Being the political, scientific, historical, architectural and business center of Russia, Moscow is about the 24-hour buzz and vibrancy. From the stunning large-scale canvases of old masters, Red Square, the Kremlin, the nine domes of St. Basil's Cathedral and other symbols of Russia historical great past to industrial districts and modern skyscrapers, Moscow displays the contrasts and diversity of modern Russia.
Moscow’s heart beats together with business. Most of local offices of the world’s leading companies are located here, and often cover not only Russia, but the entire CIS region and Eastern Europe.
The Moscow transportation is about air, water and land. Moscow aviation hub is the third busiest in Europe with its Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo, Vnukovo and Zhukovsky international airports. South and North river terminals serve regular ship routes and cruises along Moskva and Oka rivers. Located close to the city center, nine rail terminals handle trains from different parts of Europe and Asia. Moscow metro system is a piece of art, it famous for its architecture, marble, mosaics, and ornate chandeliers. The Moscow Metro contains twelve lines, mostly underground with a total of 196 stations. Being different, Moscow city transport is united into Troika payment system for the comfort of locals and guests of the city.
This is the second most populous megalopolis in Europe where the ancient and modern exist side by side in this city of 13 million. Moscovites are obsessed with smartphones, technology and apps. From many options of food delivery, ordering taxi, private cleaning to clinic enrollments and even government services – every type of services has its own app here.
Moscow is the city where Russia appears traditional and innovative, ancient and modern, natural and technological.