Great Reasons to Experience Moscow

Sep 2nd 2015 at 2:50 AM

Being a passionate wanderer, when I came to know that Moscow’s the city I would be heading to for my next holiday, I was really excited, as I always wanted to experience the Russian history and culture. Though I had heard a lot about the Russian city, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, I did not want to let time slip by me as I had somewhere in the back of my mind that the city of Moscow would be explored by a large number of tourists every year not only from Europe, but every corner of the world. So, there I was inquiring about cheap flights to Moscow to pocket the one that seemed within my budget of course.

So there might be a possibility that I’d run out of the deals that would not seem heavy on my pocket. This is because I knew that I could bear the burden of being loaded with not so heavy pocket, but I could handle my own.

I may be correct when I state that not many tourists would think about touching down on the Russian soil, and they have their own reasons supporting their unwillingness. But living in their own world would definitely not do them any good because they are far from the truth with respect to what lies in Moscow. It would change their thinking they had held all these years. That day does not seem far away when they will curse their stars for having not gone on a holiday in the past to a strikingly beautiful city that is home to plenty of historical and cultural sights.

Well, I realized my dream I once held in my mind with eagerness, I was all over the sights and sounds of the fascinating capital city of Russia. When I got off from the British Airways flight I boarded from London Heathrow, I was like Oh, boy! What a city! I was charmed by the exquisiteness of Moscow the instance I gazed upon its airport.

Now I think that the time has come to let you know about some of the great reasons to experience Moscow.

1. The Red Square

No traveler can ever miss one of the most mesmerizing man made wonders of the world. No doubt this attraction is on every traveler’s to-do list. This marvel is blessed to have been at the heart of Russia’s great events with respect to its history.

2. Art Galleries and Museums

Are you an art lover? Does it take you on a joy ride when you come across some mind-blowing pieces of art? Moscow is the city to have been blessed with some of the best galleries and museums. Don’t forget to visit the Tretyakov Gallery, home to the finest collection of Russian fine art.

3. The Moscow Metro

Opened way back in 1935, the metro system of the Russian city is a fine example of engineering. It is, in fact, one of the largest and oldest underground railway systems in the world. Its stations are simply unmatched when their architecture, mosaics and sculptures are compared.

4. Shopping

Muscovites are really fond of shopping and it can be seen the way they have been shopping at the centres famous for art and design pieces, antiques and traditional handicrafts. Look for some of the reasonable options at the city’s flea markets, or antique stores.

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