Skip the line: Moscow in One Day Sightseeing Tour (Red Square, St.Basil, Kremlin, Armoury) (6 hours) - uVisitRussia
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Skip the line: Moscow in One Day Sightseeing Tour (Red Square, St.Basil, Kremlin, Armoury) (6 hours)

See all of the Russia capital’s top attractions with a guided day tour of Moscow, ideal for travellers short on time. Start with a walking tour of the city centre, immerse yourself in the culture and architecture of the city as you explore the central sights of Moscow including the iconic St.Basil's. Head inside the stunning Kremlin to see its churches, monuments, Tzar Bell and Tzar Cannon, as well as the official museum - the Armory - home to ancient state regalia and world-famous collection of Faberge eggs.

The beautiful capital of the world’s largest country is a cradle of the Great Russian Empire and it for centuries has been the focal point of the word history's greatest events.

Start your day with a walking tour of central Moscow. Wander through Red Square -  a UNESCO World Heritage Site and hear of the protests that have taken place there. Admire the Manezhnaya square, Alexander Garden, then use Vasilievsky Descent to be close to St. Basil's Cathedral and many more. Stepping onto Red Square never fails to inspire. In old Russian "red" stood for the word „beautiful‟, and the square lives up to the original meaning of its word. The architectural marvels of the St. Basil's Cathedral and the Museum of History, the grandeur of the Kremlin and the Mausoleum are among the key impressions the Square has to offer.

Take in the beauty of the colourful onion domes of St Basil's Cathedral one of the most recognisable buildings in the world and is an iconic symbol of Moscow. A true architectural wonder, the cathedral was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible in the 1500‟s. The building is made up of nine churches connected by a web of narrow corridors; each church is lavishly decorated with intricate frescoes! A common myth is that once the building was complete, Ivan had the architects blinded to be sure that they never build anything as beautiful again.

Next, visit the Moscow KremlinDiscover the treasures that lie in wait for you behind the walls of Moscow‟s most famous landmark: the almighty Kremlin! Home to a myriad of the city‟s most exquisite cathedrals and monuments, as well as the official residence of President himself, the Kremlin remains a political landmark in Russia and is visited by thousands of tourists every year.

Explore the Armory Chamber, the official museum of the Kremlin. A worldwide known treasure house displaying an exquisite collection of more than 4000 unique Russian artefacts including the world famous Faberge egg collection and royal carriages which once transported the great tsars and their families. Built by the imperial architect Konstantin Ton, the museum has a collection that has been growing since 1508, including the imperial crown of Russia, the throne of Ivan the Terrible, and many more.

  • Red Square listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Picture-perfect views of St. Basil's Cathedral

  • Inside tour of the Kremlin & its official museum—the Armory

  • Private skip the line admissions to the sights

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 6 hours
Departure time: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM

Important info

Price includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Private walking tour of central Moscow
  • Entrance fee to St.Basil's Cathedral
  • Entrance fee to Kremlin grounds
  • Entrance fee to Armoury Chamber
Not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • No Restrictions, but involves walking
  • The order of sights visits may change depending on the entrance time available
  • Tour is available daily except Thursdays
  • St.Basil's Cathedral will be closed on June 6 and August 8, 2018, so if tour ordered for any of these dates you will see the cathedral from outside only.
Departure and Return

Departure point: The Meeting Point for Kremlin Tours is in the Alexander Garden, at the Tour & Ticket office, by the Ticket Window #13.

Return details: central Moscow

Sights included in program

Moscow : The Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin, the beautiful and ancient ensemble stands high on the hill towering over the left bank of the Moskva river. The Kremlin has always been perceived as a symbol of power and might of the Russian state, the national idea expressed in stone. It is the oldest part of the city, its political, historic and cultural centre, and the seat of the country's highest bodies of power. The Kremlin contains unique specimens of Russian metal cas... Read more
Moscow : Red Square
The famous Red Square is located in the heart of Moscow. Of course, no trip to Russia would be complete without a visit to Red Square, perhaps Russia's most well known place, and possibly the most famous city square in the world. It is Russia’s most recognizable landmark and is usually tourists first stop in Moscow. It is surrounded by Saint Basil’s Cathedral, the State History Museum, Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Kremlin. Visitors... Read more
The Armoury Chamber - a treasure-house, it is a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace’s complex, and is one of the oldest museums of Moscow, established in 1808. The museum collections were based on the precious items that had been preserved for centuries in the tsars’ treasury and the Patriarch’s vestry. Some of the exhibits were made in the Kremlin’s workshops, others were accepted as ambassadorial gifts. The Armoury Cha... Read more
The St. Basil’s Cathedral Moscow just that this fascinating church at the heart of Moscow, is an exemplary work of art, which touchingly and glamorously traces back the history of Russia in an encompassing and solemn manner, that no other tourist attraction can ever surpass. It is an interesting milestone and a great leaping step towards world tourism and the interesting pieces of history in its courageous, attractive and worth reading whol... Read more
The first public park in Moscow, Alexander Garden sits along the Kremlin’s western wall. Colourful flower beds and impressive Kremlin views make it a favourite strolling spot for Muscovites and tourists alike. Back in the 17th century, the Neglinnaya River ran through the present gardens, with dams and mills along its banks. When the river was diverted underground, the garden was founded by architect Osip Bove, in 1821. Read more
Manezhnaya is a large pedestrian open space in the Tverskoy District, at the heart of Moscow. It is bound by the Hotel Moskva to the east, the State Historical Museum and the Alexander Garden to the south, the Moscow Manege to the west, and the 18th-century headquarters of the Moscow State University to the north.The square forms a vital part of downtown Moscow, connecting Red Square (which sprawls behind the Iberian Gate immediately to the south... Read more
The largest bell in the world lies on a pedestal located on the grounds of Moscow’s Kremlin. Cast in 1735 at the request of Empress Anna Ioanovna, a niece of Peter the Great, the great bell has suffered a long series of misfortunes. Read more
The Tsar Cannon actually deserves its pompous name—it is the biggest cannon in the world. This piece of royal artillery was built to defend the Kremlin, and it has been located there for more than four hundred years. There are rumors that the cannon has never been fired, but this is not true. Read more

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