Private Graffiti Art Tour in Moscow with Friendly Local Guide

Step off the common tourist trail and discover the exciting world of Russian contemporary art on this guided tour in Moscow. Marvel at masterpieces created by acknowledged Russian and international artists, like Kiril Kto, ‘CHTAK’, ‘Zuk Club’, Okuda San Miguel, Tristan Eaton and many others.

Listen to your guide’s insights about the social and political reasons behind the Moscow contemporary art. Admire the fascinating scenery composed of the colorful mix of traditional Russian architecture, futuristic buildings and wonderful street art.

• Discover street art wonders, hidden in the vibrant streets of Moscow
• Be awed by the magnificent works of Kiril Kto, ‘Zuk Club’, Okuda San Miguel and other talented artists
• Enjoy picturesque landscapes and learn more about Russian contemporary art
• Customize your experience by choosing among 3-hour, 5-hour or 7-hour tour

per adult from

$142

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Customizable itinerary
    • Friendly local guide
    • Private walking tour
    • Multiple start times available
    • Off the beaten path
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Iconic places for photoshoot
    • Meeting in the hotel lobby
    • Best graffiti places in Moscow
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Winzavod
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia

    Meet your expert guide in your hotel lobby and get prepared to delve into the Moscow’s vibrant street art culture. Wander past some of the city’s best examples of street art like the painted tunnel and the Winzavod Wall Project where you will be amazed by the countless magnificent graffiti and maybe even will have a chance to talk to artists while they are creating their masterpieces.

    Check out colorful murals at the “Atrium” Shopping Center, admire the “Moscow Diving”, emotional graffiti created by ‘Smates’ and marvel at the tremendous “Minin and Pozharsky”. Continue to the Arbat and pay a tribute to the legendary Soviet musician Viktor Tsoi, his band Kino and their beloved songs at the Tsoi Wall and discover the majestic “Portrait of Marshal Zhukov”.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Moscow, Moscow, Central Russia

    Bid your guide farewell here or else opt for the 5-hour tour and continue exploring truly unique contemporary culture of Moscow. See masterful portraits of Mikhail Bulgakov, world-famous Russian writer and Maya Plisetskaya, an outstanding Russian ballerina.

    Have a look at the beautiful and inspiring artworks like “Mad about Tea”, “Old Jerusalem”, “Pioneer Girl” and “Become Strong, Stay Gentle”. Admire the unknown artist’s gorgeous work named “Woman at the Window” and stroll the vibrant streets of Moscow forth to the marvelous “Citizens”.

    If you’re still hungry for the best contemporary masterpieces that Russia has to offer, continue your journey and discover magnificent “The Avengers”, the splenid “Portrait of Sergei Eisenstein’, exciting “The Circus” and “The Spring”. As a grand finale of your intense adventure fall in love with the “Portrait of Varlam Shalamov”, superb “In the Wild” and fantastic “Cityscapes”.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Winzavod, 4-Y Syromyatnicheskiy Pereulok, 1/8 строение 6, Moskva, Russia, 105120

    Visit the Winzavod Contemporary Art Center, a home to the Wall Project, a negotiating forum related to the graffiti-culture. Witness the masterpieces of such renowned artists as Alexey Kallima, Kiril Kto, ‘CHTAK’, ‘Pasha 183’, Timofey Radya and many more. Observe the process of art pieces creation and talk to artists while they are doing their masterful job. The street decorations are changing all the time, so this place will never become boring.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tverskoy, Tverskoy, Moscow, Central Russia

    Kiril Kto and Pavel Zumkin organized the “Patchwork” project, designed to change the face of an old shabby tunnel near the Kurskiy Station. It took them 8 days to turn it into a wonderful colorful place. Authorities supported the project, so it is a rare example of a successful cooperation between artists and a government.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Shopping-Entertainment Complex Atrium, Zemlyanoy Val St., 33, Moscow 105064 Russia

    The walls of this shopping mall were turned into the graffiti-masterpieces. Okuda San Miguel from Spain has made a colorful mural “Free Love” for the “Artmosphere” biennale. Tristan Eaton from the USA has painted a portrait of a faceless cosmonaut with the “Pravda” newspaper logo, Soviet spaceships and an inscription “Continue fighting” and OBEY from the USA has created a constructivists mural “Art is a Hammer”.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Metro Station Kurskaya, Kurskogo Vokzala pl, Moscow 105064 Russia

    Artist ‘Smates’ from Belgium is famous for his expressionistic graffiti pieces. Emotional “Diving in Moscow” appeared thanks to the festival “The Best City on Earth”. Smates got the prize for this piece.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ulitsa Volkhonka, ulitsa Volkhonka, Moskva, Russia, 119019

    The Russian Military Historical Society in a collaboration with several acknowledged street-artists made the giant graffiti here. It is based on the sketch by Yaroslav Kashak and made in the colors of Kremlin so the graffiti would blend with the buildings around.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tsoi's Wall, Arbat St., 37, Moscow Russia

    This memory wall is dedicated to the legendary Soviet musician Viktor Tsoi, his band Kino and their beloved songs. In 1990 an unknown author wrote “Viktor Tsoi has died today” after news had broken about Tsoi’s death in a car collision. Someone replied: “Tsoi is alive!”, and since then the fans’ wall polylogue has been initiated. Fans still leave their inscriptions on the walls, which are usually the snippets from Kino’s most popular songs.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Arbat, Arbat, Moscow, Central Russia

