Being the largest city of the entire European continent goes a long way to speak volumes about the influence that Moscow has had on the world. The former capital of U.S.S.R, and the current capital of Russia, it has been holding on to the position for the last 860 years. Moscow is an iconic and global city in a true sense. Moscow or Moskva in its local tongue continues to play a central role in the development of the world. It is the perfect amalgamation of rich culture and dynamic cosmopolitanism. It is also the coldest metropolis and megacity on the northern terrains of planet Earth. The essence of Moscow lies grounded in its magnificent architecture and its rich artistic tradition that continues to enthrall tourists till date. Walk into the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, the Kremlin Square, the Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square to be left mesmerized by the sheer beauty that Moscow’s art and architecture have to offer. Moscow defines the spirit of Russia with its ever growing economy and the ever prevailing cultural practices that keep it rooted to its past.