Moscow Travel Guide 2024

Welcome to, one of the oldest online resources for travellers planning to visit Moscow, Russia.

Here you’ll get all the information and tools that will make your stay in Moscow more exciting, productive and safe. Explore our sections dedicated to attractions, restaurants, nightlife, hotels, strip clubs and other fun things in Moscow.

Moscow Hotels

Moscow hosted more than 23 million tourists from around the globe in 2018. Today, despite current economic and political conditions, Moscow remains a very friendly, safe and exciting tourist destination.

The capital of Russia has a solid accomodation infrastructure with close to 1200 hotels that include 5, 4 and 3 star amenities.

Moscow experiences a continious growth in the number of tourists from the Middle East, Turkey as well as China. Today there are 13 flights from Dubai to Moscow taking place every day.

In some ways this growth is a result of the newly implemented electronic visa process available to visitors from 55 countries.


Today Moscow offers numerous gastronomic options targeted at every budget. The restaurant industry on the city has more than 20,000 restaurants, bars and cafes.

Most of the major international chains like McDonald's continue to operate around the country under different names and local management.

Moscow is famous for its nightlife. There are many night clubs and bars that are open 24 hours. Checkout our dedicated nightlife section that features the latest openings along with ratings and recommendations.


Moscow is a large city that has more than 13 million people. There is an unofficial statistics data where estimated population of Moscow is actually close to 16 million.

The first figure is based on residents that hold official registration at the State migration service. Unofficial data is based on all people that come to Moscow from other regions of Russia and abroad despite their registration status.

Moscow Weather

January is assumed to be the coldest month of the year in Moscow. During this month average daily high temperature decreases to -6 Celsius (21 F) and daily average lows decrease to -10 Celsius (14 F).

It usually starts snowing in late November. By the end of March night temperatures settle above 32 degrees Fahrenheit (above 0 degrees Celsius).

Overall, Moscow climate is slightly milder comparing to North American regions within the same climate zone (for example Minnesota). The most comfortable months in Moscow are May, June, August and September. July is supposed to be the hottest month of the year. The average temperature in July is 19 degrees Celsius (65 F).

During summer months you can expect daily temperatures to fluctuate around 22 degrees Celsius (72 Fahrenheit). Occasional heat waves can increase daily temperatures up to 38 degrees Celsius (100 F).

Moscow Layout

moscow map

If you look at the modern map of Moscow you’ll see that the city consists of 4 parts that are formed by 4 main ring avenues connected by several major radial avenues. Moscow’s central point also known as “Kilometer Zero” is marked by the bronze plaque located near The Kremlin and Red Square.

Here are 4 main “Ring Roads” of Moscow

Some notable tourist spots located inside the 3rd Ring Avenue are Moscow State University, Sparrow Hills, Park Tsaritsino, Park Kolomenskoe, Izamilovo, Ostankino and several others.

Everything outside Moscow Ring Road (MKAD) is not considered Moscow except the newly merged “New Moscow” territory located south-west of the city.