InterContinental Moscow - Tverskaya
Start the day with a sumptuous breakfast at Chekhonte. Then, walk to Red Square to see some of Russia's greatest monuments, including the Kremlin fortress and the colourful domes of St. Basil's Cathedral. Almost as grand, Gum, an elegant three-story shopping arcade opposite the Kremlin, offers a chance to explore. Take the metro south for a leafy stroll through Gorky Central Park, the city's largest green space. Stop for lunch in one of the cafés beside the Moskva River.
After lunch, continue to the Danilov Monastery, which dates back to the 12th century. This imposing building, with its green roof and gold cupolas, was once a fortress that guarded Moscow's southern approaches. For a different side of Moscow, take a tram to Leninsky Prospekt and admire the soaring monument to the world's first astronaut, Yuri Gagarin. Then, visit the nearby Russian Academy of Sciences' Sky Lounge, where you can enjoy an apéritif and unparalleled panoramic views of the city.
Catch the metro back to the hotel and relax with a chilled cocktail in our P-Square bar. You can choose to dine early or do as the local Muscovites do and take in a cultural show before eating. Our concierge can arrange tickets for a ballet or an opera at the lavish Bolshoi Theatre. We can also help you get a late table at one of the city's finest restaurants such as Café Pushkin. Following dinner, visit the Moscow City Tower for breathtaking views of the city at night.
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.