Magical Places in Moscow on Private Tour with Friendly Local Guide

Imagine yourself a fairy tale character on this private guided tour in Moscow. Discover the hidden magic of Moscow wandering the most fascinating corners of the city.
Visit gorgeous painted towers, amazing museums and dive into the atmosphere of fairy-tale watching the splendid images and figures of famous Russian characters. Your enthusiastic guide will lead you to the many wonders of Moscow’s magical world.

• Explore the magical world of the Russian capital
• Visit the fairy-tale Pertzova House and house of Owl, Rabbit and Cat
• Wander the world-famous Gorky Central Park
• Learn about Russian tales and novels from your expert guide

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Customizable itinerary
    • Friendly local guide
    • Private walking tour
    • Must see and off the beaten path
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tou
    • Iconic places for photoshoot
    • Multiple start times available
    • Meeting in the hotel lobby
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
    • Entry/Admission - Egg House
    • Entry/Admission - The Russian Fairy-tales Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Pinocchio
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Izmaylovo, Izmaylovo, Moscow Oblast, Central Russia

    The fabulous world of carved Russian towers, patterned turrets and painted "gingerbread houses" exists not only in cartoons! Young guests of the Izmaylovo Kremlin will have an excursion to the Museum of Russian toys. They also can visit classes in art workshops.

    There are many things to see for adults too, such as the Museum of Russian vodka, the Museum of bread, the antique market and several shops of ethnic souvenirs. Izmaylovo Kremlin is relatively new — its creation began in the late nineties and was completed only in 2003.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Khamovniki, Khamovniki, Moscow, Central Russia

    The Pertzova House (Fairy-Tale House) is the twentieth century building located on Prechistenskaya embankment. It is the fascinating house with peaked towers, balconies and painted walls, as it is descended from the pages of a children's books. The magical building, decorated with mythological animals, carved façades and traditional ornaments, was built by a fan of Russian art engineer Pertsov at the beginning of XX century.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, Sumska vul. 81, Kharkiv 61002 Ukraine

    Visit the fairy house of Owl, Rabbit and Cat inside the park that is visited by more than 40 thousand people daily. Find a corner of a magical forest where fairy-tale characters live. The inhabitants of this house, resembling a hut on chicken legs, the Wise Owl, the Rabbit and the Cat are able to "come to life" under the action of special mechanisms and tell entertaining stories to young guests.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Egg House, Mashkova St., 1, Moscow 105062 Russia

    The unusual house in the form of Faberge egg was built in 2002 and immediately turned into one of the brightest sights of the capital. The house has four floors and residential apartments, a hall, a sauna and an exit to the underground garage. The attic can be reached by a spiral staircase or a special elevator. Its total area is almost 350 meters. An interesting fact is that this building costs an astonishing 359 316 000 rubles.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bogorodskoe, Bogorodskoe, Moscow, Central Russia

    The world of funny characters from Krylov's fables really exists! Literature courtyard has heroes familiar to Russians from childhood: the crow with a piece of cheese in its beak, the cunning fox, the unlucky musical quartet of goat, donkey, bears and monkeys or the greedy pig gnawing the roots of oak.
    Stone animals are favorite "friends" in children's games and a kind of moral and philosophical reminder for adults.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Yakimanka, Yakimanka, Moscow, Central Russia

    The mansion of the merchant Igumnov is famous for its carved columns, turrets and tent domes in the style of Russian art Nouveau as well as an abundance of legends and tales. It is known that in 1901 Igumnov arranged a spectacular secular ball inside the tower, having floors lined with gold chervonets. Moreover, it is said the fairy-tale castle is haunted by the ghost of its owner’s former mistress.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Yakimanka, Yakimanka, Moscow, Central Russia

    The Mansion of the merchant Igumnov

    The Mansion is famous for not only carved columns, turrets and tent domes in the style of Russian art Nouveau, but also an abundance of legends and tales. It is

    known that in 1901 Igumnov arranged in the tower shocking secular ball, having lined floors with gold chervonets. Moreover, it is said that in one of the walls of the fairy-tale castle immured former mistress of the owner and her Ghost still haunts the halls of the mansion.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Russian Fairy-tales Museum, Izmaylovskoye shosse, 73j Metro Partisanskaya, Moscow 105187 Russia

    The Museum of Russian fairy tales is a collection of wonderful and instructive stories that keep the folk wisdom of many centuries. On interactive tours, children dress in Russian traditional costumes, immerse themselves in the atmosphere of magic and, learn to solve difficult moral problems with fairy-tale characters.

    This museum has more than 400 books and costumes. About 650 thousand of children have already visited the House of fairy tales.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Museum of Pinocchio, Parkovaya 2nd ul., d. 18, Moscow 105037 Russia

    In the Museum of Pinocchio children will meet with the thoughtless, but kind and brave wooden Pinocchio, the cricket wise, the romantic girl with blue hair and the noble black dog Artemon.

    Interactive tours and performances will introduce kids to the best fairy tales of the world and allow you to witness multiple fairy-tale characters. This museum is a part of the European Association of children's museums «Hands On!» and has a collection of almost 400 exhibits.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.Your guide will meet you at your centrally-located hotel, hostel or vacation rental,You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email,
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.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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Activity ID: V-11498P134

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