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INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Ba (hons) / fda.

Accredited by the University of Warwick

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  • Undergraduate
  • International Tourism Management BA (Hons) / FdA

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4 years FT (3 years without placement)

1-year placement (BA only)

September, February

2 years full-time

Opportunities available

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Course breakdown

Entry requirements, key information.

  • Placements and Careers

£400K invested in our new Aviation and Tourism Suite, exposing you to sector-leading facilities

Opportunities for international study abroad tourism exchange programmes

A career in tourism, you can be part of an industry that has become a global phenomenon over the last 70 years. Many economies and businesses now rely on their ability to attract visitors, and international providers need to keep reinventing themselves in order to stay ahead of the curve in this evolving, uncertain and competitive environment.

Whether you want to work in areas ranging from tour operations and destination management organisations to attractions and events organisations, or even set up your own business, our International Tourism Management degree course at University College Birmingham will equip you with the vital industry skills and attributes to realise your career aspirations. Studying at a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you will learn how to analyse tourism trends and undertake real life industry projects in order to devise innovative, creative strategies to compete in the marketplace.

One of the major benefits of our four-year BA (Hons) International Tourism Management course is a 48-week paid work placement, giving you a significant and distinctive advantage in a competitive job market when you graduate. You will also go on a variety of residential visits both in the UK and abroad, while our range of optional modules will enable you to specialise your studies to match your interests and career aims.

Why should I choose this course?

  • WORK PLACEMENT (BA only) – Boost your career prospects and first-hand industry experience with a paid 48-week placement - no additional tuition fees
  • RESIDENTIAL VISITS – Take on tourism projects in the UK and overseas*, with essential trip costs covered by us  – past destinations have ranged from Amsterdam, Barcelona and Prague to New York, Toronto, Cyprus and The Gambia (*   subject to visa requirements )
  • SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES – Gain expertise related to your career aims via optional modules such as Attraction Management or Smart Tourism and Aviation
  • INDUSTRY APPROVED – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence and work on live and simulated industry projects in association with our professional networks
  • NO EXAMS - If you are not keen on exams, this course is for you. Unlike many degrees in this field, you will have no written exams during or at the end of the course and will be assessed through practical assessments and coursework only
  • AWARD-WINNING UNIVERSITY – Study at the highest-ranking university in the region according to student choice ( Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023 )

Our facilities

Students on our tourism courses at University College Birmingham have access to outstanding simulation facilities in our brand new Aviation and Tourism Suite. Our learning spaces on campus also provide ideal environments to build your knowledge, from lecture theatres to interactive group working spaces and extensive library resources.

Aviation  Suite - Cabins UCB

Our new Aviation and Tourism Suite features a state-of-the-art mock plane cabin, as well as check-in areas for training students

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Aviation and Tourism Suite

Take a look around our Aviation and Tourism Suite that features exciting simulation facilities for students on our aviation, travel and tourism courses.

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Students on the FdA have the option of progressing onto the final year upon completion of the foundation degree.

Core Modules

Digital Tourism

Exponential growth in digital technologies over the last decade has had, and continues to have, a significant impact on the tourism industry. These developments have produced a range of digital tools that are used by the tourism industry to enhance the tourist experience, improve marketing methods and empower the consumer. All of these developments will be examined in this module and through a range of innovative activities, you will develop essential digital skills in preparation for future employability.

Successful Tourism Destinations

This module will examine the critical factors driving the success of destinations, which include connectivity, government support, local community engagement and the offer of an exciting product. In addition, you will review challenges facing destinations in terms of over-tourism, implementing sustainable policies and remaining competitive over the long-term.

Dynamic Tourism Environment

This module will examine the dynamic nature of the global tourism environment and the response strategies of tourism businesses. Critical themes include the changing nature of the tourism industry and consumers, safety and security, digital technology, the ability to travel ‘freely’ (or not) around the world and how businesses are striving to implement more effective sustainable tourism policies.

Employability and Professional Development

This module will encourage you to consider a range of career paths available to you within the aviation/tourism sectors. You will consider your skills and attributes by auditing your current abilities before mapping them against those you will seek to gain during your course of study. You will have opportunities to enhance your employability and professional skills through assessment scenarios.

Tourism Operations and Innovation

Providing a competitive visitor experience, while generating profits, is the ultimate performance goal for tourism operators. This becomes increasingly challenging in a very competitive and dynamic environment. Accordingly, tourism operators must seek innovative solutions to performance gaps to ensure long-term success. This module will examine the current practices of tourism operators in terms of revenue management, capacity management and offering an outstanding visitor experience.

Sustainable Tourism Practices

We face many global challenges that some experts believe will harm future generations, so we have to respond now. An active global movement is demanding that we deliver more sustainable and ethical practices across all industries, including tourism. This module will explore the key criteria for sustainability and the innovative practices employed by tourism businesses and destinations.

Industry Live Project

This module will be based on an industry consultancy project with a real client. The context of the project will be based on market or operational research that will support an organisation or destination’s overall performance. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain another form of industry experience and will support you with your career aspirations.

Plus one option from:

Revenue and Performance Management

The purpose of this module is to offer insight into the rationale behind the pricing decisions taken by tourism organisations. It will examine the key sources of revenue and costs typically faced by providers within the industry and how these are managed to achieve profitable outcomes. It ultimately aims to increase your employability by using up-to-date case studies and key industry metrics and financial statements to interpret and scrutinise financial results with improved fluency and confidence.

Attraction Management

This module will examine the range and changing nature of the attraction industry (from small heritage/cultural attractions to large attractions) and the challenges facing attractions within a very competitive environment. The module will showcase how attractions have implemented innovative strategies to enhance their overall operational performance while offering a more inclusive, accessible and diverse visitor experience.

Aviation Management

This module will guide you through the exciting world of aviation management, focusing on understanding the structure of the industry, how the skies are managed, how airports work and the relationship between airports, airlines and passengers. You will be introduced to airport operations, managing the passenger experience and to key Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in aviation.

Work placement

Work Placement (optional – for BA (Hons) students only)

You will gain valuable work experience on a 48-week work placement. This is an exciting opportunity to put what you have learned into practice, broaden your experience and demonstrate your abilities to potential employers.

Tourism Trends and Futures

This module will review the strategic challenges facing destinations as they strive for sustainable competitive advantage. Various macro forces continue to influence the strategic direction of destinations with new risks and opportunities arising. Destinations are implementing more inclusive and sustainable strategies to navigate their way through a more turbulent environment. But the question remains – can destinations successfully future-proof themselves from a more uncertain future?

