Moscow city break guide

Why go?
Founded in the 12th century, Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation and its major financial, political and scientific center. Vibrant and booming, it is a dynamic metropolis displaying some of the world’s best shopping, nightlife, restaurants and culture. Moscow welcomes over 4 million tourists each year.
Moscow welcomes the visitors to enjoy many worldwide famous sports, cultural and business events. Confederation Cup 2017 was a rehearsal before the capital will host FIFA 2018 (major games will be held in Moscow).
International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower” attracts spectators to enjoy rhythms of the tattoos from all over the world. (August 26 – September 3, 2017, Red Square)
Business world reach Moscow to participate in one of the conferences (ARCH MOSCOW NEXT 2017, STONE INDUSTRY-2017, Moscow Financial forum-2017, WorldFood-2017- International Food Exhibition etc.)

Where go?
Do not miss the chance to visit the heart of Moscow- Red Square, the Kremlin, and Lenin’s tomb. Make a stroll through Tverskaya and Arbat Street that are always very attractive among citizens and tourists. If you are ready to experience the 24-hour buzz of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, check in one of Moscow nightclubs, bars and shopping centers.
If you are interested in art, you have a chance to admire masterpieces of Russian and European masters as well as works of the modern artists in one of numerous Moscow galleries (the Tretiakov Gallery and Pushkin Museum, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture) In the evening, dress up for a visit to the opera or the ballet. Moscow is an excellent city for opera and ballet lovers, and there is always something for them to see, with a varied mixture of traditional and contemporary performances. Bolshoi and Maly Theatres, Moscow Art Theatre, Sovremennik, Gogol Centre, Praktika Theatre will find a way to impress a theaterlover.

Know before you go!
Currency: Ruble
Telephone code: Moscow has two telephone codes – 495 and 499 (prefixed by 00 7 if dialing from abroad). Codes must be used and prefixed by an 8 - so 8-4 495 1234567, for example, then the number
Time difference: +3 hours (GMT)
Weather: Summer: around 23 °C (73 °F) winter: around −20 °C (-4 °F)