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    Day 1: Moscow Private Tour - Day 2

    Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Red means beautiful in old Russian. This square was formed in the 18th century and since then is symbolizing Moscow.

    On the Red Square are located:
    -Lenin's Mausoleum
    - GUM store
    - St. Basil's Cathedral
    - State Historical Museum

    FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR:

    Learn Russian history through the fascinating walks and talks with a local guide

    Find out why Moscow is neither Europe nor Asia

    Visit the deepest metro station and then the highest point in Moscow

    Get to know the huge capital through its people, metro, culture, streets

    Enjoy your time in this ancient but still lively city 

    Try delicious Russian cuisine in one of the coziest restaurants  

     Itinerary: 

    This walking tour is customized so you can choose what to include in your personal itinerary.  

    Each day you will have your private local guide and 5 hours of incredible experience!

    During these 2 days you can discover not only historical landmarks but also "local" places. If you want to know more about everyday life of Muscovites, this is the best option! 

    Here is the suggested itinerary:

    Day 1:
    - Meet  your guide at your hotel lobby (foot+metro)
    - Discover ancient cathedrals of the Kremlin
    - Visit Red square, St. Basil's cathedral, GUM
    - Lunch at authentic place
    - Use atmospheric Moscow Metro and see top-10 metro stations
    - Visit the secret viewpoint close by the KGB building- Take a photo of the Bolshoi theatre
    - Drop off at your hotel or any other destionation you want.

    Day 2
    - Meet your guide at your hotel lobby (foot+metro)
    - Visit Cathedral of Christ the Savior and have a lunch at the Arbat street
    - Take a photo of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, one of "Seven Stalin's sisters"
    - Go to the deepest metro station and the highest point in Moscow - Victory Park
    - Drop off at your hotel or any other point

    Here are 20 most interesting attractiones that can be visited during this tour:

    1. The Kremlin

    2. St.Basil's Cathedral (from the outside)

    3. Red Square

    4. Moscow Metro

    5. Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

    6. Arbat Street

    7. Bolshoi Theatre (from the outside)

    8. Izmailovo Flea Market

    9. Gorky Park and Museon (sculpture) park 

    10. Stalin's Seven Sisters

    11. Victory Park

    12. Kitay-gorod historical area

    13. Novodevichiy Convent

    14. Sparrow Hills view point

    15. State Historical Museum

    16. Bunker-42 (Cold War Museum) - for extra price

    17. Kolomenskoe park

    18. Tsaritsyno park

    19. Eliseev store

    20. Tretyakov Gallery (from the outside)

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Most popular attraction of the city, which you can find on every postcard from Moscow - St. Basil's Cathedral!

    Colorful domes are crowning 9 churches, plus 1 belfry and 1 side-chapel, 11 in total.

    Stalin wanted to remove the cathedral to organize the mass parades, and it was damaged during the WWII, but today we can see it in its glory and beauty like hundreds of years ago.

    Visiting is optional, depends on the line to the entrance. Price is not included (1000RUB per person).
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia
    Moscow Kremlin, built by Italian architects in the 15th century, is the most famous among the Russian kremlins (which means fortress).

    Inside you will find an ancient town: 3 main Orthodox cathedrals, central square, Tsar-bell, Tsar-cannon, the tallest bell tower in the city, Kremlin palace.

    This is the most visited museum in Moscow, and the residence of our president.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: GUM, Red Square, 3 Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow 109012 Russia
    GUM, or Main Department Store, was opened in 1893 and since then has been the central shopping area with local brands and first supermarket in Russia.

    It was camouflaged during the WWII to be not seen from the air, served as a shelter for ones who lost their homes, and now is a beautiful area to walk through and buy some goods.

    We will visit Gastronom #1 as well, the first supermarket with marble and beautiful chandeliers, and products from all around the world.

    Optionally we can have a lunch there on the third floor.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Государственный исторический музей (State Historical Museum), Red Square, 1, Moscow 125009 Russia
    Standing on the Red Square, this building immediately takes an attention. Pseudo-Russian architecture was common in the 19th century, when Russian artists used our rich cultural heritage in modern art and construction.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii), Ploschad Revolyutsii Close to Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Short Metro tour for about 1-1.5 hour will be the ending of the out. We will visit top 5 to 7 most beautiful metro stations.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Moscow Private Tour - Day 2

    Stop At: Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Arbat Ulitsa Arbatskaya Metro, Moscow Russia
    Arbat street is one of the oldest streets in Moscow.

    Here you can find architecture of different epochs, take a look at the local artists's paintings, have a coffee at one of many cafes.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia
    The biggest cathedral in Moscow, the tallest in the whole Russia - its height is 103 m.

    This is the main place for all religious ceremonies and holidays such as Christmas, Easter etc.

    Optionally we can visit the observation point with incredible views of Moscow, it is not included in price (400RUB).

    Please note, men should not open their knees, women - their knees and shoulders.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gogolevskiy Boulevard, Moscow Russia
    Part of the Boulevard Ring of Moscow, which used to be a defensive wall called White Town. This area, Gogolevskiy boulevard and surroundings, is a quiet and beautiful district, not touristic, where you can see daily Moscow life.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Victory Park, Bratyev Fonchenko st., 7, Moscow 121170 Russia
    Open - air memorial to the Victory in WWII. This park is located at the highest point of Moscow - 144m, and at the deepest metro station (-84m).

    There is a beautiful obelisk and a Museum of Victory which can be fascinating for ones interested in the WWII history.

    Museum is optional to visit, price is not included.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Four Seasons Hotel Moscow, Ulitsa Okhotnyy Ryad, 2, Moskva, Russia, 109012

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up at the centrally located hotel (means within the metro circle line), OR in front of the Four Seasons Hotel, at the first column from the left.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Pickup and drop-off from your centrally located hotel by foot/metro
    • Best recommendations of where to eat, what to do and what to see in Moscow
    • Admission to the Kremlin museums
    • Metro entrances for all days
    • Entry/Admission - Kremlin Walls and Towers
    • Entry/Admission - Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii)
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to other museums (St.Basil's, Chist the Saviour, Victory Museum)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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