Strategic Change Management

In an increasingly fast-paced and changing global environment, it is more important than ever that a business can navigate its way to a successful future. This module will evaluate different strategic change management tools in supporting businesses to seize new opportunities and treat risks/threats.

Independent Research Project

This module provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your capabilities in researching, planning and delivering an industry-related project. You can either self-select your own topic or choose from a list of contemporary industry projects. This project focuses on cultivating the desired graduate attributes of professionalism, critical enquiry, problem solving, enterprise, creativity and innovation and in enhancing your professional profile.

Crisis Communications Management

In an increasingly turbulent and dynamic global environment, it is more important than ever that businesses and destinations can manage their reputation effectively. This module will examine a range of key public relations and reputation management principles and provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to plan a successful communication campaign (media and public relations) in response to a crisis. Using an omnichannel approach, you will explore the challenges and opportunities that different media channels bring. This will further increase your employability by providing you with experience of the working practices of corporate press agencies or departments.

Visitor Experience Management

This module will focus on how tourism destinations mediate, design and deliver exciting and memorable visitor experiences, while navigating their way through a range of sensitive, digital and ethical considerations.

Smart Tourism and Aviation

This module will explore the increasingly smart approaches taken by destinations and tourism/aviation providers within an increasingly connective and smart world. Challenges and opportunities will be explored across the industries.

The modules listed above for this course are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up to date and informed by industry as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to modules – if this occurs, we will contact all offer holders as soon as possible.

International Tourism Management BA (Hons)

A-levels : An A-level grade profile of CDD .

T-levels : A T-level graded Pass with a core component of grade C .

BTEC : A BTEC grade profile of MMP . This can be achieved from either an Extended Diploma or a combination of smaller BTEC qualifications.

Tariff : Other Level 3 qualifications are accepted at University College Birmingham for entry. A minimum of 80 UCAS Tariff points will be required.

Access to Higher Education Diploma : 80 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction.

International Tourism Management FdA

A-levels : An A-level grade profile of DD .

T-levels : A T-level graded Pass with a core component profile less than C .

BTEC : A BTEC grade profile of PP . This can be achieved from either an Extended Diploma or a combination of smaller BTEC qualifications.

Apprenticeship: Achieve an advanced apprenticeship (Level 3).

Tariff : Other Level 3 qualifications are accepted at University College Birmingham for entry. A minimum of 32 UCAS Tariff points will be required.

Access to Higher Education Diploma : 32 UCAS Tariff points.

Non-tariff: Non-UCAS Tariff-based Level 3 qualifications are also considered for entry. Please complete our enquiry form here to check your eligibility.

Work-based: We also give equal consideration to applicants who are currently in work and wish to apply to University College Birmingham. To apply, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience, demonstrating management or supervisory duties. Your application must also include a reference from your line manager supporting your entry to higher education. For further details, please contact Admissions.

International students

For academic and   English entry requirements  for EU and international students, please visit the  Country Specific Information  page. Please note: As an International Student, when choosing optional placement, a visa extension may be required.

Teaching and assessment

Note : Indicative information only – actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction.  

Example of a typical teaching week (up to 15 contact hours):  

  • Large group teaching – 4 hours  
  • Smaller group teaching – 5 hours  
  • Tutorials – 3 hours  
  • Academic and employability support – at least 2 hours  
  • Industry speaker sessions and employer fairs  
  • Field trips and visits  

You will also need to commit around 20 hours per week for individual study time.  

Estimated breakdown of assessment for this degree course:

  • Coursework – 48%
  • Practical assessment – 52%

Our teaching and assessment is underpinned by our  Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategy 2021-2024 .

Tuition fees

UK students

If you are a UK student enrolling on a standard-length Foundation Degree or a BA/BSc at University College Birmingham, your fee for this academic year will be £9,250. A half-year tuition fee is £4,625. There will be no change to this tuition fee for the forthcoming two academic years (2023/24 and 2024/25). View undergraduate fees

If you are an international student enrolling on a full-time foundation degree or a BA/BSc in 2023/24, your fee for this academic year will be £13,500 per year. T he course fee for academic year 2024/2025 is £14,000 per year.

If you complete a placement year, there will be an administration fee of £500 for a full year or £250 for a half-year placement.

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Kick-Start Scheme

As a new student studying this course full-time, you will receive £300 per year through our Kick-Start Scheme (UK students only, eligibility criteria applies). This scheme will support your studies and future career by contributing to course-related materials, uniform or selected items on campus. You may also qualify for an additional £500 per year.

Find out more about the Kick-Start Scheme   here .

Unibuddy Community - meet other students on your course

Starting university is an exciting time, but we understand that it can sometimes feel a little daunting. To support you, you will be invited to join our Unibuddy Community , where you can meet other students who have applied for the same course at University College Birmingham, before you start studying here.

As soon as you have been made an offer, you will be sent an invitation email to complete your registration and join the Unibuddy Community. For more information, check out our Unibuddy Community page .

Latest updates

Join the conversation and check out the latest updates from our Department of Hospitality and Tourism.

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This course is accredited by the   University of Warwick .

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University College Birmingham is a recognised   Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre of Excellence .

Accreditations, endorsements and partnerships

University College Birmingham works with a wide range of organisations to ensure you receive the best possible training and qualifications recognised by industry.

of graduate employers say relevant experience is essential to getting a job with them

Work placements

Work placements are vital for gaining real-life experience and for building your confidence and skills before you finish your course – and they may even lead to a job when you graduate. Our Hired team can help find the ideal placement for you.

Our four-year BA International Tourism Management course features a 48-week paid placement, during which you will not incur any tuition fees. Opportunities are available in the UK and overseas. (There is also the option to study the BA course without a placement. The placement is not included in the FdA.)

Work alongside experts in your sector

A snapshot of some of the employers we have worked with:

  • Caro Hotel (Spain)
  • Lisbon Bike Tour and Outdoors (Portugal)
  • Coeur Des Montagnes (France)
  • Brussels Marriott Hotel Grand Place (Brussels)
  • Hilton Birmingham Metropole (Birmingham)
  • Cherry Hills Country Club (USA)
  • Hotel Alhambra Palace (Grenada, Spain)

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So far, I mostly enjoy the seminars and lectures as they are all interesting and educational, my favourite module being Developing People in Tourism. Our lecturer makes sure we understand everything and involves us, asks us important questions, helps us with our assignments and points us in the right direction.

Petra Kohoutova International Tourism Management BSc (Hons) *Now BA (Hons)

Career opportunities

The example roles and salaries below are intended as a guide only.

