3 Days in Moscow

Cultural & Theme Tours in Zamoskvorechie

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Get to know Moscow on this private 3-day tour of Moscow (5 hours each day). Along with your professional guide, you will visit the Moscow Kremlin with its cathedrals, palaces and towers. See all the must-see sites like Red Square, Bolshoi Theater (from outside), Tretyakov Gallery, Kolomenskoe royal estate and many other attractions of Moscow. Browse through the historic Kitay Gorod and Zamoskvorechye districts. Have the best traditional Russian lunch in an authentic setting and spoil yourself at the best Russian chocolate bistro (food is not included in tour).Discover the magic of the Izmaylovo Flea Market without any hassle.With so much to see and do, this 3-day Moscow tour is a popular way to kick off your visit. Early booking recommended as Kremlin and Armory tickets get sold out months in advance, especially in high season (April-October).
ItineraryDay 1: Private Moscow Tour. Day 1 - Red Square and KremlinStop At: Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad), Moscow, Central RussiaThe itinerary and timing can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.Day 1 - 5 hours:Your guide will meet you at your hotel at 10:00am. Get ready for a historical feast as you explore the city with a 870-year history. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), Moscow, Central RussiaFirst, check out the Kremlin with its Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon. Get a glimpse of the four cathedrals, the Annunciation Cathedral, Assumption Cathedral, Archangel Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles. Duration: 1 hourPass By: Assumption Cathedral, Moscow, Central RussiaArchitectural masterpiecePass By: Cathedral of the Annunciation (Blagoveshchensky Sobor), Moscow, Central RussiaHistorical sitePass By: Cathedral of the Archangel (Arkhangelsky Sobor), Moscow, Central RussiaRussian national heritagePass By: Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, Moscow, Central RussiaPerfect photo ops at KremlinPass By: Church of The Twelve Apostles, Moscow, Central RussiaA gem that many tourists missStop At: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Central RussiaThen, tick off the Red Square off your must-see list, with its many sightseeing opportunities. Take in St Basil's Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, Kazan Cathedral, the Lenin Mausoleum, Manege Square and Alexander Garden.  Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow, Central RussiaThe must-see tomb in MoscowDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Kazan Cathedral, Moscow, Central RussiaArchitectural masterpiecePass By: Moscow State Exhibition Hall ‘New Manege’, Moscow, Central RussiaTouristy place, best for photo opsStop At: Romanovskiy Obelisk in the Alexander Garden, Moscow, Central RussiaSee the green oasis around the Kremlin. View the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Kitai-Gorod and Ulitsa Varvarka, Moscow, Central RussiaThis enthralling half-day tour takes you to the most popular historic places and the prettiest neighborhoods in Moscow. Mix with locals in vibrant Kitay Gorod Enjoy the streets of Kitay Gorod, called Nikolskaya, Ilyinka, Varvarka. Stop At: Children's World Department Store (Detskiy Mir), Moscow, Central RussiaAs a bonus, you'll see the KGB building and climb up to the observation point in the famous Detsky Mir Department Store for panoramic views of downtown Moscow. Finish up the day at the Armory which you will explore on your own with an audioguide (Kremlin and Armory tickets are extra cost to be paid on tour)..Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Private Moscow Tour. Day 2 - Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve and Park, Izmaylovo Flea MarketStop At: Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, Moscow, Central RussiaExplore the vast Kolomenskoe royal estate, or else head to the home of the greatest paintings, icons and sculptures, the Tretyakov Gallery.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Kremlin in Izmailovo, Moscow, Central RussiaGet lost in the city-within-a-city - the Izmaylovo Kremlin and Flea Market. Have fun exploring this mecca for souvenirs and Russian crafts.Duration: 1 hourStop At: The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh), Moscow, Central RussiaOr else you may choose to visit the All-Russian Exhibition Center (VVC or VDNKh) in Soviet Park. Finish the tour at your hotel or at the cold war-era Bunker 42 (your guide will help you get the tickets on spot. Advance reservation is required)Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Private Moscow Tour. Day 3 - Arbat, Victory Park, WWII Museum, Moscow Metro and Gorky ParkStop At: Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Moscow, Central RussiaExperience the side of Moscow where old charm meets the modern as you stroll along Old Arbat Street, a heaven for foodies with all manner of restaurants and coffee shopsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Victory Park, Moscow, Central RussiaPay a visit to Victory Park and WWII Museum. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Victory Museum, Moscow, Central RussiaLearn the history of Great Patriotic War in RussiaDuration: 30 minutesPass By: Moscow Metro, Moscow, Central RussiaTake a Moscow Metro tour and snap some photos of some of the most beautiful metro stations, as they look like underground museums. Stop At: Gorky Park Museum, Moscow, Central RussiaFinish the day at Gorky Park and Muzeon Park's (the so-called Statues Park with its 900 statues), both top destinations among local hipsters, artists and yoga enthusiasts.*The itinerary is subject to change and may be modified based on your preferences.Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Muzeon Art Park, Moscow, Central RussiaFinish the day at Gorky Park and Muzeon Park's (the so-called Statues Park with its 900 statues), both top destinations among local hipsters, artists and yoga enthusiasts.*The itinerary is subject to change and may be modified based on your preferences.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private 3-Day Tour - 5 hours each day
  • 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
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees (if any)
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
  • Entry/Admission - St. Basil's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Victory Park
  • Entry/Admission - Victory Museum

