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Moscow: 2-Hour Tretyakov Gallery Private Tour

4.9 / 5

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Moscow: 2-Hour Tretyakov Gallery Private Tour

From £55.12 per person

On this 2-hour guided tour discover the Tretyakov Gallery, the essential museum to visit while in Moscow to learn about Russian art. Discover one of the largest collections of icons and Russian art from the 12th to the 20th centuries.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the permanent collections of the Tretyakov Gallery
  • Travel through the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century
  • Discover the collection of icons from the 12th to the 17th centuries
  • Visit the main museum to discover Russian art in Moscow
Full description
Start with a tour of the rooms of the Tretyakov Gallery in chronological order with your guide. Discover one of the richest collections of Russian icons, especially those of the master icon painter, Andrey Rublev. Founded in 1854 by Pavel Tretyakov who wanted to make his collection of Russian paintings available to the greatest number of viewers, the Tretyakov Gallery has the richest collection of Russian pictorial art from the 12th to the 20th centuries. As you walk through the rooms of the gallery, find out why it is known as one of the foremost repositories of Russian fine art in the world. Explore a unique collection of Russian paintings, dating back to the 19th century, including the great works of Ivan Aivazovsky, Ivan Shishkin, Alexander Ivanov, Konstantin Korovin, Ilya Repin, Valentin Serov, Vasily Surikov and many others. Finally, discover the room devoted to the works of Mikhail Vrubel, with his impressive works of art filled with mysterious beauty.
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  • 2-hour private guided tour
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received two vaccine doses of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Participants aged 5 to 11 must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US

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    Meeting point

    Meet in front of the Tretyakov Gallery, near the statue of Pavel Tretyakov. Address: Lavrushinsky Ln, 10, Moskva, Russia, 119017. Your guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it.

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    4.9 /5

    based on 24 reviews

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    It was an interesting tour, the guide (Maria) was educated and had a nice way of explaining the Gallery

    28 June 2021

    20 February 2020

    Magnificent visit!

    The Gallery is worth a visit several times. A painting unknown to most of us. And the guide was great. He showed us the best, with perfect and adequate explanations, and with a lot of sense of humor. Thank you!

    5 September 2019

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