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Walking Tour of Central Moscow
with a Private Guide
A walking tour of central Moscow is a great way to get to know the key sights and get some orientation as well. The tour includes Red Square, Zaryadye Park, KGB HQ, the Bolshoi Theater, Alexander Gardens and a tour of the interiors of Christ the Saviour Cathedral including the viewing galleries on the Cathedral's dome level.
Meeting point
The lobby of your hotel or any other location of choice
Duration and time
Any time convenient for you
Duration — 4 hours
Distance Walked
Ca. 5.5 km (3.5 miles)
Cost
From EUR50.00 per person
Itinerary
1
Monument to George Zhukov in front of the State History Museum
The tour starts here with the overview of Manege Square, the State History Museum,, and the role of Soviet Marshal George Zhukov in the WW2.
2
Red Square
We will cover all the key attractions in Red Square, including the Kazan Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum, and St. Basil's Cathedral. If the Mausoleum is open (usually in the morning on certain days of the week), we can visit it, too.
3
Zaryadie Park and Soaring Bridge
The state-of-the-art Zaryadye park entertains visitors with inspirational old-meet-contemporary concept and, of course, fantastic views everywhere. A stopover at the Soaring Bridge (dubbed by locals Selfie Bridge) is included.
4
Stopover at GUM for the famous signature ice-cream and coffee
GUM is the historical shopping arcade located near Red Square, and it's an attraction on its own right.
5
Nikolskaya Street and Lubyanka Square
The KGB building dominates Lubyanka Square. This part of the tour demystifies the secret agency and tells the story of the political repressions in the USSR.
6
Theatre Square
Here we will cover the history of the Bolshoi Theater, architecture of TsUM, the rival of GUM, and admire beautiful designs of the Metropole Hotel.
7
Alexander Gardens and Monument to Prince Vladimir
Here the tour catches up with Change of Guards routine and takes you to the giant monument of Prince Vladimir who baptized Russia in the 10th century out of Kyev.
8
Christ the Saviour Cathedral with viewing galleries
You will be taken around the interiors of Christ the Saviour Cathedral and at the end of our tour we will go up 40 meters to the level of the giant dome and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of central Moscow.
Itinerary on a map
Besides history facts, entertaining stories and insights into the Russian culture, the tour takes you to many scenic locations for the best photo opportunities.
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Julia Schelkunova
Licensed tour guide, MA in linguistics and psychology
Julia Schelkunova is a licensed Moscow guide with 15+ years of experience. Julia holds MA in linguistics and is a professional translator, and studied social and cross-cultural psychology at the Moscow State University. Aiming to create entertaining yet educating tours, Julia helps you build cultural connection and make the most of your time in Moscow.
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