FormMoscow is the capital of Russia. It is one of the largest cities in
the world. The total area of Moscow is about nine hundred square kilometers.
The total length of Moscow streets is 4350 kilometers and to cover that
distance on foot you will have to walk non-stop for 36 days. The population of
Moscow is more than 10 million people. Moscow is multinational city, you can
find people of different nations and nationalities live in it. Moscow was
founded in 1147 by Yuri Dolgouruki.
Moscow is an industrial and cultural center. The cultural life of the
capital is very rich. There are many museums, theatres, exhibitions and other
sights that are worth visiting in Moscow. That’s why Moscow is a real
attraction for tourists.
The State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the famous and the well-known
picture galleries in our country and all over the world. The gallery has got
many halls and contains over 50 thousand paintings, sculptures, drawings
representing the history of Russia artistic culture from the 11th century to
the present day. The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts is also one of the world¢s most outstanding art museums.
We have some famous theatres in Moscow. For example The Bolshoy and the
Maly Theatres are famous theatres all over the world. Many modern and
interesting theatres have appeared in Moscow recently.
The Bolshoy Theatre
Moscow is the center of Russian science. Moscow State University on the
Vorobyovi Hills is the heart of our educational system that includes also many
universities, colleges, schools and libraries.
Building from the Vorobiovy Goru side.
The Kremlin is the heart of Moscow. It is the oldest historical and
architectural center of the city. It is full of outstanding monuments of
Russian history and culture. They are the Cathedral of Assumption, The
Cathedral of Saint Basil, Armory Chamber, Diamond Fond and others.
Cathedral of Saint Basil.
Moscow is rich in old beautiful churches. Many of them have been
restored lately. Especially it is necessary to tell about the Church of Savior
over the Gates. It was destroyed many years ago, but it has been newly built recently.
Savior over the Gates
Ostankinskaya Tower is the well known sight of Moscow. It is the highest
building in Europe. Its height is 540 meters. It was projected by Russian
architect Nikitin and was built in 1961-1968.
Moscow is my native city, I live in Moscow and I like it very much. I
like to show Moscow to my friends when they come to Moscow. They always make
fotos that will remind them of various and picturesque views.