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Moscow Underground Tour

Visit the worlds most beautiful Metro stations

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Children (Ages 6-11)
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Moscow Underground Tour

(2 Reviews)
  • 2 Hours
  • Iconic Metro Stations
  • Daily at 10.00 am
  • Min age: 0
  • Languages offered: English

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the beauty and grandeur of Moscow Metro system
  • Learn about the Metro’s most famous stations architecture and history
  • Be dazzled by metro stations that resemble palaces
  • Interact with a real local
  • Return home with fond memories of Moscow
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What to Expect

Moscow Metro is one of the most beautiful and unique subway systems in the world. On this tour you will discover the most famous stations of the Moscow metro, many of which are listed as cultural heritage sites. Also, you will learn how to use the metro like a local muscovite.

Tour Schedule Details
  • Starting time: 10 am
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Novokuznetskaya Metro station Just outside the entrance
  • Map: Google map link

  • Ending point: Kievskaya subway station
Itinerary

Full Itinerary

Your tour will start at Novokuznetskaya Metro station and will include the fo;;owing metro stations

 

1.

Novokuznetskaya
Begin your guided tour with a station that was opened during the most difficult months of the Second World War. Learn the urban myths and legends that surround this and many other Moscow metro stations.

Understand the significance of the Moscow Metro during World War II and the entire Soviet Era.

 
2.
 
Mayakovskaya
Take a picture at the most beautiful and futuristic Moscow metro station in the world and learn what interesting game kids like to play on this station.

Find out what meeting was held here on the 24th anniversary of the October Revolution and why Joseph Stalin actually resided in the station during World War II.

 
3.
 
Belorusskaya
Learn the history and the concept of “brotherly people” and why it was so important in Soviet Union.

Understand the history of Belarus through magnificent mosaics and sculptures and take a picture next to the “Belarus Partisan” statue that commemorates the guerrilla fighters during World War II.

 
4.
 
Novoslobodskaya
Learn why Nikita Khrushchev insisted that the women wear sandals in the main stained glass mosaic of the station and why the shoes were “taken off” after the Soviet leader lost power.

Find out whose portrait was instead of the sun in the mosaic “World in Peace” and why it was removed.

 
5,
 
Prospekt Mira
Discover the legend surrounding the marble used for the construction of this station and where it originated from. Find out the original name of the station and what the theme of the stations has to do with the Moscow Botanical Gardens.

Marvel at the white marble columns topped by floral elements that symbolized the agricultural prosperity of Soviet Union.

 
6.
 
Komsomolskaya
Visit one of the first opened stations of the Moscow metro system– all the way back in 1935. Discover why this station has become one of the main tourist attractions.

Learn about the panels devoted to the struggle of the Russian people for independence, from Alexander Nevsky all the way to Soviet soldiers in World War II.

 
7.
 
Revolution Square
Find out why many students rub the nose of a dog of the “border guard with a dog” statue.

Take a picture with any of the 20 bronze statues that include soldiers, students, peasants and even such unorthodox statue as a “parachutist girl.”

 
8.
 
Arbatskaya
Continue your Moscow Metro Tour and Discover what famous movie starting Milla Jovovich this metro station was featured in.

Find out the history of the underground system of tunnels called “Metro-2” and why it has been kept in great secret. Marvel at an interesting architectural mix between “Baroque” and a Russian architectural style of the 17th century.

 
9.
 
Kievskaya
Enjoy the beautiful mosaics that describe the history of Ukraine as seen through the lens of Soviet Union and what classical stereotypes existed about Ukrainians during U.S.S.R.

Learn about the legend of the Koltsevaya (Circle) line and why it is color coded brown on the subway map.

Reviews

Peter & Julie, Canada

A great tour and so much history packed into a short time , these metro stations really are just like palaces. Anna was the perfect guide.

John & Mary. New York

Absolutely stunning metro system compared to our one back home. A Must see if you are ever in this beautiful city.
FAQ

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

No Single supplement 

What is cancellation policy?

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:

  1. Cancellations for set tours and made more than 48 hours prior to travel receive a full refund;
  2. Cancellations for set tours made 48 hours or less prior to travel require the traveller to pay for the tour in full, and no refund will be issued.
  3. Cancellations for custom itineraries (“Create Your Own”) are as follows:
  • 60+ days to departure – Full refund
  • 59 – 31 days to departure – 50% cancellation fee
  • 30 days and under to departure – 100% cancellation fee

What happens in the event of bad weather?

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.

How do I find the tour start meeting point?

Generally, hotel pick-up is possible. Contact us beforehand to make an appointment.

Otherwise, we will pick you up at 10:00 in front of St Basil’s Cathedral, on the red square.

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Peter & Julie, Canada

Couple Traveller

A great tour and so much history packed into a short time , these metro stations really are just like palaces. Anna
was the perfect guide.

June 1, 2020

John & Mary. New York

Couple Traveller

Absolutely stunning metro system compared to our one back home. A Must see if you are ever in this beautiful city.

May 24, 2020