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This is a basic tour of Moscow. It acquaints tourists with most important landmarks of the city. It also takes you out of the city centre to see places which you can hardly reach by public transport unless you are a Muscovite. This is a “car-only tour”. Moscow Classic Half-Day Tour can be easily combined with any other half-day tours such as Soviet Moscow, ‘Impressionist Moscow’, Kremlin Tour and some others. The tour can be also complemented by lunch and a visit to St. Basil Cathedral for additional price. Tour gratuity/tip is entirely at your discretion.

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1-2 PAX
275$
3-4 PAX
300$
5-7 PAX
325$
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ADDITIONAL CHOSEN TOUR

Moscow Classic Half-Day City Tour
This classic chauffeur-driven tour of Moscow’s popular attractions includes Red Square, St. Basil Cathedral, New Maiden Convent, KGB Building, Sparrow Hills, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Bolshoi Theatre.
You’ll get you first impression of Moscow – the capital of Russia, the never sleeping city where East meets West - and start making plans for tomorrow…
Language:
English
Duration:
Half-Day
Cost:
from 275$
Moscow Classic One Day Tour
This classic chauffeur-driven tour is complemented by internal examination of St. Basil Cathedral, an exciting visit to the most beautiful metropolitan system in the world and an excursion to the State Tretyakov Gallery
– the finest collection of Russian medieval and modern art.  The lunch in the Russian cuisine restaurant Dr. Zhivago can add some gastronomic touch to this day.
Language:
English
Duration:
Full Day
Cost:
from 500$
Orthodox Moscow
The history of Orthodox Christianity is inseparably connected with the history of Russian land.  After decades of communist persecution of believers Russian Orthodox Church and conservative Christian values relive the heyday. This classic chauffeur-driven tour includes visits to New Maiden Convent and the Museum Church of St Nicholas in Tolmachy where the most sacred Christian icon and world famous work of art Our Lady of Vladimir (12th century) is kept in a special bulletproof display case.
Language:
English
Duration:
Full Day
Cost:
from 500$
Soviet Moscow
«Whoever does not miss the Soviet Union has no heart. Whoever wants it back has no brain», - the president of Russia V. Putin said once. Let us embark on a thrilling journey through the history of the gone communist empire.  We shall visit the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia with its extensive exposition from the last days of the Tsarist Government and the Bolsheviks’ revolution to the time of ‘perestroika and glasnost’. The tour ends up in VDNH architectural and park complex.
Language:
English
Duration:
Half-Day
Cost:
from 225$
Sergiev Posad Tour
In 1380, Prince Dimitry Donskoy of Moscow came here to seek St. Sergius` blessing before liberating his native land from the Mongol yoke. “In the land of Moscow and all over the world there is no other monastery equal to this one…” - Archdeacon Paul of Aleppo wrote after his visit to The Holy Trinity- St. Sergius Lavra in the 17th century. Nowadays, the Holy Trinity Lavra is the main acting Orthodox monastery in Russia which has always played a significant role in the history of the country.
Language:
English
Duration:
Full Day
Cost:
from 350$
Vladimir - Suzdal Tour
This is the tour not to miss for an insightful tourist interested in real life of Russian province. The visit to Suzdal, one of the oldest Russian towns, takes you to the atmosphere of the mediaeval life in Russia, while Vladimir, the old capital of Russia, impresses by its rich history, unique frescoes of Assumption Cathedral and Golden Gates. Vladimir and Suzdal  are top tourist attractions of the legendary Golden Ring of Russia protected by UNESCO World Heritage organization.
Language:
English
Duration:
Full Day
Cost:
from 675$
From the Ruriks to the Romanovs
This historical tour is as close to authentic Old Russia as you are likely to get in Moscow. It gives you the chance to see everyday life and customs of wealthy Russian families of that epoch. We’ll start with the Chambers of the Romanovs Boyars, where you can find carefully preserved interiors and artifacts of medieval Russia. And after the visit to the royal estate Kolomenskoye with the famous Wooden Palace of Tsar Alexis you’ll understand ‘zdrav bude, boyarin’ without translation.
Language:
English
Duration:
Half-Day
Cost:
from 225$
Moscow Kremlin Tour
The Kremlin is our holy of holies, a symbol of Russia and the heart of Moscow.  For centuries it has been the political, military and spiritual center of the country.   Our Kremlin Tour includes Kremlin Grounds, Assumption, Archangel and Annunciation Cathedrals and an excursion to the Armory where ambassadorial gifts, coronation dresses, royal regalia and a symbol crown of Russian Empire – the Monomakh’s Cap - impress visitors by its oriental splendor.

