Moscow Travel Tip
Two cities in Russia with a high volume of foreign visitors are St. Petersburg and Moscow. Two
historic buildings in St. Petersburg are prime attractions; the Great Palace of Peter the Great
from the mid-1700s and the Hermitage, a world-renowned art museum that dates back to 1764.
In Moscow, tourists visit the Red Square and the ornate cathedrals; the Kremlin; the Bolshoi
Theater of Opera and Ballet ( founded 1776); Gorky Park and GUM Department Store, built in
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