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The Best of Central Moscow at a Glance: Red Square and Opulent Metro Stations Tour (4 hours)

Get to know the Russian capital’s rich history, political past and awe-inspiring architecture as you explore it with a local guide. See famous sights, including Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral and the Kremlin, as you stroll along the city’s main avenues and the centuries-old lanes. Go underground on this guided tour to explore Moscow's opulent metro system. Built with marble and granite and decorated with stained-glass windows, mural paintings, mosaics, and even sculptures, Moscow's metro stations are dramatic settings for everyday life in the Russian capital.

Start your day with a walking tour of central Moscow. Wander through Red Square 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. Pose for photos by the famous candy-coloured domes of St Basil’s Cathedral, and then marvel at the brilliant red State Historical Museum, where Stone Age-era artefacts are housed. Be amazed by Kremlin, being the residence of the Russian president, dated back to the 15th century when it was constructed as a castle for the Russian Tsars. 

After the central city tour go underground to explore Moscow's opulent metro system. Built with marble and granite and decorated with stained-glass windows, mural paintings, mosaics, and even sculptures, Moscow's metro stations are dramatic settings for everyday life in the Russian capital. Carrying up to 7 million passengers a day and covering almost the entire city, the Moscow Metro is one of the most extensive mass transit systems in the world. It's famous for the fine examples of social-realism which decorate many of its stations. Visit some of the most important stations and get the chance to admire spectacular baroque-style ceilings, marble statues, busts of Communist heroes, stained glass windows, and ceiling mosaics depicting the bright Soviet future. 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.

  • Opulent sightseeing tour of central Moscow
  • History & stories relayed by an expert local guide
  • Tour of beautifully decorated Moscow Metro stations
  • System that carries more than 7 million passengers per day
  • Views of the most opulently designed tunnels & platforms
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)

  • Guided tour of Central Moscow

  • Guided tour of Moscow Metro 

  • Metro tickets

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

Not included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
Additional info
  • Children 1 and younger are complimentary.

Departure and Return

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

Return details: tour concludes at the city centre

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
Moscow : Moscow Subway
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
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

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