Budget Air Flights

Budget Flights to Moscow

Major sites: Red Square, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow Kremlin, Gorky Park

Surrounding attractions: Trinity Monastery of St. Sergius in Sergiyev Posad,
Borodino Battlefield and Museum

Other sites in Moscow: Tourists are always interested in Lenin's Mausoleum,
containing the embalmed body of the 20th century Soviet leader. There is
also Ivan the Great's Bell Tower, built for the Archangel, Assumption and
Annunciation Cathedrals, that had no belfries of ther own.

Flights to Moscow
Flights are available for travelling to Moscow from Heathrow, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cardiff and Edinburgh airports. Airlines flying to Moscow include SN Brussels Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, BMI and Air France. Prices for a retrun flight to Moscow start at £162 from Birmingham and £169 from London Gatwick.

Where to stay in Moscow
Accommodation in Moscow has very good, if expensive. Recommended hotels include the Samovar Bed and Breakfast, with rooms from £80 a night and the Maxima Zarya Hotel, with double room accommodation from £88. Top-end luxury hotels include the 4-star Marriott Tverskaya, located on Tverskaya Street, Moscow's main shopping boulevard, and just over one mile from Red Square and the Kremlin.

Because Moscow is one of the most expensive cities, cheap accommodation is very important and will save travellers a lot of money. Well-located cheap accommodation option are provided by Home and Godzilla Hostels, both centrally located. Other options include Home Hostel (with very good facilities), Trans-Siberian Hostel, Sweet Moscow Hostel and Yellow Blue Bus Hostel.

Things to do and places to go in Moscow
Moscow has lots of cultural and historical sites. The Armoury (Oruzheynaya Palata) in the Krmlin is very much worth visiting, with an excellent selection of 4th to the 20th century treasures. Another popular site to see is The Tolstoy Museum on Prechistenka, where Leo Tolstoy lived with his family from 1882 to 1901.

Moscow has an excellent array of clubs and bars. Visitors should note that most venues are never solely a bar or club. Usually these placed also double up as a restaurant, or event treble up as a bowling alley as well. A popular venue is the bar-cum-club Propaganda, typically frequented by ocal students and foreign tourists. Also highly rated is Fabrique, a more glamorous club with a decent programme of foreign DJs. Other recommended clubs are Club Opera, Night Flight and Hungry Duck.