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Moscow | 2018 FIFA World Cup Host City

 Moscow 2018 FIFA World Cup Host CityThe capital and the most populous city of Russia will host 12 important matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, these 12 games will include Opening Match and Final Match. The city is situated on the Moskva River and the name Moscow is derived from that.

The city is home to the President of Russia and is a major economic and political center of Eastern Europe. Moscow is the largest city on the entire European Continent.

General Information
Police Help Line 102
Ambulance 103
General Emergency 112
Currency Russian ruble (RUB)
Drives on the Right
Time Zone UTC+03:00

History

The city has developed over the ages around the Moscow Kremlin, which is a fortified complex in the heart of the city. After the USSR dissolved, Moscow became the capital of Russian Federation and it became a popular place for retailing, lifestyles and services.

Climate

The average High temperature during the month of June and July is 22.00 degree Celsius or 71.6 degrees Fahrenheit and 24.3 degree Celsius and 75.7 degrees Fahrenheit respectively.

The average low temperature during the Month of June and July is 7.7 degree Celsius or 45.9 degrees Fahrenheit and 12.1 degree Celsius or 53.8 degrees Fahrenheit respectively.

Hotels

Following are the hotels near the  Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium:-

Name of the Hotel Address Distance from Luzhniki Stadium
Price (USD)
Blues Hotel Dovatora Ulitsa 8, Khamovniki, 119048 Moscow, Russia 1.2 Kms 75
Hotel Olimp 1.2 Kms 55
Novotel Moscow Kievskaya Kievskaya Ulitsa 2, Dorogomilovo, 121059 Moscow, Russia 3.1 Kms 80
Name of the Hotel Address Distance from Spartak Stadium or Otkrytiye Arean
Price (USD)
Tayozhny Hotel
Volokolamskoye hwy, 89/1, Moscow, Russia
2.1 Kms 60
Gostiniy Dom
Vasiliya Petushkova St., 25, Moscow 125373, Russia
3.1 Kms 65
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Moscow – Marina
Leningradskoye Hwy., 39/1, Moscow 125212, Russia
3.3 Kms 85

Transportation

Rail:- Moscow has 9 rail terminals which connect it to different parts of Europe and Asia. The Rail network is fully integrated with the Metro Network of Moscow.

Road:- The Moscow Ring Road runs within Moscow city Limits and connects the various parts of the City.

Air:- The city has five commercial airports out of which the  Sheremetyevo International Airport handles about 60 % of the international flights. There are a number of smaller airports which are used for private aircrafts and charter planes.

Places to visit

The capital of Russia is one of the top tourist destination in the world. One can visit Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow Kremlin, The Armoury, Bolshoi Theatre, Sokolniki Park and Old Arbat Street. The Ostankino Tower is one of the main tourist attractions in Moscow. For museum lovers, there is The State Tretyakov Gallery.

Stadium

All the matches of Moscow Host City will be played in two stadiums Luzhniki Stadium and Spartak Stadium which is popularly know as Otkrytiye Arena. Moscow is the most important host city for the world cup as it will host the opening and the final match of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Both the Stadiums combined will host a total of 12 matches of FIFA World Cup 2018.

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