Moscow is the capital of Russia.It is more than 850 years old. Now Moscow is one of the largest cities in Europe.The population of the city is over 9 million.
Moscow is one of the beautiful cities in the world. The heart of Moscow is Red Square.
The city is situated on seven hills. On one of them is the Kremlin with its beautiful red walls and famous tower. Spasskaya Tower
There are a lot of beautiful churches, cathedrals, bell towers and temple s in Moscow. But one of the most exciting cathedrals is St.Basil’s cathedral. The Kremlin and St.Basil’s Cathedral are masterpieces of ancient Russian architecture.
There are more than 100 museums in Moscow. The largest museums are the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and the State Tretyakov Gallery.
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts One of the richest world collections of fine arts from the time immemorial to nowadays is treasured in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. It is the second after the Hermitage in St.Petersburg.
Pushkin museum of Fine Arts treasures Egyptian mummies, antique amphorae.
The Tretyakov Gallary In 1892, Pavel Tretyakov donated his entire collection to Moscow.His brother Sergey Tretyakov was a collector, but only of Western European paintings. The gallery has an excellent selection of the best works by the “ peredvizhniki”. Ilya Repin, Ivan Shishkin, Vasiliy Surikov an others.