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See Moscow's unique and beautiful metro stations on a 1.5-hour tour of the Soviet palaces that were built for the people. See the marble pillars, stained glass, and ornate sculptures that make the Moscow metro unlike any other metro system in the world.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history and legends of the Moscow Metro
  • Visit Kropotkinskaya, often called the Palace for the People
  • Snap photos of the magnificent mosaics of Russian victories on the Komsomolskaya
  • Marvel at the stained glass of Novoslobodskaya
  • Contemplate the grandeur of the Soviet state in Revolution Square
  • Enjoy the magnificent art deco design on Mayakovskaya, recognized as the most beatiful metro station in the world
Full description
The Moscow Metro is one of the oldest in the world. This sprawling system is also one of the most beautiful, and today you can explore its many wonders and mysteries with your expert guide.

The main architect of the system once declared, "They used to have palaces for king's, we are going to build palaces for the people!" Today, your tour guide will show you these underground palaces and furnish them with the liveliest of historic details. Visit iconic metro stations including Revolution Square, Komsomolskaya, Novoslobodskaya, Mayakovskaya.

As you venture deeper into the system, you'll continue to learn fun and interesting stories while being led through this labyrinth of stations and transfers. It's a great tour for anyone looking to get a different perspective on this great city.
Includes
  • Metro tickets

When you get there

Meeting point

1. Go to Biblioteka Imeni Lenina (Red Line (#1) or Aleksandrovsky Sad (Light Blue Line (#4) metro station. 2. Use any exit. 3. Find the Kutafia Tower of the Kremlin. Your guide will wait for you near this tower with a big red umbrella saying ''Moscow Free tour''.

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