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Exploring Red Square, Kremlin and St.Basil Cathedral Private Tour (4 hours)

This short private excursion is created for those who have only several days in Moscow and want to get best of the city! If you want to see the stars of Moscow Kremlin Ensemble in short time and save your precious time to devote it to other attractions - this well-combined excursion is for you! The architectural ensemble “The Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square” is included into the UNESCO List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. During this 4-hour private tour, our expert guide will share details with you that you won't find in the guidebooks. You will see the glorious worlds-known ensemble of the Red Square, the Cathedral Square, consisting of the Assumption, Archangel's and Annunciation cathedrals, the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Patriarch's Palace and the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex as well as visit the magnificent St.Basil Cathedral. Feel the rhythm of pulsating heart of Moscow and present some part of your heart to this magnificent city to come back again here!

Today will be truly exhilarating as you are on your way to discover Moscow’s political, historical and cultural heart. You will be met at your centrally located hotel by one of our knowledgeable guides, who will first take you on a fascinating guided walking tour of central Moscow. 

The immediate sense of history will be evident as you see the greatest sights that Moscow has to offer. You will begin your guided tour in the heart of Moscow, beginning at the legendary Red Square where you will uncover some of the greatest treasures of Russia’s past. You will then be taken to visit the iconic St Basil’s Cathedral, and the Kremlin, see Lenin’s Mausoleum, amongst other remarkable buildings and statues.

Kremlin grounds (inside visit)

Visit one of the most well-known sights of Moscow – the Kremlin with its red brick walls and 20 towers holding their own unique history. Since its first construction in 1156 as a wooden fortress by the order of Grand Duke Yuri Dolgoruky it has been rebuilt several times. The current appearance was formed in 1495 by the best architects of Russia and Italy. Today Kremlin is the residence of Russian President and the main symbol of the country,  revered by all of its citizens. The center of the Moscow Kremlin is occupied by the main and most ancient square of the city - Cathedral Square, which still retains its original form - a unique complex of masterpieces of medieval architecture. Having been founded in the early XIVth century Cathedral Square saw the construction, destruction and rebuilding of churches and chambers, witnessed all the perturbations within the history of the Russian State. Nowadays the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral Square consists of the Assumption cathedral, Archangel's cathedral, Annunciation cathedral, 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.

St Basil’s Cathedral (inside visit)

Explore the fascinating church at the heart of Moscow, 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. Walking inside this atmospheric place, you will see why it earned such devotion. There are more than 400 icons from the 14th to 19th centuries painted by the most famous Novgorod and Moscow icon painting schools. 

The guided tour will finish in the city center, the rest of the day is free for you. 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

Important info

Price includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Walking tour of the Red Square
  • Entrance fee to St.Basil's Cathedral
  • Entrance fee to Kremlin grounds
Not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • 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: The Meeting Point for Kremlin Tours is in the Alexander Garden, at the Tour & Ticket office, by the Ticket Window #13.

Return details: tour concludes at the city centre

Departure time: daily except Thursdays

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 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 Cathedral square came into being as early as the C14th, when the first stone churches were built here. At its northern end the square is framed by the massive golden dome of Assumption Cathedral, almost filling one end of the square. The space under its huge portal is filled by the image of the Holy Virgin surround by Archangels. Adjacent to Assumption Cathedral are the Patriarch's Chambers, with their pedestrian arches and Church of The... Read more

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