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Moscow Must-Sees Private Tour

Highlights
  • Moscow private sightseeing tour
  • Walk around Old Town, and learn about Russian culture and history
  • Visit Victory Park, Sparrow Hills, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, Christ the Savior Cathedral, Kitay-Gorod, and more
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Moscow Must-Sees Private Tour
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Moscow Must-See Tour - 1-2 ppMost Popular
8-hour Must-See tour for 1-2 persons with all the main touristy attractions of Moscow. This full-day tour is ideal when you have limited time to see all the best Moscow can offer
From US$220.00
Moscow Must-See Tour - 3-5 pp
8-hour Must-See tour for 3-5 persons with all the main touristy attractions of Moscow. This full-day tour is ideal when you have limited time to see all the best Moscow can offer
From US$259.00
Must-See Tour - 1-2 pp w/lunch
8-hour Must-See tour for 1-2 persons with all the main touristy attractions of Moscow. Russian traditional lunch is included (with fixed menu)
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Overview
Check out more than 20 of Moscow's must-see sights on this private tour that provides an introduction to the city's culture and history. Visit attractions such as Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Sparrow Hills, Victory Park, and Moscow State University with a private guide who helps you gain insight into both major landmarks and off-the-beaten-path locations.
What to Expect
On this private full-day sightseeing tour in Moscow, visit a wide variety of attractions and points of interest. 

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. 

Visit the Red Square and Alexander Garden, one of the first urban parks in Moscow. See Kazan Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, the Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Lenin's Mausoleum, the Spasskaya Tower, St. Basil's Cathedral, the Monument to Minin and Pozharsky, GUM (the main department store in many cities of the former Soviet Union).

Explore the historical downtown district, the Kitay Gorod area, the Kremlin, the Moscow Metro, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Sparrow Hills, Gorky Park, Sculpture Park, Triumphal Arch, Victory Park Metro, the Armory, and more.

Itinerary can be customized to meet your preferences:

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

10.30 am – 11.30 am – Lubyanka square: the building of KGB, the observation point in Detsky Mir, a walk through Nikolskaya Street.

11.30 am – 12.30 pm – GUM, Red Square, Lenin’s Mausoleum, St. Basil’s Cathedral.

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm – Russian traditional lunch (in selected options with lunch).

2.00 pm – 3.00 pm - Visit tomb of the Unknown Soldier, see the changing of the guards in Alexander Garden and the ruined grotto. Visit the Kremlin with its cathedrals and Armory, Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell. See Annunciation, Assumption and Archangel cathedrals from inside and others (the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Patriarch's Palace, the Faceted Chamber, Golden Tsarina's Chamber and churches of the Terem Palace, the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex) from outside.

3.30 pm – 3.30 pm Gorky Park, Muzeon Park, Crimean bridge and scenic walk along beautiful embankment.

5.00 pm – back at the hotel or some place in downtown Moscow, depending on your preference.

*The itinerary is subject to change.

Reviews (40)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
an informative tour

Luba is an very knowledgeable guide, she gave us very detailed information in the Kremlin and the rest of the history inside the Red wall. she is a walking dictionary. also towards the end, our group need to rush for the Great Moscow State Circus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luwh
Reviewed 23 October 2018
Awesome

This was an amazing tour. Liya was friendly, incredibly knowledgeable and lots of fun. It was like having an old friend show you around. It was the perfect blend of education, fun and beauty. Highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William M
friendly-guides, Manager at Friendly Local Guides Moscow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hello William! Thank you for your warm words. Liya is indeed very friendly and fun. We knew you'd enjoy your tour with her. Thank you so much from our Friendly Local Guides team

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile
Excellent experience

Booked this tour through a Russian friend’s recommendation. Our guide was Nikita, an art history student who spoke good English. He was both knowledgeable and personable. Felt like we were touring with an old friend. Highly recommend.

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friendly-guides, Manager at Friendly Local Guides Moscow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hello Bhaskaran! We forwarded your message to Nikita, he is very happy to hear that. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Great tour with a very friendly guide!

I had a great tour in Moscow! I did not really plan on what to see but my guide, Nic, did a great job to ask and figure out the timing, getting tickets, etc. Got to see the metro, the Kremlin, all the cathedrals, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Relax295573
friendly-guides, Manager at Friendly Local Guides Moscow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Please accept our gratitude for your kind review!

Reviewed 26 August 2018
A great way to see Moscow

We had arranged in advance for a private 6 hour tour of Moscow, with an emphasis on the Jewish aspects. Once we were there (with a Tauck group), we realized there was more we could see, so we asked if we could change to a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WRhodes
friendly-guides, Manager at Friendly Local Guides Moscow, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your review! Lena is truly a gem and she specializes in Jewish tours. We are happy you had fun on tour

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To get from where we were staying to the Kremlin area, we took the metro - two stops I believe. I think we took it again later in the afternoon as well. Our guide helped us buy tickets. It was great to see the metro and we... More
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