    The project “Our Great Victory” was held in conjunction with the seventieth anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. One of the graffiti-portraits created by ‘Art-Façade’ as a part of the project was dedicated to the great Russian marshal Georgy Zhukov, who had commanded Soviet forces in the Battle of Berlin, the result of which was the defeat of Nazi Germany.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Old Arbat, Old Arbat, Moscow, Central Russia

    The “Heritage” contemporary art project has given Moscow a lot of splendid portraits of outstanding and talented people. ‘Zuk Club’ drew a portrait of the world-famous writer Bulgakov on the lane where the scenes from his novel “The Master and Margarita” had taken place.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bolshaya Dmitrovka Street, Moscow Russia

    Moscow people adore the graffiti “Maya Plisetskaya, created by the Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra in a matter of days within the festival “The Best City on Earth” in 2013. This bright portrait of an outstanding Russian ballerina was made to celebrate her 88th birthday, so she even had an opportunity to admire it.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pechatnikov Pereulok, Moskva, Russia, 107045

    Marvel at the gorgeous piece of art named “Mad about Tea” and discover that the advertising can not only be persuasive, but also be beautiful and inspiring. On the one hand, it is the “Ahmad Tea” advertisement, on the other hand you can see the brilliant graffiti by “Zuk Club” art group and the “Novatekart” company that visually resembles the Carroll’s “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” aesthetics.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Chistye Prudy, Chistye Prudy, Kirov Oblast, Volga District

    Here you can witness the oldest market of Jerusalem, Mahane Yehuda Market, painted by the “Zuk Club”. It adds a colorful Middle Eastern vibe to te scenery of the Chistye Prudy and day and represents the friendship between different cultures.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pokrovka Street, Pokrovka St, Moskva, Russia

    Discover the splendid “Pioneer Girl” graffiti, created by the Colombian street artist ‘Stinkfish’ for the MOST Street Art Festival in 2014. It is based on the photo of a pioneer girl that was taken by Russian vanguard painter and photographer Rodchenko. ‘Stinkfish’ usually makes graffiti-portraits of unknown people he occasionally pictured, but he decided to make an exception for Moscow.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Krasnye vorota, Moscow, Russia, 107078

    The Netherlands artist ‘Telmo&Miel’ made the graffiti of a huge baby with a small elephant going up on a balloon as a part of the “Best City on Earth” festival. The inscription on it says: “Become strong, stay gentle”.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pushkinskaya, Moscow, Russia, 127006

    Observe the superb graffiti, created by the unknown author, based on the painting of the Salvador Dalí. Artist has integrated the reality of modern world (sneakers and recorder) in the surreal painting “Woman at the Window”.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Taganskaya Metro Station, Taganskaya Sq., Moscow 109240 Russia

    Arrive at the Taganskaya Metro Station and admire several wonderful art pieces, such as the “Citizens” graffiti by the Italian artist Agostino Yakurchi, created the in his special style within the festival “The Best City on Earth”, “The Avengers” by Martin Ron from Argentina, devoted to the FIFA World Cup 2018 soccer championship and the portrait of a brilliant Soviet film director and film theorist Sergei Eisenstein, created within the project “Heritage” by Moscow team “Zuk Club”.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kitay-Gorod, Moscow, Russia

    Wander the fascinating open-air contemporary art museum at the Kitay-Gorod. The former nondescript yard was magically transformed by Maxim Kosatkin with amazing reproductions of the Dürer’s masterpieces.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kuznetsky Most Street, ulitsa Kuznetsky Most, Moscow Russia

    Be awed by the melancholic beauty of the graffiti, depicting a girl sending a message in the bottle. It was made by the renowned Australian street artist Fintan Magee during the “Best City on Earth” festival.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Metro Station Trubnaya, Trubnaya Sq., Moscow 127051 Russia

    Gorgeous graffiti named “The Circus”, made by Alexey Mednoy, is another awesome heritage of the “Best City on Earth” festival. The phrase in the bottom of the picture declares: “For the circus without animals”. Author thinks that people should care about animals and save them instead of exploiting them for fun.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dostoyevskaya, Moscow, Russia, 127473

    Wander the Dostoyevskaya Street and discover its contemporary art wonders, including the portrait of the writer Varlam Shalamov, former convict of the GULAG (Soviet prison system), made by the ‘Zoom’ on a request of the GULAG History Museum. Walk forth and find “In the Wild” graffiti, made by Sasha Takloo. Fall in love with a piece of nature and nice and cheerful fantasy monsters depicted on the wall.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Prospekt Mira Metro Station, Mira Ave., Moscow 129110 Russia

    Finalize your intense day at the Prospekt Mira Metro Station and be thrilled by the majestic portrait of the great Russian composer and pianist Alexander Scriabin, made by the Moscow creative team “Zuk Club” as a part of “Heritage” project. You will also see the exciting “Cityscapes” fresco, made by Russian artist ‘Nootk’, that shows abstract cityscapes inhabited by fantastic creatures.

    Duration: 15 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 rentalYou don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email
    Return Detail :
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    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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P127

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