Moscow - information about the city

Moscow (  /ˈmɒskaʊ/ or /ˈmɒskoʊ/; Russian: Москва́, Moskva; [mɐˈskva] ) is the capital, the most populous city, and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational, and transportation centre of Russia and the continent. Moscow is the northernmost megacity on Earth (but isn't coldest ), the most populous city in Europe, and the sixth largest city proper in the world. Its population, according to the results of the 2010 Census, is 11,503,501. Based on Forbes 2011, Moscow had 79 billionaires, displacing New York City as the city with the greatest number of billionaires.

Moscow - tourist attractions

markerA Red Square Red Square (Russian: Красная площадь, Krásnaja Plóščaď) is a city square in Moscow, Russia. The square separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant quarter known as Kitai-gorod. As major streets of Moscow sp... Red Square - photo
markerB Kazan Cathedral in Moscow Kazan Cathedral (Russian: Казанский собор), also known as the "Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan", is a Russian Orthodox church located on the northeast corner of Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The current building is a reconstruction of the original church, which was destroyed at the direction of then... Kazan Cathedral in Moscow - photo
markerC State Historical Museum in Moscow The State Historical Museum (Russian: Государственный исторический музей, Gosudarstvenny istoricheskiy muzyey) of Russia is a museum of Russian history wedged between Red Square and Manege Square in Moscow. Its exhibitions range from relics of prehistoric tribes that lived on the territory of presen... State Historical Museum in Moscow - photo
markerD Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow The Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat (Russian: Собор Покрова пресвятой Богородицы, что на Рву) or Pokrovsky Cathedral (Russian: Покровский собор) - both are official names used by the Russian Orthodox Church - also known as the Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed but po... Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow - photo
markerE GUM (Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin) GUM (Russian: ГУМ, pronounced as goom, as abbreviation of the Russian: Главный универсальный магазин Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin, meaning "main universal store") is the name of the main department store in many cities of the former Soviet Union, known as State Department Store (Russian: Государстве... GUM (Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin) - photo
markerF Monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Moscow The Monument to Minin and Pozharsky (Russian: Па́мятник Ми́нину и Пожа́рскому) is a bronze statue on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, in front of Saint Basil's Cathedral. The statue commemorates Prince Dmitry Pozharsky and Kuzma Minin, who gathered an all-Russian volunteer army and expelled the forces ... Monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Moscow - photo
markerG Rusakov Workers' Club Rusakov Workers' Club is a building located in Moscú. It was designed by Konstantin Melnikov as a club for workers. The building was included in the 1998 World Monuments Watch by the World Monuments Fund to call attention to its very poor condition. According to the Fund the roof and foundations ha... Rusakov Workers' Club - photo
markerH Church of the Twelve Apostles in Moscow The Church of the Twelve Apostles (Russian: церковь Двенадцати Апостолов) is a minor cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, commissioned by Patriarch Nikon as part of his stately residence in 1653 and dedicated to Philip the Apostle three years later. Although premises for the Muscovite metropolitan had ... Church of the Twelve Apostles in Moscow - photo
markerI Melnikow House Melnikow House is a building made by Konstantin Melnikov in Moscu. The finest existing specimen of Melnikov's work is his own Krivoarbatsky Lane residence in Moscow, completed in 1927-1929, which consists of two intersecting cylindrical towers decorated with a pattern of hexagonal windows. His flow... Melnikow House - photo
markerJ Poklonnaya Hill Poklonnaya Gora (Russian: Покло́нная гора́, literally "bow-down hill"; metaphorically "Worshipful Submission Hill"') is, at 171.5 metres, one of the highest spots in Moscow. Its two summits used to be separated by the Setun River, until one of the summits was razed in 1987. Since 1936, the area has ... Poklonnaya Hill - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 55.7522, 37.6156
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