1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Red Square

Moscow: Back in the USSR Small-Group Tour

Product ID: 154020
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Explore Russian history from the revolution through the fall of the Soviet Union during this 2-hour guided walk through the streets of Moscow.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most iconic sites of the former capital of the USSR
  • Uncover the secrets buried in the hidden prisons of the infamous KGB
  • Hear personal stories from your guide about life behind the Iron Curtain
Full description
Learn about the Russian Revolution and life in Soviet Moscow on a 2-hour walk through the city center. Hear about the rise of the Communist party as you follow the steps of the uprising.

See the HQ of the powerful KGB, and hear about political repression in the USSR and Stalin's purges. Although the country was de-Stalinized after the dictator's death, his influence can still be seen in the city's architecture.

Visit Red Square, where victory parades and May demonstrations were held. See the monument to Field Marshal Zhukov, the commander of the Red Army. Explore Tverskaya, the central street of Moscow, and learn about its reconstruction in Soviet times.
Includes
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Small-group walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Optional gratuities

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Meeting point

The meeting point is in front of the Bolshoi Theater, Theater Square 1, 125009 Moscow. The nearest metro stations are Teatralnaya (green line) and Okhotny Ryad (red line). Your guide will have a sign that reads, Back in the USSR Tour.

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