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Learn how to make the most of your trip to Moscow and discover the beauty of the city’s metro system at the same time. On a 40-minute introductory tour with a local, find out how to use the metro system and how to buy tickets.
About this activity
Duration 40 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about the history of Moscow's metro system and its importance to Soviet politics
  • Find out how to buy tickets for the metro and how to navigate the system during your stay
  • Admire the art and architecture at 2 of the city's most beautiful stations
Full description
Meet your local guide next to the Marchal Zhukov Statue in Manezhnaya Square, then head to the metro station at Revolutionary Square. As you walk, listen to your guide share insight into the fascinating history of the metro’s construction and why it was a strategically important project for the Soviet government and Stalin.

Inside the station, find out how to buy a ticket for the metro as well as your options for saving money. Learn about how to navigate the busy metro system then enjoy a stroll through the station to admire the Soviet architecture and many artistic statues.

Take the train with your guide to Kievskaya Station, where the tour ends, and marvel at some of the most beautiful examples of Soviet interior artworks. By the end of the tour, you'll have all the information you need to make the most of your trip to Moscow, and ride the metro system independently.
  • Live guide
  • Metro tickets
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Your guide will be waiting for you in front of the Marchal Zhukov statue (a man on a horse) holding tour signage. The statue is situated between the Four Seasons Hotel and the Historical Museum.

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"RVL Tours" LLC

Product ID: 305878