Moscow 'must see' in 2 days tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Zamoskvorechie

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This is an ultra-customizable way to see top Moscow highlights with a private guide and in a hassle free manner.
ItineraryDay 1: Moscow historical heartStop At: Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad), Moscow, Central RussiaOur two-days' acquaintance with Moscow begins in its historical heart Red Square and the Kremlin. We will see iconic St Basil's (visit is optional/ extra), Lenin Mausoleum, have an ice cream in GUM department store. Then we stroll along beautiful Nikolskaya, go out to Lubyanka and look at the KGB. From the rooftop of Detsky Mir we will look at Moscow center and resume our walk towards the Bolshoi Theatre. We'll explore the small charming Moscow streets and find ourselves in Tverskaya, the main city's thoroughfare. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow, Central RussiaThe Kremlin is the official working residence of the Russian President and the oldest part of the city. Listen to the commentary that details the history and culture of Russia and its present day. Kremlin tour on the grounds is optional/ extra and is to be booked upfront. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow, Central RussiaAfter a lunch/ coffee break (optional) we will proceed to the 'world wonder' the metro of Moscow. We will visit several historical ornate stations of different decorative styles.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow, Central RussiaAdmire the biggest Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the world and learn the 1000 years history of Christianity in Russia. Enjoy one of the most picturesque views of the city from the river side. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Moscow, Central RussiaVisit the unique Muzeon Park of Arts or 'Fallen Communist Idols' open-air museum, see the remnants of Soviet-era propaganda - statures to Lenin, Stalin, Brezhnev and other leaders of the past. Finish the day in the shady alleys of the iconic Gorky park. Get your guide's recos for the evening/ night entertainments. You may book a restaurant/ club or show with our guide's help.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Moscow modern historyStop At: Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Central RussiaLearn about the international space race that changed the world forever and the most interesting facts of Space exploration. Walk to the VDNKh 'Soviet resort' park and enjoy Stalin Empire style at its peak. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Central RussiaGet familiar with modern Russian art and enjoy paintings of avant-guard Malevich, Kandinsky, Petrov-Vodkinor If you are a classic art lover get to know Russian art of 18-20th centuries in the Old Tretyakov Gallery.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The Moskva River, Moscow, Central RussiaRelax during a leisurely sail along the Moskva river and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as the White House of Russia – the Novodevichy Convent (New Maidens Convent – UNESCO heritage) – Moscow State University – Luzhniki Central Sport Stadium (2018 World Cup) – Gorky Park – Christ the Saviour Cathedral – Moscow Kremlin – St Basil’s – Stalin “7 sisters” house Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

What’s not included

  • Museum entrance fees and taxi/ transport fees are not included
  • Entry/Admission - Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad)
  • Entry/Admission - Kremlin Walls and Towers
  • Entry/Admission - Moscow Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Cosmonautics
  • Entry/Admission - New Tretyakov Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - The Moskva River

Itinerary

Day 1: Moscow historical heart Stop At: Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad), Moscow, Central Russia Our two-days' acquaintance with Moscow begins in its historical heart Red Square and the Kremlin. We will see iconic St Basil's (visit is optional/ extra), Lenin Mausoleum, have an ice cream in GUM department store. Then we stroll along beautiful Nikolskaya, go out to Lubyanka and look at the KGB. From the rooftop of Detsky Mir we will look at Moscow center and resume our walk towards the Bolshoi Theatre. We'll explore the small charming Moscow streets and find ourselves in Tverskaya, the main city's thoroughfare. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow, Central Russia The Kremlin is the official working residence of the Russian President and the oldest part of the city. Listen to the commentary that details the history and culture of Russia and its present day. Kremlin tour on the grounds is optional/ extra and is to be booked upfront. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: Moscow Metro, Moscow, Central Russia After a lunch/ coffee break (optional) we will proceed to the 'world wonder' the metro of Moscow. We will visit several historical ornate stations of different decorative styles. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow, Central Russia Admire the biggest Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the world and learn the 1000 years history of Christianity in Russia. Enjoy one of the most picturesque views of the city from the river side. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Gorkiy Central Park of Culture and Recreation, Moscow, Central Russia Visit the unique Muzeon Park of Arts or 'Fallen Communist Idols' open-air museum, see the remnants of Soviet-era propaganda - statures to Lenin, Stalin, Brezhnev and other leaders of the past. Finish the day in the shady alleys of the iconic Gorky park. Get your guide's recos for the evening/ night entertainments. You may book a restaurant/ club or show with our guide's help. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Moscow modern history Stop At: Museum of Cosmonautics, Moscow, Central Russia Learn about the international space race that changed the world forever and the most interesting facts of Space exploration. Walk to the VDNKh 'Soviet resort' park and enjoy Stalin Empire style at its peak. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Central Russia Get familiar with modern Russian art and enjoy paintings of avant-guard Malevich, Kandinsky, Petrov-Vodkin or If you are a classic art lover get to know Russian art of 18-20th centuries in the Old Tretyakov Gallery. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Stop At: The Moskva River, Moscow, Central Russia Relax during a leisurely sail along the Moskva river and enjoy unobstructed views of landmarks such as the White House of Russia – the Novodevichy Convent (New Maidens Convent – UNESCO heritage) – Moscow State University – Luzhniki Central Sport Stadium (2018 World Cup) – Gorky Park – Christ the Saviour Cathedral – Moscow Kremlin – St Basil’s – Stalin “7 sisters” house Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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