A bit of history, a bit of architecture and a lot of FUN ;)
On this tour we'll do main sights combined with some off-the-beaten-path places, the choice depends on your preferences.
Red Square, GUM, Lenin's Mausoleum, Kazan Cathedral
Fabulous Red Square and Alexander Garden is the focal point and a traveller's fantasy stop. Definitely got to be visited during the evening, when it is incredibly lit up!
St. Basil's Cathedral
Truly iconic sight on Red Square shaped as a huge flamed bonfire. This beauty is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cultural, political and historical centre of whole country. Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, the largest cannon and the largest bell on the planet.
Manege Square, Alexander Garden, Tverskaya street, Eliseev Emporium, Bolshoi Theater, Kitay Gorod Wall.
Kitay Gorod, Zamoskvorechye and historical downtown of Moscow
This area is a must for a walk - you will see and feel the spirit of ancient Moscow. History, mystery, architecture, shopping and good food in a cosy restaurant with Russian interior.
+ Moscow Metro tour
- must-see attractions
- some local gems
Lunch somewhere in between
Buying souvenirs (optional, if time is left)
Getting back to the hotel or drop-off at any place you wish
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel
End location: Your hotel
Duration: 7 hours
Walking + metro
If you prefer a driving tour, I can customize the itinerary and cost for you depending on the number of people in your group (or if you're a solo traveler)
Me as your tour guide, interpreter and local friend
Iconic places for photoshoot
Flexibility on the tour, no rush
Insight into a local life and what's on in Moscow
Expert local advice where to go and what to do after the tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 rubles - Depends on what places you want to visit and whether you want to go inside the Kremlin and Armory
Armory - 700 rubles per person
Kremlin - 500 rubles per person
lunch - 300-1000 rubles per person
Lunch, entrance fees
* Dress code if you plan to visit churches: no shorts for men, as for women - only long skirts or dresses, long sleeves and head scarf
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Great guide. Very friendly and likes to talk. Not only about subject of the tour but life in general in Russia. Thanks Alina for this wonderful tour of the subway system...