1. Russia
  2. Central Federal District
  3. Moscow
  4. Saint Basil's Cathedral

Red Square and Saint-Basil's Cathedral Private Tour

Product ID: 209322
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With your guide, discover the history of the Red Square and the buildings in it including Lenin's Mausoleum, the GUM department store, the Kremlin, the State Historical Museum, and Saint-Basil's Cathedral, which is a major symbol of Russia.
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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • See all the monuments in the Red Square and learn about their history
  • Visit the GUM, temple of the luxury industry in Moscow
  • Explore the most famous Russian cathedral and learn all its secrets
Full description
The Red Square is surrounded from one side by the red-brick wall of the Kremlin and on the other by the spectacular GUM building. GUM is a very particular place, a department store with all of the most famous luxury brands in it. it is classified as a national heritage site of Russia. Enjoy the Neo-Russian style interior and find out more about the history of the building. Hear how it hosted big communal apartments during the Soviet times. 

Take a walk along the walls of Kremlin from the State Historical Museum to the famous mausoleum of Lenin, where your guide will tell you about the structure and the story of the Soviet necropolis. Located south of Red Square, next to the Moskova river embankment, is the Cathedral of Basil the Blessed. This is one of the most famous symbols in the Russian capital. An extraordinary building with 10 autonomous chapels, it was constructed in the middle of the 16th century after the great military victory of the army of Ivan the Terrible. Going from one chapel to another you will discover the real name of this religious monument as well as the history of Basil, under whose name the cathedral is known to the whole world.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fee to St Basil's Cathedral
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drink
  • Souvenirs

When you get there

Meeting point

Under the monument to Marshal Zhukov, in front of the State Historical Museum, Manege Square, Moscow, 109012.

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