The heart of historic Moscow is bursting with attractions for visitors. It can take a few days to see them all, so if you're short on time, narrow your focus to Moscow must-see sights.
On a budget? Then seek out free Moscow attractions.
Got kids in tow? Check out Moscow attractions for children.
The Moscow Metro is more than one of the world's largest subway systems. Its stations have been likened to palaces, and the artistry and architecture represented in each supports this analogy. You'll have to pay for a ride to see the metro stations of your choice, but the "wow" factor will be worth more than your few rubles.
The Bolshoi Theater is Moscow's famous historic theater. Its recent renovations have put it in the spotlight once again. Tickets for shows at the Bolshoi can be purchased at the theater's website.
Moscow's museums preserve artifacts from Russian culture - from art to vodka. Learn about Russia's famous authors, examine treasures from the era of the tsars, and view famous paintings from all over the world.
The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is remarkable for its size, history, and importance. Learn about the rebuilding of the cathedral to fully appreciate what it means to Moscow.
GUM is a Moscow institution and can be found right on Red Square. This historic building has always been a place for merchants to sell their wares, though modern companies now occupy its interior.