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City Guide Moscow, Russia

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Moscow City Reviews

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Moscow

    Very nice city. Never imagined it would be so big and so economically diverse! Lots of things to do and to visit.

    Insider Tip:Do not miss the Lenin Mausoleum.

  • 90%

    mcerqueira10011308

    A must-go city

    The city is much more than its famous attractions. The city has a cool atmosphere and to see everyone coming and going, using the parks is pretty interesting. The city is amazing in all the ways you can imagine and very well structured. You may have problems with the language, but people in Russia is so nice and I am sure they will help to get along with your trip!

    Insider Tip:Learn the Cyrillic alphabet before you travel it will be very useful. Consider buying a multiple ticket to the metro, you can save some rubles with it. Don't miss the metro stations, they are amazing.

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    Moscow made easy

    If you need to use public transport, get a card with multiple trips on it to save yourself the hassle of paying for each trip. Estimate how many times you will use it and you can always add more later if needed. Try to make a friend here before you come so they can show you around. Learn some basic phrases like "Hello," "Excuse me," "Thank you," etc. This city felt very safe but can be hard to navigate on your own. Pay attention to street signs and look to police to help guide you.

    Insider Tip:Stay within walking distance from the Red Square and do not buy fast food. It may be cheap in America but it is expensive here. You are better off enjoying some more traditional meals that are less expensive or the same price. Trust me- Russian food is good. Also, bring cash and convert it. Many places it is difficult to use a card so do not make more trouble for yourself. Also, only half the people I came into contact with spoke English. Try to know exactly where you need to go and do not rely on asking lo

  • 80%

    nmff

    Explanation of my ratings to the city

    I've rated the items 'Shopping' and 'Chilling out' as average because I didn't do that in Moscow or/and I didn't understand what they mean. All the items that I rated as excellent I would rate them as something between average and excellent (i.e., good) if this option was available to me.

  • 60%

    awshahrul2922

    Moscow the Capital

    It depends what you looking for in this city and how long you are here. For sight seeing lovers, 2 or 3 days might be more than enough.

    Insider Tip:It would be better if you can carry or install translation for the Russian. English is still poor in this country. Plus you might want to learn a bit on how to pronounce the Cyrillic. It helps a lot.

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