Tour manager

Average Salary: £27,500

Tourism officer

Average Salary: £24,500

Marketing executive (graduate)

Average Salary: £37,500

Digital marketer

Average Salary: £30,000

Project manager (graduate)

Average Salary: £39,197

Product manager (graduate)

Average Salary: £37,582

Want to take your studies to the next level? Completing the BA (Hons) degree will enable you to move onto our postgraduate courses such as International Tourism Management MSc/PGDip , Hospitality with Tourism Management MSc/PGDip (Pathway A) or Global Meetings and Events Management MSc/PGDip . 

We are here to support your career goals every step of the way. 

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Luísa’s Story

Luísa is excelling in her career, currently managing an IT support team that ensures healthcare workers have critical data at their fingertips.  

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Meet your lecturers.

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Prof Michelle Callanan

Deputy Dean (School of Business, Tourism & Creative Industries)

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Kathryn Hayat (Associate Professor)

Head of Department (Hospitality and Tourism)

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Paul Bamber

Senior Lecturer Tourism

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Senior Lecturer

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Karla Keating-Nel

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Simon Faulkner

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Valentina Basile

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Yvonne Worrell

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Travelling to uni

Birmingham has excellent transport links making it easy for you to get to campus. Whether you’re getting here by bus, train, bike, car or hoofing it, we’ve got your back with routes and discounts.

Students in Grand Central

First things first, know which campus you need to head to. You should be able to find this out when you complete your online enrolment, however you can also find the information when searching for your course on our website.

Once you know where you're going, this information will help you get to campus and to your lecture on time. Find the latest updates, ticketing sites and journey planners on our  Sustainable Travel site.

City Centre Campus

  • Curzon Building
  • Millennium Point
  • Parkside Building
  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Joseph Priestley Building
  • University House

The nearest bus stops are on Jennens Road, but there are many stops within walking distance in the city centre.  Plan your journey here .

You can purchase bus tickets on the  online student travel portal .

The nearest train stations are:

Birmingham Moor Street (0.6 miles,  get directions ) Birmingham New Street (0.8 miles,  get directions ) Birmingham Snow Hill (0.8 miles,  get directions )

The nearest Metro stop is Bull Street (0.5 miles,  get directions ).

West Midlands Metro  runs between Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham City Centre and Edgbaston . During the day, it runs every 6-8 minutes.  Find out more about trams here .

There are lots of options for cycling in Birmingham, including a new focus on cycle lanes making it easy to get around. If you don’t have your own bike, you can hire one through  WM Cycle Hire  – available across the region. You’ll find docking stations around the city.

Find more information about our cycle schemes and facilities  at BCU, plus we’ve put together  top tips for cycling safely .

Cycling in Birmingham

Nearest car park: Millennium Point ( B4 7AP )

Find out more about city centre car parking and season tickets  on iCity .

Be aware that City Centre Campus is within Birmingham's   Clean Air Zone  (CAZ), and high polluting vehicles are charged to enter.

Why not try  car sharing ? It’s a great way to meet new people, reduce the amount of driving you have to do and save money - according to LiftShare, you could save up to £80 a month.

Walking to uni

The University is easily walkable from the City Centre and Digbeth.  Google Maps  can help you get around and includes journey time. It’s quick, free and healthy!

City South Campus

  • Seacole Building
  • Bevan House
  • Ravensbury House
  • Harborne Road

The nearest bus stop is St George's Church. Catch the 10, 23, 24, 25.

Routes and bus numbers may change.  Check your route here .

The nearest train station is Five Ways (0.8 miles,  get directions ).

The nearest Metro stop is Edgbaston Village (0.5 miles,  get directions ).

West Midlands Metro  runs between Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham City Centre and Edgbaston .  During the day, it runs every 6-8 minutes.  Find out more about trams here .

Find more information about our cycle schemes and facilities  at BCU, plus w e’ve put together  top tips for cycling safely .

Nearest car park: Broadway Plaza ( B16 8LP )

BCU students can enjoy a reduced fee of £3.50 for 12 hours when validating a parking ticket on campus .  See more on iCity .

Why not try  car sharing ? It’s a great way to meet new people, reduce the amount of driving you have to do and save money - according to LiftShare, you could save up to £80 a month.

City South Campus is easily walkable from surrounding areas.  Google Maps  can help you get around and includes journey time .  It’s quick, free and healthy!

Birmingham School of Art

  • Margaret Street

The nearest bus stop is right outside on Margaret St. Catch the  9, 10, 12, 13, 23, 24, 25, 82, 87, 89,126 . 

Routes and bus numbers may change.  Check your route here .

Purchase bus tickets on the  online student travel portal .

Birmingham New Street (0.4 miles,  get directions ) Birmingham Snow Hill (0.4 miles,  get directions )

The nearest Metro stop is Town Hall (0.2 miles,  get directions ).

West Midlands Metro  runs between Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham City Centre and Edgbaston .  During the day, it runs every 6-8 minutes.  Find out more about trams here .

Nearest car park: Snow Hill ( B3 2BJ )

Be aware that the School of Art is within Birmingham's   Clean Air Zone  (CAZ), and high polluting vehicles are charged to enter.

The School of Art is right in the city centre and easily walkable from surrounding areas.  Google Maps  can help you get around and includes journey time .  It’s quick, free and healthy!

School of Jewellery

  • Vittoria Street
  • St Paul's Square

Catch the 101 to Newhall St (for St Paul's Square) or Vittoria St/Regent Place, or the 8a/8c to Warstone Lane (The Clock).

The nearest train station is Jewellery Quarter (0.3 miles,  get directions ).

The nearest Metro stops are:

St Paul’s (0.2 miles,  get directions ) Jewellery Quarter (0.3 miles,  get directions )

West Midlands Metro  runs between Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham City Centre and Edgbaston .  During the day, it runs every 6-8 minutes.  Find out more about trams here .

Nearest car park: NCP Birmingham Newhall Street ( B3 1SW )

Be aware that the School of Jewellery is within Birmingham's   Clean Air Zone  (CAZ), and high polluting vehicles are charged to enter.

The School of Jewellery is easily walkable from the city centre and surrounding areas.  Google Maps  can help you get around and includes journey time .  It’s quick, free and healthy!

School of Acting - Bournville

  • Ruskin Hall

The nearest bus stop is College Walk. Catch the 61 or 63.

The nearest train station is  Bournville (0.7 miles,  get directions ).

There is street parking around Bournville. 

School of Acting - Digbeth

  • 10 Bromley Street

The nearest bus stop is Adderley Street.  Catch the 3, 4, 5, 6 Platinum, 97, X1 Platinum or X2 Platinum.

Birmingham Moor Street (0.8 miles,  get directions ) Birmingham New Street (0.9 miles,  get directions )

There is street parking around Digbeth.

