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The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow  

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List of things to do in Moscow. This list ranks the best things to do in Moscow, the capital of Russia. Named after the Moskva River, Moscow is the most populated city in Europe and is an important political and cultural center of Russia. The city's numerous parks, gardens, museums and world renowned architecture attracts many visitors each year. 

Moscow is most recognizable for its elegant Orthodox churches. Saint Basil's Cathedral is one of Moscow's top tourist attractions with its colorful domes and spires located in the city's geometric center. The church has historically attracted a busy marketplace, known as Moscow's Red Square, that separates the cathedral from the Kremlin, the official residence of the President of Russia. The Kremlin is also a top Moscow destination, and both the Kremlin and Red Square are together recognized as World Heritage Sites as important pieces of Russian history. 

For free things to do in Moscow, the city's underground metro system is recognized as one of the city's landmark due to its extensive nature. The Moscow Metro is one of the largest in the world next to Tokyo and Seoul and serves over 180 stations with unique architecture throughout the system. Moscow is also known for its road system that is a system of rings centered around the Kremlin. The "Moscow Rings" can be seen from the International Space Station. 

What are the top things to do in Moscow? This list ranks the most popular attractions in Moscow. If your favorite things to do in Moscow aren't on this list of must-see tourist spots in Moscow, make sure to add them.
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Saint Basil's Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
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Moscow Kremlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Red Square is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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State Historical Museum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
State Historical Museum Russia
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All-Russia Exhibition Centre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
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Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Tretyakov Gallery is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Ostankino Tower is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Kremlin Armoury is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Gorky Park is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Gorky Park Moscow, Russia
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Moscow Museum of Modern Art is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
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Kuskovo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Moscow Zoo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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State Kremlin Palace is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
State Kremlin Palace Russia
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Lenin's Mausoleum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Museum of the Great Patriotic ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow Russia
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Fallen Monument Park is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
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Moscow Botanical Garden of Aca... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences Russia
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Square of Europe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Square of Europe Russia
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Luzhniki Stadium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Memorial Museum of Astronautic... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Memorial Museum of Astronautics
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Russian State Library is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Moscow State University is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Moscow, Russia
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Losiny Ostrov National Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Losiny Ostrov National Park Russia
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Monument to Minin and Pozharsk... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Destinations in Moscow
Monument to Minin and Pozharsky Russia