Moscow Private Red Square and City Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Russia, Central Russia, Moscow
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  • 3 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

See Moscow with a friendly local guide on a 3-hour private tour. You will gain insight into the cultural and local history as well as an introduction to getting around downtown Moscow. Find out the legend about Mosoha and Kva and how Moscow was formed. Check out what world-known landmark is placed on a 100-rubles banknote and see it live! 
Soak up the atmosphere on Red Square and take pictures of the tallest and most beautiful Kremlin towers. Enjoy a viewing of the Kitay Gorod (Chinatown of Moscow), Red Square, Alexander Garden, and the Christ the Savior Cathedral. After crossing the Patriarch bridge, enjoy a delicious Russian lunch with an amazing Kremlin view in a cozy cafe surrounded by beautiful views (not included).
Red Square truly earns its spot on any traveler’s itinerary for Russia. Early booking of the tour is recommended as it's likely to sell out.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel. Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.  
This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. 
Aside from its UNESCO status, the sheer size and beauty of Red Square draw millions of visitors every year, so make sure you book the tour in advance as it's likely to sell out fast, especially in high season (April-October). 
There will be plenty of attractions and sights to see along the tour of the Moscow streets with rich Soviet history.
See the Red Square which includes sights like GUM and State History Museum.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

See Basil’s Cathedral, known for its architect Postnik Yakovlev, who was blinded by Ivan the Terrible to never repeat such a masterpiece anywhere else. Over more than 450 years later, it still stands tall – both as a symbol of Russian pride and a fairy-tale looking castle that is one of the most instagrammable places in Moscow. 

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia

Enjoy the Kremlin views from outside

Pass By: Lenin's Mausoleum, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia

After that, enjoy the sights such as the Resurrection Gate, the legendary Lenin’s Mausoleum, Kazan Cathedral

Stop At: GUM, Red Square, 3 Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow 109012 Russia

Get some quality shopping time

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Nikolskaya st., 3, Moscow 109012 Russia

Enjoy the Russian architecture

Pass By: Lobnoye Mesto, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia

Witness this notorious place and hear intriguing stories form your guide

Pass By: Resurrection (Voskresenskyie) Gates with Iverskaya Chapel, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia

Don't forget to flip a coin for luck!

Pass By: Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Moscow 125009 Russia

Snap a famous photos of Changing of the Guard ceremony

Stop At: Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Near Kremlin, Moscow 119072 Russia

Take in the views at Alexander Garden where you can see the amazing architecture of old Russia and the Tomb of Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame. There is a Changing of the Guard ceremony that happens every hour in the summer time and 30 minutes in the winter time.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Nikolskaya Street, Nikol'skaya ulitsa, Moscow Russia

After, you will head to the historical city center. Take a stroll through the old center of Moscow.

Stop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), Tverskaya ulitsa, Moscow Russia

See for yourself what the # 1 street in Moscow looks like

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kamergerskiy Lane, Moscow Russia

Enjoy one of the most picturesque places in Moscow

Stop At: Kitai-Gorod and Ulitsa Varvarka, Ulitsa Varvarka , Kitai-Gorod , east the kremlin, Moscow Russia

Next, head to Kitay Gorod and have a beautiful walk through ancient Russian Bohemia with art and markets. Ilinka Street where the financial district is with a merchant’s yard with Ferrari and Maserati showrooms. Take a historic walk along the oldest street of Moscow - Varvarka Street - and Kamergersky Lane where most of the outstanding Russian writers and poets lived during the golden age of Russian culture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Park Zaryadye, Varvarka, 6/1, Moscow 109012 Russia

Get breathtaking views from the legendary Park Zaryadye

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia

Take in the views of Christ the Savior Cathedral, the largest Orthodox cathedral in the world, and learn surprising facts such as how much gold was used to cover the dome and what happened with the cathedral in Soviet time.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gastronomia Eliseevsky, ul. Tverskaya, 14, Moscow 125009 Russia

Try delicious deserts and delicacies a the Eliseev store (extra cost). See architecture from different time periods.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Patriarshy Bridge, Prechistenskaya Embankment, Moscow Russia

Your guide will show you the best photo ops in Moscow

Pass By: Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Krymskiy Val St., 9, Moscow 119049 Russia

Finish the tour with a drink in a trendy bar in Gorky Park or any other centrally-located place you like.

Inclusions
  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary
  • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
  • Meeting in the hotel

Exclusions
  • Food ans drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - St. Basil's Cathedral
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Private walking tour with the use of metro
  • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • 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 meet you at your hotel, hostel or vacation rental.
You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

3 hours

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

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