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

Moscow: Medieval 2–Hour Small Group Tour

Product ID: 154035
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On this 2–hour walking tour, see top attractions such as Kitay-Gorod Wall, the Romanov Chambers and St. Basil Cathedral as you discover the hidden gems of Medieval Moscow!
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get away from the busy life of the modern city
  • Walk within the ancient city walls and learn about life in times of Ivan the Terrible
  • Step into the past of the Grand Principality of Moscow
Full description
Meet your guide at Theatre Square in front of the main building of the Bolshoi Theatre and start your journey in time to the Middle Ages on this 2–hour walking tour within the ancient city walls. See how the central area of the city has changed dramatically since the Russian revolution, and let your guide ensure that you uncover the hidden gems of Medieval Moscow.

Head through the gates of the Kitay-Gorod City Wall and find yourself on one of the three oldest streets of Moscow, the centre of education and enlightenment. See where chroniclers worked and learn about their rivalry with the first book printers. In the winding side streets, see the church where Ivan the Terrible, the first Russian tsar, married for the sixth time. Hear all the stories and legends that are connected to his sinister figure.

Next, head through the old commercial centre of Moscow towards Varvarka Street, where the Romanovs lived before they rose to power. Explore the destinies of the damned, the saints, the nobles and the rebels at Varvarka Street ,with its ancient architecture and fascinating history. Finish your tour on the Red Square, in the shadow of Moscow's finest architectural masterpiece, St. Basil Cathedral.
Includes
  • English–speaking tour guide
  • Walking tour
  • Small group
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

In front of the Bolshoi Theatre, Theatre Square 1, 125009, Moscow. The nearest metro stations are Teatralnaya (green line) and Okhotny Ryad (red line). Your guide will be waiting for you with a sign saying Medieval Moscow Tour on it.

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