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Ride the Moscow Metro with a guide, and discover some of the most spectacular art located underground. Learn the history of Russia and the former USSR through its underground art!
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
Spanish, English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 12 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the most important and grandiose stations of the Moscow Metro
  • Learn the history behind each station and the general history of its construction
  • Experience the creativity of Russian artists underground
Full description
Explore the ornate stations of the Moscow Metro with a guide, and discover an art museum in locations commuters pass through every single day!

Ride the train to Mayakovskaya Metro Station, where Stalin kept a special refuge during World War II. Admire the décor of Belorusskaya Metro Station, where each of the marble mosaics tells its own history. Take a look at the stained glass windows of Novoslobodskaya Metro Station, and see the mosaic of Pável Korin entitled “Peace Throughout the World.” Learn more about the symbolism of the USSR.

Stop at Kievskaya Metro Station, named in honor of Ukraine, and find various mosaics that tell moments of history and the highlights of the story between Russia and Ukraine. Stumble upon a museum of bronze statues at Ploshchad Revolyutsii Metro Station, each more beautiful than the last. Experience a showcase of the creativity of Russian artists and get closer to Russian superstitions.

Visit Komsomolskaya Metro Station, one of the largest and most ostentatious stations on the Moscow Metro system. Learn the history of Moscow and its role in Russian history through its underground art.
Includes
  • Metro ticket
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips for the guide

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet next to the fountain in front of the Bolshoi Theater (Teatralnaya ploshchad 1).

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