kremlin has played an important role in Russian history. The symbol citadel on the Moscow River created a Russia that can survive all times and all regimes. From the Kremlin were played the cards of the Soviet history, were taken radical decisions for the fate of the Russian nation and there took place the most sumptuous feasts ever. The Kremlin enclosure, whose thickness varies between 3.5 and... [ read more ]

Moscow, the Third Rome

Moscow, the Third Rome

At the beginning the Kremlin was a triangular wooden fortress protecting the princely palaces of Moscow, however, over the centuries, it has expanded, churches, monasteries, shops and houses being built within the walls. An old legend says that while the Russian nobleman named Kutcica gave the signal to start the hunting of a boar that came suddenly, being huge and fierful, a bird came from the sky that has cracked down on the beast. The people stopped in their hunting, while the wild bir... [ read more ]

The Kremlin Palaces

The Kremlin Palaces

The Moscow Kremlin is considered the Russian sanctuary and is a unique creation of the world culture. The Kremlin has a special place in the hearts of Russians, not only because of its beauty, but also because behind the red walls are hiding their memories and hopes. Kremlin remains the spiritual and political center of Moscow. The Kremlin Palaces complete a unique ensemble in the world. The Kremlin communicates through dozens of underground ways with the whole Moscow. Today we will brief... [ read more ]

The Church of Assumption in Moscow

The Church of Assumption in Moscow

The oldest building in the ecclesiastic ensemble of the Cathedral Square in the center of the Kremlin is the Church of Assumption. It has a long history and an interesting destiny. In the 14th century, Metropolitan Peter urged the Ivan I to raise in Moscow a cathedral simmilar to the Assumption Cathedral in the city of Vladimir. Before his death in 1326, he has predicted that "if Ivan commands to build a Church of the Assumption, Moscow will gather all the Russian lands around itself". On... [ read more ]

The Terem Palace in Moscow

The Terem Palace in Moscow

The halls and the cathedrals of Kremlin host today quintessence of the Russian history and civilization. There can be found priceless icons, and the most valuable objects of the Russian Tsars. The place was the witness of all czarist excesses, crimes and atrocities committed by Ivan the Terrible, but also the place of the spectacular revolutionary revival in the time of Lenin. Since its inception, behind these walls were happening the worst and the best things as well. If you visit Sankt ... [ read more ]

The Kuskovo Estate in Moscow

The Kuskovo Estate in Moscow

Kuskovo was the summer house of the Sheremetiev family. It is located in eastern Moscow and dates back from the eighteenth century, being one of the first villas of the Russian nobility. Today, Kuskovo is hosting the State Museum and on the estate is located one of the most beautiful parks in the city. You can discover many other sites and tourist attractions on the Kuskovo Estate including the Kuskovo Church with Tower, the Kuskovo Palace, the Hermitage Garden and the Grotto of Kuskovo. ... [ read more ]

3 things you should know before visiting Moscow

3 things you should know before visiting Moscow

The city of Moscow is in an area with a humid continental climate. Spring and autumn are the seasons with normal temperatures. During the warm season the temperatures are high and it rains a lot, so if you travel to Moscow in summer, do not forget to pack your umbrella, that will protect you from both the sun and the rain. In winter the temperatures are very low, often freezes, rains a lot and its frequent to snow in abundance, so if you choose to make a trip to the Russian capital in win... [ read more ]

Top 5 restaurants in Moscow

Top 5 restaurants in Moscow

Any travel regardless of destination should contain a brief foray into the cuisine of the region. In Moscow you meet a lot of restaurants where you can taste a lot of traditional Russian dishes such as Stroganov beef, caviar, Kiev chicken and international specialties or seafood dishes. Eating in Moscow can be a strange experience for foreigners who are not familiar with the excellent food served in the company of gangsters, techno music and prostitutes. Once you get used to it, excellent... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Moscow

Tourist guide to Moscow

Considered by many travelers one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Moscow is the capital of Russia, the largest city and port in the country and the most important political, economic and cultural center. We offer a short tourist guide to Moscow that contains information about the transformation of the former communist city, the main tourist attractions and accommodation and food in Moscow. Much of the city is represented by the Kremlin, a symbol of religious and political power. In... [ read more ]