Moscow in one day

Tours & Sightseeing in Moscow

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For those who has very limited time but want to get the very best of the great Capital of the great Country! We start a day with orientation city sightseeing tour through the Moscow. Beautiful capital of the world’s largest country is a cradle of the Great Russian Empire and it for centuries has been the focal point of the word history's greatest events.Our first stop is New Maiden Convent probably the best known cloister of Moscow. After 30 minutes drive you are on Red Square. From here you walk inside the Moscow Kremlin. Built as a fortress in the 12th century, the Kremlin is an official residence of the President of the Russian Federation and the President's office. After Kremlin tour you will have an excursion to the Armoury Chamber. From Red Square we will take you to the Moscow metro. Just a few stops and you are in the place were you can enjoy the miracle called “Russian Fine Arts”.The Tretyakov Art Gallery is an essential destination for all visitors to Moscow.
Moscow Sightseeing Tour.Russians call it Moskva City, the newest and the most prestigious project of Moscow and “Russia’s ticket into the Western world”. New Maidens Convent. An important Moscow attraction is the Novodevichy Convent, which is also known as the New Maidens Convent and the Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery. The Novodevichy Convent is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is linked with Russia's historic, cultural, and religious development. The Red Square. Few places in the world bear the weight of history to the extent that Moscow's central square does. From the 16th Century St. Basil's Cathedral - one of the most famous pieces of architecture in the world - to the constructivist pyramid of Lenin's Mausoleum, Red Square is rich in symbols of Russia's turbulent and intriguing past. The Moscow Kremlin. Built as a fortress in the 12th century, the Kremlin is an official residence of the President of the Russian Federation and the President's office. Your walking tour involves the extensive Kremlin grounds with the Cathedral Square as its focal point.  The Armoury Chamber. The Armoury Chamber is a unique treasury-museum displaying the wealth accumulated by Russian rulers from the 12th century till the October revolution of 1917. Walking in the exhibition halls you are having a journey through the centuries. Moscow Metro."They used to have palaces for king's, we are going to build palaces for the people!" said one of the main architects of the Soviet subway. Take a unique chance to see the most inspiring metro stations of the Stalin's era: Revolution Square, Komsomolskaya, Novoslobodskaya, Mayakovskaya! The State Tretyakov Gallery. Pavel Tretyakov, the founder of the museum opened his private gallery to the public in 1881 and the entrance was free of charge. As the collection grew bigger the architects rebuilt the house several times in order to accommodate all the paintings. The official opening of new museum took place on August 15th, 1893.  In 1918 the Tretyakov gallery was nationalized and became the property of the Russian Federative Soviet Republic and received the name of "The State Tretyakov Gallery". The Soviet government gave many paintings and collections, nationalized during the revolution, to the museum. The gallery has 62 rooms and 100,000 works charting the development of Russian painting from the 10th to the end of the 19th Century.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Walking tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
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