Available with any Half-Day Tour!
Language:
English
Duration:
Half-Day
Cost:
from 350$
'Impressionist' Moscow
While the French were discussing if ‘impressionism’ was an art or just making a mockery of respectable classic style the Russians were buying the best works of Monet, Degas, Cezanne, Renoir, Gauguin and other great new names of the art world. That’s why we have one of the best collections of the impressionists in the world. If you want to see a collection consisting of pure masterpieces you are welcome to visit the Gallery of 19th and 20th Century European and American Art in Moscow.
Language:
English
Duration:
Half-Day
Cost:
from 225$
Moscow. War and Peace
History has a tendency to repeat itself. Why do Russians have that ‘siege’ thinking?  Why is the memory of Great Patriotic War still sacral for us?  Why didn’t the invincible Tamerlane take a risk to attack the Kremlin Walls? Why did the great armies of Napoleon and Hitler find their death in Russian land? Does geopolitical concept of Heartland and Rimland still affects modern policy?  This the tour for tourists interested in answers to these questions.
Language:
English
Duration:
Full Day
Cost:
from 525$
Heaven and Space Tour
This chauffeur-driven tour is a comfortable combination of a visit to the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra  in the morning with an excursion to the Museum of Cosmonautics in the afternoon. Discover the story of how Russia turned the dream of space travel into a reality and became the first nation to explore space.  During the tour you’ll learn a lot about our space programme and realize why Russian cosmonauts start their flights to space with a visit to St. Sergius Lavra exactly as you have done today.
Language:
English
Duration:
Full Day
Cost:
from 575$
Tailor Made Tour
Do you have your own plan or list of landmarks you would like to see in Moscow?  You are welcome! Send us your ideas and we shall create the tour of your dream. We can also customize existing tours according to your personal taste, add restaurants of your choice, change a method of transportation, etc.  All you have to do is to confirm your tour dates. See you in Moscow!
Language:
English
Duration:
By Agreement
Cost:
By Agreement

Moscow Classic Half-Day City Tour

Half-Day Classic Tour of Moscow

Imagine that one day in Moscow is all you have. In this case Half-Day Classic Tour of Moscow is designed specially for you. In four hours you will see world famous landmarks of Moscow from a window of a comfortable tour vehicle.  You will have a chance to make “I was here” selfies in front of medieval cathedrals and Stalin’s skyscrapers and to visit Red Square with your private guide. In case you allow several days for your Moscow visit, please, make this tour be the first on your what-to-do list.

Hotel Pick Up

Your guide will meet you in the lobby area of your hotel, Leningradsky Railway Station if you travel from Saint-Petersburg by ‘Sapsan’ train or any other indicated address to begin the tour from there.

Kremlin Walls

This tour usually starts in the central area of Moscow. On our way you will see Manezh Square,  Russian Duma, the Bolshoi Theater, the famous KGB building in Lubyanka Square, Varvarka Street – a museum of Russian medieval architecture in the open air, St Basil Cathedral and the impressive Borovitsky Hill with a spectacular panorama of Kremlin Walls.

Christ the Saviour Cathedral

Then we drive by the Pushkin’s Museum of Fine Arts with its endless cues of art-lovers, the Gallery of European and American Art of the 19th-20th centuries and the Gallery of Private Collections. We’ll make a stop near Christ the Saviour Cathedral and the Patriarch’s Bridge from which you can see the Monument dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the Russian Navy  designed by the famous sculptor Zurab Tsereteli and ‘Red October’ chocolate factory.

New Maiden (Novodevichy) Convent

The Immaculate (Prechistenka) Street takes us to the New Maiden Convent, an outstanding example of Orthodox architecture sometimes called “the Moscow Kremlin in miniature”. The Novodevichy Convent is closely linked to the political, cultural and religious history of Russia and such historic figures as Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov, Peter the Great and many others. After a stopover in New Maiden Park we shall visit the observation platform of Sparrow Hills with a fantastic view of the city and Moscow State University.

Victory Park

On your way to the Victory Park you will see ambassadorial area where the majority of foreign embassies reside, the ‘Mosfilm’ Studio and prestigious residential areas of Moscow.  Victory Park was only completed in the mid-nineties and is a vivid example of the Soviet tradition of monumental triumphal art. It is situated on Bow Hill (Poklonnaya Gora) where Napoleon waited in vain to be given the keys to the city in 1812.

White House

Kutuzovsky Avenue takes us back to the centre of the city. On your way you will see the constructions of Moscow City business area, the Hotel ‘Ukraine’ (one of the most beautiful Seven Sisters sky-scrapes), New Arbat Street, Boulevard Ring of Moscow and the House of the Government of the Russian Federation also known as the Russian White House. The building serves as the primary office of the government of Russia and is the official workplace of the Russian Prime Minister.

Tverskaya Street

Tverskaya Street is the main and probably best-known street in Moscow. It existed as early as the 12th century as a road connecting Moscow with the city of Tver.  Here you can find the famous building of the English Club (now the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia),  Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the residence of the Mayor of Moscow. On the square before it stands a statue of the legendary founder of Moscow, Yuri the Long Arms (Dolgoruky).

Red Square

Red Square, closely associated with the Kremlin, lies beneath its east wall. At its south end is the famous Cathedral of St Basil the Blessed, one of the most beautiful monuments of Old Russian church architecture, erected in 1555–1560 to commemorate the victory of Ivan the Terrible over the Kazan Khanate. The construction of Red Square was finished by the late 19th century together with the erection of the State Historical Museum and the Upper Trading Rows (GUM). In 1931 Lenin’s Mausoleum, an outstanding example of the Soviet monumental architecture, designed by A.V. Shchusev completed the existing architectural ensemble.
Visits
Red Square.
Photo Stops
Christ the Saviour Cathedral and the Patriarch Bridge, New Maiden Convent, Victory Park (if traffic permits), Sparrow Hills observation platform.
FYI
If you choose to complement the tour with a visit to St. Basil Cathedral, please, note that it is closed for visitors on Wednesdays.
Note
The programme ends up in Red Square. Please, inform us in advance if you prefer to stay there after the tour or to be taken back to the hotel or another destination of your choice.
Important
During this tour we may visit Christ the Saviour Cathedral. Please, bear in mind that men in shorts and women wearing inappropriate clothes are not allowed in Christ the Saviour Cathedral. ‘Inappropriate’ in this case means ‘not covering shoulders and knees, very tight or transparent’. If you prefer to wear shorts we can make only external examination of the Cathedral.

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