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Moscow Metro

Moscow 119048, Russia
+7 495 688-02-93
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Moscow Metro Tour
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Moscow Metro Underground Small Group Tour
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Architecture Tour of Moscow's Metro and Kolomensoye Estate
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Riding the city's underground subway system is a sightseeing tour in itself with huge, vaulted, marble-columned stations - some with ornate mosaics and splendid stained glass - designed and decorated by famous Russian architects and sculptors.
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Moscow 119048, Russia
Khamovniki
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Reviewed today via mobile

We love the metro despite the lack of lifts. There is some great architecture and design - my favourite is Ploshad Revolutzi which makes it a tourist destination as much as a means of transport. Main thing is that it is a very convenient way...More

Thank Ian Terence P
Reviewed yesterday

In case you are not aware, Moscow has some of the most beautiful subway stations in the world. All were completed while Stalin was in power. They vary from station to station, some have mosaics, others have stained glass or hand painted murals, chandeliers, statues,...More

Thank scovotti47
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Moscow subway stations are beautiful. We visited 5 and each one is so different from the one before! No graffiti anywhere that I could see, and the cars are very clean. Also no loud voices are allowed, so although these stations are packed with people...More

Thank Michaela
Reviewed yesterday

Visiting the Metro is a must in Moscow. It is really interesting to see the paintings and chandeliers. Apart from the fantastic surroundings, the trains are frequent, cheap and clean

Thank SteveLichfield
Reviewed yesterday

We heard so much about the stations we had to see for ourselves but nothing prepared us for those stations. They are amazing, some stations have themes and are so special. I highly recommend you go to see them

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Instead of rushing out of the metro or rushing to catch a train, stop and look at your surroundings. More often than not, they are incredibly beautiful, and even some of the less popular stations are still interesting (for example Partizanskaya)

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take a trip around several stations, but avoid rush hour. The art is great and it's clean and efficient

Thank Juliet O
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Metro is one not to be missed - the glorious architecture hidden benbeath the streets of the city. Many of the early built stations were decorated in a very opulent style, with marble columns, mosaics, chandeliers abnd semi precious stones. This was well worth...More

Thank rainbow1939
Reviewed 2 days ago

The metro system in Moscow is very good, an efficient for of transportation. Additionally, you can hire a tour guide to see some of the old stations, which are practically museums.

Thank Flor P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited x 4 stations to view their specific style, really liked the bronze coloured lifestyle sculptures, particularly the dog that everyone "pats". Also liked the station with paintings, all well worth a visit

Thank Theresa B
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Khamovniki
Khamovniki could be considered a city of its own –
here it’s possible to find some of Moscow’s most
important cultural institutions such as the Pushkin
State Museum of Fine Arts, the Novodevichy Convent and
Trubetskikh Estate, great sport locations such as
Luzhniki stadium and aqua complex, and long and
beautiful Luzhniki embankment. Pick your preferred
form of transport to explore the area – bicycle or
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meomeo
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Fahmida M | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, the the train service from SVO to Kremlin/Red Square is called Aeroexpress. The trains leave every 30-35 minutes with a transfer time of 5 minutes. It costs around $5-$7 per person. However... More
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Isabel M
August 29, 2016|
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Response from Pam L | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to go with the Moscow Metro tour guides. It's fairly cheap and they take you to about 6 of the stations. It's a great introduction to the metro before you go exploring on your own. We had a fantastic guide who... More
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Freddie M
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Malcolm S | Reviewed this property |
Yes very safe, as you can get free wi-fi you have time to down load items, so many locals are reading books and magazines
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