One of the most visited and favorite places of rest and entertainment for guests and residents of the capital is the Park, Exhibition and Cultural Complex called VDNHa.
All the beauty of the world ocean. The Aquarium has a total area of 12000 sq. m. (129,000 sq. ft.) with 8000 sea and freshwater creatures from around the world: from Lake Baikal to the Galapagos, from Icelandic fjords to the Great Barrier Reef, from Greenland to Kamchatka. The Moscow Aquarium has the widest Russian exposition of freshwater fish. Visitors have a unique opportunity to touch crabs, starfish and stingrays in a specialized pool for these wildlife.
The main botanical gardens of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), named in honor of N. V. Cicin, is one of the largest botanical gardens in Europe and striking in its beauty and diversity of plants. Beautiful alleys with exotic trees, neat flower beds, landscaped ponds and benches located in cozy corners.
The Ostankino Tower observation deck is one of the key and unique tourist places in Moscow. An excursion up the Tower gives an unmatched sensation of height and view. The total height of the Ostankino television tower is 540 m (1770 ft.). It is the tallest self-standing building in Europe. The observation deck of the tower is the only place in the capital, where you can see all the sights of Moscow at the same time. More than 1,000 people ascend the Tower daily.
The Moscow Cosmonautics Museum is one of the largest scientific and technical museums in the world. In 1964 on the map of Moscow appeared a monument to the conquerors of space. The huge titanium rocket near the entrance to the VDNK exhibition became a symbol of the start of a new space age for mankind. The launch of the first artificial Earth satellite, the first living creatures and the first man in space became a starting point in the world of space programs.