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Moscow: Private Metro and Izmailovo Market Tour

1. Moscow: Private Metro and Izmailovo Market Tour

Get picked up from the lobby of your hotel by your friendly, English-speaking guide and walk to the Moscow Metro for a tour of the city's famous underground. Known for its ornate, palatial stations, the metro incorporates different aspects of Russian architecture through the decades as well as those of the former republics of the USSR. Learn about the stories and secrets behind some of the most beautiful stations before getting off at Izmailovo. Immerse yourself in the history of this vibrant district in the northeastern part of the city on a walking tour that takes you past the Kremlin. Learn about the function and role of this famous fortress and part it has played in Russian history. Snap some photos of its iconic, whimsical facade before continuing on to the Izmailovo flea market. Make your way through the maze of vendor stalls that comprise the biggest craft market in Moscow. Let your guide point you to the best cafes for shashliks, sample authentic Russian jams and herbal teas, pick up a set of matryoshka dolls, or purchase a typical Russian hat to bring home as a souvenir. 

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Private Izmalovo Tour with Flea Market and Kremlin

2. Private Izmalovo Tour with Flea Market and Kremlin

Greet your expert local guide in your hotel lobby and wend your way by foot to the Izmailovo area, located in the northeast part of the city. Step back in time strolling through the vibrant and bustling cultural complex, feast your eyes at the disneyfied breezeblock-and-plasterboard Izmailovo Kremlin and check out its six single-subject museums, dedicated to Russian folk and culture, like Museum of Vodka and more. Afterwards, indulge in Russian traditional meals in a wooden replica of summer residence of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich (own expense) while your guide will point out some interesting benchmarks of rich Russian history. You’ll get a chance to rub shoulders with local arty types at the daily Izmailovo Flea Market, home to a vibrant confection of stalls selling everything from books, baskets, retro toys and furniture to Soviet memorabilia, fur hats, nesting dolls and traditional artwork. Here’s where you can find unique Russian souvenirs and gifts, sample national delicacies and see the local life in action. After two hours of exploration, your tour concludes at the Flea Market where you can take your time and have more fun shopping at your own comfortable pace.

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Russian Metro and Izmaylovo Kremlin Courtyard Tour

3. Russian Metro and Izmaylovo Kremlin Courtyard Tour

Meet your guide at your accommodation then travel on the metro to the Russian courtyard in the Izmaylovo Kremlin. On your way, your guide will give you an overview of the history of the Moscow metro, which is one of the most impressive metro systems in the world. Find out about the construction of the best station. In the Moscow metro, there are 215 stations and 44 are recognized as objects of cultural heritage and more than 40 are architectural monuments. Visit 3 of the most beautiful stations to admire various mosaics, touch sculptures, and enjoy the beauty of the paintings, balconies, and lighting.  Arrive at the Russian courtyard of the Izmaylovo Kremlin to meet a guide in Russian national dress who will send you on a journey through Russian history, crafts, and architecture of the 17th century. Take the most colorful memorable photographs there. The Russian courtyard is surrounded by brightly painted white-stone buildings on one side and wooden houses with numerous cafes, shops, museums, and creative workshops on the other. Listen to the guide tell you about the history and features of Russian architecture of the 17th century and Russian crafts.

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What people are saying about Izmaylovo Kremlin

I enjoyed it!

Diana is a very knowledgeable, she explained the history of the places we passed. I didn’t buy much bcoz I’ve done my shopping already but the experience and metro ride are enjoyable. She even took me back to Red Square. What an experience I’ll definitely use Go Get Guide in the near future.

Anna was very knowledgable and helpfull with the 2 hour visit. Enjoyable

Guide was lovely and VERY knowledgable and friendly - great experience