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Stalin Skyscrapers in Moscow - Private Soviet Tour

Moscow
| 3 hours
Hotel pickup

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours
Duration: 3 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
Multiple times offered throughout the day
Step back in time on a history tour
Private guide for a more personalized experience
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.

On September 7th, 1947 the foundations of 8 skyscrapers were laid, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Moscow.

Get ready for the unique walking tour of the Soviet Heritage in Moscow: see all 7 Stalin skyscrapers in 3 hours!

Get to know Moscow popular attractions, including the iconic Moscow river embankments, and Christ the Savior Cathedral. Check out the observation points in Sparrow Hills and Patriarch Bridge with the views of the Kremlin and the city.

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the peaceful park of Sparrow Hills. If you wish, take a scenic dinner cruise along the Moscow River after the tour.

Your last stop is Moscow State University, where you’ll learn fun facts about the legendary university, #1 in Russia and in TOP 100 worldwide according to QS World University Rankings.

As a bonus, have a short Metro tour and see some of the most beautiful stations in Moscow metro.

Itinerary for the tour:

10 am – Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.  

10:15 – Smolenskaya metro station

10:15 - 10:20 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10:20 - 10:35 - Bus trip to Barrikadnaya (hotel Radisson Royal or Ukraina Hotel)

10:35 - 10:45 - Stalin Skyscraper on Kudrinskaya square

10:45 - 11:15 - Metro trip to Taganskaya and walk to the Kotelnecheskaya embankment

11:15 - 11:25 - Residential Building on the Kotelnecheskaya embankment

11:25 - 11:45 - Bus trip along Moskvoretskaya, Kremlin, Prechistenskaya embankments (see the famous spot where 8th skyscraper should have been built)

11:45 - 12 pm - Christ the Savior cathedral (spot where Palace of Soviets should have stand and became main structure among 9)

12.15 - 12:30 - Metro trip to Sparrow hills

12:30 - 12:45 - Observation point where you can see all 7 sisters, including Moscow State University (MSU) building

1 pm - Drop off at Sparrow Hills

Inclusions
All taxes 
Metro rides
Friendly local guide 
Private 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 
Gratuities (optional)

Location

Meeting point
Your guide will meet you at your centrally located hotel in Moscow
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