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  1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. All-Russia Exhibition Centre

Moscow: 4–Hour Sights of Communism Private Tour

Product ID: 154566
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Visit the most notable places of Soviet Moscow such as Lubyanka Square, Revolution Square, VDNKh and more. See the Stalinist architecture and get a first hand account of life before and after the Iron Curtain.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German

Pickup included

Pick–up in the lobby of your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most notable sights of Soviet Moscow
  • Learn interesting facts about traveling, housing, education, propaganda, economics and much more
  • See the most beautiful Moscow metro stations, including those listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Admire the view of Moscow from the Detskiy Mir Store
  • Hear the stories and myths associated with Stalinist architecture
Full description
After pick–up from your hotel, get a brief historical overview of Soviet Union. Head toward the Lubyanka Square, home of the infamous KGB headquarters and learn the story of the GULAG concentration camps and the Solovetsky stone on the Square. Continue your tour to Detskiy Mir (Children’s World), the most famous children's store in USSR, and go up to the store's roof to admire the view of Moscow. See Stalinist skyscrapers and learn the stories and myths behind their construction.

Stroll down to the Revolutionary Square and gaze at the monument to Karl Marx, one of the ideologists of communism. Pass the Metropol hotel, the scene of fierce fighting between Czar forces and the Bolsheviks.

Afterwards, head underground and admire 76 bronze sculptures depicting the Soviet people on the Revolution Square metro station. Continue by metro to VDNKh, a large park and exhibition center constructed on the eve of the Second World War, now a symbol of the USSR. Take a picture next to the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman statue that has become the embodiment of Soviet sculpture. Walk past the monument to the Conquerors of Space and see the Cosmos Hotel, the largest hotel in Russia, built to host the participants of the 1980 Olympic Games.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Private guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Metro tickets
  • Flexibility during the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please dress comfortably as a moderate amount of walking is involved
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 17 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Product ID: 154566