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  • Moscow: Small Group Metro Tour

    1. Moscow: Small Group Metro Tour

    Meet your guide at Theatre Square at 3:00 PM and explore the best of Moscow underground. This tour’s duration is 90 minutes. The metro ticket is included in the price of the tour, but your guide will still explain how and where to get tickets and what the fares are. After a short introduction to the busiest metro in Europe, you will see the first line of the Moscow Metro that was open in 1935. Moving on a train from station to station, you will get off at the award-winning platforms of the 1930s.  Apart from seeing the most beautiful stations and taking photos, learn the history of Russia’s first metro system, the ideology behind the design and the modern tendencies in the development of the metro. The architectural styles will vary from art deco to neoclassicism as you switch the lines. You will also see the largest and most opulent stations of the Circle Line, decorated with mosaics, ...

    Alexander was the best tour guide around Moscow! We really enjoyed the Metro tour!

  • Moscow City: Pub Crawl

    2. Moscow City: Pub Crawl

    Guided by an English-speaking pub crawling expert, move from one bar to another, get to know travelers from all over the world, play fun games and contests in addition to getting perks and welcome drinks in the bars. Each time the routes are designed to visit the most exciting events: parties, concerts or dancing on the bars. Between the bars, move from one place to the other on foot. The routes are organized so that you'll walk for no more than 5 to 10 minutes between the bars. Enjoy 4 welcome drinks included in the tour and a night you'll never forget.

    I had a really nice time !!! Actually, at the first time, only me came alone, i'm not outgoing so i felt kinda lonely. And seriously I thought i wanna go home. But the guide and people who joined with me, they took care of me. So I could adapted in there, and I spent really happy time I love this pub crawl and i wanna go again 혹시 망설이는 한국인분들이 계실까봐 한국어로도 후기 남길게요 ! 한국이랑 문화도 좀 다르고 인싸인 척하는 아싸인데 처음엔 사실 조금 힘들었어요. 저만 혼자였고, 영어도 유창한 편은 아니어서 집에 가야하나 진지하게 고민도 했는데, 가이드 분들 그리고 함께 계셨던 분들이 너무 잘 챙겨주셔서 마지막까지 정말 즐겁게 놀다가 왔어요

  • St. Basil's Cathedral Ticket and 90-Minute Red Square Tour

    3. St. Basil's Cathedral Ticket and 90-Minute Red Square Tour

    Meet your charming and knowlegeable guide in front of the monument to Marshal Zhukov. It is situated right at the entrance to the Red Square in front of the State Historical Museum.  Start exploring Moscow from its very nucleus — Kilometre Zero — the point from which all Russian roads measure their distance from Moscow. Access the heart of Russia's capital through the main ceremonial entrance, Resurrection Gate, onсe part of the famous Kitay-Gorod wall. Marvel at the jaw-dropping beauty of the vast and vivid Red Square. Uncover the secret of its name, find out how it has changed since the Great October Revolution, and pay a visit to Lenin in the Mausoleum. Walk along the Kremlin wall to one of the most significant landmarks of Russia: St. Basil's Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your professional guide will show you its stunning interiors and tell you numerous stories about Tsa...

    Our tour leader was fabulous. She was so knowledgeable, professional but also friendly. A great guide who made this tour ever so interesting and amazing. Thank you

  • Moscow: Communist Moscow Tour with Lenin's Masoleum Visit

    4. Moscow: Communist Moscow Tour with Lenin's Masoleum Visit

    For more than 70 years Moscow was the capital of the vast Soviet empire, and reminders of that time can still be seen throughout the city. The first stop of the tour is Lenin’s Mausoleum, the burial place of one of the most influential communist leaders in the world. Learn about the hidden pages of the Soviet history from the Great October Revolution to Perestroika, from Lenin and Stalin to Gorbachev. Continue to the Lubyanka to see the notorious headquarters of the former KGB. See the Solovetsky Stone, the monument to victims of Soviet repression. Finally, explore the beauty of Ploshad Revotsii metro station and learn about its rich-history.

    We got lost on the way to the meeting point but our guide waited for us which was much appreciated. We were the only people on the tour so he was able to tailor it to suit our needs. It was very useful having someone to explain the details in the Lenin mausoleum and the metro station, and to give us a potted history of communist Russia.

  • Moscow: 2-Hour Tretyakov Gallery Private Tour

    5. Moscow: 2-Hour Tretyakov Gallery Private Tour

    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 Mikh...

