Wonders of Moscow Metro (Private Tour with licensed Guide)

Moscow’s Metro, a Palace for the People!

With 240 stations covering more than 400 km, Moscow's Metro is not just a means to a destination; it is a destination itself. To roam around the stations is to unravel the past of Russia, printed in the underground galleries.

Let the stations be "the palaces of the people," he ordered. And Stalin’s will was done... Planned by the leader of the Soviet Union, Moscow’s Metro was built with notorious love and pride. It was time to show the world all the Soviet’s power and magnificence. Thousands of workers and volunteers were mobilized. The finest materials and the best socialist realism artists were brought from the four corners of Russia. The result could only be great.

Let's embark on this unforgettable trip together!

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  • What's included :
    • Metro tickets
    • Expert advice on where to go and what to do before / after the tour
    • Professional licensed guide
    • Entry/Admission - Moscow Metro
    • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Komsomolskaya
    • Entry/Admission - Ploshhad Revolyutsii Metro Station
    • Entry/Admission - Mayakovskaya Metro Station
    • Entry/Admission - Kiyevskaya Metro Station
    • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Novoslobodskaya
    • Entry/Admission - Prospekt Mira Metro Station
    • Entry/Admission - Teatralnaya
    • Entry/Admission - Novokuznetskaya Metro Station
    • Entry/Admission - Belorusskaya Metro Station
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow Russia

      Opened in 1935 with one 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) line and 13 stations, it was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union. As of 2019, the Moscow Metro, excluding the Moscow Central Circle and Moscow Monorail, has 232 stations (263 with Moscow Central Circle) and its route length is 397.3 km (246.9 mi),[1] making it the fifth longest in the world. The system is mostly underground, with the deepest section 74 metres (243 ft) underground at the Park Pobedy station, one of the world's deepest underground stations. It is the busiest metro system in Europe, and is considered a tourist attraction in itself.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Metro Station Komsomolskaya, Komsomolskaya sq., Moscow Russia

      Considered to be the most beautiful stations of all!

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Ploshhad Revolyutsii Metro Station, Bogoyavlenskiy Ln. Nikolskaya St., Moscow 109012 Russia

      Named after the Revolution Square above, the Ploshchad Revolyutsii metro station is eerie but beautiful, featuring red and yellow marble arches with pairing bronze statues representing the people of the Soviet Union, including soldiers, farmers, factory workers, athletes, pilots and children. It is to celebrate the good works on society development of the Soviet Union.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Triumfalnaya Sq., Moscow 125047 Russia

      This station is an experiment: it was built deep underground, using aeronautical engineering techniques. This station is a masterpiece: it won a Grand Prix at the World’s Fair in New York. This station is a story within itself: it used to serve as a bomb shelter and a soapbox for Joseph Stalin.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Kiyevskaya Metro Station, Kiyevskogo Vokzala sq., 1, Moscow 121059 Russia

      40 designs were submitted for the Kievskaya station; a design by a Kiev group headed by Professor Yevgeny Katonin was selected. The construction began 53 metres under the ground. The interior design is a tribute to the 300th anniversary of the reunification of Russia and Ukraine. The back wall is adorned with stucco floral patterns with a line from the Soviet anthem running along them. The station opened in 1954.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Metro Station Novoslobodskaya, Novoslobodskaya st., Moscow Russia

      This is one of the most ceremonial stations in the Moscow Metro. It is best known for its 32 stained-glass panels, which were all designed by the famous Soviet artist Pavel Korin.

      Duration: 10 minutes

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

      The arches are faced with flared white marble and are topped with ceramic bas-relief frieze made of floral elements. In the centre are medallion bas-reliefs (work of G.Motovilov) featuring the different aspects in the development of agriculture in the Soviet Union. The station walls are laid with dark red Ural marble and chessboard floor pattern is made of grey and black granite. The ceiling vault is decorated with casts, and lighting comes from several cylindrical chandeliers.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Teatralnaya, Moscow, Russia, 109012

      Crystal lamps in bronze frames attached to the center of the room give the central hall a festive appearance. The vault of the central hall is decorated with caissons and majolica bas-reliefs by Natyla Danko on the theme of theatre arts of the USSR, manufactured by Leningrad Porcelain Factory.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Novokuznetskaya Metro Station, Pyatnitskaya, 23, Moscow 115035 Russia

      The station was opened on November 20, 1943. The station honors the Soviet fighting men with its heavy ornamentation. The architects, I. Taranov and N. Bykova, won a USSR State Prize for their design.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Belorusskaya Metro Station, Tverskaya Zastava Sq., 1, Moscow 125047 Russia

      Belorusskaya station is some 42 metres under the ground. The main decoration theme is the culture and economy of the Byelorussian people. The station was opened for passengers in 1952. The architects received the Stalin Prize.

      Duration: 10 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Four Seasons Hotel Moscow, Ulitsa Okhotnyy Ryad, 2, Moskva, Russia, 109012
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Departure Time :
      Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 12/16/2019 - 10/24/2021
      Monday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
      Tuesday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
      Wednesday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
      Thursday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
      Friday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
      Saturday:10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
      Sunday:10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • Not recommended for travelers with claustrophobia
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • 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 Insider Moscow Tours

    Activity ID: V-144296P4

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