10 Moscow Attractions To See If The City Hosts The World Cup (PHOTOS)

12/02/2010 05:01 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Russia's capital is experiencing a burst of creative energy. Factories and warehouses are now edgy art galleries. Foodies flock to a variety of bars, and night owls enjoy a dynamic nightlife. Moscow's history cannot be ignored, and it has always been a haven for history buffs, with the red-brick towers of the Kremlin occupying the founding site of Moscow and the churches and monuments remembering fallen heroes and victorious battles. Moscow is certainly a cauldron of creativity and in 2018, it might be home to the World Cup.

With that in mind, here is Lonely Planet's list of the 10 tourist attractions in Moscow that are not to be missed.

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