InterContinental Moscow - Tverskaya
A park is a perfect venue to get inspired for your perfect day in Moscow. The most charming and renowned one is Gorky Central Park which is home to several green zones, famous landmarks, cycle and jogging tracks, a variety of sport activities and pop-up art exhibitions. Work out, have a scenic drive through the gardens snap some pictures, step into Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, have breakfast in one of the little cafes with a view on Moskva River – this peaceful refuge in the center of the city will energize you for the rest of the day.
After lunch, head to Danilov Monastery – a jewel of Russian Medieval architecture. With its history tracking back to the XII century, the monastery served as a fortress to protect Moscow from the South, a historic archive and even a prison. Nowadays it is recognized as a spiritual center of Russian Orthodox Church and it is a residence of the Patriarch. Continue your journey and take a tram ride to Leninskiy Prospect, catching a glimpse of Gagarin’s Monument and Stalin’s elite block dominating this amazing open area. Russian Academy of |Science is your next observation point – from here you will have the best view of the South-West with barely any other people at the scene- the place is well-hidden from the main streets and is surrealistically quiet.
When the evening comes, the Bolshoi theatre lifts its curtains to wow you with a splendid ballet or breath-taking opera. When all the tickets are sold out we will make sure you will get the best seats. Conclude your day with a late dinner, which is quite common in Moscow. Pushkin café could also be a nice final touch in the most classy and elegant Russian style. Reservations in both places are required.
Moscow like the whole European part of the country lies in the second time zone. It means that time in Moscow is equal to the Greenwich Time plus 3 hours. In order to know the exact Moscow time, a guest of Moscow can go to the Red Square and look at Spasskaya Tower where the main Russian clock is set.
Moscow is one of the most crowded cities in Europe. Its population is more than 12.5 million people and this is only legal residents. In fact, there are more than 18 million people living in the capital.
You should know that there are 3(!) international airports in Moscow. Please check your flight details before you leave the hotel, so that you can avoid unpleasant situations.
Moscow is a city under a city. Moscow subway along with all underground communications and bunkers is the world's largest bomb shelter where all citizens may hide in case of war attack.
Moscow never sleeps. It's common to find restaurants, bars, cafes and supermarkets open round the clock.