Three days tour of Moscow

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DAY 1

Walking Tour

During a walking tour a guide will show you:

  • Red Square
 - the main square of the country
    St. Basil’s Cathedral
 - a touristic symbol of Moscow
    GUM – an elegant 19th Century shopping centre

    Lenin’s Mausoleum (Lenin's Tomb) 
- a unique chance to see a real historical character
    The Bolshoi Theatre (outside only)

    The KGB building
 
    St. Barbara Street (Varvarka Street) – one of the picturesque streets, where old churches line up
    Chamber of Romanov Boyars - the house, where the first tzar of Romanov dynasty was born

    The Church of Holy Trinity in Nikitniki – an exuberant piece of architecture of the 17th Century in a secret courtyard


After lunch break you will visit the oldest part of Moscow - the Kremlin, will see jewelry, dresses and arms in the Armoury.

DAY 2

In the Tretyakov Art Gallery your guide will give a comrehensive commentary on the well-known paintings, which show daily life of Russians and historical events of the past. Such a visit can be a good introduction to Russian history.

Moscow Metro - the most elegant one in the world - will not leave you unimpressed. The guide will take you to the most beautiful station built in the 1930-50ss.

The city tour by car will let you see Novodevichy Convent, Moscow State University, Sparrow Hills, Christ the Savious Cathedral and other remarkable places.

 

DAY 3

A trip to Sergiev Posad (50 km from Moscow)

The St. Sergius monastery, founded in the 14th century by St. Sergius as a remote settlement in a dense forest, is one of five monasteries granted the status of Lavra. It is one of the most significant centres of Russian Orthodox culture and it is often called the “Russian Vatican”. From the 14th century this monastery was a place of pilgrimage for Russian people from members of the royal family to humble peasants.

 

Tour duration: 3 days, 6-7 hours a day
Tour cost (for a group of up to 5 pax): 940 USD for 1-2 people, 1050 USD for 3-5 people.
Additional expenses: 55 USD for all tickets per person (including the guide). 

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