Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow

Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow is among the largest Orthodox Christian churches in the world. The building is impressive, and it is not as old as you would think. The reconstruction of the cathedral was completed in 2000 after the original building was demolished by Stalin. After the failure of Napoleon's campaign when the last troops of the great French army left the Russian teritory on 25th of December in 1812, Tsar Alexander I emitted a decree of lifting a cathedral to gi... [ read more ]

The famous Bolshoi Theater in Moscow

The famous Bolshoi Theater in Moscow

The Bolshoi Theater in Moscow is one of the most important institutions of this kind in the world. The company of Bolshoi Teatr, which can be translated as Grand Theater, was founded on the 28th of March 1776 by Prince Peter Urusov and Michael Maddox, an English entrepreneur. The construction of the building started in 1824 in the Theater Square on the site of the former Petrovka Theater destroyed by fire in 1805 and by the French army in 1812. The plans of the buildings were made by Joseph ... [ read more ]

The tourist attractions of the Red Square in Moscow

The tourist attractions of the Red Square in Moscow

The Red Square in Moscow is the most famous square of the city and separates the Russian presidency office from the commercial area. It is considered to be the center of Russia and of Moscow and the main streets of the city start at the Red Square. It is probably one of the most visited tourist attractions in Russia. It is also known as the Square of Cathedrals. There are many important buildings on this famous square and we would like to present the most important tourist attractions ... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Moscow

Tourist attractions in Moscow

Moscow is a sensational city full of history with beautiful and smiling people contrary to what you probably heard before. The architectural styles in Moscow are impressive giving its visitors a feeling of a pleasant contradiction especially when you are visiting the Mausoleum of Lenin located near to the historical churches of Moscow. The Red Square is one of the most important places in the city, but we would like to present you some other famous tourist attractions in Moscow. &nb... [ read more ]