Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armory. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia's symbolic center. It's home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum's comprehensive collection and St. Basil’s Cathedral, known for its colorful, onion-shaped domes
Climate in Moscow
July is the hottest month in Moscow with an average temperature of 65°F (19°C) and the coldest is January at 18°F (-8°C) with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in July. The wettest month is June with an average of 100mm of rain.
General Information about Moscow
Currency: Russian ruble, Ruble sign
Spoken language: Tatar, Chechen, Buryat, Dargwa, English.
Time difference between Oman and Moscow: +6 00 hours
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Moscow weather-wise is late spring - early June. This is the season when the weather is the most convenient for long hours of sightseeing.
Information about Flights to Moscow
Flight option: Qatar airways , Emirates ,Etihad airways
Approximate flying hours: 8 hours
Number of flights
Qatar airways ( 2 flights ) via Doha
Emirates ( 2 flights ) via Dubai
Etihad airways (3 flights ) via Abu Dhabi
Interesting facts about Moscow
- Tram number 3 is the oldest route in Moscow and commenced on April 6, 1899
- Arab street is 520 years making it one of the oldest streets in Moscow
- Trains in Moscow metro run more regularly than in any other metro in the world. At peak times the interval between trains is just 1.5 minutes
- Moscow State University is the world’s largest university building
Visa regulation to Moscow
-Omanis: Apply through the website for the visa (https://www.visatorussia.com/russianvisa.nsf/visa_support.html)
-Other nationality: Apply through the website for the visa (https://www.visatorussia.com/russianvisa.nsf/visa_support.html