Moscow Travel Guide
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Moscow Travel Guide
Where is Moscow?
Before you take off on your adventure to Moscow, it's probably a good idea to know where it is first. (It could also save you from an embarrassing conversation when your friends ask exactly where you're going!)
It's the national capital city of Russia and about 35 miles to the west of the noteworthy city of Noginsk.
As of last count, the population of this area of Moscow Oblast was 10,400,000.
Places to Visit in Moscow
So, what's the first stop? You'd be crazy to leave Moscow without stopping by amazing attractions such as Red Square and Moscow Kremlin.The Moscow State University and the Bolshoi Theatre are just a few of the terrific attractions in the area. Not really your style? No need to worry — you're spoiled for choice here. Some more top sights are Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the State Historical Museum.Whether you're making a spiritual pilgrimage or simply curious about what's beyond its doors, visitors are welcome at St. Basil's Cathedral. Why not sit in a pew with other worshipers and attend a mass? Want to keep the good times rolling? If you're a connoisseur of art, your stay cannot end without a tour of Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. But wait, there's more! There's something mysterious yet intriguing about seeing resting places of the dead. If this sounds like fun to you, stop at Lenin's Mausoleum.
Car Rentals in Moscow
Adventure awaits, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own wheels. See and experience more by checking out car rentals in Moscow with the help of Orbitz.
Unfortunately, you won't find any car rental firms in easy reach of Vnukovo International Airport, so you'll have to make other plans if you're arriving by air.
Make your way to Sixt and you'll be cruising around the busy streets in no time. They can be found at Novoslobodskaya St 20, 3 miles from the city center.
Where to stay in Moscow – Hotel Accommodation
Book today through Orbitz and start designing the ultimate vacation to Russia's capital. With 302 hotels in Moscow
, you won't have any troubles.The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow
and the Lotte Hotel Moscow
are ideal options for those who want to splurge on a little luxury. Or, check out the Kamergersky Hotel
or the Basilica Hotel
if you're after a cheaper deal.Seeing Red Square is a bucket-list experience, so why not book a hotel within strolling distance and really make the most of it? The Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow
is a handy 0.4 miles away, while the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
is 0.4 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Moscow
Vacationing in Moscow and want to know a little about where you'll be flying into? Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) is the closest terminal, sitting 16 miles southwest of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near MoscowOboldino
is loved by tourists. It's situated 16 miles from Moscow, and there's no lack of things to do. Lossiny Ostrov National Park is a must-do. The Royal Museum of History and the Balashikha Museum of History and Local Lore are excellent attractions too. After more options? Yudino
is 17 miles from Moscow. Visit for attractions including the House Museum of BL Pasternak, the State Memorial Museum of Bulat Okudzhava and the Odintsovo Museum of History and Local Lore. You have options galore!
No Cancellation Fees
Plans can often change in a heartbeat, which is one of the reasons we won't ask for a fee if you need to cancel or amend your booking.^ However, it might be prudent to find out if your hotel and airline have a similar policy.