Private Art Nouveau Architecture Tour in Moscow with Local Expert Guide

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

Overview

Enjoy a perfect mix of the Moscow must-see Art Nouveau places on this 3-hour guided tour. Wander lovely streets and see a tandem of beautiful historical architecture and modern buildings of 21-century Moscow. Dig into Moscow’s marvelous life and explore its vibrant historic streets and narrow mysterious nooks. Learn more about the architectural styles of Moscow and see the greatest examples of Art Nouveau, including the Loskov Apartment House and the List Mansion.

• Have a masterpiece-filled architectural tour in the heart of Moscow
• Stroll the magnificent Prechistenka and Ostozhenka streets
• Admire the scrumptious scenery of Art Nouveau Moscow
• Listen to the fascinating history of Russian architecture

Itinerary
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Stop At: Park Kultury Metro Station, Ostozhenka, 53/2/8, Moscow 119021 Russia

Start from the magnificent Derozhinskaya Mansion, built by one of the most prominent masters of Modern, Shechtel. Be awed by its beauty and mellowness and pay your attention to every detail, a ‘nervous’ fence, a long time-worked stucco, a risalita, crowned with a powerful decorative finish and manifested with an attic with a pair of heavy cylinders. Keeping in mind the principles of modern that focuses mainly on the interior, its grandiose exterior is really surprising.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Estate of N.N. Medyntsev, Pomerantsev Ln., 6, Moscow 119034 Russia

See the Medyntsev Mansion, which was built more than a hundred years ago. Enjoy a fascinating mix of bright and colorful yet mellow and gentle exterior of this building. Various décor, in different shapes and colors, or shaped balustrade and elegant undulating attic, balconies and arcs of this grandiose building will amaze you with the unique style of the Moscow Art Nouveau.

Visit the Meletiny Apartment House and witness the other side of Modernism architecture, as this building present a modest and serene style accompanied by dainty details, such as columns and arcs. Admire the unusual color combinations and rare artistic skill of putting together different details to complete the splendid composition.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ostozhenka-Golden Mile, Ostozhenka-Golden Mile, Moscow, Central Russia

Arrive at the Loskov Apartment House, a unique example of northern Modernism. You won’t see any plant ornaments or decorative mosaics there, but you will definitely be surprised with its shape. It has a shape of a small asymmetric castle with its turret above the shaped ledge of the wall. This spilling, waving and still elegant style will catch your eyes immediately.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Prechistenka, Prechistenka, Moscow, Central Russia

The next stop is 28, Prechistenka Street where you will find the house that is considered to be one of the most impressive examples of Art Nouveau in Moscow.

The decoration of the front facade is truly luxurious, made with a high artistic level and includes a large number of both large and small elements. The combination of convex and concave surfaces, strong plasticity of the main vertical elements of the façade, the central section with loggias and side bay windows and expressive bend of the cornice make the overall composition of the façade look extremely superb.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: House of Kekusheva, Ostozhenka St., 21, Moscow 119034 Russia

Walking towards the center of the city and see majestic Kekusheva Apartment House. The elongated façade of the building was compensated with an asymmetric, accentuated right part of the building with a pleasant arch-niche, a stone balcony and a semicircular attic with a cartouche.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ostozhenka-Golden Mile, Ostozhenka-Golden Mile, Moscow, Central Russia

The house on 21, Ostozhenka Street is built in authentic and traditional Art Nouveau style. Touch the unique Moscow architecture and marvel at the massive windows with stucco panels and stucco columns with a glorious pinnacle and asymmetric roof. Various stucco decors create an impressive sophisticated architecture masterpiece.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Finance House of Broido, Plotnikov Lane, 4/5, Moscow 119002 Russia

Witness the Broido Apartment House with is serene romantic décor made with delicate and refined details without any sharp or catchy ones, but. Examine an interesting way to make a gorgeous composition without an abundance of sharp and flashy details.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Prechistenka, Prechistenka, Moscow, Central Russia

Observe the Yakunchikova Mansion, which design was influenced by British architecture, with heavy presence of laconic and slightly prim forms. Proceed to the Gutkheil Mansion and witness the splendid unorthodox symmetric shape of the main façade. Take a look at these two Art Nouveau masterpieces and admire the incomparable blend of the foreign roots and traditional Russian Modernism details.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Otto List Mansion, Glazovskiyn ln, 10, Moscow 119002 Russia

In the end of your fascinating journey you will visit the very first Art Nouveau style building in Moscow, the List Mansion. See the unique combination of traditional modernism details with various statues and mosaics. Learn about the history of Russian Art Nouveau style and appreciate the scrumptious scenery of this place.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Customizable itinerary
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tou
  • Must see and off the beaten path
  • Iconic places for photoshoot
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby

Exclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.

Your guide will meet you at your centrally-located hotel, hostel or vacation rental
You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email

Voucher info

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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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