Vibrant megacity with centuries of history. Magnet for resources and talent. World business, political and scientific centre. Moscow is worth visiting again and again!
Most of the museums in the capital of Russia are open for visitors from 10.00 to 19.00 the day-off usually falls on Monday or Tuesday. Therefore, before going to this or that museum in Moscow, it is better to find out in advance, in Internet or by phone, its working schedule and the specific of visits of individual exposures.
Moscow may well claim to the birthplace of Russian culture. Tchaikovsky, Tolstoy, Stanislavsky, Chekhov, Bulgakov and other outstanding figures of the Russian and the world’s culture - they all took their inspiration from this magical and majestic place.
Moscow is rightfully called one of the most remarkable cities in the sphere of arts, entertainment and leisure activities. Here you will find bright and memorable events and famous names in all genres of classical and modern theater, music, cinema, fine arts and sports.
Moscow is the world’s industrial and commercial centre, megacity with broadly diversified economy in different industry sectors. The Russian capital’s industry provides the fifth part of city budget tax revenues and produces more than 11% consumer goods in the country. Moreover, Moscow has become the centre of contemporary monetary and financial system of Russia.
Since the Soviet times Moscow is known by its fundamental science development. Today the Russian capital develops actively innovations and R&D sectors of economy. The major research centres and think-tanks are located in Moscow. More than 1,200 research and development organisations work here, and the overall amount of specialists working in scientific field is more than 300 thousand people.
More than 11.5 M people live in Moscow. This figure is comparable with the population of New York or Tokyo. Annually Moscow is visited by more than 5 M foreign tourists from different parts of the world. Moscow is really and truly multinational city. More than 60 nationalities and all main world religions are presented by its dwellers..