Tsarist opulence and megacity exuberance, venture to Russia and explore the cornerstones of the nation, St. Petersburg and Moscow.
On a Private Tour to Moscow You Can Expect the Unexpected and Wow!
On a private tour to Moscow, you can expect the unexpected and be wowed! It is the capital of the largest country in Europe, situated on the Moskva River in Western Russia and changing for the better day by day.
There are hundreds of years of history in just this city alone, and that is evident as you walk through the streets and at every turn, there is something to reflect Moscow's history.
The Kremlin is its historic core and known worldwide because it has been the home to Russia’s president since the time of the Tsar’s and hold many treasures in the Armoury.
Then outside the Kremlin is Red Square, which is another symbolic place and it is where you can find Lenin’s Mausoleum, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the State Historical Museum's.
With so many fabulous building of the finished architecture, you will need a break from looking at them and there is no better place in Moscow than Gorky Park. It is the Central Park of the city
On Sightseeing Tours of Moscow Visit the Historically Famous Kremlin and Red Square or Take a Private Scenic River Cruise Tour
Gorky Park is full of culture and activities you probably need a guided tour to be sure you see everything.
At night take a trip to Old Arbat Street which is the most famous thoroughfare in Moscow and great for buying your souvenirs. It is completely pedestrianised and perfect for people watching while enjoying a great meal and a few drinks.
Another fantastic way to admire the city of Moscow is by going on a private boat tour. As you cruise along the river, you get to see and admire this fantastic city from a different perspective. A very romantic tour to take at night too!
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Travel Tips for Moscow
As Russia is so vast, it has 11 times zones and two continents; the weather can be very extreme. When deciding on a time to visit will all depend on the type of holiday you are looking for and when you can do the activities you want in comfort. May, June, September or October are good months to visit Russia, fewer crowds on private tours, cheaper deals and reasonable weather. July and August are peak season as the weather is hot and sunny.
Moscow is said to be expensive by most European standards, but many great hotels and restaurants are very reasonably priced. In a traditional middle-class restaurant, it may cost around $15 per person for dinner and $6 for a local beer. Private tours will vary in price throughout the year. The Metro system is brilliant and the best way to get around the city with the fare being less than $1 a stop. Taxi’s cost up to $6 for a 3km ride.
You need a visa to enter Russia and it is advisable to apply for one as early as possible. Once in Russia, your visa has to be registered and it is up to the hotel, landlord, friend or family of where you are staying to do this. Be careful when taking photos and make sure you are allowed as some official and military buildings prohibits it. Be respectful when touring churches and dress appropriately at night to ensure entry to restaurants and clubs.
The climate of Russia is described as highly continental influenced climate. The summer months are warm to hot, dry months with temperatures rising to above 32 degrees Celsius. The winter is cold to extremely cold with sometimes very heavy snowfall especially in high ground and temperatures into minus figures. Spring and Autumn, the weather begins to warm or cool down and there may be plenty of rain.
One is the nation's capital, while the other is a living monument to Peter the Great. Discover the cornerstones of the Russian Federation, as you immerse yourself in the culture and architecture of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
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