Acrylic Fridge Magnet: Russia, Moscow
Moscow is one of the world's biggest Megapolis and the capital city of Russia. An Acrylic Fridge Magnet of this biggest city of Europe is a must-obtainable souvenir. Moscow houses the Moscow Kremlin, the seat of Russian Government and a very popular tourist attraction. Kremlin, the famous ancient fortress was built around 1331 and is currently used as the residence of the Russian president. Within this premise, there are many important cultural and historical monuments and the crown jewels of the Russian Tsars are also kept here. Moscow covers an area of 8787 square kilometers and is intersected by the Moscow River. Population of Moscow is over 11.5 million. The city is the seat of art and literature and there are several famous centers of theatre, music and art like The State Academic Bolshoi Theatre, Maly Theatre, Moscow Art Theatre, etc. There are several museums, art galleries and large educational institutions also. Moscow's reputation as a center of learning draws students from all over.
Some More Interesting Facts about Moscow
The city of Moscow is named after the Moskova River that runs through it. If we walk down the memory lane, Moscow began its journey as a medieval city named Grand Duchy of Moscow which was ruled by a prince. It replaced Kiev as the most powerful territory in the area. During the 17th century Moscow experienced several uprisings and in 1712 the capital was shifted to Saint Petersburg. However, the Bolshevik Revolution led to the capital's move back to Moscow. The city has a large number of ancient palaces, churches and monuments and at the same time is replete with skyscrapers and high tech structures. One interesting fact about Moscow is that only few people own automobile here as people heavily rely on public transportation provided by the Metropolitan Subway (metro), buses, street cars and trolley buses. Moscow's weather ranges from frigid winter to scorching summer. The short summer months are the best time to visit Moscow.