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Red Square & Kremlin Tour

Private guided tour of Kremlin & Red Square - the best start of your Moscow trip

Overview:

This  walking 6-hour tour  including Red Square and the Kremlin, offers a comprehensive overview of the Russian capital’s top attractions. Ideal for visitors short on time, you’ll explore the UNESCO-listed Kremlin, the iconic riverside fortress home to four cathedrals, four palaces, and five squares. You will also visit the soul of Russia- Red Square and take the best shot of iconic St. Basils Cathedral.

Tour highlights

  • Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral (inside), GUM
  • Lenin’s Mausoleum, History museum (outside)
  • The Resurrection Gates, Kazan Cathedral
  • Nikolskaya street, Bolshoi, State Duma
  • Manege Square, Alexander Garden, Unknown soldier monument
  • Kremlin Territory and Cathedrals ( inside)

Optional:

  • Lunch break
  • The flying bridge of Zaryadye Park/Christ the SaviorCathedral
  • KGB headquarters

Tour details

Your first stop is Red Square, which you’ll enter through Resurrection Gate before feasting your eyes on Kazan’s Cathedral and St. Basil’s Cathedral, both crowned by a colorful confection of onion domes.

See, too, GUM, the 123-year-old department store and hear about the terrible fate of architect Postnik Yakovlev, blinded by Ivan the Terrible to prevent the duplication of visual beauty.

Then, you’ll make the short journey to the Kremlin by foot. We will explore the heart of Moscow and most important landmark of the whole country – the Moscow Kremlin. We will enjoy by the stunning views of the Kremlin’s territory and marvel at the ornate designs of the Assumption Cathedral, the Archangel’s Cathedral, and the Annunciation Cathedral. Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell will impress you with their immensity, as well as Ivan the Great Bell Tower – the tallest one in the Moscow Kremlin complex. If we have enough time, we will complete the day with the view to marvelous Christ the Savior Cathedral from Patriarch Bridge.

We will make sure you have a great time!

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Activity details

Duration:

6 hours

Tour type:

Maximum travelers:

1-12

Languages:

English, Deutsch, Russian

Available:

Daily, except Thursday

What is included:

  • Personal guide
  • Pick up & Drop off services

What is extra:

  • Entrance fees - Kremlin, St.Basil's Cathedral (Price Upon Request)
  • Public transport
  • Personal expenses

Restrictions:

  • Kremlin is closed on Thursdays
  • Please book as far in advance as possible.
  • The next-day (tomorrow) tour may be possible if booked no later than 1 PM the day before the tour.
  • Same-day tours are not possible, unfortunately.

Important information:

  • Tickets for the Kremlin and the Armoury have fixed timings. It’s not always possible to secure tickets for the desired period of time. In this case the programme of the day may be slightly changed
  • Children under 7 y.o. go free. Children over 7 y.o. and students require full-price tickets.

 

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Tour's price: 230 $

(Duration: 6 hours)

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