If you are planning a holiday for when the pandemic is over, you may not have considered Russia – not one of the traditional holiday destinations, but it is full of all the things that you could want. If you are looking for a city break that is a little different from the usual, then head to Moscow.
With so much to see and do, you would probably not be able to see everything, Moscow is a fascinating and vibrant city. Before you head off on your travels, it is worth doing a bit of research to make sure you pack in everything that you want – also make sure that you are covered on your travel insurance – contact a company like insurance brokers Bath Mark Richards who will be able to help you.
Most tourists first stop is Red Square – the centre of the capital, and the place where much of the countries historic events have happened. Surrounded by the most beautiful architecture, you can see why this is one of the most photographed spots in Russia.
Lenin’s Mausoleum, on the edge of Red square is the place where the man who changed Russia forever, Vladimir Lenin, lies embalmed in his glass tomb.
St Basil’s Cathedral – Russia’s most recognised landmark, this stunning cathedral has stood since the 16th century and was built under orders of Ivan the Terrible. The beautiful building with its brightly coloured domes is the jewel in the cities crown.
Gorky Park – The expanse of green space in the city has an array of entertainment on offer – from open air films, to volleyball dancing and boat rental – spend a day here as active as you like or just take a stroll and watch the world go by!