We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Moscow Walking Tour Through the Eyes of Locals

  • Guided walking tour of Red Square and surrounding must-sees
  • Hassle-free access to Moscow’s top tourist attractions
  • An insider’s take on everyday life as seen through the eyes of a local
Moscow Walking Tour Through the Eyes of Locals
From US$ 46.15
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
From US$ 46.15
Moscow is Russia’s political, economic, and cultural heart, and the best way to see it is through the eyes of a local. During this walking tour, you'll gain an insider’s glimpse into top Moscow attractions, which include Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Kremlin, and Lenin’s Mausoleum. This tour provides a great overview of Moscow for first-time visitors.
What to Expect
You begin this guided walking tour in Pushkin Square before making your way down Tverskaya Street, where you duck in and out of places only locals know to get an authentic taste of Russian life.
Arriving at Red Square, you'll take in the city’s most iconic buildings—St. Basil’s Cathedral, built by Ivan the Terrible in 1561, and the Kremlin, a  fortress dating back to the 14th century and current home to the Russian president. Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You'll also check out Lenin’s Mausoleum, home to the mummified body of the former soviet leader; the Bolshoi Theater, where the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet performs; and GUM, Russia’s largest and most luxurious department store.
Reviews (61)
1 - 5 of 60 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2018
My Stay in Russia

The review I am posting covers my memorable vacation in Russia, which was organized and supervised by ExploRussia. I am delighted by how they arranged everything from scheduling to booking tickets. All I had to do is provide my recommendations and attend. The amount of...More

3  Thank AZ_theAdvisor
OlgaExplorussia, Owner at ExploRussia Company - Moscow Day Off-the-Beaten-Track Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ahmed, Thank you for this super detailed and passionate review! Which actually described the whole grand trip you had. We love organizing tailored trips, which would suit you, your interests and wishes. So we really enjoyed working with you! Amazing you had enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018
From Moscow with Love

Had an awesome time exploring Moscow and it was all due to our fantastic guide Tanya. Tanya is very friendly, patient and knowledgeable. She introduced and showed us what a beautiful city Moscow is. Glad that we had her as our guide. We left Moscow...More

1  Thank weeyap
OlgaExplorussia, Owner at ExploRussia Company - Moscow Day Off-the-Beaten-Track Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you so much for this kind review! We are so glad you liked your FIFA trip to Moscow which turned out to be a historical adventure as well! Thank you for mentioning Tanya, I see she did a great job during your tour giving...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Excellent - Thank you.

Our experience of Moscow was enormously enhanced by our guide - who was personable, spoke perfect English and was extraordinarily knowledgeable about the city.

Thank GSpier
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile
Falling in Love with Moscow

I came for one thing in mind.. FIFA 2018 FIFA world cup in a city / country I barely know. I left falling in Love with Moscow on the additional one week extension when I gone around many beautifully places in Moscow. It started with...More

Thank Mobile59846
OlgaExplorussia, Owner at ExploRussia Company - Moscow Day Off-the-Beaten-Track Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Dear Jimmy, Thank you for this inspiring review. I read it out loud like a poem! Tanya is so happy you have enjoyed precious time together. During busy FIFA times and even without them our guide gives you this unbelievable feeling of being a little...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile
Wonderful Moscow!

Beautiful city, beautiful people, excellent food, and a wonderful guide Tanya! We really enjoyed ourselves, and will most definitely come back again! Thank you!More

Thank Brandon L
OlgaExplorussia, Владелец at ExploRussia Company - Moscow Day Off-the-Beaten-Track Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Brandon, Your local guide means during the travel, that's true! We are glad you have enjoyed Tanya's company! She is very knowledgeable and also fun. Indeed come again for more adventures in Russia! Maybe for Trans-Siberian Railway tour, or trekking around Karelia and Altay...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Moscow Walking Tour Through the Eyes of Locals staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Travellers Also Viewed
Frequently bought together
Small-Group St Petersburg Hermitage...
124 Reviews
from US$ 60.00*
Grand Tour of St Petersburg
159 Reviews
from US$ 32.30*
Moscow Metro Tour
133 Reviews
from US$ 35.80*
Small-Group Moscow City Walking Tour
89 Reviews
from US$ 35.50*
Moscow Private 2-Day Tour
33 Reviews
from US$ 319.00*
Moscow Must-Sees Private Tour
39 Reviews
from US$ 220.00*
Private Moscow City Tour with Red...
48 Reviews
from US$ 179.00*
Private Tour: Moscow by Night
35 Reviews
from US$ 75.00*
Private Walking Tour of Kremlin...
13 Reviews
from US$ 66.00*
Private Walking Tour of Moscow...
27 Reviews
from US$ 28.00*
Moscow Metro Tour
133 Reviews
from US$ 35.80*
Kremlin Small-Group Tour
43 Reviews
from US$ 54.20*