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Communist Moscow Tour

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    Stop At: Solovetskiy Stone, Lubyanskaya Square, Moscow 101000 Russia

    The Solovetsky Stone is a monument located in Lubyanka Square in Moscow, across from KGB headquarters. The monument consists of a large stone brought from the Solovetsky Islands, the location of Solovki prison camp, part of the Soviet Gulag system. The monument was erected in 1990 to honor victims of political suppression in the Soviet Union.

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii), Ploschad Revolyutsii Close to Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia

    It is one of the Central Squares of Moscow.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Bolshoi Theatre, Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012 Russia

    The Bolshoi Theatre is a historic theatre in Moscow, originally designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds ballet and opera performances.

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Historical department story in the heart of Moscow

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Moscow State Duma, Revolutsii Sq., 2/3 Metro Okhotny riad, Moscow 109012 Russia

    Former Ministry of State Planning

    Duration: 8 minutes

    Stop At: Petrovsky Passage, ul Petrovka, 10 Metro Kuznetsky Most, Moscow 107031 Russia

    Statue of 'The Worker' by famous Soviet sculptor Matvey Manizer

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), Tverskaya ulitsa, Moscow Russia

    Tverskaya is the main thoroughfare of Moscow. It bears the name of the ancient town Tver to which this road original led. This street used to be the favourite walking street for Moscow intellectuals and elite in the 19th century. There's even a monument to the two Russian poets who liked to walk there: Pushkin and Esenin.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gastronomia Eliseevsky, Tverskaya St., 14, Moscow 125009 Russia

    Eliseevsky store is probably one of the most famous stores in the entire Moscow. In 2003 the Eliseevsky store or Gastronome No. 1, as it was called in Soviet times , experienced a large-scale restoration according to the original drawings.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Pushkin Square, Pushkinskaya ploshchad, Moscow Russia

    The first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union. This was, in fact, going to be the first ever foreign restaurant in the Soviet Union and for McDonald this was, at the time, their largest restaurant ever, a venue with 900 seats.

    Duration: 7 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Lubyanka Square, Moscow, Russia, 101000
    Departure Time
    5:30 PM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Pushkinskaya, Moscow, Russia, 127006
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Local guide
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    • Food/drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Pushkin Square
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • DETAILED DIRECTIONS FOR YOUR COMFORT:
    • Lubyanskaya Square is next to the St. Regis hotel. If you go by metro, take the red line (#1) and get off at Lubyanka metro station and take EXIT 9 or 10 to go outside. The meeting point is in the square just outside the metro station.
    • If you prefer to walk, it's only 5 minutes from Red Square. The easiest route is to take Nikolskaya St from Red Square and walk all the way to the end of it to get to Lubyanskaya Square.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 1 week ago via mobile

    Our tour guide was Anna and she was awesome. We learned a lot about the city’s history and culture. Loved this your and would do it again.

    Thank fernandorV8521AK
    Reviewed 30 August 2019

    Thoroughly recommend both tours. We had Nikita for both and he was absolutely excellent. Thorough knowledge of Russian history explained in a clear way and he was open to any questions. The Communist Tour goes through some really interesting bits of Moscow including Revolution Sq,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Alastair M
    Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

    I joined the free walking tour in the morning (RECOMMENDED) with Nik, and he turned out to be our guide for the communist walking tour in the afternoon as well. What a knowledgeable young man! I’ve learned so much about the history of both Moscow...More

    Thank rosanneb90
    Reviewed 21 August 2019

    Me and my husband took part in both tours with Elena as our guide. Both tours were extremely informative and interesting. Elena's English was great and clear. Also, her historical and cultural knowledge about her country was truly impressive. She eagerly answered all questions and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Marta D
    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    We did the free walking tour in the morning and Elena, our guide, was so passionate, enthusiastic and full of interesting facts and knows obviously so many things about Moscow, Russia and history that we absolutely wanted to learn more with her. We then decided...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Charline J
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