Nearest car parks:

JustPark Liverpool Street ( B9 4DS ) Trinity Street Car Park ( B9 4AL )

Be aware that Bromley Street is within Birmingham's   Clean Air Zone  (CAZ), and high polluting vehicles are charged to enter.

Bromley Street is easily walkable from the city centre and surrounding areas.  Google Maps  can help you get around and includes journey time .  It’s quick, free and healthy!

  • Alexander Stadium

The nearest bus stops are Perry Avenue or Perry Park. Catch the 51, X51, 907 Platinum, 934 Platinum, 935 Platinum, 937 or 997 Platinum.

The nearest train station is Perry Barr (1 mile,  get directions )

  • Doug Ellis Sports Centre

The nearest bus stops are on the A453 Aldridge Road.

Catch the 33, 907/907A, 934 Platinum, 935 Platinum, 936 Platinum, 937/937A, 997 Platinum.

The nearest train station is Perry Barr (0.5 miles,  get directions ).

National Cycle Route NCN 535 runs to the east of the sports centre. It’s a small cycle route from National Cycle Route 5 in Birmingham City Centre to Gravelly Hill and then a short stretch along the Tame Valley Canal.

Doug Ellis Sports Centre ( B42 2TP )

Car parking is available on-site and there are 4 accessible spaces. Car parking up to 3 hours is free of charge.

Tips for travelling to BCU for an open day

Travelling to BCU from another city for an Open or other event? We've pulled together some tips for the cheapest ways to get to Birmingham from other cities. 

Travelling to Birmingham by coach

One of the cheapest ways to travel to Birmingham from other cities is by coach. If you’re coming for an Open Day, this could be a great way to do it on a budget. You can get a whopping 30% off your ticket price when you travel to a BCU Open Day on a National Express coach .

Megabus offer brilliant deals on travel between UK cities. You can get a Megabus coach ticket from London to Birmingham for around £5. You can also get 10% off tickets with a TOTUM card .   

Travelling to Birmingham by train

Lots of discounts are available with a Railcard, including a  16-17 Saver which gets you 50% discount on most tickets. These cost £30 for a year, but if you’re planning on travelling to a lot of Open Days by train, the investment will definitely be worth it.  

Train tickets are normally cheaper the earlier you get them, so plan your visit at least a month in advance and book ahead. You can often save money on train tickets by using split ticketing (if you buy through Trainline this is called Split Save ). You’ll take the same journey, but it might be cheaper to have multiple tickets, for example a ticket from London to Nuneaton then Nuneaton to Birmingham. You can turn this option on in the Trainline app or use a website like Split Ticketing .

Car sharing

If you know other people who are planning to visit the same open day as yo u, why not share a car and split the cost of the petrol ?   

Inter-Campus Travel 

Travelling between the City Centre and City South Campuses is a lot easier than you may think. Taking the bus or cycling can actually be quicker than driving, due to congestion, roadworks and finding time to park. See the options on our Inter-Campus Travel page .

Discounts and benefits

Student bus and metro passes.

See the options for four week, monthly or one term bus and metro passes on the NX bus website . Alternatively,  download the mTicket app  to get a four-week student bus pass.

BCU students can access the online student travel portal , where you can easily plan your journey and book tickets at student rates.

You can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain with the  16-25 railcard  or  26-30 railcard , both costing just £30 for a year.

West Midlands Railway Termly Student Season Tickets

Students can get up to 50% off travel to school, college or university when buying a termly season ticket. This is great if you're travelling by train most days on a regular route. Check the  West Midlands Railway website for the latest details. 

Sustainable travel

As a university we are committed to encouraging the use of  sustainable transport , which can make a huge difference to the environment, boost your health, and save you money.

Our  interactive map provides environmental interest points across our campuses, including cycle parking locations, shower and locker locations, water fountains, bus stops, electric vehicle charging points and more.

Clean Air Zone

Birmingham City Centre is now a  Clean Air Zone (CAZ), and high polluting vehicles are charged to enter. This affect those driving to City Centre Campus, the School of Art and School of Jewellery. Further information is available on the dedicated Birmingham City University CAZ page .

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Thinking of visiting Russia? When visiting such a famous city, one must, of course, visit the iconic landmarks first. Moscow has plenty of those, most of them in the center of the city, which is very well-planned for tourists. Once you’ve seen the sights that are on most travelers’ lists, it’s time to branch out and visit some of the lesser-known sites, and there are some fascinating places to see and things to do.

I know this list is long, but I just couldn’t help myself. You probably won’t have the time to see them all. But that’s okay. Just scroll through the list and choose what sounds the most interesting to you. Where possible, make sure to book in advance, as things can get crowded, especially during high season.

Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia

1. The Red Square, Kremlin, And Surroundings

Red Square (Krasnya Ploshad) is the heart and soul of Russia, and where much of the country’s history has unfolded. This is the most famous landmark in Moscow and indeed the whole country, it’s an absolute must-do! The square is always full of people and has a rather festive atmosphere!

Saint Basil’s Cathedral

This is the famous church with the rainbow-colored, onion-domed roof. The cathedral was commissioned in the 1500s by Ivan the Terrible and according to legend, the Tsar thought it was so beautiful, that he ordered that the architect’s eyes be cut out afterward, so he could never build anything more beautiful! He wasn’t called Ivan the Terrible for no reason!

Lenin’s Mausoleum

The “love-it-or-hate-it” of tourist attractions in Russia. A glass sarcophagus containing the embalmed body of Russian revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin. It may seem a bit bizarre to display the mummy of a person, but it has been there for almost half a century and the 2.5 million visitors who come each year, clearly feel the queuing and thorough body search are worth it, to be in Lenin’s presence.

Pro Tip: no photos and no loud talking are allowed inside the Mausoleum.

Eternal Flame

There is an Eternal Flame in honor of an unknown soldier on the left side of Red Square. The hourly changing of the guards is worth seeing.

The Kremlin is the official residence of the Russian president. You can see it from the outside, or you can take an excursion to one of the museums located inside. This is the biggest active fortress in Europe, and holds a week’s worth of attractions! Once behind the 7,332-feet of walls, there are five squares, four cathedrals, 20 towers, various museums, and the world’s largest bell and cannon to see. Worth a special mention is the Armory Chamber that houses a collection of the famous Faberge Eggs.

Pro Tip: You can only go inside the Kremlin if you are part of a tourist group.

Interior of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscos

2. Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre translates to “The Big Theatre” in Russian, and the building is home to both the Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera — among the oldest and most famous ballet and opera companies in the world.

Pro Tip: It’s hard to get an inexpensive ticket, so if you’re reading well in advance of going to Moscow then try buying tickets on the official website . Last-minute tickets cost around $250 per person. If this is out of your budget, about an hour before a performance, you can try buying a ticket at the entrance from a reseller. Most can speak enough English to negotiate the price.

