All roads lead to Moscow – old Russian proverb. Moscow is unlike anywhere else on earth. It's like a mix of two worlds: Europe and Asia, democracy and communism, joy and grief, prosperity and poverty. In Moscow you will see calm grey residential areas, hidden little churches with golden domes and church music in the centrum, monumental Stalin's buildings, fascinating architectural ensembles and monasteries, fancy shops on Tverskaya street neighbor nearly falling apart concrete buildings of run-down Soviet hotels and governmental buildings..

The city is an exaggerated version of everything you can get in Russia, as if conforming the quality of Russian character to take everything to extremes.

City-tour City-tour is an ideal variant to get in touch with the city, its historical centre and major monuments.

You will see the panorama of the Kremlin from the Sophiiskaya Embankment, Lubyanka Square, Tverskaya Street, Christ the Savior Cathedral, New Arbat Street, The White House of Russia and Victory Park, Lenin Hills with the Moscow State University, Moscow Streets and squares.
Kremlin The word "Kremlin" in Russian means fortress. The Moscow fortress, the cradle of the city, is the main fortress in the country and it has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

It is an excellent reflection of different stages of Russian art, a single monumental centre of architecture, painting, decorative and applied arts. Its walls tower above the Moscow River and Red Square and are made from 8kg bricks. They are 19m high and 2235m long!
The St. Basil's Cathedral The St. Basil's Cathedral was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible. Legend has it that on completion of the church the Tsar ordered the architect, Postnik Yakovlev, to be blinded to prevent him from ever creating anything to rival its beauty again.

St. Basil's is a delightful array of swirling colors and redbrick towers. Its design comprises nine individual chapels, each topped with a unique onion dome and each commemorating a victorious assault on the city of Kazan.
Novodevichi Monastery Novodevichi Monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Russia. During XVI-XVII centuries, great boyar families and even the tsar’s family sent their daughters there.

The monastery is situated on the coast of the small lake which inspired Tchaikovsky to create his "Swan Lake". Tombs of numerous outstanding Russian personalities of the world of art, science or even policy, as Boris Eltsine, are in the neighboring cemetery.
The Tretyakov Gallery The Tretyakov Gallery, named after its founder, big Russian sponsor of arts of the XIX century Pavel Tretyakov. His dream was to build a large museum open to everyone in order to help people understand and admire the history of Russian Art.

Beside the great collection of icons you will admire the exclusive historical panorama of Russian painting from XI century till present...
Metro of Moscow Metro of Moscow opened by the Soviet government as a symbol of technological and industrial progress of the political system was considered as "People's Palace".

You will visit the most important stations constructed of luxurious materials – more than 20 types of marble, granite, onyx, as well as decorations of painting, majolica, glass, mural painting, and mosaic.
Sergiev Posad Sergiev Posad located about 70km to the northeast of Moscow is one of the most important centers of the Russian Orthodox religion.

There you will see the characteristic elements of military architecture of the XV-XVII centuries, the period of its development. Among its numerous churches and cathedrals, the most notable and important is the Cathedral of the Assumption with its blue domes and the cathedral of Dormition, which houses the tomb of Boris Godounov and his family.