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

  • Moscow: Metro & Bunker-42 Guided Tour

    6. Moscow: Metro & Bunker-42 Guided Tour

    Explore Moscow’s famous underground stations and the Bunker-42 Cold War Museum. Start with the best Moscow metro stations of the Soviet period, designed and built between 1934 and 1960. Compare different architectural styles and the beauty of the underground on this 30- to 50-minute tour. Next, visit Bunker-42, a once-secret military complex, bunker, and communication center with an area of 7,000 square meters at a depth of 65 meters.  During the Cold War, approximately 600 people could live and work in the complex for 30 days without assistance from the outside world, thanks to stores of food and medicine, an air recycling system, and diesel generators. Workers would commute to the facility by way of the Taganskaya metro station, on special trains that ran at night. Even the entrance is hidden, disguised as an old building.

  • Kremlin and Red Square Private Tour with Pick-up

    7. Kremlin and Red Square Private Tour with Pick-up

    Visit Red Square on this private 3.5-hour tour. See St. Basil’s Cathedral with its dazzling architecture, the Kremlin wall’s Savior Tower, the GUM department store, Lenin’s Mausoleum and more. Follow your guide to Alexander Garden and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Afterwards, head to the Kremlin to take in the main historic cathedrals and learn about Russian history. See the biggest bell and the largest cannon in the world, and learn about where the Russian president works. The tour takes you to the KGB building or Lubyanka, an infamous prison dating from the Soviet period. At the end of your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to admire the beauty of Moscow from a viewpoint.

    Great private tour with Natalia. She's so knowledgeable, friendly and likeable - I can't recommend her enough. I loved my time in Moscow with her. Will definitely book her again when I'm visiting again. Thanks Natalia - you made my day very special.

  • The Best of Russian Art: Tretyakov Gallery Private Tour

    8. The Best of Russian Art: Tretyakov Gallery Private Tour

    Meet your private guide in the lobby of your hotel and go either walking or by metro (depends on the location of your hotel) to the Zamoskvorechye district where the Tretyakov gallery is situated. On your way to the museum you can enjoy one of the most beautiful stations of the Moscow underground - Novokuznetskaya (if you go by metro).  During your 3-hour tour, you can admire great masterpieces and also get to know the rich history of Russian fine art. The gallery was founded in 1856 by a wealthy merchant and a famous patron of the arts Pavel Tretyakov, who had been collecting unique artworks and supporting Russian artists for many years. The works of such outstanding painters as Ilya Repin, Valentin Serov, Viktor Vasnetsov, Ivan Shishkin and Mikhail Vrubel are prominent in the main building of the gallery. This is the best way to experience the unique Russian spirit while looking at s...

  • Moscow River Luxury Dinner Cruise with VIP Service

    9. Moscow River Luxury Dinner Cruise with VIP Service

    Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Moscow, and then travel to the pier by comfortable car. Climb aboard a luxury river boat to see the main attractions of Moscow from a different perspective on a 3-hour cruise along the Moskva River. Get unobstructed views of the city's most beautiful sights from your private table, located near the window. Wait staff will attend to all your needs and serve a delicious 3 course dinner and glass of wine. Take advantage of the on-board bar to order more drinks at your leisure. Journey through the heart of the city away from the crowds and admire monuments such as the Kremlin walls and golden domes of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Go for a stroll on deck to catch the magnificent views from every angle. Return you to the starting point at Kievskaya Metro Station, ideally located to continue to explore Moscow independently. 

  • Moscow: Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square Private Tour

    10. Moscow: Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square Private Tour

    Stroll around the monuments of Red Square and take breathtaking pictures of the Kremlin wall on a private tour of Moscow city center with a guide who makes history fun! Learn more about iconic buildings such as Spasskaya Tower on the eastern wall of the Moscow Kremlin. Look at Lenin's Mausoleum in the center of Red Square and admire the decorative façade of Kazan Cathedral. Venture beyond the famous onion domes of Saint Basil's Cathedral and explore the complex of churches from the inside. Listen to the fascinating history of the church complex, including the role of the infamous tsar Ivan the Terrible. Proceed to the Soviet-era GUM department store to explore its beautiful galleries and transparent ceiling. Pass the glorious statue of General Zhukov and discover the beautiful fountains of Alexander Garden. Pay your respects at the Eternal Flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

    Great experience with a knowledgeable tour guide. We learned a lot about Russian history and art. And everything on the Red square is beautiful!

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What people are saying about Moscow

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Really interesting tours where you can see old items and also traditional souvenirs to buy at a real good price much better than Moscow central also the painting of your own doll was amazing. My tour Dalia was a ket factor in making this a real nice tour as she is well informed, has humor, humble and self aware

The tour guide was so friendly and we enjoyed the tour alot, the tour was organized and everything ran smoothly.

Alexander was the best tour guide around Moscow! We really enjoyed the Metro tour!

Very good tour , with an excellent staff to explain all the informations needed

Amazing. Tour guide was super helpful and friendly