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Moscow: Kremlin & Armory Tickets with Introductory Tour

1. Moscow: Kremlin & Armory Tickets with Introductory Tour

After a short introduction tour at the entrance to the Kremlin Museum your guide will give you a ticket to the Kremlin, Armoury museum and an information booklet in English. You will receive all the necessary explanations about what is included in your ticket, where to go, and what to see in the Kremlin and Armoury.  Your guide will also share some secrets about the main attractions of Moscow. Take your time and explore the museums at your own pace. Gain insight into Russian heritage and culture, and take the opportunity to get some great photos at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Moscow Kremlin: Skip-the-Line Ticket and Introduction Tour

2. Moscow Kremlin: Skip-the-Line Ticket and Introduction Tour

Meet your guide in front of the Monument to Marshal Zhukov nearby the Four Seasons Hotel. Enjoy a 40-minute introduction to the Kremlin in English. Learn about the Kremlin as well as other city center highlights. Ask your guide for recommendations or any questions you might have. Receive an admission ticket from your guide. Your guide will also be sure to point out where you can rent an audio guide. Pass through the security check and enter the Kremlin. Explore the main square. See the Russian Presidential Residence, and the Ivan the Terrible Bell Tower. Visit the 3 main cathedrals: The Cathedral of the Assumption, the Annunciation, and the Archangel Michael. Learn more about this iconic Russian site at one of the museums located on the complex.

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Moscow: Private Tour of Kremlin & Armory Chamber

3. Moscow: Private Tour of Kremlin & Armory Chamber

See the rarest treasures of the Russian emperors on this 3-hour guided tour of the Kremlin and the Kremlin’s Armory Chamber. The Armory Chamber is an unparalleled treasure chest and is considered one of the 5 top museums of its kind in the world. Marvel at the museum's 10 Fabergé eggs, the ivory throne of Ivan the Terrible, the coronation robes of the Russian czars and the world's largest collection of jeweled royal carriages. With your knowledgeable guide, you’ll also explore the Kremlin grounds and learn about the fascinating events of Russian history that unfolded within the walls of this medieval fortress.

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Moscow: Kremlin and Red Square 2-Hour Tour with Hotel Pickup

4. Moscow: Kremlin and Red Square 2-Hour Tour with Hotel Pickup

Explore the Kremlin and Red Square in just 2 hours. Get an overview of Russian history from your guide, from ancient times to the Soviet era. Marvel at the beauty of the Kremlin cathedrals and see their priceless collections of Orthodox icons and other art. See the location of the Russian president's office and pass by the Kremlin Palace, built during Nikita Khrushchev's time. Hear the story about the Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, and see the Ivan the Great Tower. Explore Red Square, and admire the spectacular St. Basil’s Cathedral from the outside. See the GUM department store, Kazan Cathedral, Lenin's Mausoleum, the Bolshoi Theater and more.

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Moscow CityPass 1-5 Day Option

