Join-in Tour: Famous and hidden corners Moscow + visit to St. Basil's Cathedral

A 4-hour sightseeing tour of Moscow with workarounds that only Muscovites know. You will see Pushkin Square, Tverskaya Street, Yeliseev store, State Historical Museum, Red Square, visit St. Basil’s Cathedral and taste the city’s favorite fast foods.

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$213

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Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Entrance fee to St.Basil’s Cathedral
    • Skip-the-line entrance
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Gastronomia Eliseevsky
    • Entry/Admission - Red Square
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - State Historical Museum
    • Entry/Admission - GUM
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow Kremlin
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Pushkinskaya ploschad, Moskva, Russia, 127006

    Pushkin Square in the Tverskoy District of central Moscow. It was historically known as Strastnaya Square, and renamed for Alexander Pushkin in 1937. It is not only one of the busiest city squares in Moscow, but also one of the busiest in the world. At the center of the square is a famous statue of Pushkin, funded by public subscription and opened by Ivan Turgenev and Fyodor Dostoyevsky in 1880.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), Tverskaya ulitsa, Moscow Russia

    Tverskaya Street is a central Moscow street as well as one of the oldest ones. According to certain historical data, Tverskaya Street already existed in the 12th century. Tverskaya Street is one of Moscow’s most expensive trade streets. It is also a nightlife and entertainment centre.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gastronomia Eliseevsky, Tverskaya St., 14, Moscow 125009 Russia

    Yeliseev store is the most known grocery shop of Russia. It's located on the Tverskaya street, few blocks from the Red square. Yeliseev family built their fortune on the imported goods, like fruit, olive oil, tea, coffee, vine. It was the first large supermarket type shop of the family, opened in what was the most luxurious part of Moscow.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: State Historical Museum, Krasnaya Sq., 1, Moscow 109012 Russia

    The building of the State Historical Museum in Moscow is one of the 19th century Russian landmarks and a unique example of the way the national architectural traditions are followed. The foundation of the building was laid in Red Square in 1875. The majestically gorgeous building of the museum with its tall spires and merlons blends well into the architectural ensemble of Red Square.The museum’s 39 halls boast unique interiors where different periods of the history of Russian peoples’ art can be traced.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Manege Square, Manege Sq, Moskva, Russia

    Manezhnaya (Manege) square is large square near the Alexander’s garden named after Manege – the large structure, currently used for exhibitions. The huge underground mall was constructed here in 1990th, so now it’s a great place for the easy walk or rest. There is a long fountain complex between the square and the garden, inspired by the characters of the Russian fairy tales.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Near Kremlin, Moscow 119072 Russia

    The garden is named after the Russian emperor Alexander the 1st. It appeared when Moscow was rebuilt after the war with Napoleon. The garden is located on the place of the Neglinka river, currently hidden underground, which protected the fort’s walls. The most important memorial of the garden is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the eternal flame – Russia’s most important WW2 memorial.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: GUM, Red Square, 3 Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow 109012 Russia

    GUM is a large mall, located on the Red Square. The current building appeared in the end of 19th century. You can find special ice-cream stalls or the traditional Soviet sparkling water kiosks inside. The galleries of GUM are always decorated according to the season. You can find brands like Prada, Chanel, Gucci etc. inside.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia

    Red in Old Russian also stands for beautiful. So this name marks the beauty of the square, rather than the color of the Kremlin walls or the Soviet history. The Red square is beautiful by day or by night framed by the GUM building and the tall Kremlin wall.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia

    Beautiful and ornate St. Basils is what you think is Russia. Dating to the times of Ivan the Terrible, this church is a true decoration of the Red square, which creates the unique Russian feel there. Unlike the similar church in St. Petersburg, St. Basil’s inside is a network of the small chapels, each dedicated to the different saint or holiday. Please note the church has numerous stairs with high steps.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Moscow Kremlin, Moscow 103132 Russia

    Kremlin began as an ancient fortress, which became the historical and cultural center of the country and the office of the president of Russia. A large part of the Kremlin grounds is open for the tourists. The main attractions are the old cathedrals, where Russian tsars from Ivan the Terrible to Nicholas 2nd were crowned (1 cathedral inside visit), as well as Russia’s largest bell and cannon.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Pushkinskaya, Moscow, Russia, 127006
    Return Detail :
    Red Square, Krasnaya ploshad, Moskva, Russia, 109012
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Uopera tours

Activity ID: V-224720P73

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