Moscow Up Close and Personal

    • 3 - 3.5 hours
    • RUUF
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $71
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Give the tour buses a wide berth and experience the contradictions of modern Moscow from the ground level with a local insider. From lavish ultra-luxury hotels, to stark Soviet-era buildings, and those distinct gold-domed Orthodox churches, Moscow is mindblowing.

Highlights

* Discover the famous Moscow landmarks from a local perspective.

* Explore Moscow's famous avenues as well as the off the beaten path lanes.

* Admire Moscow's legendary architecture and learn about the diverse mix of buildings.

* Soak up the very best views over the Moskva River.

* Sample authentic Russian food and drink at a local café.

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    The composition of the three fountains in front of the main façade of the Bolshoi Theatre. "Teatralnaya" metro station (IMPORTANT! Inside the underground please look for “Exit to the Bolshoi theatre!”).
  • Finish:

    “Kitay-Gorod” metro station.<br />.
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    English Speaking Guide, Tea/coffee, Snack
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature, tips or gratuities for local guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Child policy

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour

Itinerary

Ready to see the real Moscow? On this historical Moscow tour you'll see the city from a fresh, unique perspective, aided by the help of a local guide who knows all the insider info. Wave goodbye to the stuffy walking tours of yesteryear and dive into authentic local Moscow life!
We start this Moscow tour with the monument dedicated to the founder of Moscow – Yuri Dolgoruky. Stroll along the central streets and charming lanes, some of which are several hundred years old, lined with famous Moscow mansions, theatres, and restaurants. This introduction to Moscow is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the city, and your local guide will be filling you in on all the history of this area. 
Explore State Duma (Russian parliament), the Bolshoi Theatre, the Red Square, the Kremlin, the world-famous Metropol hotel, and so much more. As you tour Moscow, you'll be able to spot some of the most famous landmarks, including the spires of orthodox churches crowned with their signature golden domes, which boldly rise up between the Soviet-era buildings, known as Stalin's Sisters Houses. If you're an architecture addict, there could not be a more perfect city to tour than Moscow! Here you'll find some of the most ornate and beautiful buildings on earth, next to the most imposing, and it's this juxtaposition that really enriches the spirit of Moscow. With the help of your local guide, this Moscow city tour will not only give you a chance to see examples of all of this, you'll learn the history and local secrets behind these buildings, too. 
Take a walk over the Moskva River and find yourself at Christ the Saviour Cathedral, one of the largest in the world. Finally, finish this local Moscow tour with a cup of tea or coffee and an authentic handmade snack in a local Russian-style café. Here your guide will be able to give you more tips on things to do in Moscow, or give you directions back to your accommodation. 

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