MOSCOW CITY’S SIGHTS Facts about Moscow: Hi, there! I’m going to tell you about the most famous Moscow’s sights. I hope you like it! Arbat - Founded in 1147 by Yuri Dolgorukiy - The 6th largest city proper in the world - Population is about Arbat - one of the most famous streets of Moscow , located between the area Arbat Gates and Smolensk area . Arbat had become a symbol of old Moscow, immortalized in poetry, prose , in songs and movies. figures - poets Pushkin, Andrei Bely and BS Okudzhava, Ivanov, Scriabin and many others, the memory wall to rock musician Viktor Tsoi, located in Krivoarbatsky lane. There is a number of attractions on Arbat such as the Vakhtangov Theater, houses which are bounded up with the life of the famous cultural 11,503,501 (2010) - Situated on the Moskva River - The Moscow Metro is one of the deepest underground metro systems in the world. The State Tretyakov Gallery The State Tretyakov Gallery - Art Museum in Moscow, founded in 1856 by merchant Pavel Tretyakov, and it has one of the world's largest collections of Russian art. Museum exhibits cover the period from the 10th to the 20th century and all areas of Russian painting - from icons to avantgarde. Since meeting consistently exceeded growth opportunities Gallery Exposition, to the residential part of the mansion gradually joined up new facilities necessary for the storage and display of works of art. Now a complex of buildings of the Tretyakov Gallery, located between Lavrushinsky and Small Tolmachevskaya lanes - a favorite place not only Muscovites, but many visitors of the capital. The Red Square Moscow has acquired a number of epithets: - The Third Rome - The Whitestone One - The First Throne - The Forty Forties - The Hero City The Red Square - the main and most famous square in Moscow and Russia, located in China Town, near the northeastern wall of the Kremlin. Since its inception, it has become the main important area of Moscow. After the October Revolution, Red Square has found a new commemorative value. Thus, the Red Square is the main and most famous area of the capital, retained the imprint of different eras and periods of the history of Russia, considered one of the symbols of old and new in Moscow Russia. The Moscow Kremlin The Moscow Kremlin is located in the heart of the Russian capital. Its walls and towers, goldendomed cathedrals and ancient palaces stand high on the Borovitsky hill above the Moskva River and form a unique beauty and grandeur architectural ensemble. Nowadays, there is the residence of the President of Russia. However, the ensemble of the Moscow Kremlin has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage, and its territory is located the State Historical and Cultural MuseumPreserve "The Moscow Kremlin ". You can take a fascinating journey through the Kremlin. St. Basil's Cathedral St. Basil's Cathedral at the same time used as a museum and as a temple in which the Russian Orthodox Church held worship: in the days of major sees services are held. Pokrovsky Cathedral silhouette recognizable worldwide because of the unusual and unique architectural composition coating heads. Cathedral - statue of victory: most of its churches consecrated in memory of the events of the Kazan campaign. Unique architectural masterpiece built under the supervision of Russian architects Barma and Postnik. Temple built five and a half years - from 1555 to 1561.