Private Tour: Moscow by Night with Friendly Local Guide

Kid Friendly in Moscow

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Explore Moscow by night on this fun 3-hour private tour! Take a night walk around historical Old Town as you view the night lights of the city. Experience the city with 870-year history magically lit up at night.Grab a coffee in one of the cozy cafes on trendy Kamergersky lane and see what makes Moscow home to the largest number of billionaires in the world. Moscow is as big as London and New York City combined, and it has 837 churches! See the Christ the Savior Cathedral and St Basil's Cathedral in all its domed and glittery glory.Take in the Patriarschy Bridge waterfront panorama and great views of Kremlin, Red October chocolate factory, a monument to Peter I, new building of Tretyakov Gallery, and green urban oasis - Park Muzeon. Your guide will also bring you to the Sparrow Hills observation deck and Moscow State University to soak in even more history and vibe.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Red Square (Krasnaya ploshchad), Moscow, Central RussiaYour private guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 7pm and customize your itinerary, if you like. The itinerary may be modified to meet your preferences. Timing is flexible.7.30pm Begin the tour at Red Square to re-enact the times of Ivan the Terrible and picture yourself in Middle Ages. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kremlin Walls and Towers, Moscow, Central RussiaGet inspired by the Kremlin walls and the views of the Kremlin fortress from the Big Moskvoretsky Bridge.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge (Greater Stone Bridge), Moscow, Central RussiaAs much as romantic it is, this area is older than Moscow itself! Breathe in the history, ambiance and fresh breeze.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: GUM, Moscow, Central RussiaIf you like people-watching and window shopping, we're heading to fancy GUM. Have a quick espresso stop in GUM, which hasn't changed a bit for the last 126 years. If sweet is your thing, don't miss a signature ice-cream in GUM, produced with a Soviet design and flavor.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), Moscow, Central Russia8.00pm Enjoy a fun walk through the historical city center with your friendly local guide. It is an amazing street stroll consisting of Tverskaya Street and cute lanes.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Kamergerskiy Lane, Moscow, Central RussiaDiscover historical paths that have a rich choice of cafes and bars: Kamergersky lane, Kuznetsk Bridge, Petrovka Street, Stoleshnikov lane. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, Central RussiaSee the Bolshoi theater, the oldest hotels of Moscow - National and MetropolStop At: Kitai-Gorod Wall, Moscow, Central RussiaEnjoy the ancient Kitay Gorod wall, the Tretyakov passage.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Romanovskiy Obelisk in the Alexander Garden, Moscow, Central RussiaCheck out the Romanov Obelisk, Kremlin walls and tower, Manege and Lenin's Library, one of the largest libraries in the world.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Patriarshy Bridge, Moscow, Central RussiaAfterwards, take the beautiful city bridge that leads to Muzeon and Park for stunning views of Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Moskva River and Kremlin from Patriarch bridge.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Moscow, Central Russia8.30pm Check out the sights around the Kremlin to catch up on history, watch people or simply get those special night shots in the very heart of Moscow and Russia. See Alexander Garden, the Eternal Flame, the Grotto.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Moscow, Central Russia9.00pm Then off to see the largest Orthodox cathedral in the world - Christ the Savior Cathedral. See what the fuss is about and learn interesting facts like what the cathedral has gone through since it was built in 1883, and how much of gold the dome of the cathedral contains. You'll be surprised. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow, Central Russia9.30pm Next, visit the city view deck on Sparrow Hills in front of Moscow State University. From Sparrow Hills, you are able to view Stalin skyscrapers, also known as Seven Sisters. Built in 1950s, the Stalin skyscrapers are unique landmarks and historic reminders of the Soviet times. Listen to fun facts and stories about Soviet times and find out who actually built Moscow State University. Shocking!Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU), Moscow, Central RussiaEnjoy the scenic views from one of the best observation platforms in MoscowPass By: Old Arbat (Stary Arbat), Moscow, Central RussiaIf you opt to visit Arbat instead, you won't regret. Fun and entertainment mecca, with bohemian cafes, hipster parties, myriad of souvenir shops and artsy galleries.10.00pm Complete the tour with an icy beverage in a nightlife hotspot like Etazh or Dandy Cafe. Or if you like, get back to the hotel to savor the memories.

What’s included

  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private walking tour
  • 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 (if any)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Kremlin Walls and Towers


  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience