Unique places in Moscow

19 tips by 9 locals

Sure, most of Moscow’s tourist attractions seem to be focused on the Red Square, ranging from the mammoth Kremlin to the historical department store GUM. And there’s the reputation that it’s a city saturated with luxury, complete wi...Open the full description

Sure, most of Moscow’s tourist attractions seem to be focused on the Red Square, ranging from the mammoth Kremlin to the historical department store GUM. And there’s the reputation that it’s a city saturated with luxury, complete with tinted BMWs and platefuls of beluga caviar. But Moscow is much more than this stereotypical Communist-dampened, money-pumped culture. There’s also the weird and wacky, like subterranean man-made caves to museums fully focused on turn-of-the-century desserts. Our tip? Score that tourist visa, make that trek, and save your rubles by taking the trolley bus with babushkas en route to the city’s oddities. Here, see the weirdest attractions that Moscow has to offer.

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