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Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective provided by Moscow Urban Adventures

Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective

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Overview
Enjoy a combination of must-see Moscow highlights and lesser-known, hidden spots on this fun walking tour. Your guide is a local, and will take you to places you'd probably miss if sightseeing on your own. See landmarks like St. Basil's Cathedral and Red Square, get the chance to try some local fast food, and listen to your guide's stories about Soviet Russia and what life is like in Moscow today.
Highlights
  • Learn more about Moscow from your local, English-speaking guide
  • A 'cheburek' snack and drink is included
  • Best suited to active travelers, as this is a walking tour
  • Visit major tourist attractions and spots that few visitors see
Important Information
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Cheburek (snack) and drink
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities for your guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress standard: If you’d like to go inside the Russian Orthodox Church, please be sure to wear clothing that covers your legs to below the knees. Woman must also have a scarf to cover their head. For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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joea1972 wrote a review Dec 2019
Washington DC, District of Columbia3 contributions
Yana from Moscow Urban Adventures gave us a wonderful tour of Moscow. We had a wonderful time and learned a lot about Moscow history and the changes up to today. I highly recommend Moscow Urban Adventures to anyone visiting Moscow. Tour was just the right pace. I wish we had
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Valentina_Ekimova, Manager at Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective
Responded 4 Jan 2020
Dear Joe, We would be happy if you will join any of our other tours as well. And than you for the ​feedback!
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Mortenhoegh wrote a review Dec 2019
129 contributions48 helpful votes
Our guide, Alexandra, was excellent and very knowledgeable. She even adjusted the tour to include a visit to a time-cafè, which I was completely unaware of existed. We also got great advice on shopping for souvenirs and beluga caviar. I strongly recommend it!
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Response from Valentina_Ekimova, Guides manager at Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective
Responded 19 Dec 2019
Many thanks for such wonderful review! It is a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed your time!
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Sara Gregorsson wrote a review Dec 2019
Zurich, Switzerland12 contributions4 helpful votes
Me and my friend from Sweden took the "Moscow Walking Tour Through the Eyes of Locals" on a Saturday morning in November. We were the only guests showing up - so we got a very personal tour it felt :) Our guide Olga was very knowledgeable and sociable to speak with. It was a
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Valentina_Ekimova, Manager at Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective
Responded 4 Jan 2020
Dear Sara, We are happy that you enjoyed​ your time and hope to see you again!
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Greg W wrote a review Nov 2019
Plano, Texas607 contributions159 helpful votes
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When you visit Moscow and you want to really understand how the city has progressed, this tour give you an excellent insight into Moscow. From the monuments you will see to the rich history provided, this tour is lead by an individual that knows Moscow. Our guide spoke perfect
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Response from Valentina_Ekimova, Guides manager at Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective
Responded 4 Dec 2019
Many thanks for such a nice review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your time and will be glad to see you again!
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Phil B (James) wrote a review Oct 2019
Warrington, United Kingdom8 contributions1 helpful vote
My guide was Daya. This was the best walking tour I have been on. It was fun informative and it kept my attention for the full 3 hours. Daya was a great guide showing you places and telling stories only a Muscovite would know. It was like a walk around town with an old friend. I
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Valentina_Ekimova, Guides manager at Moscow Behind the Icons with Pushkinskaya Square Red Square and St Basils Cathedral from a Local Perspective
Responded 29 Oct 2019
Dear Phil, We are so happy that our tour was a unique experience for you. Thank you a lot for such nice words!
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anona857
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Excellent tour of the most impressive metro system in the world.
Urban Adventures were very helpful, I had a gap in my itinerary- on Defenders of the Fatherland day. They were able
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Sara E
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Great Food and Good Company
Was taken through the Danilovsky Market by Alexandra. She knew the perfect order in which to try the food, picked o
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Riza1302
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One of the kind
Went to Russia on Jan 2020,and one of the program was visit this metro under ground station. At first we can't imag
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giorgiod869
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One of the best food tastings of my life!
Alexandra made this experience really special because she is a special girl. Caring, respectful, nice, funny and, l
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florianmanuel
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An amazing experience!
We recently did the Icons, Underground & Food Tour in Moscow and it was fascinating and so much fun! Valentina is s
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ankspace
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Join the trip- see some stunning highlights
Pretty amazing tour with Marina . If you wanna know some really interesting stories- not just a historical facts -
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khiraa2020
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Amazing Tour with Awesome Guide!
My friend and I did the Moscow Metro Tour early January 2020 and it is truly incredible and worth a visit if you're
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cesarinad2020
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More than just Vodka Tour
I met with Olga, she was Excellent. Very Informative, Detailed and Fun. As part of the tour we had 4 shots of Rye a
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Crispie50
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Icons, Underground, and Food Urban Adventure in Moscow”
The tour was amazing, so informative but not overwhelming! Alexandra was brilliant friendly and so knowledgeable an
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SoccerRulz2017
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Icons, Underground, and Food Urban Adventure in Moscow
This tour provided a fantastic orientation and overview for iconic sites, the subway, and a foodmarket. Our guide E
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96mels
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Great trip
I did a combined Soviet and underground trip. Both very different - but excellent. Huge thanks to Alexandra for her
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C1420GP_
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Good tour
We had a tour with Valentina. She knows a lot about Moscow, showed us interesting places and answered all the quest
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m0123456789
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An excellent day in Moscow
I booked the full day tour for the first day of my trip to Moscow and am so glad that I did. Elena was an excellent
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Traceyadem
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Underground & Food Urban Adventure in Moscow
I recently did the Icons, Underground & Food Urban Adventure in Moscow and it was amazing! Alexandra was an amazing
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kalanz02
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Russian Delights
I was fortunate to spend (Orthodox) Christmas Eve with Elena touring the Danilovsky Market. It was so much fun! Ele
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Key Details
  • Red Square, Saint Basil's Cathedral, and 6 more
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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