Select Language

Russia Travel

About Moscow, Russia

Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia's symbolic center. It's home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum's comprehensive collection and St. Basil’s Cathedral, known for its colorful, onion-shaped domes.

  • Area: 2,511 km²
  • Weather: 4°C, Wind SW at 11 km/h, 94% Humidity
  • Population: 11.92 million (2012) United Nations
  • Established: 1147
  • Colleges and Universities: Moscow State University
  • Did you know: Moscow is the fifth-most-populous national capital by population (11,541,000)

About Moscow Video Travel

Top Attractions in Moscow

Best Selling Tours in Moscow Updated 2024