Even though the Kremlin and the Red Square justifiably constitute a UNESCO World-Heritage Site, Moscow nonetheless has much more to offer than that. In the “third Rome” as the city is often referred to, and which is built in a circular shape, there really is a lot to discover. It includes not only churches such as the impressive Christ-the-Saviour-Cathedral, but also the famous shopping promenade "Arbat".
Moscow has a total of five airports, flights from the USA and Europe land at the airport Scheremetjewo II. Once you are in the city, you can explore with the magnificent Moscow Metro, which is the fastest and also certainly the safest city transportation. Unfortunately,taxis do not have a uniform colour, however, you will recognise them by means of the chequered pattern on their roof.
Even if you bear in mind that Moscow is the largest city in Europe, you may still find it hard to believe that there are over 6000 churches in the urban area of Moscow. The most well-known of them has to be the Mariä Cathedral of the Annunciation in the Kremlin, which served as the coronation church for the Tsars. But also the Saint Basil ́s Cathedral, the old town and of course the Red Square are worth a visit.
Russian cuisine is particularly wide-ranging which can be linked to the fact that over 100 ethnic groups are united in the Federation. You can eat Russian-European food in the expensive Metropol Hotel Restaurant, which is a former coffee house and a popular meeting place during the Soviet era. On the other hand, it you want to know what was served to Tolstoy, you should go pop in the Dom Literatow, which is the "House of Writers", where an evening meal can indeed set you back 100 euros.