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  1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Zamoskvorechye

Alternative Moscow 2-Hour Walking Tour

Product ID: 34417
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If you are tired of the official Moscow touristic sights and want to explore the city off the beaten track – this is the tour for you! On this mystical Moscow tour discover lots of urban legends and experience unofficial Moscow.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit St. John's hill, a quiet place in the city center with a pre-revolutionary spirit
  • Explore Khokhlovka, filled to the brim with Russian hipsters and street art
  • Take a ride on a legendary ‘Annushka’ tram
  • Discover Khitrovka, the most terrifying neighborhood of Moscow in the nineteenth century
  • Walk the beautiful streets of Zamoskvorechie
Full description
Moscow streets and side-streets hide a lot of amazing legends about witches, ghosts and undergrounds, whores and famous criminals.

On this mystical Moscow tour discover lots of spooky nighttime stories and experience ‘true’ Moscow nightlife.

Just a few minutes from Red square and St. Basil's cathedral, find yourself in a neighborhood full of mystery, urban legends and myths. Take a walk along St. John's hill, visit the ancient Ivanovsky Convent, discover the frightening secrets of Khitrovka and see how Moscow looked in the 19th century. After, take a tram to the historic district of Zamoskvorechye and listen to astonishing stories about ghosts, famous criminals and eccentric merchants, who once inhabited its streets. Your tour will end near the Tretyakov Gallery, in a district full of night cafes and bars — the best place to spend an unforgettable evening in Moscow.

If you want to understand the local culture, then experience it yourself. See Moscow off the beaten track.
  • Tram ticket

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Meeting point

Go to Kitay-Gorod metro station, Purple Line #7, or Orange Line #6. Take the escalator up, not the stairs. Find the monument to Cyril and Methodius in the center of Slavyanskaya Square. Your guide will wait for you in front of this monument with a big red umbrella saying 'Moscow Free Tour'.

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Product ID: 34417