Iconic Moscow: Red Square and Metro Tour

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: Russia, Russia, Moscow
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  • 2 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Explore Red Square and admire the beautiful Saint Basil's Cathedral
Learn about Russian history from ancient times to the present
Check out the most famous and beautiful metro stations
Admire the creativity of Soviet architects
Discover where to find striking monuments of Russian sailors, workers, sportsmen, and a warship captain who danced with Queen Elizabeth II during the coronation ball.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Red Square, Krasnaya Ploshchad, Moscow 109012 Russia

Accompany your knowledgeable guide to Moscow's most iconic spot: Red Square. Learn about the history of this central square that connects all the city's major streets as well as its most important landmarks.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia

Do not miss the one of the most recognizable symbols of the country.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lenin's Mausoleum, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia

The mausoleum that currently serves as the resting place of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Romanovskiy Obelisk in the Alexander Garden, Aleksandrovskiy Garden, Moscow 613310 Russia

The obelisk located within the Alexander Garden, near the walls of Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia. The obelisk was initially designed by S. A. Vlasev and erected on July 10, 1914, at the entrance of the garden. It was created as a celebration of the tercentenary of the House of Romanov.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Metro Station Komsomolskaya, Komsomolskaya sq., Moscow Russia

Komsomolskaya opened in 1935. The station has tall pillars faced with pinkish limestone and blue-grey marble and the floor is tiled with grey granite. The imposing Baroque celling, painting in yellow is decorated with eight mosaic panels of smalt and precious stones. The theme of the panels represent the Russian fight for freedom and independence throughout history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Metro Station Novoslobodskaya, Novoslobodskaya st., Moscow Russia

Built in 1952, Novoslobodskaya is best known for its 32 stained glass panels, which are the work of Latvian artists E. Veylandan, E. Krests, and M. Ryskin. Each panel, surrounded by an elaborate brass border, is set into one of the station’s pylons and illuminated from within. Both the pylons and the pointed arches between them are faced with pinkish Ural marble and edged with brass molding. At the end of the platform is a mosaic by Pavel Korin entitled «Peace Throughout the World.»

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Triumfalnaya Sq., Moscow 125047 Russia

Mayakovskaya is considered to be one of the most beautiful station in the system. Based on a Soviet future as envisioned by the poet Mayakovsky, the station features graceful columns faced with stainless steel and pink rhodonite, white Ufaley and grey Diorite marble walls, a brilliant flooring pattern of white and pink marble, and 35 niches, one for each vault. Surrounded by filament lights there are a total of 34 ceiling mosaics by Alexander Deyneka with the theme «24-Hour Soviet Sky.» A passenger can look up and see the bright Soviet future right above him.

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions
  • metro ticket is included
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Komsomolskaya
  • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Novoslobodskaya
  • Entry/Admission - Mayakovskaya Metro Station

Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - St. Basil's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Lenin's Mausoleum
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Manege Sq, 45, Moskva, Russia, 109012


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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Duration

2 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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