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Moscow Kremlin: Diamond Fund & Armoury 3.5-Hour Private Tour

Product ID: 115954
Explore the Moscow Kremlin and the city's extraordinary cathedrals on a 3.5-hour guided tour. Visit the Diamond Fund and Armoury Chamber and explore the rich history of imperial Russia. See a stunning collection of jewels, weapons, carriages and more.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel or apartment in Moscow.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the rich history of the Russian Empire at the Moscow Kremlin
  • Marvel at the riches of imperial Russia at the Armoury Chamber
  • Go inside the most important Russian cathedrals on the Cathedral Square
  • See Faberge eggs, ancient swords, imperial carriages, ceremonial horse harnesses, crowns and more
  • See the Imperial Crown of Russia and Orlov and Shah diamonds in the Diamond Fund
Full description
Get a brief history of Russia as you walk to the Kremlin and pass the Soviet-era State Kremlin Palace. Continue to Cathedral Square to go inside the Cathedral of the Archangel, where the tomb of Ivan the Terrible can be found.

Head to the Armoury Chamber to explore one of the city's oldest museums and admire the carriages of Elizabeth I and Alexander II. See the swords of Minin and Pozaharsky who liberated Moscow. Look at the Monomach Cap and other artifacts, such as the ivory throne of Ivan the Terrible and the incredible Fabergé Eggs.

Proceed to the Diamond Fund to see a unique collection of jewelry and natural gems that date back to the Treasury of the Russian Crown. See the most notable parts of the collection including the Imperial Crown of Russia used in the coronation of Russian Czars, Orlov, Shah diamonds and other royal insignia.
Includes
  • All entrance fees
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Tickets to the Kremlin, Armoury Chamber and Diamond Fund (if selected)
  • Professional guide for the Kremlin Grounds and Armoury Chamber and audio guide for the Diamond Fund
  • Metro tickets
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• At the end of the tour your guide can provide recommendations and take you to nearby restaurants and souvenir shops
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 94 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Kremlin and its treasuries of Armoury Chamber and Diamond Fund are impressive while recognizing an important notice that scheduled 3m4 hours are enough only for getting only a general and initial (though very inspiring !) impression. Nice as introductory tour in order to recognize that Armoury Chamber must be visited later for much more hours with a professional guide to continue further uncovering its mysteries and adore this fantastic and diverse exhibition !

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29 September 2019

Very enjoyable tour

Our guide Ekaterina ("Kate") met us promptly at our hotel and accompanied us to the Kremlin on the metro. Here one of her colleagues met us with the necessary tickets meaning there was no need to queue up or wait. Kate had great knowledge of the history of the Kremlin and was able to answer all our questions. We visited Cathedral Square, the Gardens, the Armoury museum and the Diamond fund and found the whole tour really enjoyable. After the tour Kate helped us find a reasonably priced restaurants and gave us some great tips on other places to eat and drink in the city. We really enjoyed her company and have no hesitation in recommending her and the company.

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31 August 2019

This tour was the perfect way to kick off our stay in Moscow. Ekaterina met us at our hotel and walked us to the Metro station. On the way, she pointed out a small grocery store which was so helpful. She also showed us how to use the Metro system and some of the beautiful stations that were on our route. The tour of the Kremlin was very informative and Ekaterina knew how to navigate the lines so that our wait was minimal. She was very knowledgeable and could answer all of our questions. I highly recommend this tour and Ekaterina!

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12 August 2019

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Product ID: 115954