Tretyakov Gallery began as the private collection of the Tretyakov brothers and 19th-century philanthropists.
The State Historical Museum, created in 1872 by Ivan Zabelin and Aleksey Uvarov, was previously the main pharmaceutical store, housing antiquities owned by the royal family.
The park also has an open-air movie theater and the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, one of the less obvious places to visit in Moscow for art enthusiasts.
Moscow’s Kremlin, Europe’s largest active fortress, has enough attractions to keep you busy for a week.
The iconic Bolshoi Theater, which opened in 1856, is one of the most popular sites in Moscow for an evening of entertainment
St Basil’s Cathedral
The magnificent interior of GUM, Russia’s premier department store, features a variety of high-end businesses.