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Overview
See the best examples of underground Soviet-era architecture on a 1.5-hour walking tour of Moscow’s metro stations! With an expert guide at your side, visit five of Moscow’s must-see stations, including iconic Mayakovskaya, and learn all about Stalin’s visions for the former Soviet Union. Hear about the Metro-2, a secret line said to have been used by the government and KGB, and see grandiose architecture, mosaics, sculptures and more!
Highlights
  • Use your metro ticket to explore five of Moscow’s metro stations
  • Learn about the history of the Moscow subway from your guide
  • Admire the mosaics in Kurskaya Station and Mayakovskaya Station
  • View the 72 bronze sculptures in Revolution Square Station
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Kremlin for a tour of Moscow’s ornate metro stations. As you visit five different stations, learn about Soviet-era architecture and the way style changed throughout the years. Make your way to Revolution Square Station (Ploschad Revolyutsii) and view the 72 bronze statues of Soviet workers. Continue on to Novoslobodskaya Station, with its stained glass panels. Admire the chandeliers and baroque-inspired interiors at Komsomolskaya Station. Visit Kurskaya Station, the earliest station, decorated with mosaics and Socialist slogans. Head to the beautiful Mayakovskaya Station, with its art deco corridors and ceiling mosaics. Your tour concludes here.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sapozhkovskaya Ploshchad', Manezhnaya Ulitsa, 13/1, Moskva, Russia, 125009
Departure Time
3:00 PM
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • English-speaking local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once we eventually found the meeting point the tour was excellent. with a delightful and knowledgeable guide (Nick) who made it entertaining and interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RACHEL B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We we going to do a metro station tour on our own but were so happy we chose this tour instead. Very well organized and fun. I would say a definite must do early on so you get oriented to the metro system right away...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank OverCz
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were amazed by the Moscow metro system! It is beautiful, clean, efficient (trains come every few minutes) and the stations are museum worthy. Our guide spoke perfect English and was very informative about the history of the metro system and how it works. She...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Travelgal6000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually did the free tour in the morning and were so happy with it that we decided to go on the metro tour in the afternoon. Our guide Nick (same guide on both tours) was very knowledgeable, just the right amount of year and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kstacke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on this metro tour with tour guide Diana and I really enjoyed it. She was very friendly and knowledgeable and gave us anecdotes on some of these beautiful stations. I highly recommend these tours and wish I had more time to go on...More

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36mani
21 June 2019|
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Response from Esimhk | Reviewed this property |
The tour that I have booked is either at 2pm or 7pm. Each tour takes about 2 hours.
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queencafe777
29 March 2019|
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Response from Wander09151410857 |
The meeting place is in front of the Kremlin on the street level in the square.
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gilesgolf
8 July 2018|
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Response from SaltheFatFish | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your agent whom you'd booked with. Usually it's at the ticket office, near booth no. 13. Or the benches just outside it.
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