SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flights to Moscow from many destinations in Scandinavia with connections from Europe, the US & Asia. Our city guide will help you find out what's up & the best tips from SAS crew and passengers.
Moscow is a city of contrasts. You can find both simple Bohemian and glittery glamor, a church dating from the 16th century covered in gold next to a glass building from the 1990s.
What's up in Moscow
Most tourists miss the great stuff staying in the city. Take a 20-minute trip to Tsaritsyno.
|Flea market |
Looking for Russian antiques? At Izmailovo Kremlin, you might just get lucky!
Established in 1880, that's why they call it the Old Moscow Circus.
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This is a bit off the tourist track, but that's why I love it so much. Take the metro to Tushinkskaya, then bus 549 or 541 & get off at the Arkhangelskoy bus stop. I just love walking in the gardens there.
Svetlana, ground crew
|Novospasskiy Monastery |
Novospasskiy Monastery is well known as burial vault of the Romanov's boyar family. About 70 relatives of tsar family & many noble Russian families are buried here. The monastery was one of the richest ones and the center of Russian Orthodox culture before Soviet times. The monastery is home to ancient iconostasis (miraculously saved during Soviet times) & several wonder-working icons, one of which allegedly cures cancer.
|Elki Palki |
This may not be a top Russian restaurant, but you'll get real Russian food & the experience of what it is like to be in Moscow.
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|Population: 11 million |
|Language: Russian |
|Currency: Ruble (RUB) |
|Time zone: MSK || |
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