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Soviet History Tour in Moscow

3 reviews
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Moscow
| 5 hours
Hotel pickup

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours
Duration: 5 hours
Highlights
Exclusive to Viator
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Family friendly
Step back in time on a history tour
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Description

Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.  

This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.

10.00 am Meet your guide at your centrally located Moscow hotel, then visit Red Square and Lenin's Mausoleum, The Ruined Grotto in Alexander Garden, Eternal Flame and the KGB building.

11.00 am After, take a Moscow Metro Tour with 5 most beautiful stations, starting from one of the most beautiful stations, Revolution Square, with Kievskaya and Victory Park after. See the Victory Park itself where with the historical monuments, churches and museums related to the WWII (optional). Travel to the Poklonnaya Hill observation deck, the Obelisk, Triumphal Arch, Victory Park and Museum of the Great Patriotic War.

Or explore VDNKh Soviet Park and Cosmonaut Museum instead. 

1.00 pm Break for Russian traditional lunch (not included in tour)

2.00 pm Then see the Stalin skyscraper on the Kotelnicheskaya embankment and learn about the Seven Sisters.

3.00 pm The tour will end at Bunker 42 (optional, not included), mystic Soviet secret place underground, at approximately 3:00pm. Or else you can skip the Bunker and finish the tour at your hotel or some place in downtown

Inclusions
All taxes
Private tour
Friendly local guide
Multiple starts times available
Customized itinerary
Flexibility during the tour
Iconic places for photo-shoot
Meeting in the hotel
Expert local advice where to go and what to do after the tour
Entrance fees
Food and drinks
Gratuities (optional)

Location

Meeting point
Your centrally located hotel in Moscow

Reviews

Oct 2017

Yulka did an incredible job!! This is a MUST book!

Oct 2017

Our personal guide was Julia, a 27 year old girl from Sibiria, now living in Moscow. I can repeat what I said o her at the end of the day: You made our day a great experience. Without you we would have been totally lost. By that I mean: We had already seen the Kremlin and the Red Square, and wanted to see something else. So Julia suggested a realtively new museum right outside Moscow: The museum of the great fatherland war, the second world war. The best history museum I have ever seen, and I have seen many of them. The sound, light and pictures about some famous battles made you feel you were there, e.g. the final battle of Berlin in April 1945. This museum should be part of all Soviet history tours.Lots of interesting souvenirs in the museum shop.Then later we visited The pavillion of the republics of the Soviet Union from 1937, in the city centre, and tased some Armenian brandy in the Armenian pavillion. It was also impressive, but the whole area is under reconstruction. A big Lenin statue is still standing there, and hopefully it will still be tehre after the reconstruction. The air and space museum is more suitable for children and younger people we think. To find your way in the metro is difficult for a foreigner, but together with Julia it was no problem. We payed her extra for some extra hours in the afternoon. This was on 3 October. Send Julia best wishes from two Soviet history freaks from Norway, Øivin Moen and Leif Kristiansen.

Feb 2017

Moscow is a beautiful city ans its history is great. If you visit those historical places you meet the past and see the future.The guide was great and told us a lot about Russia and Moscow.

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