Useful Links

In this section you can find a few web-links that may be useful for you both when prepare your trip to Russia and when you are already in Russia.

Transport

www.skyscanner.com
A useful resource aggregating airfares proposed by different airlines and agents. For the most efficient research you can use the FLEXIBLE option (lets you compare the rates for the whole month).

www.aeroflot.ru
Web-site of Aeroflot – Russian national airline, member of SkyTeam alliance

www.transaero.ru
Web-site of Transaero, the 2nd largest Russian airline

www.s7.ru
Web-site of S7 Airlines, the 3rd largest Russian airline and member of OneWorld alliance.

www.pobeda.aero
Web-site of POBEDA – the new national lowcost carrier proposing OW fares to 13 Russian cities from as low as 1 500 rubles (appr.20 EUR).

www.aeroexpress.ru
Web-site of Aeroexpress airport-city trains in Moscow, Sochi and Kazan. E-tickets available for purchase with a discount of more than 10 %.

svo.aero
Web-site of Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow (SVO) with information on flight schedules, terminals and on-line flight tracking system.

www.domodedovo.ru
Web-site of Domodedovo airport in Moscow (DME) with information on flight schedules, terminals and on-line flight tracking system.

www.vnukovo.ru
Web-site of Vnukovo airport in Moscow (VKO) with information on flight schedules, terminals and on-line flight tracking system.

www.pulkovoairport.ru
Web-site of Pulkovo airport in St Petersburg (LED) with information on flight schedules, terminals and on-line flight tracking system

basel.aero
Web-site of Adler airport in Sochi (LED) with information on flight schedules, terminals and on-line flight tracking system.

www.rzd.ru
Web-site of Russian Railways – contains the schedule of intercity and international trains and allows you to buy tickets online.

www.tutu.ru
The web-site with detailed schedules and ticket prices of suburban trains in major Russian cities.

www.taxovik.ru
The web-site that allows to input your itinerary and compare the fares proposed by different taxi parks for that route.

www.gettaxi.ru
The web-site with online order of taxi to a selected destination.

metro.yandex.ru/moscow
A web-site with convenient scheme of Moscow underground, allows you to evaluate the time to get from one point to another.

metro.yandex.ru/spb
A similar web-site with information on St Petersburg underground

wikiroutes.info/en/msk
Moscow public transport web-site, contains information on public transport (bus, tram etc.) routes and schedules.

wikiroutes.info/en/spb
A similar web-site on St Petersburg public transport system

www.heliexpress.ru
Helicopter taxi in Moscow will help to you to avoid traffic congestion and get to your destination within a few minutes.

Activities (theatres, concerts, nightlife etc.)

www.concert.ru
Tickets to concerts, performances etc.; the web-site has versions in different languages.

www.parter.ru
The major Russian web-site with tickets to all sorts of public events (subsidiary of British Eventim), with e-tickets available.

www.afisha.ru
One of the leading Russian web-sites with information on different public events (e.g. concerts, theatres, cinemas, nightlife) with their venues and ticket prices

www.restaurant.ru
A comprehensive guide on Russian restaurants with prices, menu and guest reviews.

msk.nightparty.ru
A web-site with detailed information on nightlife and club activities.

Moscow: museums, historic sites, cultural activities

www.mos.ru
Web-site of Moscow Mayor’s Office with detailed information on all cultural events and festivals due to take place in the city

www.kreml.ru
Moscow Kremlin official web-site

www.tretyakovgallery.ru
Web-site of Tretyakov gallery – the largest picture gallery in Moscow

www.shm.ru
Web-site of the State Historical Museum (located in front of Kremlin on the Read Square)

www.arts-museum.ru
Web-site of Pushkin State Art Museum

lenin.ru
Virtual tour of Lenin Mausoleum on the Red Square

www.bunker42.com
Web-site of Stalin bunker museum in Moscow

www.bolshoi.ru
The official web-site of Bolshoi Theatre. E-tickets available at face value – due to high demand we recommend buying at least 2 months in advance.

circusnikulina.ru
Web-site of one of the top circuses in Moscow

www.spartak.com
The official web-site of Spartak Moscow football club – has e-tickets available to home matches at the newly built Otkrytie Arena stadium.

gum.ru
Web-site of the ice-rink located on the Red Square

www.radisson-cruise.ru
Web-site of Radisson boats operating all year round on Moscow river

www.park-gorkogo.com
Web-site of Gorkiy park - one of the largest culture and entertainment parks in Europe

www.moscowzoo.ru/
Web-site of Moscow zoo

www.planetarium-moscow.ru
Web-site of Moscow planetarium

www.sanduny.ru
Web-site of Sandunovskie bani – traditional Russian baths

www.tvtower.ru
Web-site of Ostankino TV Tower – the highest in Europe

St Petersburg: museums, historic sites, cultural activities

www.hermitagemuseum.org/
Website of the Hermitage museum

www.spbmuseum.ru
Web-site of Museum of History of St Petersburg (includes Peter and Paul’s fortress - the sanctuary of the Russian tsars)

www.rusmuseum.ru
Web-site of the State Russian museum (the main Arts gallery in the city)

www.artillery-museum.ru
Web-site of the State Artillery Museum

www.yusupov-palace.ru
Web-site of Yusupov Palace museum

peterhofmuseum.ru
Web-site of Peterhof palace complex

www.konstantinpalace.ru
Web-site of Konstantinovskiy palace in Strelnya suburb

eng.tzar.ru
Web-site of Tsarskoe selo palace complex

www.museumpushkin.ru
Web-site of Pushkin museums

www.md.spb.ru
Web-site of Dostoevskiy museum in St Petersburg

www.swordandhelmet.ru
Web-site of “SWORD AND HELMET” - one of the top private antique galleries in St Petersburg

www.mariinsky.ru
Official site of Mariinskiy theatre – the main theatre of St Petersburg. E-tickets available for purchase on-line.

en.fc-zenit.ru
Web-site of Zenit St Petersburg – one of the leading Russian football clubs.

Sochi: museums, historic sites, cultural activities

en.rosaski.com
Web-site of Rosa Khutor alpine ski complex in Krasnaya Polyana resort

polyanaski.ru
Web-site of Gazprom alpine ski complex in Krasnaya polyana resort

www.gorkygorod.ru
Web-site of Gorky Gorod (Gornaya Karousel) alpine ski complex in Krasnaya Polyana resort

galaxy-centre.ru
Web-site of GALAKTIKA entertainment center in Krasnaya Polyana resort

www.sochipark.ru
Web-site of SOCHI PARK – the new entertainment park located just outside the former Olympic park

sochiautodrom.ru
Official web-site of Formula-1 stage in Sochi

www.sochiru.ru
Web-site of Sochi Olympic museum

www.dendrarium.ru
Web-site of Sochi Botanic garden – one of the largest in Europe

sochiru.ru
Web-site of European bison natural reserve near Krasnaya Polyana – one of the few remaining bison sanctuaries in Europe

english.sochiru.ru
Web-site of Sochi city authorities with information on major cultural events, festivals etc.