The culture and history of Russia are fascinating for a lot of people, that’s one of the reasons why millions of people travel to Russia every year. Besides the fascinating history, Russia has increased its investments in the tourism industry over the past two decades, and if you look at the statistics, you will undoubtedly notice the improvements. There are loads of tourist attractions in Russia, which made it one of the top tourist-destination countries in the world. One of the main cities of Russia is Moscow, which is also the capital city of the country.
Before you begin your journey into Russia and visit Moscow, make sure to check all the requirements such as a travel visa for entering Russia. They have a different visa policy for each country, so you should visit the Russian Embassy in your home country or the Foreign Ministry of Russia’s website to find more information about that matter. It should be said that some of the travel agencies, including the Star Travel Group, would apply for the Russia travel visa for their clients if it’s necessary.
Considering that it’s your first time travel to Moscow, you need a solid plan if you want to have the best time in Russia; most tourists visit Russia via travel agencies because it’s easier and more practical this way. We at the Star Travel Group have studied all the major attractions of Moscow, and we also know how to operate the best Russia tour since we have more than a decade of experience in this business. We suggest our travelers read our blog before they take a trip to Moscow because they can get lots of tips on visiting Russia, such as “When is the best time to visit Russia?”
White Night Festival
The best time to visit Russia is during the White Night Festival, which is between the 21st of April and the 21st of August. During this period, the sun never fully sets in the northern area, and millions of people travel to Russia to celebrate these nights together. Several street circuses, concerts, theaters, ballet shows, dance festivals, and food festivals take place in Russia during this period. That’s why we recommend our travelers to visit Moscow at that time of the year.
The White Night Festival takes part in both the spring and the summer, but we at the Star Travel Group suggest the summer as the best time to visit Moscow, mainly because the weather is more pleasant in summer. Though it should be mentioned that each season in Moscow has its specific fans, many people decide to visit Moscow in the winter since they would have many entertainment and recreational opportunities in Russia throughout this season. If we want to explain the weather of Moscow, we would say that it has chilled springs, pleasant summers, cold autumns, and tough winters.
Best Hotels in Moscow
There are lots of things that you should decide about before the start of your journey into somewhere new, one of them is your hotel. When you want to pick a hotel for your stay, you must consider several factors, including the location of your hotel, their prices, the features, and the quality of their services. We at the Star Travel Group have lots of services for our clients, including choosing the best hotel based on those factors that meet our clients’ expectations. Currently, several hotels pass those factors with good marks such as the Golden Ring hotel, the Izmailova hotel, and the Aerostar hotel, which we suggest to our travelers.
Top Attractions of Moscow
Moscow is one of the rich cities of Russia in terms of tourist attractions, and most of them locates at the heart of the city, including Red Square, Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Annunciation Cathedral, the Cathedral of Archangel, the Cathedral of Dormition, the Kremlin Grand Palace, the Armory and Arsenal, the Gum Mall, and the Kazan Cathedral, but not all of them took place there; tourist attractions such as the Ostankino Television Tower, the Novodevichy Cemetery, the Sparrow Hills, the Nikulin Circus, the Gorky Park, Museum of Great Patriotic War, Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, and Cathedral of the Christ the Savior are a little farther from the center.
Best Restaurants of Moscow
Russia is not an ideal target for Culinary tourism, but it has some traditional dishes that would surprise you, such as borscht, beef stroganoff, Solyanka, Pirozhki, Blini, and Shashlik. We at the Star Travel Group will be happy to give you tips and advice on which restaurants are better in Moscow, or what meals are excellent on the menu. You can also check out our blog to find more useful tips on these matters.
Safety in Moscow
Moscow is the capital of Russia, and millions of people visit it annually; still, some tourists have doubts about visiting Moscow. Precisely because of the reasons that we said, securing Moscow is one of the top priorities of the Russian government, so tourists shouldn’t be worried about their safety in Russia. You can also check out Moscow’s safety statistics to be extra sure about your safe trip to Russia.
Shopping in Moscow
One of the greatest things about any travel would be shopping at the destination famous shopping centers. Almost everyone wants to bring back some souvenirs to their home, especially in Moscow, where there are lots of things you can buy as souvenirs. The most favorite relic that travelers have purchased from Moscow is the Matryoshka dolls, which are one of the famous symbols of Russia and Russian art. Besides the Matryoshka, you can buy anything else from souvenirs to clothes, beauty products, and jewelry in Moscow. Also, our tour leaders would be happy to offer the top shopping centers of the city to you.
Moscow tours are quite popular among our travelers, and after reading this article, you should have some hint about their reasons. Since we are experts at operating tours to Moscow, we recommend every traveler that reads our blog, checks out our tours, and talks to our specialists at the Star Travel Group, to see if they can find any Moscow tour in our packages that meet their expectations.