Metro in Moscow is not just a mean of transport but a tourist attraction. Metro is quick, frequent and easily accessible. Stations are artistic creatures individually with their sculptures and arches which looks like a museum. Mayakovskaya station on line 2 has become the part of UNESCO World Heritage.


As traffic jams are quite usual in Moscow, people prefer using trams over buses. 43 lines are even good for a sightseeing. Tram A, starting from Chistyye Prudy metro station goes next to several sights of Moscow.


Despite a lot of buses serve Moscow every day, this is the slowest mean of transport because of the traffic. Buses usually run from 05:30 AM to 01:00 AM.

Useful tips

Russians call people of Moscow as 'moskvich' just as the car brand Moskvitch, which is no longer in production.

The most famous street in Moscow is Arbat street. The 1,25-kilometer long street was the home of Pushkin (his home can be visited as a museum) and according to Bulgakov's novel, the Master saw Margarita the first time.

Moscow is an attractive spot for filming industry. Die Hard 5, Back in the USSR or The Bourne Supremacy were shot in Moscow.

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Time Zone
Moscow Time (MSK)

Country Code

Electric Current
220 V

Plug Type
F-type plugF-type plug

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