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Moscow Walking Tour Through the Eyes of Locals provided by ExploRussia Company - Moscow Day Off-the-Beaten-Track Tours

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Overview
Moscow is Russia’s political, economic, and cultural heart, and the best way to see it is through the eyes of a local. During this walking tour, get an insider’s glimpse into top Moscow attractions, which include Tverskaya Street, Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral, the Kremlin, and Lenin’s Mausoleum. This tour provides a great overview of Moscow for first-time visitors.
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You'll start at
Pamyatnik A.s. Pushkinu
Tverskaya St, Moskva, Russia, 125009Puskin monument on Pushkin Square, metro station Tverskaya/Pushkinskaya. The guide will be holding a red bag.
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  • 1
    Pushkin Square
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    McDonald's
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Cheburechnaya USSR
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Yeliseyevskiy
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Tverskaya
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 6
    Yuriy Dolgorukiy Statue
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Government of Moscow
  • 7
    Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa)
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 8
    Savvinskoye Podvorye
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 9
    Kamergerskiy Lane
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 10
    Kilometre Zero
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Nikolskaya Street
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You'll end at
Red Square
Krasnaya ploshchad', Moskva, Russia, 109012Near St.Basil Cathedral and Zaryadye Park.
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Highlights
  • Guided walking tour of Red Square and surrounding must-sees
  • Hassle-free access to Moscow’s top tourist attractions
  • An insider’s take on everyday life as seen through the eyes of a local
  • Informative yet fun overview of Moscow fit for all ages and interests
What to Expect
You begin this guided walking tour in Pushkin Square before making your way down Tverskaya Street, where you duck in and out of places only locals know to get an authentic taste of Russian life. Arriving at Red Square, take in the city’s most iconic buildings—St. Basil’s Cathedral, built by Ivan the Terrible in 1561, and the Kremlin, a  fortress dating back to the 14th century and current home to the Russian president. Both are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Also check out Lenin’s Mausoleum, home to the mummified body of the former Soviet leader and GUM, Russia’s largest and most luxurious department store.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pamyatnik A.s. Pushkinu, Tverskaya St, Moskva, Russia, 125009
Duration
3h
Return Details
Red Square, Krasnaya ploshchad', Moskva, Russia, 109012
Inclusions
  • Group tour (up to 12 ppl)
  • Local guide
  • Snack and drink
  • Entry/Admission - Cheburechnaya USSR
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Phil B (James) wrote a review Oct 2019
Warrington, United Kingdom8 contributions1 helpful vote
This was so much more than a walking tour. My guide, Daya was fantastic company. I got to see places only a local would know. It was more like a walk with a friend. One of the best walking tours I have done.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Hamish wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions4 helpful votes
This is the best way to see the sites of Moscow with a local guide. Daya was fantastic and I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the city. It was brilliant.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Kristine005 wrote a review Sep 2019
Melbourne, Australia55 contributions29 helpful votes
One of the best tours I've ever taken! We travelled for 4 weeks from St Petersburg, up to Karelia, down to Moscow, and out to Irkutsk in Aug/Sep 2019. The guides were amazing - personable, knowledgeable, fun, willing to tailor, and had excellent language skills. The itinerary
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Tony S wrote a review Sep 2019
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Elena show me Moscow as only a local could have Her knowledge of the history of the city was amazing also her family stories made the tour so much more personal I would recommend this tour And Elena is a true local and made me feel like I was a friend that was visiting
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Melanie_TrophyClubTX wrote a review Sep 2019
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We searched online for a tour company that would customize a tour to our specific needs -- Moscow & Saint Petersburg and Kostroma to visit our son's former orphanage. We are so thrilled to have found ExploRussia. They were awesome to work with (shout out to Kate and Alina)
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Date of experience: July 2019
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  • Duration: 3h
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