Trip to Kolomna - Authentic Cultural Experience from Moscow with Private Guide

Don’t miss a chance to see authentic Russian local life on a private tour. Your 10-hour trip to Kolomna will be an ultimate local experience.

Your private local guide will meet you at hotel and you will take a train to the Russian fairy tale. Fabulous old architecture, old cathedrals in the area, unique museums and other off the beaten path will make your day a lifetime adventure.

The tour will give you an in-depth cultural insight into authentic Russian environment, history, traditions and foods. Visit the ancient Kolomna Kremlin and the great Assumption Cathedral, take a tour-performance in Marshmallow Museum.

Learn how to brew tea in Museum House of Samovar, or how to build a Russian hut in Museum Forging Settlement, or how to bake Russian read in Kalachnaya Museum. Take in the views of Moskva River.

Ideal choice for families, couples and anyone who is looking for genuine local experience in Russia.

per adult from

$438

NZD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes
    • Friendly local guide
    • Private tour
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Iconic places for photo shoot
    • Flexible customizable itinerary
    • In-depth cultural experience
    • Train tickets to Kolomna and back
    • Entry/Admission - Kolomna district rural settlements Nepetsinskoe
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow-City
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees (if any, depending on your preferences)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Kolomna Kremlin
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of the Assumption
    • Entry/Admission - Kalachnaya
    • Entry/Admission - Museum House of Samovar
    • Entry/Admission - Museum Pastila Factory
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Russian Marshmallow
    • Entry/Admission - Museum Forging Settlement
    • Entry/Admission - Tram Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kolomna district rural settlements Nepetsinskoe, Nepetsino, Moscow Oblast, Russia, 140473

    9:00 – Your private local guide will meet you in hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour. Timing is flexible.

    9:50 – Train from Moscow to Kolomna. The city of Kolomna is located in the center of the European part of Russia. It was founded in 1177 and is just 30 years younger than Moscow. The first human settlements in this region refer to the 12th century BC. The Slavs occupied the area only in the 7th century.

    11:30 – Arriving in Kolomna. With 420 monuments of federal and regional significance, Kolomna is truly national heritage and pride. Get ready to get lost in a fairy tale: ancient architecture, historic streets and scenic maze-like alleyways. Very local and authentic experience.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kolomna Kremlin, Lazhechnikova St., 5, Kolomna 140400 Russia

    12:00 – 13:00 – Kolomna Kremlin and Assumption Cathedral. Being #1 thing to do in Kolomna and one of TOP10 symbols of Russia, the Kremlin is one of the biggest and most powerful Kremlins of its time, built in 1525-1531. The walls are up to 20 meters high and almost 2 km long. The 17 towers of Kolomna Kremlin have much in common with fortification form the north Italian castles such as Turin, Milan, Verona.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cathedral of the Assumption, Kazakova St., 5, Kolomna Russia

    Majestic Cathedral of the Assumption will impress you with unusual interior and the wonderful murals on the walls.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kalachnaya, Zaytseva St., 14, Kolomna 140400 Russia

    13:00 – 14:00 – Walking around, visiting local churches and/or museums. Several options for museums: 1. Learn the history of traditional Russian bread – kalach in a cute and tiny Kalachnaya Museum, buy your own freshly baked loaf and enjoy a tea ceremony.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museum House of Samovar, Posadskaya St., 11, Kolomna Russia

    Or learn the history of tea-making in Russia in the Museum House of Samovar. Its private collection of old samovars boasts 400 copies, as well as various objects of traditional folk life. Plenty of souvenirs and baking goodies to try: kulebyaki, pirogies, pirozhki, cakes.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museum Pastila Factory, Polyanskaya St., 4, Kolomna 140415 Russia

    If you fancy, come down to the Moscow River for spectacular views or visit Museum Pastila Factory.

    14:00 – 14:30 – Lunch in a local café with traditional Russian cuisines and interior.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum of Russian Marshmallow, Posadskaya st., 13a, Kolomna 140415 Russia

    14:30 – 15:00 – Marshmallow museum. Reservation should be made in advance. Not less popular then Kolomna Kremlin, Marshmallow (Pastila) Museum is a must-see. The tour here is like a performance. You come here for a story that the local guides imitating the manners of the 19th century will tell you. And, of course, for delicious marshmallow.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Museum Forging Settlement, Grazhdanskaya St., 84, Kolomna Russia

    15:30 – 16:00 – Museum Forging Settlement. The museum features over 7000 exhibits. Here you can see the work area of the village blacksmith, see the weapons and armour of warriors of the past centuries, accessories for fishing and hunting, wrought iron household items, many of which have long been forgotten. You will learn many fun facts about the life of Russians in ancient times.

    16:00 – 16:30 – Snack/Coffee

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tram Museum, Dmitiya Donskogo st., 15, Kolomna 140400 Russia

    You may wish to check out Tram Museum for deeper cultural experience.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Moscow-City, Presnenskaya Embankment Presnensky District, Moscow Russia

    17:00 (approx) – Train back to Moscow

    18:30 (approx) – Arriving to Moscow

    19:00 – Back at the hotel

    The itinerary may be modified in accordance with train`s timetable.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental, port, train station, airport or a point of interest. There'll be an extra charge for meeting you at port, train station or airport.You 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
    • Private walking tour with the use of metro and train
    • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
    • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Kolomna Kremlin and Museums are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. You can still take a trip to Kolomna on these days, but you'd only see places from outside.
    • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P35

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