Tour the Bolshoi Theatre: You can take a group guided tour of the Bolshoi Theatre which focuses on the history and architecture of the theatre and behind the scenes. There’s an English language tour that lasts 2 hours and costs around $300 for a group of up to six.

GUM, a popular department store in Moscow

3. Luxury Shopping At GUM And TSUM

Russia’s main department store, GUM, has a stunning interior that is home to over 100 high-end boutiques, selling a variety of brands: from luxurious Dior to the more affordable Zara. Even if shopping is not on your Moscow to-do list GUM is still worth a visit; the glass-roofed arcade faces Red Square and offers a variety of classy eateries. TSUM, one of the biggest luxury malls in town, is right behind the Bolshoi and GUM. It’s an imposing building with lots of history, and worth a visit just for its design and its glass roof.

Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow

4. Christ The Savior Cathedral

This is one of Russia’s most visited cathedrals and is a newer addition to the gorgeous array of Muscovite cathedrals, but don’t let its young age fool you. After perestroika, in the early 90s, the revived Russian Orthodox Church was given permission to build a cathedral on this site. It did the location honors and built the largest temple of the Christian Orthodox Church. The façade is as grand as you’d expect, but it’s the inside that will mesmerize you, with its domes, gold, gorgeous paintings, and decor!

The cathedral is located just a few hundred feet away from the Kremlin and was the site of the infamous Pussy Riot protest against Putin back in 2012.

Pro Tip: Bring a shawl to cover your hair as is the local custom.

Gates at Gorky Park in Moscow

5. Gorky Park

Moscow’s premier green space, Gorky Park (Park Gor’kogo) is the city’s biggest and most famous park. There is entertainment on offer here for every taste, from outdoor dancing sessions to yoga classes, volleyball, ping-pong, rollerblading, and bike and boat rental in summer. In winter, half the park turns into a huge ice skating rink. Gorky Park is also home to an open-air movie theater and the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. There is also Muzeon Art Park, a dynamic contemporary space with a unique collection of 700 sculptures. It is located right in front of Gorky Park.

6. Sparrow Hills Park

If you take a walk from Gorky Park, along the Moscow River embankment, you’ll end up in the city’s other legendary park, Sparrow Hills. Although the park doesn’t offer as many activities as its hip neighbor, it has a great panoramic view of the city

Pro Tip: You can take a free walking tour to all of the above attractions with an English-speaking guide.

River cruise in Moscow

7. River Cruising

One of the best ways to experience Moscow, and see all the famous landmarks, but from a different angle, is from the Moscow River. Take a river cruise. Avoid the tourist crowds. There are little nameless old boats that do the cruise, but if you are looking for a more luxurious experience take the Radisson Blu cruise and enjoy the sights with some good food and a glass of wine.

Moscow Metro station

8. Metro Hopping

Inaugurated in the 1930s, the Moscow Metro system is one of the oldest and most beautiful in the world. Started in Stalinist times, each station is a work of art in its own right. I’d recommend touring the stations between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. This way, you’ll be able to properly see it without the crowds. Ideally, I’d recommend taking a tour with a knowledgeable guide with GuruWalk, who will tell you stories of forgotten stations and how the history of the country is interconnected with the metro development. If going by yourself, then I definitely recommend checking out: Mayakovskaya, Ploschad Revolutsii, Kievskaya, Kropotkinskaya, Kurskaya, and Novoslobodskaya stations.

Visit the free Moscow Metro Museum: For real train enthusiasts, located in the southern vestibule of Sportivnaya station is a small free museum. Here you can take a peek into the driver’s cabin, see a collection of metro tokens from different cities, and see different models of a turnstile, traffic lights, escalator, and more.

Moscow State University at dusk

9. Moscow State University View

In his effort to create a grander Moscow, Stalin had seven skyscrapers built in different parts of town; they’re called the Seven Sisters. The largest of these buildings and the one with the best view is the main building of the Moscow State University. Although this is a little outside the city center, the view is more than worth it.

Izmailovsky Market in Moscow, Russia

10. Izmailovsky Market

Mostly known for the city’s largest flea market, the district of Izmaylovo is home to a maze of shops where you can get just about anything, from artisan crafts to traditional fur hats, handcrafted jewelry, fascinating Soviet memorabilia, and antiquities. It’s also one of Moscow’s largest green spaces. There are often no price tags, so be prepared to haggle a bit. Head to one of the market cafes for a warming mulled wine before continuing your shopping spree.

The History of Vodka Museum is found here, and the museum’s restaurant is the perfect place to sample various brands of the national drink.

Once you’ve covered the more touristy spots, Moscow still has plenty to offer, and the places below will also be full of locals! So for some local vibes, I would strongly recommend the spots below!

The skyscrapers of Moscow City

11. Moscow City

With a completely different vibe, Moscow City (also referred to as Moscow International Business Center) is like a mini Dubai, with lots of impressive tall glass buildings. Here is where you’ll find the best rooftops in towns, like Ruski Restaurant, the highest restaurant both in Moscow City and in Europe. Moscow City is great for crowd-free shopping and the best panoramic views of the city.

Art in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow

12. Tretyakov Gallery

Tretyakov Gallery started as the private collection of the Tretyakov brothers, who were 19th-century philanthropists. They gave their private collection to the government after their deaths. If there is just one museum you visit in Moscow, I recommend this one!

Tsaritsyno Museum Reserve, former residence of Catherine the Great

13. Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve

Tsaritsyno was a residence of Catherine the Great more than two centuries ago. It became derelict during the Soviet era but has now been fully renovated. With its opulently decorated buildings, gardens, meadows, and forests, Tsaritsyno Park is the perfect place for a green respite in Moscow.

Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve in Moscow

14. Kolomenskoye

A 10-minute metro ride from the city center is Kolomenskoe Museum-Reserve, where you can get an idea of what Russia looked like 200 years ago. You’ll find ancient churches (one dating back to the 16th century), the oldest garden in Moscow, and the wonderful fairytale wooden palace of Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich, father of Peter the Great.

Ostankino TV Tower in Moscow at night

15. Ostankino TV Tower

Built in 1967, Ostankino TV Tower was the tallest free-standing construction in the world at the time, it’s still the 8th tallest building in the world and the highest in Europe. It’s also the best observation deck, with a glass floor and 360-degree views. The speedy elevators take you 1,105 feet in next to no time.

Pro Tip: You need to book in advance; entrance is based on specific ticket times and the capacity is limited and only a certain number of tourists are allowed per day. Don’t forget your passport, you’ll need it to get through security.

