Moscow is a fast paced mega-city known for being the political, financial and cultural capital of Russia. Over the years, Moscow has become a magnet for people from all walks of life seeking a modern cosmopolitan lifestyle with a historic charm.
The best way to understand Moscow is to meet the people and live the life of the locals. Moscow has had a turbulent past but has always found ways to reinvent itself over the years. The architecture alone tells a thousand stories. While living there, you’ll see modern skyscrapers, Soviet Era buildings, and medieval monuments. Teaching English in Moscow is an opportunity to experience everything the city has to offer. The days of fur coats and finery seem to be drawing to an end. The new Moscow is all-encompassing. Home to street art, contemporary photography, bars filled with European ales and theater.
- Population: 11, 503, 501
- Public Transportation: 5 airports, 9 railway stations, 12 metro lines, 2 river terminals and hundreds of bus routes and taxis
- Language: Russian
- Climate: Continental climate with long cold winters and warm summers
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WHAT MAKES MOSCOW UNIQUE
- The Kremlin or “fortress around a city” was once the center of the Orthodox Church. It is here where the powers of Russia have resided throughout the centuries and still is a represents authority in Eastern Europe.
- Basils Cathedral also known as the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed equally as magnificent as the Kremlin and located in the Red Square in Moscow’s city.
- Gorkey Park, one of Moscow’s real treasures. An expansive nature reserve. Here you’ll find leisure activities including cycling, rollerblading, beach volleyball and even ice skating.
- Museums and Galleries can be found all over Moscow, offering everything from art in Galayev Gallery to the Moscow Cat Museum.