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  • Moscow (SVO)


    Country: Russia

    DISTANCE FROM ALMATY

    3082 km/1926 miles

    FLIGHT DURATION

    4 hours 15 minutes

    LOCAL TIME

    GMT +3 in winter / GMT +4 in summer

    CLIMATE

    The temperature range is 15 °C to 25 °C in summer and
    -8 °C to 5 °C in winter. Most rain and snow falls from December to February.

    AIRPORT

    Sheremetyevo International Airport is located 30 km from the city centre.
    Airport tax: none at SVO-1.
    Transport to city and charges: taxis RUB 2000-3000 (approximately); trains RUB 250 (approximately). Trains operate between Sheremetyevo-2 and Moscow, running between the new station opposite the terminal and Savyelovsky station in Moscow. A bus services runs from Sheremetyevo terminals 1&2 every 15 minutes to Rechnoy Vokzal and Planernaya metro stations.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    To enquire about visa requirements, please contact the Moscow Consulate Department on (495) 961-3871; mobile (495) 9709328.

    Alternatively, please refer directly to the local immigration authorities or your travel agent.

    CURRENCY

    Russian Ruble (RUB)

    BUSINESS HOURS

    Government: 0900 to 1700 Monday to Friday
    Banks: 0900 to 1800 Monday to Friday
    Shops: 24 hours Monday to Saturday

    LANGUAGE

    Russian

    UTILITIES

    220V, 50Hz

    TRANSPORTATION

    International car rental companies, taxis, public buses and underground trains.

    POINTS OF INTEREST

    Moscow is famous for its history and heritage. Popular tourist destinations include Red Square; the Kremlin; the Bolshoi Theatre; the New and Old Arbat; the Temple of Christ the Saver; the Ostankino Tower and restaurant; the Diamond Fund; the Tretyakovskaya Gallery; and the city Zoo. Inclusive tours of the main sights are available. Several major orchestras, opera and ballet companies have their homes there.

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