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Red Square, the Kremlin, Saint Basil's Cathedral... Make the most of your time in Moscow and ensure you don't miss the city's most important sights.

Ten must-visit places in Moscow


The Kremlin - a historical fortified citadel - is at the heart of Moscow and is one of Russia's most emblematic sights.

Red Square

Known for its striking buildings - as large as they are elegant - Red Square is the heart and soul not just of Moscow but of Russia as a whole.

Pushkin Museum

Moscow's Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art is one of the most important in Russia. Its huge collection ranges from paintings to archaeological objects.

Saint Basil's Cathedral

St Basil's Cathedral is the symbol of Moscow. Its iconic brightly coloured, exquisitely carved architecture is the stuff of fairytales.

Tretyakov Gallery

Founded by a Muscovite merchant in the mid 19th century, the State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the largest collections of Russian fine art in the world.

Kazan Cathedral

A small but perfectly formed Orthodox church on Red Square, Kazan Cathedral radiates charm from its fairytale architecture.

All-Russia Exhibition Centre

Built in 1939, the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, or VDNKh, is a leisure park designed to showcase the socialist economy and lifestyle.

Museum of Cosmonautics

Moscow's Cosmonautics Museum is dedicated to showcasing the important role Russia played in the space race during the 20th century.

GUM Galleries

Located in the mythical Red Square, the GUM department store is the most important shopping centre in Moscow and throughout Russia.