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Grand Tour of Moscow (Red Square, Metro, Kremlin, Armoury, Arbat) (8 hours)

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of beautiful Moscow. Start with a walking tour of the city center before taking a trip to the Moscow Kremlin to see its churches, monuments, and official museum, the Armory. Then, after the optional lunch, explore the highlights of the underground with a tour of the famous Moscow Metro to take you to the Arbat street at the end of the day to enjoy walking there at your leisure.

Your day begins at Red Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in the beauty of the colorful onion domes of St Basil's Cathedral and stop for that postcard snapshot. In the square, you also see the Lenin Mausoleum, the red walls of the Kremlin, and the Bolshoi Theater.

Next, visit the Moscow Kremlin, the official residence of the Russian president. Explore the Armory, the official museum of the Kremlin. 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 one of the world's largest collections of Fabergé eggs.

After lunch (optional), descend underground to see Moscow's elaborately designed metro system. Carrying 7 million passengers a day, the Moscow Metro is one of the most extensive in the world; it is famous for the social-realist art that decorates many of its stations.

After the metro tour is finished, the guide will bring you to famous Arbat street to enjoy walking there at your leisure. Stroll down the famous Arbat with hundreds of authentic restaurants, stalls and bohemian cafes and buy your tradition Russian gifts and artwork.

This tour gives you a chance to experience all the different parts of the city in one packed, exciting day.

  • Red Square listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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

  • Up-close views of the world-famous Bolshoi Theatre

  • Moscow's famously opulent underground metro system

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

  • Stroll down the Arbat Street at your leisure

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 8 hours
Departure time: 10:00 AM

Important info

Price includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Guided walking tour of central Moscow
  • Guided Metro tour
  • Entrance fee to Kremlin grounds
  • Entrance fee to Armoury Chamber
  • Metro tickets
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • No Restrictions, but involves walking
  • The order of sights visits may change depending on the entrance time available
Departure and Return

Departure point: Red Square (if your hotel is located close to the Red Square, let us know, as the guide will be able to pick you up right from the hotel then)

Return details: tour concludes at the Arbat Street

Departure time: daily at 10 a.m. 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
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 Bolshoi Theatre is a symbol of Russia for all time. It is one of the leading ballet and opera companies in the world. It was awarded this honor due to the major contribution it made to the history of the Russian performing arts. This history is on-going and today Bolshoi Theatre artists continue to contribute to it many bright pages. The Bolshoi building, which for many years now has been regarded as one of Moscow's main sights, was opened on... 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
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
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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