Izmailovo Flea Market and Kremlin in Izmaylovo

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

Overview

This comprehensive Izmaylovo Flea Market and Izmaylovo Kremlin tour is the most relaxing way to experience authentic Moscow and sample local traditional foods. 
Paved paths, porches, comfy benches under the wild grapes, great photo opportunities, scenic views, souvenir shops, authentic cafes, unique museums, vibrant art galleries - all this makes Izmaylovo Flea Market the best place for authentic local experience. And the best is steal and deals on souvenirs! You can spend hours here looking for cute Russian souvenirs as the choice is so big.
You will learn about Russian historical events related to Izmailovo that affected a unique architectural and historical appearance of the Kremlin in Izmailovo. Visit a forge yard, potteries, and the Living Museum of Folk Arts to get an insight into truly national crafts. A cup of tea in the Museum of Bread or a vodka shot in the Museum of Vodka will be a memorable moment and nice experience.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Excellent value for money
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kremlin in Izmailovo, Izmailovskoye hwy, 73Zh Partizanskaya Subway Station, Moscow 105187 Russia

The territory of Izmaylovo complex accommodates up to 5 000 people in the major holidays and festivals. Great atmosphere, unique architecture, Russian crafts and architecture are all waiting for you here!
Neighboring the Vernissage is the Kremlin at Izmailovo, which is a symbol of Russian old times. It develops and preserves Russian culture, crafts and traditions.
The Tsar's Palaces
The stunning white stone towers from 16th - 17th centuries. You will admire the colored tiles of those old days.
The tour is customizable and may be modified or extended based on your preferences. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Izmailovsky Market, Parkovaya St., 3-ya, 24, Moscow 613310 Russia

The flea market gives you a wide range of Russian stuff to buy: frames, samovars, bronze ware, Russian clothes, military antiques, coins, badges, vintage jewelry, laces, books, records, ceramics, porcelain, occasional furniture.
Don't forget to treat yourself with a traditional drink whether its tea, deer milk or vodka! Go to the Chocolate shop, a place of pure temptation even if you aren't a sweet tooth person.
All the shops are usually open until 3 pm.
Traditional Russian crafts  (optional, not included in price):
You may opt to attend a lesson of traditional Russian painting of a matryoshka doll or a master class of pottery making.
After the tour you may wish to stay a little longer at the flea market for more shopping, or else your guide can take you back to your hotel or any centrally-located place in Moscow.
A visit to the Izmaylovo flea market is like visiting the historical museum: endless rows of colorful items and accessories of the past two centuries, dresses, kerosene lamps, dishes, silverware, toys, samovars, irons, old frames, and many other unique items. 
Different architectural styles will make you feel like you are traveling through the ages. Enjoy the travel into the past!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vernissage, Izmailovskoye hwy, 73zh, Moscow 105122 Russia

The largest, world-renowned exhibition of the objects of art and applied art, created 25 years ago for artists, designers, craftsmen and artisans. Here you will find a wide range of Russian antiques, Asian souvenirs and taste national cuisine from distinctive locales of Russia and other former Soviet countries.
The complex includes:
Street crafts with the works of artists from Zhostovo, Palekh, Gzhel, Sergiyev Posad and other Russian cities
Artists Alley which exhibits the works of over 100 artists, some of whom are honored Russian artists
You can also drop into the Russian Navy base History Museum, Museum of Bread, Museum of Russian Vodka, Museum of Russian folk toys, Pottery, Blacksmith Yard.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby
  • Multiple start times available
  • Private tour with a friendly local guide
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photoshoot
  • Your guide can help you bargain for souvenirs
  • Fun facts and stories about Russian culture, history and traditions

Exclusions
  • Metro ride
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Kremlin in Izmailovo
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Private walking tour with the use of metro
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking
  • Izmaylovo Flea Market is only open on weekends, but you can still visit museums and craft shops on weekdays.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide can also meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental or a point of interest


Return Details

Izmaylovo flea market

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 hours

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

User's Reviews

Image - 29 Oct 2017 -

Sean M

Yulka did an incredible job even taking into account time constraints this should be a 3-hour tour!

Image - 27 Oct 2017 -

Sherri J

We loved this tour with our so experienced tour guide. She met us at our apartment and we took a bus to the metro...Then went on the metro together to this amazing and gorgeous flea market. We had such a good time...It's like a fairyland here...and great souvenirs! We had a blast here...Such a fun day!!! I highly recommend this tour as well if coming to lovely Moscow!

Image - 29 Mar 2016 -

Leslie F

Vera was GREAT! Not really understanding what the Kremlin in Izmaylovo was, she was careful to explain ahead of time. We took the metro to Izmaylovo had time to walk around the market and see the Kremlin. Vera is a wealth of knowledge - quite an interesting young lady. I enjoyed the excursion very much. THANK YOU, Vera!

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