The floating bridge of Zaryadye Park in Moscow

16. Zaryadye Park

Zaryadye is a newly opened, landscaped urban park so new you won’t find it in a lot of tour guides. The park is near Red Square and is divided into four climatic zones: forest, steppe, tundra, and floodplains, depicting the variety of climatic zones in Russia.

These last three suggestions are a little quirky, but all are really worth checking out.

17. Museum Of Soviet Arcade Games

Release your inner child playing on 66 arcade machines from the Soviet era! What a great way to spend a couple of hours when tired of visiting museums and palaces. The staff speaks excellent English and are happy to explain how the games work.

The rooftops of Moscow, Russia

18. Moscow Rooftop Tour

Take a 1-hour private Moscow rooftop tour with an experienced roofer. I can just about guarantee none of your friends will be able to say they’ve done it! For your comfort, I recommend wearing comfortable shoes. Take your camera, there are some amazing photo opportunities out there!

A pool at Sanduny Banya in Moscow

19. Sanduny Banya

This classical Russian bathhouse opened its doors in 1808 and is famous for combining traditional Russian banya services with luxurious interiors and service. If you enjoy spas and saunas, then you should experience a Russian bathhouse at least once in your life! Go with an open mind and hire a specialist to steam you as it’s meant to be done — by being beaten repeatedly with a besom (a leafy branch)! This is said to improve circulation, but is best done by a professional!

So there you have my list of things to do in Moscow. I could have gone on and on and on, but I didn’t want to try your patience! There are so many things to do in this vibrant city that you’ll definitely need to allocate several days for exploring.

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17 Exciting Things to do in Moscow

Written By: Linda Voltaire

Updated On: December 21, 2022

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Visiting Russia? These are the top 17 things to do in Moscow to help you plan your trip.

If the western world has New York City , the first great metropolis on the eastern side of our planet is Moscow. A huge city with a complicated and impressive history, Moscow gets a bad rep over Russian politics – but that doesn’t make it any less impressive. Capital to the largest country in the world, Moscow takes the grandeur of its standing very seriously.

This is a place where luxury is king and where opulence takes a front seat in every aspect of life. The buildings are grand and imposing, the parks are luscious and enormous, and even the subway stations look different in Moscow than anywhere else in the world.

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Best Things to do in Moscow, Russia

Walking around Moscow is also going through the tumultuous history of the 20th century, which had Russia as one of its main protagonists. There are fascinating remains of these times everywhere in the former Soviet capital, from the gorgeous Seven Sisters skyscrapers to the Orthodox cathedrals that were closed for the better part of a century.  Still, Moscow is also a completely modern city, with a vibrant social and party scene, incredible restaurants, and some of the most luxurious hotels in the world.

After living in Russia’s capital as an ex-pat for four years, I got the privilege to experience not only the main attractions in Moscow but also the everyday life in this huge city and quickly found my sweat spots off the beaten tracks! So here is my list of my top 17 things to do in this exciting metropolis!

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Attractions in Moscow

When visiting a famous city like this one, it’s a must to go through the most iconic landmarks first. Moscow has plenty of those, most of them in the center of the city, which is very well-planned for tourists.

1. The Red Square, Kremlin & Surrounding Area

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No place tells the story of Moscow’s power in the past century the way the Red Square does. This is where the biggest political meetings in the USSR occurred for many decades, and you can feel the power on each step.

Here, you’ll also find the historic museum at the entrance, showcasing the decades of history behind this iconic landmark. The Lenin Mausoleum, perhaps the most famous resting place in the world and home to the remains of the former communist leader, is also here.

On one side of the Red Square you’ll find the Kremlin, the fortified complex that now hosts the presidential residence. This is also home to the most iconic of all Moscovite landmarks: St. Basil’s Cathedral, a 16th-century marvel of colors. This is the best spot to take a selfie and show the world you’ve reached the Russian capital!

  • Get your Kremlin Skip the Line Tickets and Kremlin tour here.
  • Free cancellation up to 24-hours in advance of the tour.

2. Bolshoi Theatre

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You can easily spend a couple of days just exploring the Moscovite city centre, and the Bolshoi Theatre should be your second stop. Walk past the Red Square and then head to the nearby Bolshoi Theatre, one of the oldest and most renowned houses of opera and ballet on Earth.

Visit for the impressive early 19th-century architecture, but if you’re seeing a ballet performance, make sure you book between 3 and 6 months in advance! I can strongly recommend this as it is a truly unique experience!

  • Book a private 2-hour tour of the legendary Bolshoi Theatre.
  • See the presidential box reserved for tzars, watch a rehearsal and skip the lines through a separate entrance.
  • Free Cancellation up to 24-hours in advance.

3. Luxury Shopping at GUM and TSUM

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While many might think of Moscow as the sad place with the long bread queues from the USSR days, it’s been quite the capitalist haven for a while.

If you’re up for some shopping, you’ll find one of the biggest luxury malls in town, TSUM, right behind the Bolshoi and GUM, at the red square. GUM is the most famous department store in town, where you’ll find luxury everywhere and all high-end brand. 

All in an imposing late 19th-century building with lots of history, worth a visit just for the design, its bridges and the glass roof even though you are not up for shopping!

4. Christ the Savior Cathedral

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A newer addition to the gorgeous Moscovite cathedrals and my grandeur neighbor during my years in the city Don’t let the young age of this building fool you. After the perestroika in the early 90s, the newly revived Russian Orthodox Church received permission to build a cathedral on this site. They did the location honors and built the largest temple of the Christian Orthodox Church.

The façade is as grand as you’d expect, but it’s the inside that will mesmerize you, with its domes as tall as the skies in bright gold and gorgeous paintings and decor! Bring a shawl to cover your hair to adjust to the local tradition.

Head to the back of the cathedral and you will find one of the most photographed bridges in Moscow, the Patriarshiy Most. This is the perfect spot to get a good view and photo of the cathedral but also to see the Kreml and Gorky Park from a distance. Or why not just enjoy a moment watching the river and its boats!  

  • Get around Moscow with ease using the Hop On Hop Off boat and Bus ticket. 24, 48 or 72-hour tickets available.

5. Gorky Park

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Cross the river and head to Gorky Park along the Moscow river. The most famous green area in town, similar to New York ’s Central Park and the weekend hangout for locals. There are many beautiful parks in the city, but if you’re only visiting for a few days, this is the unmissable one! 

With fair attractions to entertain children, beautiful artificial lakes and gardens, and lots of outdoor activities, it’s a lovely place to relax. A place of rest in the middle of the metropolis. The area in front of the New Tretyakov Gallery & the Muzeon Park of Arts is actually one of my favorite oasis as a bit more quiet and peaceful than Gorky itself.

