Moscow in 3 days comprehensive tour

Experience Moscow during this perfectly-shaped 3-day tour with your private guide! You will see all of Moscow’s top attractions from your must-see list. Historical downtown, fascinating St Basil Cathedral, the Kremlin with its sacred cathedrals and crenelated walls (please book in advance, visit not included in the cost), remote Tsar’s residence – Kolomenskoye summer estate and the ancient Novodevichy Convent, which history is closely connected with the history of Russian Grand Princes and Tsars. Immerse in local culture while visiting the Tretyakov Gallery – the largest Russian painting collection and discover Muzeon park – the park of Fallen Idols with the XX century sculptures of soviet leaders. Get yourselves familiar with Moscow's present and nearest past. This is the best way to learn about Moscow Russia in full and get familiar with people ways and habits

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  • What's included :
    • Private guided tour with art historian guide
    • Off the beaten track attractions
    • Local's expert advise on the itinerary beyond the tour
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees to museums and attractions
    • Meals and snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Kremlin Walls and Towers
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow Metro
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Cosmonautics
    • Entry/Admission - State Tretyakov Gallery
    • Entry/Admission - The Moskva River
    • Entry/Admission - Bunker-42 Cold War Museum at Taganka
    • Entry/Admission - Sanduny Bath Houses
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow-City

  • Day 1: Moscow historical center

    Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia
    Our three-days' acquaintance with Moscow begins in its historical heart Red Square and the Kremlin. We will see iconic St Basil's (visit is optional/ extra), Lenin Mausoleum, have an ice cream in GUM department store. Then we stroll along beautiful Nikolskaya, go out to Lubyanka and look at the KGB. From the rooftop of Detsky Mir we will look at Moscow center and resume our walk towards the Bolshoi Theatre. We'll explore the small charming Moscow streets and find ourselves in Tverskaya, the main city's thoroughfare.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Red Square, Moscow 613310 Russia
    The Kremlin is the official working residence of the Russian President and the oldest part of the city. Listen to the commentary that details the history and culture of Russia and its present day. Kremlin tour on the grounds is optional/ extra and is to be booked upfront.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow Russia
    After a lunch/ coffee break (optional) we will proceed to the 'world wonder' the metro of Moscow. We will visit several historical ornate stations of different decorative styles.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia
    Admire the biggest Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the world and learn the 1000 years history of Christianity in Russia. Enjoy one of the most picturesque views of the city from the river side.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Krymskiy Val St., 9, Moscow 119049 Russia
    Visit the unique Muzeon Park of Arts or 'Fallen Communist Idols' open-air museum, see the remnants of Soviet-era propaganda - statures to Lenin, Stalin, Brezhnev and other leaders of the past. Finish the day in the shady alleys of the iconic Gorky park. Get your guide's recos for the evening/ night entertainments. You may book a restaurant/ club or show with our guide's help.
    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Day 2: Modern Moscow

    Stop At: The Museum of Cosmonautics, Mira Ave., 111, Moscow 129515 Russia
    Learn about the international space race that changed the world forever and the most interesting facts of Space exploration. Walk to the VDNKh 'Soviet resort' park and enjoy Stalin Empire style at its peak.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: State Tretyakov Gallery, Lavrushinskiy ln 10, Moscow 119017 Russia
    Get familiar with modern Russian art and enjoy paintings of avant-guard Malevich, Kandinsky, Petrov-Vodkin


    If you are a classic art lover get to know Russian art of 18-20th centuries in the Old Tretyakov Gallery.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Moskva River, Moscow Russia
    Relax during a leisurely sail along the Moskva river and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as the White House of Russia – the Novodevichy Convent (New Maidens Convent – UNESCO heritage) – Moscow State University – Luzhniki Central Sport Stadium (2018 World Cup) – Gorky Park – Christ the Saviour Cathedral – Moscow Kremlin – St Basil’s – Stalin “7 sisters” house
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 3: Moscow day 3 off the beaten track

    Stop At: Bunker-42 Cold War Museum at Taganka, Kotelnicheskiy 5th Lane, 11, Moscow 115172 Russia
    The real cold war bunker uncovers the secret history of USA-Soviet Cold War behind the blast-proof doors. In active service in the 1960s–1970s the bunker was designed as a command-centre for strategic aviation.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Izmailovo, Sovetskaya, 80, Moscow 105187 Russia
    The colourful wooden replica of the summer palace of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, is a complex of several single-subject museums. One is dedicated to Russian folk art, another to bread, and yet another to vodka. Visitors can also experience a traditional Russian meal. The near-by open-air market, which dates back to the 17th century, is selling original paintings, traditional crafts, and wares at bargain price.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sanduny Bath Houses, Neglinnaya St., 14, 3-7, Moscow 107031 Russia
    Option 1 Banya or steambath is a Russian deep-rooted tradition which usually remaining a mystery to visitors. It is not only a place to sweat and wash but mainly to communicate over a cup of tea or glass of kvass (root beer).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Danilovsky Market, ul Mytnaya, 74 Metro Tulskaya, Moscow 115191 Russia
    Option 2 Not ready yet for an extreme of a steam bath? Here is another option for you: traditional food tasting at ex-farmers market now converted to a myriad of little eateries, including such gems as a Dagestani dumpling shop and a Vietnamese pho-soup kitchen
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Moscow-City, Presnenskaya Embankment Presnensky District, Moscow Russia
    Option 3 We, the Russians, like number "3" :) Here is our third proposal: see Moscow from the highest viewpoint (360 meters) in the business center Moscow City
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We meet our customers at the hotel or apartment or other accommodation in Moscow downtown with a placard with your name.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Visit Russia Home & Sightseeing

Activity ID: V-87515P13

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