Moscow Must-Sees Private Tour34 reviews
Discover the most popular and off-the-beaten-path sites when visiting Russia's cosmopolitan capital: Red Square, Lenin's Mausoleum, GUM department store, Basil's Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, Alexander Garden and the eternal flame, The Ruined Grotto, Kremlin Cathedrals and The Cathedral Square: Annunciation Cathedral, Archangel Cathedral, Assumption Cathedral, Kremlin walls and towers, Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell, Bolshoi Theater (from outside), Kitay Gorod streets – Old Town of Moscow, Christ the Savior Cathedral and iconic views of Kremlin from Patriarch bridge.
Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer. This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you.
Visit the Red Square and Alexander Garden, one of the first urban parks in Moscow. See Kazan Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Lenin's Mausoleum, the Spasskaya Tower, St. Basil's Cathedral, the Monument to Minin and Pozharsky, GUM (the main department store in many cities of the former Soviet Union).
Explore the historical downtown district, the Kitay Gorod area, the Kremlin, the Moscow Metro, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Sparrow Hills, Gorky Park, Sculpture Park, Triumphal Arch, Victory Park Metro, the Armory, and more.
Itinerary can be customized to meet your preferences:
10 am – Meeting at the hotel. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.
10.30 am – 11.30 am – Lubyanka square: the building of KGB, the observation point in Detsky Mir, a walk through Nikolskaya Street.
11.30 am – 12.30 pm – GUM, Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum, St. Basil’s Cathedral.
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm – Russian traditional lunch (in selected options with lunch).
2.00 pm – 3.00 pm - Visit tomb of the Unknown Soldier, see the changing of the guards in Alexander Garden and the ruined grotto. Visit the Kremlin with its cathedrals and Armory, Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell. See Annunciation, Assumption and Archangel cathedrals from inside and others (the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Patriarch's Palace, the Faceted Chamber, Golden Tsarina's Chamber and churches of the Terem Palace, the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex) from outside.
3.30 pm – 3.30 pm Gorky Park, Muzeon Park, Crimean bridge and scenic walk along beautiful embankment.
5.00 pm – back at the hotel or some place in downtown Moscow, depending on your preference.
*The itinerary is subject to change.
- All taxes
- Private guide
- Multiple start times available
- Advice on where to go and what to do after the tour
- Flexible itinerary
- Meeting in hotel lobby
- Iconic places for photo ops
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Entrance fees
Lobby of your centrally located hotel
Your hotel or any centrally located place in Moscow
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private walking tour with the use of the metro
- Please indicate preferred start time in the comments when booking
- The tour can be modified to suit your preferences
- 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
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Booking Terms and Conditions
When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:
What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.
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