world-famous Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed in Red Square, one of the
symbols of Moscow
first record of the city of Moscow
in the chronicles
dates back to 1147.
A little town was destined through the centuries to grow into a
huge megalopolis and become the capital city of Russia, the
epicenter of its political, economic, scientific and cultural life.
image of the city bears the trace of different epochs and like an
immense book enables us to read the history of the country and the people,
page after page. It is an ideal place to get a feel for the new
They say that Moscow is the
embodiment of the Russian national character. That is why there is a pithy
saying that goes: �Whoever been to Moscow knows Russia�.