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Get inside tips from a local
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Great overview and orientation of the city
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Ideal choice for families
The itinerary and timing can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.
Day 1 - 5 hours: Your guide will meet you at your hotel at 10:00am. Get ready for a historical feast as you explore the city with a 870-year history. First, check out the Kremlin with its Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon. Get a glimpse of the four cathedrals, the Annunciation Cathedral, Assumption Cathedral, Archangel Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles.
Then, tick off the Red Square off your must-see list, with its many sightseeing opportunities. Take in St Basil's Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, Kazan Cathedral, the Lenin Mausoleum, Manege Square and Alexander Garden. View the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the streets of Kitay Gorod, called Nikolskaya, Ilyinka, Varvarka. As a bonus, you'll see the KGB building and climb up to the observation point in the famous Detsky Mir Department Store for panoramic views of downtown Moscow. Finish up the day at the Armory which you will explore on your own with an audioguide (Kremlin and Armory tickets are extra cost to be paid on tour)..
Day 2 - 5 hours: This enthralling half-day tour takes you to the most popular historic places and the prettiest neighborhoods in Moscow. Mix with locals in vibrant Kitay Gorod or Zamoskvorechye. Explore the vast Kolomenskoe royal estate, or head to the home of the greatest paintings, icons and sculptures, the Tretyakov Gallery. Get lost in the city-within-a-city - the Izmaylovo Kremlin and Flea Market. Have fun exploring this mecca for souvenirs and Russian crafts. Or else you may choose to visit the All-Russian Exhibition Center (VVC or VDNKh) in Soviet Park. Finish the tour at your hotel or with at the cold war-era Bunker 42 (your guide will help you arrange the tickets)
Day 3 - 5 hours: Experience the side of Moscow where old charm meets the modern as you stroll along Old Arbat Street, a heaven for foodies with all manner of restaurants and coffee shops. Pay a visit to Victory Park and WWII Museum. Take a Moscow Metro tour and snap some photos of some of the most beautiful metro stations, as they look like underground museums. Finish the day at Gorky Park and Muzeon Park's (the so-called Statues Park with its 900 statues), both top destinations among local hipsters, artists and yoga enthusiasts.
*The itinerary is subject to change and may be modified based on your preferences.
Friendly local guide
Multiple start times available
Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
Iconic places for photo shoot
Flexible customizable itinerary
Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
Meeting in the hotel lobby
Food and drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
Private walking tour with the use of metro
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Kremlin and Armory tickets are not guaranteed if you book less than a week before the date of the tour.
Kremlin and Armory are closed on Thursdays
Tours in all languages other than English are on request and might be substituted to English
Lobby of your hotel in Moscow
10:00am, unless otherwise specified in the Special Requirements box
Your hotel or any centrally-located place in Moscow