Come 14th June 2018 and all eyes would be on this central field of LUZHNIKI STADIUM holding the first match of FIFA 2018 between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The Kick off time is 20:30 IST. With Russia having 66% chances of winning Saudi 12% and Draw 22% it will mark the beginning of 21st FIFA 2018 with 32 teams participating in this crowned tournament.
Moscow city centre is the most trusted place for one to stay for the duration the tournament is ON. Red Metro line is the quickest way on get to the stadium which is SW of the city centre. Average distance is about 12 kms and takes about 35 minutes to get there despite traffic.
Hotels starting from INR 6000 PP are available but NOVOTEL , COURTYARD & ASTRUS all 3star category Hotels in the city centre are recommended. Though little expensive for the season @INR 15000 per day on twin sharing basis.
With temperature ranging between 9-19 degrees and humidity @50% the weather is going to be pleasant for Indian travellers.
Even if one is not able to get to the stadium unless prior booking of tickets to the stadium is done , one can enjoy the euphoria at the local pubs with large screens and plenty of Vodka flowing.