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Tretyakov Gallery – Private tour

Find your way to explore Russian soul on our private tour of Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow

If you an art critic, professional artist or just an art addict, this tour is definitely for you!
Discover the most cultural place of Moscow on 4 hour guided tour of Tretyakov Gallery. Get to know Russian soul, find out the secrets of the tsars, see the most favorite painting of our president Putin. The collection of Tretyakov has more than one hundred and thirty thousand  masterpieces of Russian art.

And you are going to take the most adventurous trip of Russian history!

Tour highlights

  • State Tretyakov art gallery
  • Muzeon Park of fallen monuments
  • Krymskaya embankment

Tour details

Tretyakov Gallery is a collection of Russian art number one in Moscow. We are going there not just to see the paintings, we are going to dive deep inside Russian history.

Find out why Catherine the great didn’t love her son, why Peter the great put his own sister into prison of Novodevichy Convent in Moscow, why Ivan the Terrible killed his own son.  We will unveil secrets of famous russian artists and we will tell you more legends.

On our entertaining  and superintelligent  art tour you will learn:

  • a story of success – who was Paul Tretyakov before the Gallery
  • which painting was bought for the gallery specially by Vladimir Putin
  • why the owner of the gallery removed the signature from one of the most famous paintings
  • where the most valuable icon of Russia is
  • which painting was considered a cursed painting of the gallery
  • who was Russian Van Gogh
  • which painting took 20 years to be completed
  • whose painting  made Moscovites stand in line for 10 hours in order to see his exhibition
  • what is the difference between classical and realistic art

After the tour of Tretyakov Art Gallery we will go to Muzeon – another cultural space of Moscow. You will see  monuments of Soviet time and will hear stories about Soviet period of Russian history.  In the end of the tour you will be able to take wonderful photos of renovated Krymskaya embankment.

We’ll make sure you will get unbelievable experience of Russian history!

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Activity details


4 hours

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English, Deutsch, Russian


Daily except Monday

What is included:

  • Personal guide
  • Pick up & Drop off services

What is extra:

  • Entrance tickets
  • Any personal expenses


  • Tretyakov Gallery is opened daily except Monday

Important information:

  • Children / students under 18 y.o. go to the Tretyakov Gallery for free

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Tour's price: 155 $

(Duration: 4 hours)

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