Moscow city breaks will change your perception of Russia and will impress you form the top of your head to the bottom of the soul. It is really beautiful! Since its foundation, Moscow has been the cultural, economic and historic centre of Russia. To experience all that Moscow city breaks has to offer visitor means getting deep into the culture, even if only for a few days.
We advise you to choose carefully, and don't spoil your Moscow vacation by rushing from one attraction to another. Here is the list of most popular Moscow city breaks, which are really a must to see.
Moscow city breaks are unimaginable without a visit to Red Square and the Kremlin. It is Russia's stronghold on political power, and its heart - lies in the dark basements of which the country's national treasures arte kept. The Kremlin houses a great number of gorgeous churches and most visitors are surprised to see as many as there are. Having been the main Tsars` residence, this was the center of Russia's Church as well.
These are Moscow city breaks which can provide an opportunity to see all the main sights in one and the same place- architectural buildings, monuments, jewelry and invaluable icons. The treasures of the Russian tsars and State regalia are stored in the Kremlin chambers and cathedrals. One of main Moscow city breaks attractions is the Ivan the Great Bell Tower, which is the tallest structure in Russia. Moscow city breaks offer visitors a chance to see another tall building -- the construction of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior (which is has recently been restored).
The bell tower soars above the Kremlin to a height of 81 meters and you can see for almost 30 meters across Moscow from its highest windows, including the Red Square. This Moscow city breaks attraction boasts of being in the oldest and most historical square in Moscow, and is home to some of the most famous landmarks, which include the brightly colored onion domes of St. Basil's Cathedral and Lenin Mausoleum.
Russian past is really rich and captivating and is not limited to just churches and the Kremlin. Every building in Moscow has an interesting story to tell. Moscow city breaks will surely offer an opportunity to experience the Sandunovskiye Baths. And you should know that this being a 19th century bathhouse and one of the most famous in Moscow, there is a mixture of sauna and social club and the sexes are strictly segregated. You can spend hours moving between steam rooms and pools, and even have massages and twig whippings.
But these historic Moscow city breaks neighbor with ultramodern attractions as well, for Moscow has always been a city of contrasts. For example, Moscow city breaks will make you understand what it really means to have a really Russian wide soul. Visit Club T -- a French restaurant -- is phenomenally expensive and is part of an antique showroom. It is a small, but intimate restaurant where you can see practically all the celebrities and outstanding Russian personalities that are popular today.
Moscow city breaks cannot do without excursions along Old Arbat with its Bohemian ambience and Sparrow Hills (formerly Lenin Hills) offering the best panoramic city views. Forget the forbidding stereotypes, Moscow is buzzing with renewal and restoration. A weekend is scarcely long enough to scratch the surface of Moscow's treasures. Short breaks to Russia are short trips in adventure, fun and excitement!
Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Bolshoi Theatre, if only to sink into its plush velvet seats and gaze up at ornate chandeliers and an amazing stage fire curtain covered with golden embroidered hammer and sickle motifs. Moscow City Breaks and short breaks to Russia generally include 3 night city breaks in Moscow (ranging from 360 euro per person including flights). It all depends on the tour agency, as well as the number of Moscow city breaks, a veritable treasure trove of impressions that will reflect an expository and a pilgrimage tour.