Private Architecture Tour: Best views of Moscow with Free Coffee and Dessert

See Moscow through the eyes of locals on this 3-hour off the beaten path walking tour. Uncover the little-known treasures of the city like the elegant Pashkov House and the legendary Krasny Oktyabr confectionary factory, admire Gorky Park and Muzeon Park of Arts.

Feast your eyes at the Christ the Savior Cathedral and Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and stroll through the oldest Moscow streets, beautiful bridges and picturesque embankments. Don't miss a chance to take a photo at Crimean Bridge, a very instagrammable spot. Learn fascinating facts about places and get an insider’s tips from your expert guide how to enjoy the rest of your day in bustling Moscow.

Indulge in delicious coffee with dessert, and have a Russian lunch if you opt for a 4-hour tour.

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3 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • All taxes
    • Friendly local guide
    • Private tour
    • Free Coffee+dessert
    • Free lunch (on 4-hour tours only)
    • Multiple start times available
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Iconic places for photo shoot
    • Flexible customizable itinerary
    • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
    • Entry/Admission - Muzeon Art Park
    • Entry/Admission - Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks other than what's included in tour
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fees, if any depending on your preferences
    • Entry/Admission - Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
    • Entry/Admission - Ilya Glazunov Gallery
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dom Pashkova, Vozdvizhenka St., 3/5 , bldg., 1, Moscow 119019 Russia

    Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer. This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you.

    10am Start your entertaining and informative trip, meeting your guide in front of the Pashkov House, one of the most famous classic buildings in Moscow. Get spectacular views of the Kremlin.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Volhonka St., 12, Moscow 119019 Russia

    10.30am Wander down one of the most ancient Moscow avenues – prominent Volkhonka Street, and see the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts from outside. 

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Ilya Glazunov Gallery, Volkhonka st., 13 Metro Kropotkinskaya, Moscow 119019 Russia

    Pass by Gallery of arts of Europe and America of 19th-20th centuries and Moscow State Art Gallery of Soviet artist Ilya Glazunov. Eye up to magnificent exteriors of the former mansions of Princes Golitsyn and Naryshkin as your guide entertains you with tales about life of noble families.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia

    11am From there continue to Christ the Savior Cathedral, a symbol of the great victory of the Russian people over Napoleon in the Patriotic War of 1812. Marvel at the outstanding white walls and golden domes and learn more about Moscow’s nicknames. Immerse yourself in an amazing spiritual atmosphere in impressive interiors colorfully decorated from floor to ceiling with icons of saints.

    OR choose Old Arbat street instead.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Patriarshy Bridge, Prechistenskaya Embankment, Moscow Russia

    Next, cross the Patriarch Bridge, enchanting pedestrian bridge where you’ll be wowed by stunning views over the Kremlin and Moskva river.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Red October Gallery, Bersenevskiy Lane, 2 St1, Moscow 119072 Russia

    Enjoy incredible selfies and then venture to Krasny Oktyabr, prominent former confectionary manufacture whose parent company was 17th in the list of the largest candy companies in the world.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Peter The Great Monument, Moscow Russia

    Take a look at the Peter the Great Statue, a magnificent 98-m high creation of Russian-Georgian artist Zurab Tseretelli and one of the greatest art works in the world.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Krymskaya Embankment, Krymskaya Emb., Moscow Russia

    12pm Afterwards, pass by scenic Krymskaya embankment

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Muzeon Art Park, Krymskiy Val, 2, Moscow 119049 Russia

    Head to Muzeon Park of Arts, a perfect photo-op and a lovely green oasis. Take a free yoga class or check out a flea market. Get impressed with the largest open-air sculpture museum in Russia with more than 700 Soviet era artworks currently on display and take a glance at the Brusov ship docked nearby which is famous as a voguish cluster of trendy shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Muzeon Art Park, Krymskiy Val, 2, Moscow 119049 Russia

    12.30pm Drop in at one of the coziest coffee shops with river and embankment views, and enjoy refreshing drink. Take in the beautiful views and listen to your expert guide’s stories about former Soviet heroes like Lenin, Stalin and Brezhnev, or simply ask your guide about present-day life in Russia.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Krymskiy Val St., 9, Moscow 119049 Russia

    1pm Finish your tour at Gorky Park, one of the most popular places among locals in Moscow. Enjoy Moskva-river views and go people-watching. You might want to spend an entire day here walking through musical fountains, bar crawling, and checking the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Krymskiy Val St., 9, Moscow 119049 Russia

    1-2pm Have a Russian traditional lunch if you opt for a 4-hour tour and see more of local hidden gems and nature nooks in the heart of Moscow.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental or train station.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
    • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
    • Private walking tour with the use of metro
    • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • 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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Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P71

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