Why not spend some time in the museum to get a great tour of Russia’s history through art or just enjoy the art exhibition outside where local artists spend their weekends. 

6. River Cruising

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One of the best ways to experience Moscow is from the Moscow River. There are many stops for the boats and one is just next to Gorky Park. See the city from another perspective – and turn the ride into a romantic one by taking the evening cruise. Moscow is magic during the night.

If you’re looking for a truly luxurious experience, take the Radisson Blu cruise – or the Erwin for a delicious seafood dinner. Both stop at Gorky or at the luxury Radisson Royal Hotel, set in one of the Seven Sister’s skyscrapers.

  • We use Get Your Guide when booking city tours and they offer a River Sightseeing Cruise seeing all the main tourist attractions in Moscow

7. Metro Hopping

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First inaugurated in the 1930s, the Moscow subway system is one of the oldest in the world, and certainly the most beautiful. Started under Stalinist times, each metro station is dedicated to grandeur and oozing personality.

Visiting the subway stops is an attraction in and of itself, and Komsomolskaya, Mayakovskaya, Kropotkinskaya are my favorites. Those surrounding the Red Square are also mesmerizing – in general, these are kind of like underground palaces.

Most of the signs at the Moscow Metro now have Latin letters, so it’s very easy to get around!Unfortunately, the trains are not as beautiful and pleasant as the stations but still, this is a true Moscow experience.  Take a guided tour of the 9 most beautiful Metro Stations including the award-winning art deco station. See more details here.

8. Arbatskaya & Artsy Moscow

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Novy Arbat Street is one of the most touristy areas in the city, with lots of shops and cafés directed at visitors. When you walk a little beyond, you’ll find a different part of town, where the hip scene thrives because so many artists live in the area. Just follow the small streets with fewer tourists!

9. Moscow State University View

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In his effort to create a grander Moscow, Stalin had seven skyscrapers built in different parts of town; they’re called the Seven Sisters. The largest of these buildings hosts the main building of the Moscow State University, one of the most prestigious colleges in Russia – and the one with the best view.

Although this is a little outside the city centre, the sight from above is more than worth it, with the nearby fountains and park and then the whole of the city behind them.

10. Russian Market

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If you love to visit markets wherever you go, Moscow has one of the most impressive ones in the world – the Izmailovsky. You can easily take the metro here and feel like you’ve been transported to another time.

This place was first built in the 16th century and retains the look of an old fairytale, with a lineup of colorful old castle. A lovely local experience beyond the confines of the bustling metropolis, where you can also try some delicious Russian barbecue.

Here, you’ll find beautiful souvenirs at great prices.

Off The Beaten Track Moscow

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Once you’ve covered the most touristic spots, Moscow still has plenty to offer – and the places below will also be full of locals! Moscow is a city for hipsters, full of trendy and arty spots where you can literally feel the creativity oozing! So for some local vibes, I would strongly recommend my sweat spots below!

11. Patriarshiye Prudy

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This is my favorite area in the entire city! While Moscow is generally a very noisy metropolis, Patriarch Ponds is far quieter, yet such a vibrant place. This is a very hip and trendy area making you think you are rather in Paris than in Moscow. Here the streets are narrow and full of chic eateries and clubs to see the local crowd.

A little bohemian and with an air of peace you won’t find anywhere in the city this is a great spot to spend an afternoon with your thoughts.

12. ArtPlay

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Barely 15 minutes away from the city center you’ll find the artsiest Moscow district: ArtPlay. For decades, this block was a factory, but it was renovated to become a hub for the arts not too long ago.

Now, you’ll find it’s full of exhibitions, showrooms and art schools – and some of the most creative people in town. Writers, painters, and young hip people use ArtPlay as a rendezvous, and you can feel the creative energy here. The industrial design with modern interior decoration is also a feast for the eyes!

13. Shopping Local Designs

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If you’re into design, both international and local, you’ll find lots of cute things at Patriarshiye Prudy. Department store Podium Market is also a great spot for shopping, as a department store everywhere in town, with lots of local and international brands. There’s one in the Four Seasons Hotel next to Red Square. My favorite Moscow mall is Tsvetnoy Central Market, a cool spot with great brands, lots of inspo, and even a cute café!

14. Moscow City

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Like many other great capitals of the world, for the past few decades, Moscow has hosted a super modern area full of modern skyscrapers – Moscow City. With a completely different vibe than the rest of town, it’s like a mini Dubai, with lots of impressively tall glass buildings. Here, you’ll find the best rooftops in towns, such as Ruski and Sixty they are perfect spots for dining or enjoying a glass of wine with a view. There are also a relatively new shopping mall with lots of international brands called Affimall!

Wine, Dine, and Party in Moscow

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Gone are the gloomy Moscow days – cold as it might be in the winter, Russia’s capital is a place for the senses. Great food and drinks abound – and the clubs are hot, too!

15. Where to Eat in Moscow

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Moscow is a great metropolis where people love to dine out, and there are endless options for delicious food. The flavors are as diverse as you’d expect from a big city, with options of fine dining and little hipster eateries. 

  • For traditional Russian flavors, I can’t recommend Café Pushkin, Dr. Zhivago, and Turnadot enough.
  • When looking for international cuisines, Italian is always the way to go, and my local favorite is Probka.
  • Fine dining is best done among the clouds at White Rabbit, with European flavors.
  • As for the hip spots, you can spend a full day just eating around trendy places, from burgers to Asian fusion.

More Dining Options

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  • Patriarshiye Prudy offers a lot of small and classy spots with cool concepts, like breakfast restaurants I Love Cake and Fresh.
  • For dinner, I love the NYC experience of Saxon & Parole, and the wonderful trendy Pins, with its delicious food and drinks.
  • For delicious Asian food head to CutFish. 
  • Lastly, there’s a recent revival of food markets in Moscow, offering lots of great choices of international flavors at affordable places.
  • Don’t miss out the Vietnamese food stand at the Danilovsky market, and everything at Usachevsky!

16. Rooftopping

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Big cities deserve to be seen from above, having a cocktail among the clouds. These are my recommendations for rooftop bars in Moscow.

  • As I mentioned in the Moscow City section, Sixty & Ruski are two of my favorites, overlooking the newest part of town. 
  • White Rabbit and its fine dining is also a lovely place for a fun dinner looking down on Moscow.
  • O2, in the city center, has an advantage above all others: amazing views of the Red Square.
  • Buono, above the Radisson Royal Hotel, might be the most romantic rooftop hotel in town, with its candlelit setting.
  • Also on the Radisson stands the Mercedes. It’s a luxurious and posh experience with delicious cocktails.
  • The Sky Lounge offers a peculiar experience, mixing an old Soviet building with futuristic additions.

