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Private Walking Tour of Moscow Including The Kremlin and Red Square

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Moscow
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Hotel pickup

Overview

At a glance
Category: Tours
Duration: 4 hours
Highlights
Comprehensive tour of the city
Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Led by a local guide
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Includes free admission to top local attractions
Family friendly
Description
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and head toward the Kremlin. The tour will start at Kutafia tower and will continue under Trinity Tower after which you will officially enter The Kremlin.

The tour guide will take you past the State Kremlin Palace, a Soviet style building initiated by Nikita Khrushchev. The tour will continue to Ivan square past two marvels of truly Russian magnitude – Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell. The culmination of your walk through the Kremlin will be the arrival at Cathedral Square a place that can be considered the cradle of Russian tsars and the Russian empire.The churches located on the Cathedral square are some of the most notable relics of the Russian orthodox religion and Russian heritage as a whole.

After exploring the Kremlin your guide will take you to Red Square, past the mausoleum all the way to St.Basil's Cathedral. A true landmark of Russia and Moscow and a place where every visitor should take a photo. From Red Square you will continue to GUM: arguably the most beautiful and well-known Russian mall built at the end of the 19th century.

Afterward, your guide will take you to Lybyanka Square where you will see the headquarters of the former KGB and hear the legends and stories of the Soviet regime. At this point, you can either continue on to Myasnitskaya street all the way to Chistye Prudy or your guide will be happy to take you back to your hotel.  Your guide will also be happy to recommend and take you to a restaurant or a souvenir shop where you will be able to buy some memorable souvenirs from your trip.
Inclusions
Private tour
English-speaking local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entrance fees: Moscow Kremlin
Gratuities (optional)
Food and drinks

Location

Meeting point
Pick up from your centrally located Moscow hotel

Reviews

Jan 2018

The tour was interesting and overall it was worth the investment. One has to be prepared to see a lot of churches! In the end we requested to skip some as they were all looking the same after a while. In any case, the tour was informative and walking through the Kremlin on a beautiful summer day was wonderful.

Oct 2017

Our guide was Tanya, who provided us with an excellent service throughout the day from pick up at the hotel through to hotel return. Her knowledge of the history of Russia was explained with a good back ground of contemporary events elsewhere in the world. We enjoyed our day out.

Oct 2017

I'd highly recommend this tour, my guide Tanya was good company and provided lots of insights into the places we visited during the tour.

Jul 2017

This is a great way to see the city if, like me, you have never been before and are short of time. Tanya my guide spent time before we set off from my hotel, flexing the tour to my interests and making sure we could see everything I wanted too without rushing around. The start time was also flexible so I could fit it around my meetings. There is also the opportunity to extend if you want to which is good value and you can make the call on the day. Tanya was knowledgeable, relaxed and good company so I've no hesitation in recommending to to anyone visiting the city.

Jun 2017

Oleg was a terrific guide. We visited central Moscow and I learned a great deal about architecture and Russian history I am a professional historian and I learned a great deal. It was nice to get a sense of the center of the city. Perfect for a first time visitor. I should add that even though Red Square was closed -- easy enough to visit without a guide -- we had more than enough to see.

Jun 2017

My travel experience and tour with Viator was exactly what I had hoped it would be. I had taken the personal option because I was relatively short on time and wanted to move quickly, my guide Oleg was up for the challenge and delivered. He was polite, helpful, and above all very knowledgeable about the history of Red Square and the Kremlin, plus the surrounding area. He picked me up at my hotel which was about 30 minutes out of the city, I really appreciated that service as a first time traveler to Russian with very few Russian speaking skills. He had an exceptional interest in the architecture of downtown Moscow and was able to point out the differences and their historical meaning. Great tour and great job to my guide Oleg.

Apr 2017

The Guide from WalksWithFolks was FABULOUS. She was delightful in all ways and went out of her way to alter to Tour to incorporate something that I wanted to see. Her explanations about the many Kremlin and Red Square Sights were deep, thought provoking and insightful. I highly recommend this Private Walking Tour.

Mar 2017

I had a marvellous tour. The guide arrived bang on time, spoke perfect English, showed me the fascinating sights of this wonderful city, and made the day so very memorable. The guide clearly knows his subject and feeds interesting insights at every turn. You learn about the history, you see the wonders of the Kremlin, you marvel at the costumes, at the collection of royal coaches, at the frescoes and ancient art, and by the end of the tour your mind is full of the fantastic things you have been shown. Money very well spent. Thank you - I enjoyed it.

Jun 2016

While we had absolutely awful weather, our tour was still absolutely incredible. Oleg went out of his way to ensure that we saw some of the most amazing parts of Moscow. If you take this tour, you should be a good walker, we had 27,000 steps by the end of the day. The best part was having an authentic lunch with Oleg. Moscow is an amazing city that changed all of our pre-conceived notions!

Nov 2015

Excellent tour, a must! Our guide was very knowledgable and helpful. Warning: make sure to wear comfortable shoes cause you are going to walk for many hours, but is all worth it.

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