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Ideal choice for families

Itinerary

Day 1: Private Moscow Tour. Day 1 - Red Square and Kremlin Stop At: Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad), Moscow, Central Russia The itinerary and timing can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour. Day 1 - 5 hours: Your guide will meet you at your hotel at 10:00am. Get ready for a historical feast as you explore the city with a 870-year history. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml), Moscow, Central Russia First, check out the Kremlin with its Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon. Get a glimpse of the four cathedrals, the Annunciation Cathedral, Assumption Cathedral, Archangel Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles. Duration: 1 hour Pass By: Assumption Cathedral, Moscow, Central Russia Architectural masterpiece Pass By: Cathedral of the Annunciation (Blagoveshchensky Sobor), Moscow, Central Russia Historical site Pass By: Cathedral of the Archangel (Arkhangelsky Sobor), Moscow, Central Russia Russian national heritage Pass By: Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, Moscow, Central Russia Perfect photo ops at Kremlin Pass By: Church of The Twelve Apostles, Moscow, Central Russia A gem that many tourists miss Stop At: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Central Russia Then, tick off the Red Square off your must-see list, with its many sightseeing opportunities. Take in St Basil's Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, Kazan Cathedral, the Lenin Mausoleum, Manege Square and Alexander Garden.  Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow, Central Russia The must-see tomb in Moscow Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Moscow, Central Russia Architectural masterpiece Pass By: Moscow State Exhibition Hall ‘New Manege’, Moscow, Central Russia Touristy place, best for photo ops Stop At: Romanovskiy Obelisk in the Alexander Garden, Moscow, Central Russia See the green oasis around the Kremlin. View the Eternal Flame and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Kitai-Gorod and Ulitsa Varvarka, Moscow, Central Russia This enthralling half-day tour takes you to the most popular historic places and the prettiest neighborhoods in Moscow.  Mix with locals in vibrant Kitay Gorod Enjoy the streets of Kitay Gorod, called Nikolskaya, Ilyinka, Varvarka. Stop At: Children's World Department Store (Detskiy Mir), Moscow, Central Russia As a bonus, you'll see the KGB building and climb up to the observation point in the famous Detsky Mir Department Store for panoramic views of downtown Moscow. Finish up the day at the Armory which you will explore on your own with an audioguide (Kremlin and Armory tickets are extra cost to be paid on tour).. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Private Moscow Tour. Day 2 - Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve and Park, Izmaylovo Flea Market Stop At: Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, Moscow, Central Russia Explore the vast Kolomenskoe royal estate, or else head to the home of the greatest paintings, icons and sculptures, the Tretyakov Gallery. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Kremlin in Izmailovo, Moscow, Central Russia Get lost in the city-within-a-city - the Izmaylovo Kremlin and Flea Market. Have fun exploring this mecca for souvenirs and Russian crafts. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh), Moscow, Central Russia Or else you may choose to visit the All-Russian Exhibition Center (VVC or VDNKh) in Soviet Park. Finish the tour at your hotel or at the cold war-era Bunker 42 (your guide will help you get the tickets on spot. Advance reservation is required) Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Private Moscow Tour. Day 3 - Arbat, Victory Park, WWII Museum, Moscow Metro and Gorky Park Stop At: Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Moscow, Central Russia Experience the side of Moscow where old charm meets the modern as you stroll along Old Arbat Street, a heaven for foodies with all manner of restaurants and coffee shops Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Victory Park, Moscow, Central Russia Pay a visit to Victory Park and WWII Museum.  Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Victory Museum, Moscow, Central Russia Learn the history of Great Patriotic War in Russia Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Moscow Metro, Moscow, Central Russia Take a Moscow Metro tour and snap some photos of some of the most beautiful metro stations, as they look like underground museums.  Stop At: Gorky Park Museum, Moscow, Central Russia Finish the day at Gorky Park and Muzeon Park's (the so-called Statues Park with its 900 statues), both top destinations among local hipsters, artists and yoga enthusiasts. *The itinerary is subject to change and may be modified based on your preferences. Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Muzeon Art Park, Moscow, Central Russia Finish the day at Gorky Park and Muzeon Park's (the so-called Statues Park with its 900 statues), both top destinations among local hipsters, artists and yoga enthusiasts. *The itinerary is subject to change and may be modified based on your preferences. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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