This walking tour of Moscow includes the best of both worlds, as you visit the must-see attractions as well as lesser-known spots popular with locals. Get the chance to chat with locals and learn about their lives. Get a more intimate experience of the city on a small-group tour. This is an ideal tour for first-time visitors to Moscow.
Our tour will include the following stops
Enjoy a stroll along the Kremlin walls and find out what the Kremlin looked like before the current red brick was used in its construction.
See the famous Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell and find out why they were constructed and how they were eventually used, then proceed to the Cathedral Square – the true heart of the Russian empire.
See where the famous Red Army military parades took place that were often an enormous spectacle not only for Soviet citizens but for the entire world.
Learn how the mausoleum has changed and who else was mummified in the mausoleum besides Lenin.
Find out what was the significance of neo-Russian architectural style and what famous artists put the finishing strokes inside the museum.
Learn why this was the place that many Soviet citizens came to from all over the U.S.S.R. to buy anything they needed.
Find out who ordered the construction of the Cathedral and what event was this church supposed to commemorate.
Explore the shortest (100 meters) and the most expensive side street in Moscow – Tretyakovskiy Proezd. While walking the street ask your guide about Kitay Gorod an ancient fortification that was build back in the 16th century but can still be seen today.
Find out why was it here that the Soviet Union was proclaimed and what is the significance of the Apollo horses on the rooftop of the Bolshoi Theater.
Find out why “Lubyanka” has become a household word and what happened to the notorious KGB after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
There is no single supplement surcharge for single travellers as this is a private tour. The more travelers in your private group the bigger the discount for the private tour.
Cancellation fees – Cancellation fees may apply to any cancellations by the traveller of a service provided by Get-Locals.com. Unless otherwise specified, the cancellation policy is as follows:
In the event of bad weather forecast we will contact you the day before and offer you either a refund or an amended tour for the following day.
We always advice to wear suitable clothing for the day of the tour as not every day is guaranteed sunshine.
Our guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel or outside your apartment.
A great tour, Anna really knows her stuff and certainly showed us a totally different view to Russia than we expect.
Thanks for showing us some really great sites in your fantastic city. Anna was the perfect guide and what a great friendly personality.