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

Moscow: Soviet History Tour

Product ID: 165065
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Learn the history of Moscow during the days of the Soviet Union on a guided tour. Learn more about the heritage of the Communist era and some of the greatest political figures who changed the world in the 20th century.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
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
  • See the site of the former KGB headquarters
  • Go to Red Square to look at Lenin's Mausoleum
  • Pay your respects at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Learn about Stalin's project for the huge buildings on Tverskaya Street
Full description
Travel back in time to the days of the Soviet Union and learn about life in Moscow under Communism. Look at the headquarters of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) and see the former KGB building.

Learn who was the founder of the secret service during Soviet times, and which state was placed in the center of Lubyanka Square. Continue to Red Square to see Lenin’s Mausoleum and hear about the most important political project of the Soviet government since 1924.

Get the chance to see Stalin’s Tomb – relocated to the Kremlin Wall – from Red Square, along with other tombs of his supporters. Enter Alexander Garden to look at the magnificent Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the eternal flame. End on Tverskaya Street and learn about Stalin’s master plan to change the look of Moscow forever.

 
Includes
  • Live guide

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet at the entrance to the St. Regis Nikolskaya Hotel.

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Know before you go
• This tour does not include visits inside the buildings and museums