Moscow (Москва́), Russia’s capital and most populated urban area, is considered a federal city. It is the country’s main economic, political, scientific and cultural centre, being internationally famous not only for its museums and theatres, but also for its rich architecture (as you may see on the live streaming webcams), particularly notorious in the metro stations and historic buildings, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Did you know that Moscow is one of the world’s greenest capitals, with more than 40% of the territory covered by greenery and the largest forest within the borders of an urban area?

Population: Around 13 million inhabitants

Main attractions: Kremlin (close to the Moskva River), Red Square, Bolshoi Theatre, Cathedral of Christ The Saviour, Gorky Park, the Metro, Novodevichy Convent, Zoo and Planetarium, Patriarshiye Prudy, Vdnkh and Museum of Cosmonautics, Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve

Nearest airports: Domodedovo International Airport, also known as Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME — Московский аэропорт Домодедово); Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO — Международный Аэропорт Шеремéтьево); Vnukovo International Airport (VKO — Международный аэропорт Внуково); Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA — Международный аэропорт Жуковский).

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