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Moscow. 1147. The Capital of Russia. Moscow. 1147. The Capital of Russia.
Moscow. 1147. The Capital of Russia.

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Museum "Moscow Lights"
101000, Moscow region, Moscow, Armenian by-street, 3
GPS: 55°45'38.9"N, 37°38'07.4"E

Mon-Sun 11:00-17:00 - individuals; 9:00-19:00 - groups. +7 (495) 624-73-74

Address: Moscow region, Moscow Russia

Moscow is the capital and the most populous city of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational, and transportation centre of Russia and the continent.

Moscow's architecture is world-renowned. Moscow is also well known as the site of Saint Basil's Cathedral, with its elegant onion domes, as well as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Seven Sisters. For most of its history, Moscow was dominated by its numerous Orthodox churches.

There are 96 parks and 18 gardens in Moscow, including 4 botanical gardens. There are also 450 square kilometres (170 sq mi) of green zones besides 100 square kilometres (39 sq mi) of forests.[52] Moscow is a very green city if compared to other cities of comparable size in Western Europe and America. There are on average 27 square metres (290 sq ft) of parks per person in Moscow compared with 6 for Paris, 7.5 in London and 8.6 in New York.

Moscow possesses a large number of various sport facilities and over 500 Olympic champions lived in the city by 2005. Moscow is home to sixty-three stadiums (besides eight football and eleven light athletics maneges), of which Luzhniki Stadium is the largest and the 4th biggest in Europe (it hosted the 1998-99 UEFA Cup, 2007-08 UEFA Champions League finals, and the 1980 Summer Olympics).