Rating's authors were impressed by glowing festive installations, aromatic mulled wine, gingerbread with crispy glaze and crêpes with caviar. Besides, you can shop nice handmade presents and souvenirs, participate in various workshops and plunge into bright Christmas atmosphere.
Christmas markets 2018-2019 in Moscow are going to be held around GUM and the Red Square. There you can enjoy dishes of traditional Russian cuisine and Russian interpretations of famous European drinks and snacks.
In addition to caviar-filled crêpes, you can try pastry and baked potatoes and enjoy rich flavor of regional alcohol (for example, zbiten' or medovukha). Russian culture enthusiasts can find nice-looking variations of ushanka (fur hat), valenki (felt boots), matryoshka (nesting dolls), Orenburg and Pavlovo Posad shawls.
Christmas market in Russia is going to be held not only at the Red Square: also, you can visit the market near the Exhibition of Economic Achievements, in Sokolniki Park, on Tverskaya Street and Revolution Square.