Private History and Architecture Tour in Moscow with Free Coffee and Dessert

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

Overview

Explore the fascinating Russian history and architecture on this guided tour in Moscow. Visit the iconic places of Kuznetsky Most Street and Kamergerskiy Lane, including the magnificent Khomyakov Revenue House and the historic Tarlecki-Zachariah House.

Discover the finest boutiques, delightful dining restaurants and cozy cafés and bars. Learn more about the eventful history and incomparable architecture of Russia from your expert local guide.

• Dive into the history and architecture of Russia
• Visit multiple must-see sites of Kuznetsky Most Street and Kamergerskiy Lane
• Take gorgeous pictures of the superb Moscow scenery
• Soak up the exciting facts about the Russian culture

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ulitsa Rozhdestvenka, Moskva, Russia

Start your tour at the Kuznetsky Most Metro Station and witness the historic Tarlecki-Zachariah House. It was a revenue house, which was presumably built by Konstantin Thon, the architect, whose major works include such wonders as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Grand Kremlin Palace and the Kremlin Armoury.

Look at the Tretyakov Revenue House with its Neo-Russian style façade, a former property of the Tretyakov family, owners of the world-famous Tretyakov Gallery.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: House Of Foreign Books, Ulitsa Kuznetskiy Most, 18/7, Moskva, Russia, 107031

Explore the House of Foreign Books and have a glimpse of life in the modern Moscow. It is a bookstore, established in 1901, and a favorite place of English teachers and their students, because here all the newest book releases are available. Perfect place if you need a souvenir or a new piece in your literature collection.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: San Galli Passage, Ulitsa Kuznetskiy Most, Moskva, Russia, 107031

Observe the San Galli Passage exhibition and shopping complex, designed to sell the Moscow’s finest goods, including porcelain and musical instruments. In Soviet times it was known as Moscow House of Artists and was used for numerous world class art exhibitions.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kuznetsky Most Street, ulitsa Kuznetsky Most, Moscow Russia

Your next stop is the Vorontsova – Evdokimova – Shorina Revenue House, also known as the former Liepzig Hotel. During USSR times it was a publishing house, and today you can visit splendid fashion stores and vibrant bars located in this building, including the famous “Kamchatka” bar.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tsum, Petrovka st., 2 Metro Teatralnaya, Okhotny ryad, Moscow 125009 Russia

Look at the TSUM, a 7-story department store built in 1908 and one of the most famous places Moscow. Originally, it was a fashion boutique with such innovations of the time as pneumatic mail and electric lifts, and customers even had option to order goods by mail. Today you can find more than 1000 top brands of apparel, perfumery and jewelry, as well as restaurants, bars and cigar room.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Finance House of Khomyakov, Petrovka St., 3/2, Moscow Russia

Pass by the magnificent Khomyakov Revenue House, built in Vienna Modern style, an extremely rare style for Moscow. Then move to the Annenkov House, built in 1776.
It is a very significant place, as many cultural and artistic figures visited hotels, restaurants and bars here. Decembrist Ivan Annenkov was born and raised here and his wife Pauline Gueblу had once compared the house to a fairytale world with numerous fascinating rooms.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Finance House Sokol, Kuznetskiy Most St., 3/2, Moscow 107031 Russia

Stop at the Ketch Up Moscow restaurant, and be awed by the beauty of the building, formerly known as the Basil Hairdressing Salon. Explore the asymmetric Sokol House, with various different details, stucco and metal decorations. There is majolica panel with a falcon on the façade, and this house is named after its first owner, Maria Sokol, whose last name means falcon in Russian.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kamergerskiy Lane, Moscow Russia

Head to Kamergerskiy Lane and explore the eventful history and splendid architecture of this street It is one of the most famous Moscow streets despite being just 250 m long. In the past women’s monastery was located here that then was replaced by revenue houses, hotels and restaurants.

Many world-famous writers and poets visited this place or lived here, for example Nekrasov, Tolstoy, Mayakovsky or Esenin. Now it is a pedestrian street with a truly special atmosphere fueled by the labyrinth streets, cozy bars and cafes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moscow Art Theatre, Kamergerskiy pereulok, 3, Moskva, Russia, 125009

Observe the Moscow Art Theatre, and immerse into the colorful history and culture of Russia. The outlook of this building is designed by the collaboration of the master architect Fyodor Schechtel and theater artistic directors.
Schechtel also designed the elegant Moscow Art Theatre School building, located nearby, that was originally planned as a “Scientific electro theater”, but later was occupied by shops and offices.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kamergerskiy Pereulok, 2, Moskva, Russia, 125009

House of the Writers Cooperative is another interesting building on this street, a former home to Russia’s finest writers and poets. Marvel at its symmetrical neat façade with elegant large windows that immediately draws attention.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cofix, Манежная площадь, дом 1, стр. 2 ТЦ Охотный ряд, нижний уровень, Moskva, Russia, 125009

Finalize your amazing journey in a spectacular fashion at the Cofix café, where you will sample a cup of exquisite coffee along with a dessert. Try the café’s best cappuccino with raspberry cheesecake or grab a delicious latte with the softest chocolate profiteroles.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Exclusions
  • Entrance fees (if any, depends on your preferences)
  • 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

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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