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  1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Moscow: Guided Cathedral of Christ the Savior Tour

Product ID: 293050
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The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is a magnificent monument near the holy Kremlin. Your guides will talk about the history of the cathedral, before you travel up to the observation deck where you will see fantastic panoramic views of Moscow.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the majestic monument of history and feats of the Russian people
  • Go up to a height of 40 meters and see panoramic views of Moscow
  • Learn the history of the cathedral
Full description
The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is a magnificent monument near the holy Kremlin. One of the symbols of the capital, it is symbolic of loss, restoration, oblivion, and rebirth. It was built over the space of 44 years, and 4 Russian Emperors fulfilled a vow on his building. This building also had many famous architects, sculptors, and artists of the 19th century working on its magnificent appearance.

Your guides will talk about the history of the cathedral, including its construction, destruction, and rebirth. You will also go through the gallery which reflects the memory and glory of the participants of the Patriotic War of 1812. At the conclusion of your tour, you will go up to the observation deck to a height of 40 meters from where you will see panoramic views of Moscow.

The 4 galleries of the observation deck will allow you to see the skyscrapers and offices of Moscow City, as well as the cozy Zamoskvorechye. No other observation deck in Moscow can boast such proximity and magnificent views of the Kremlin.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour
  • Entrance tickets to the observation deck
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Photos or video footage
  • Audio guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Near the main entrance to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Your guide will have "Liubimiy Gorod" sign. The nearest underground station is Kropotkinskaya station.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
  • Inappropriate clothing
Know before you go
• People with exposed shoulders and legs are not allowed in the cathedral
• Visiting the Cathedral in flip-flops and sandals is prohibited
• Visiting the observation deck is not possible for people in a wheelchair
Organized by

Lubimiy Gorod

Product ID: 293050