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Underground Palaces of Moscow Metro and Arbat Street (4 hours)

Enjoy the buzz of shopping on the Arbat Street and travelling on the metro. The Moscow Metro is one of the largest in the world, spanning over 185 miles in length. It is also one of the most historic and artistic opening in 1935 and covered with socialist realist art. Not only ride this fantastic underground experience but stroll along the Arbat, Moscow’s most charming and lively street. As the old bohemian quarter, it is crammed full with cafes and vibrant artistic stalls and independent shops selling traditional gifts, canvases and trinkets with street performers dotted along the busy street. There are all sorts of foods and snacks to try along the way in the many different restaurants, including French and Lebanese food and a genuine 1950s American Diner. Documented as far back a 1493 in the city’s chronicles, it is a prominent part of Russian history. It was this year that the Arbat held the start of the horrendous fire that ruined the city, said to have been sparked by a candle in the Church of St. Nicholas in Peski. Don’t miss out on the authentic culture and history of such a vibrant, exciting street at the heart of Russian life.

You will be met at your centrally located hotel by one of our knowledgeable guides, who will first take you on a fascinating guided metro tour to explore the opulent metro of Moscow. After the metro tour is finished, the guide will bring you to famous Arbat street.

Metro tour

If you wonder why the Moscow metro is considered one the most beautiful in the world, this tour is made for you! It constitutes a vast museum of real underground palaces with impressive interiors, statues and reliefs, monumental and decorative compositions (paintings, mosaics, stained glass and painting) and numerous labyrinths. During our guided tour we will visit the most remarkable stations like Komsomolskaya, Kurskaya, Kievskaya and others, with the experienced guide who will bring you a full insight into their fascinating history.

Arbat Street

Arbat Street is one of the oldest surviving streets in Moscow. Originally, the street was a part of an important trade route and was home to a large number of craftsmen. In the 18th century, Arbat became one of the most prestigious living areas in Moscow and then a place for the intelligentsia and artists to live. During the USSR, it was a place where young people held meetings and protests. The street nowadays reflects this eventful history as it features elegant buildings, a museum in the house of famous Russian poet Pushkin, a lot of nice shops, cafés and restaurants, an entire wall dedicated to the pioneers of Russian rock and the impressive building of the Foreign Affairs Ministry. You must absolutely have a walk in this one kilometre long bustling and vivid street in the very heart of Moscow.

The guided tour will finish on Arbat Street, where you can spend the rest of your day, shopping or exploring restaurants and surroundings. If you are hungry and would like to have some rest - use the advice of your knowledgeable guide about the best places to eat.

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 4 hours
Departure time: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 02:00 PM, 04:00 PM

Important info

Price includes
  • Hotel pick up from centrally-located hotel by tour guide
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Metro tour
  • Metro tickets
  • Walking tour of Arbat Street
Not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Additional info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Departure and Return

Departure point: Your Moscow centrally located hotel

Return details: tour concludes at Arbat Street

Departure time: flexible

Sights included in program

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Moscow's Metro stations together amount to the most beautiful public transport facility in the world. Visitors to Moscow should not miss taking a ride on this glorious underground rail system, and exploring the stations. Each one has its own distinct aesthetic identity, variously adorned with Realist artworks, chandeliers, ornate pillars and marble floors. Moscow's metro caters to two and half billion passenger rides per year, making it the secon... Read more
Moscow : Arbat Street
In every city steeped in history there is always a street which attracts tourists like a magnet. This is a place filled with spirit of its own, while buildings bordering it and side-streets stemming from it each have a story to tell. In Moscow it is Old Arbat or simply Arbat – one of oldest and most popular walking streets. Today Arbat is as important landmark as Red Square, the Bolshoi Theatre and St. Basil Cathedral. Read more

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2 person - US$ 146.94 (US$ 73.47 per person)
3 person - US$ 145.08 (US$ 48.36 per person)
4 person - US$ 145.08 (US$ 36.27 per person)
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9 person - US$ 225.99 (US$ 25.11 per person)
10 person - US$ 251.10 (US$ 25.11 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 10

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get 7% discount and get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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