About Moscow

Useful information

Time

Moscow Standard Time is three hours ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time standard, written as an offset of UTC + 3:00.

Most popular tourist sights

Kremlin

The Cathedral Square and the temples: the Assumption Cathedral, in which the Russian emperors were crowned, the Archangel Cathedral – the tomb of the Grand Dukes, the Cathedral of the Annunciation, Ivan the Great Bell Tower and the Patriarch’s Chambers, and appreciate the grandeur of the Tsar Bell and the Tsar Cannon. The treasures of the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund are unique collection of historical artefacts, jewelry items, rare specimens of precious stones, gold and platinum nuggets.

Arbat street

Arbat is the most famous street in Moscow, muscovites call it ‘our Montmartre’. Through the centuries it used to be one of the most bohemian places of Moscow and it attracted a lot of prominent Russian people - writers, poets, artists - to live or to stay here. Today it’s a promenade full of small cozy cafes and street life: artists offer a quick portrait, street musicians and dancers perform on every single corner.

Izmailovsky Park

Izmailovo Kremlin is entire wooden city (24 ha), real masterpiece of skilful moscow craftsmen, with its Kremlin, Tsar`s Palace , st. Nicolas Cathedral, museum complex, market and numerous traditional russian fairs. The place that literally brings you back in time and gives you feel of XVII century Moscow.