17. Moscow by Night

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Party the night away! The city is full of bars everywhere, but there are some areas where you’ll find more than others.

  • Patriarshiye Prudy has lots of hip and small clubs and great bars, including the super fun private club Clava, which has a great vibe and people from all walks of life.
  • For more hipster style bars, Red October is the place to go.
  • Streak is a summer favorite, with a lovely terrace to catch a beautiful sunset – plus, their mozzarella bar is delicious.
  • At night, Red October lights up with clubs everywhere, including the cool rooftop one Gipsy.
  • Jagger is also a great spot during summer with a more relaxed vibe in garden setting. 
  • For the traditional Russian luxury experience, go to SohoRooms, a whole other world including all-night go-go dancers.

There are so many things to do in Moscow at night and during the day, you definitely need several days to explore this exciting destination.

Moscow is a must-see city, a city like no other ! I hope you will enjoy this Russian metropolis as much as I did!

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10 thoughts on “17 Exciting Things to do in Moscow”

These places look so awesome! Moscow is truly a beautiful city

Very good article, you have explained so nicely. Russia has always been a part of history and its good to know about much more about architecture and other things, wish i could see the inside of façade

Thanks for sharing such a nice article.You have very beautifully explained everything that one need for a trip to Moscow.

Nice article. Love the hidden gems and graffiti art, would love to visit Artplay. Thanks for a comprehensive guide to Moscow!

Moscow is a city where the past and the future live side by side. Here we can find everything from medieval fortresses and Soviet monoliths to glass skyscrapers and innovation centers.

Your article is good and meaningful .

Thanks for sharing about ArtPlay district, we didn’t know about it and it looks amazing 🙂 Hopefully there’ll be a second time in Moscow, we visited last May and really liked the city!

Wonderful stuff! I’ve been to Moscow, but not properly – it’s a long story lol!

Anyhoo, my next thing is to fly from Berlin to Moscow and then travel from there to Beijing via the Trans-Mongolian / Trans-Siberian train. Now, if only I could just find the time …!

I hear Moscow is very beautiful at night. I hope to get out there one day. A friend of mine went to St. Petersburg and had a great experience. Despite all the tension we see on the news with Russia and other Countries like the U.S. I wonder what the sentiment is with Russians and foreigners visiting their country for tourism. Especially Americans.

that looks like quite a beautiful place. 🙂

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  1. Travel and campus

    Travel. Getting to campus and finding your way around is an important part of starting at University. Our travel and campus information will help you navigate campus and feel at home here. Arriving in the UK. We're here to help make your arrival as smooth as possible. Travelling in Birmingham. Check out our top tips on getting around campus and ...

  2. Travel

    It is easy to travel to the University and around the local area. Find out how to get here and how to make use of local transport. ... Plan your journey to the University. Travel around Birmingham. Find out about travelling around Birmingham. What to pack. Plan ahead for what you will need to bring with you. Also in 'New students' New Starters ...

  3. Travel advice

    Save money on your travel to open day with these bus, train and hotel offers. Coach and bus travel. A Single ticket on National Express West Midlands is £1 for those 18 and under until 31 October 2023 (or £2 for a day saver), and is £2 (£4 for day saver) for those over 18.; Use our booking link for a 30% discount on National Express coach travel for students.

  4. Travelling from overseas

    Travelling to the University from Birmingham Airport (BHX) There are several ways to travel from Birmingham Airport to the University campus. Option 1: Taxi A taxi from Birmingham Airport will cost approximately £30-40 and takes around 30 minutes, depending on the time of day. The majority of UK taxis will require you to pay in cash.

  5. A leading global university

    On April 8, 2024, a remarkable natural phenomenon captivated the world - a total solar eclipse. A world top 100 university and part of the prestigious Russell Group, the University of Birmingham makes important things happen.

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  7. Trains to University (Birmingham)

    University Station is fully step-free accessible, with level access to the ticket office and footbridge and lift access to the platforms. Find station details and facilities information for University (Birmingham). Also find live train departures and arrivals for University (Birmingham) station, helping you to plan your next journey.

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  9. Tourism, Aviation, Events and Hospitality

    University College Birmingham is a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre of Excellence. Accreditations, endorsements and partnerships University College Birmingham works with a wide range of organisations to ensure you receive the best possible training and qualifications recognised by industry.

  10. International Tourism Management

    View undergraduate fees. International students. If you are an international student enrolling on a full-time foundation degree or a BA/BSc in 2023/24, your fee for this academic year will be £13,500 per year. T he course fee for academic year 2024/2025 is £14,000 per year.

  11. Trains to University of Birmingham

    Travel time from Birmingham New Street is about 8 minutes. About University of Birmingham. A world top 100 university and part of the prestigious Russell Group, the University of Birmingham is a beautiful red brick university, with a leafy green campus, located in the city of Birmingham.

  12. Travelling to uni

    Travelling to uni. Birmingham has excellent transport links making it easy for you to get to campus. Whether you're getting here by bus, train, bike, car or hoofing it, we've got your back with routes and discounts. First things first, know which campus you need to head to. You should be able to find this out when you complete your online ...

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    5. Gorky Park. Moscow's premier green space, Gorky Park (Park Gor'kogo) is the city's biggest and most famous park. There is entertainment on offer here for every taste, from outdoor dancing sessions to yoga classes, volleyball, ping-pong, rollerblading, and bike and boat rental in summer.

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    Although this is a little outside the city centre, the sight from above is more than worth it, with the nearby fountains and park and then the whole of the city behind them. 10. Russian Market. If you love to visit markets wherever you go, Moscow has one of the most impressive ones in the world - the Izmailovsky.

  16. Launch of new international medical code for presymptomatic type 1

    University of Birmingham and NHS England researchers have created a diagnostic code for presymptomatic type 1 diabetes to enhance healthcare treatment. Published today•5 min read Researchers at the University of Birmingham have partnered with NHS England to produce a diagnostic code tailored for ...

  17. University of Alabama at Birmingham Athletics

    HOUSTON, TX - The UAB baseball team will be traveling to Houston, Texas to face off against conference opponent Rice. The Blazers will play a three game series starting on Friday and concluding on Sunday. UAB enters the game with a 14-17 record and no midweek contest this week.

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    There are lots to see in the city centre of Moscow, so we decided to start our series of Russia travel videos by showing you around the most historical part ...

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    University officials announced last week that the Celebrate a Legacy in Tourism gala, held on April 10 at the Sheraton Waikiki, raised $517,000. The university noted that this was a record ...