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  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow

Moscow Essentials: The Soviet Tour

Product ID: 245207
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Learn how the greatest dream of an equal society in the Twentieth Century became a nightmare. Starting from how people struggled in Imperial Russia for their rights, this tour will take you through the period until the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn how people lived during the biggest social experiment in the Twentieth Century
  • Visit the world-famous origin of the KGB fear - Lubyanka Square
  • Find out the real reason why Lenin was buried on Red Square
  • See the place where the legendary Great October Revolution was held in Moscow
  • Hear many dramatic and interesting facts about the Soviet Union
Full description
Enjoy a walking tour during which your guide will teach you all about the Russian Revolution and its aftermath.

During the tour, you will learn what played a crucial role in the genesis of the Bolshevik movement in Russia. Find out why, where, and how many revolutions happened before the Soviet Union was born.

Take a walk through the most influential and the most historical streets and squares of Moscow. Along the way, your guide will reveal the many unbelievable, scary, heartbreaking, dramatic, funny, and interesting stories that shaped this period in the nation's history.
  • Professional tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

At Teatralnaya Square near big fountain in front of the Bolshoi theatre. Your guide will have a white umbrella.

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Product ID: 245207