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Riding the city's underground subway system is a sightseeing tour in itself with huge, vaulted, marble-columned stations - some with ornate mosaics and splendid stained glass - designed and decorated by famous Russian architects and sculptors.
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Sounds almost ridiculous but most of the metros are amazing to see and the fact that it cost 40 Rub to get into them... it's a very very cheap afternoon

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bwestie88
Reviewed 3 days ago

Once you get the hang of it the Metro is quite easy to navigate. The trains are very frequent and fast, and announcements on the trains are in English as well as Russian. It's all very clean, there's no litter and it feels safe. Every...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BackinBracknell
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The metro stations of Moscow are like elegant historical art galleries. But they are quite busy. A must visit for first time tourists to Moscow.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 709usmank
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived at the height of rush hour but had no problem getting thru the crowds, and boarding the very clean efficient Metro. The statues and Chandeliers add to the wow factor. Wonderful experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank leetrevost
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Brilliant experience as a transport, very nice for visiting as a tourist. Old central part is very beautiful. Do not miss 2WW-bunker on Taganskaya

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank R6215RE_
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed seeing and taking the metro, well worth seeing the different station, especially Revolution station.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Navigator3692
Reviewed 6 days ago

You have to understand what the subway was like in an evil empire. It was a temple for the crowd, not a mode of transport.so the beggars had to see what their lives would be like in the future. so the gold of marble and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank almoni33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the effort. Hire a guide, it’s not expensive. Each subway station has a different historical significance. That is why a guide is really necessary . Our guide was excellent (Elina). Her Russian historical understanding and English were excellent. It takes around 2 hours to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank casualray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The metro stations of Moscow are unique, very beautiful and rich in details, as well all the marble walls and floors

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lucaipiranga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To visit and ride the underground metro system is simply breathtaking and an experience the entire world needs to see at times you just stand still and admire the architecture and shear wealth in the surroundings the Russians have so got this right and functional

Date of experience: September 2019
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Mahya85
11 July 2019|
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Response from 615apl | Reviewed this property |
You can use your credit card to enter metro station if it has a nfc. Othervise buy ticket at ticket machine or troika card and approx 400 rub credit at ticket office (they speak english there).
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GeoffreyCardozo
8 October 2018|
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Response from foluke2016 | Reviewed this property |
A really difficult one to answer, there are quite a number! Without a doubt my most favourite was Ploschad Revolyustil (Revolution Square) with lovely bronze statues - look out for the dog whose nose the Russians like to... More
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tonk911
29 July 2018|
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Response from Uday V | Reviewed this property |
I really don't recall names of the stations. However, I recall taking a Metro nearest to Red Square. 1 - 2 hours are sufficient to travel / see many stations. I travelled from Red square to see a circus. In about an hour I... More
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