5. Moscow CityPass 1-5 Day Option

The Moscow CityPass is your key to the city, offering great value and convenience with free entry to more than 40 top attractions, a 1-day hop-on-hop-off bus tour, river cruise, observation deck, and walking tour. Enjoy free entrance to more than 40 attractions in Moscow and observe the city from different perspectives with 7 free excursions by land or water. Save your time with the skip-the-line option at such top attractions like Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and other. Head out to the Kremlin Museums or board the Radisson Royal River Cruise, and then enjoy the special offers at various restaurants to get the full experience of Moscow. Plan your trip using a free guidebook and city map (metro map included). Moscow CityPass is your smart way to travel. The tour operator has already chosen the most interesting attractions for you. Just open your guidebook and decide where you will go at first. The City Pass is much cheaper than buying tickets separately and helps to save your time with skip-the-line entrances. The Pass activates at the moment of your first visit to the museum, bus tour or river cruise. Moscow CityPass is valid for 1, 2, 3 or 5 days. Free Entry: Museums: • The Moscow Kremlin • State Historical Museum (main building) • Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 • State Tretyakov Gallery • State Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val • St. Basil’s Cathedral (Pokrovsky Cathedral) • Underground Museum in the park “Zaryadye” • Shilov Art Gallery • Artcentre. Moscow • Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography • Schusev State Museum of Architecture • Mosquarium (VDNH) • Historical Park “Russia — my history” (VDNH) • House-museum of Pushkin on Staraya Basmannaya • Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center • Bunker-42 (The Cold War Museum) • Moscow Transport Museum • State Pushkin Museum • Pushkin Memorial Apartment on Arbat Street • Memorial Apartment of Andrey Bely • Mikhail Bulgakov Museum • Bulgakov's House Museum-Theatre • Liublino Estate • Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve • Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve • Palace of the Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich in Kolomenskoye • Izmailovo Estate • Vodka History Museum (The Kremlin in Izmailovo) • Museum of Bread (The Kremlin in Izmailovo) • Weapons Museum (The Kremlin in Izmailovo) • The Living Museum of Folk Arts (The Kremlin in Izmailovo) • World History in plasticine (The Kremlin in Izmailovo) • Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines • Experimentanium Science Museum • Paleontological Museum • Museum of Contemporary History of Russia • “Presnya” • Museum of Underground Printing Press (1905-1906) • Institute of Russian Realist Art • Museum of Russian Icon Excursions: • Radisson Royal Flotilla river-cruise • Moscow City sightseeing bus trip • Observation Deck of the hotel Ukraine • “Zaryadye” sightseeing tour • Walking tour with Moscow free tour • Skating ring mega ice

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Moscow: Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square Private Tour

6. Moscow: Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square Private Tour

Stroll around the monuments of Red Square and take breathtaking pictures of the Kremlin wall on a private tour of Moscow city center with a guide who makes history fun! Learn more about iconic buildings such as Spasskaya Tower on the eastern wall of the Moscow Kremlin. Look at Lenin's Mausoleum in the center of Red Square and admire the decorative façade of Kazan Cathedral. Venture beyond the famous onion domes of Saint Basil's Cathedral and explore the complex of churches from the inside. Listen to the fascinating history of the church complex, including the role of the infamous tsar Ivan the Terrible. Proceed to the Soviet-era GUM department store to explore its beautiful galleries and transparent ceiling. Pass the glorious statue of General Zhukov and discover the beautiful fountains of Alexander Garden. Pay your respects at the Eternal Flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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Moscow Landmarks Private Sightseeing Tour

7. Moscow Landmarks Private Sightseeing Tour

Get the perfect introduction to Moscow on a private sightseeing tour, ideal for your first day in the city. Marvel at the landmark monuments of Red Square, such as the onion domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the luxury GUM shopping complex. Break for coffee overlooking the Senate Palace, seat of the president of Russia, and then stroll down Nikolskaya Street to Revolution Square to look at the Art Nouveau masterpiece of the Metropol Hotel. Watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden.  Enter the Kremlin, the ancient fortress that was the center of political life in Russia for 9 centuries. Hear stories about the tsars of the imperial age before discovering the treasures of the Armoury. Marvel at exquisite Fabergé eggs before going to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the banks of the Moscow River. Get a panoramic view of the Red October Chocolate Factory, now the center of modern art in the city.

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Moscow: Full-Day Private Walking Tour with Kremlin Entrance

8. Moscow: Full-Day Private Walking Tour with Kremlin Entrance

Stroll around the most important and interesting sights of Moscow on a private tour with a local guide. From the meeting point, enter the Kremlin cathedrals of the Assumption, Annunciation, and Archangel Michael. Marvel at the priceless collection of Russian religious art, see the burial place of Russian Tsars and princes, and learn about the Italian architects who built a significant part of the Kremlin. Stop to take a photo close to the Senate building and the office of the President of Russia. You will see the guards of the Presidential Regiment as well. Then, proceed to the Soviet-era GUM department store to explore its beautiful galleries and transparent ceiling. Pass the glorious statue of General Zhukov and discover the beautiful fountains of Alexander Garden. Pay your respects at the Eternal Flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. With the help of your expert guide, learn the incredible story of the Moscow Metro to get a better appreciation of why it is not just a city transportation system but doubles as an underground public art gallery. After this, take a walk and admire the architecture along one of the most famous pedestrian streets in Moscow, where actors, singers, and artists gather and show their art. Next, visit one of the world's largest memorials dedicated to the victory in World War II. Colossal sculptural structures, memorial alleys, and religious objects are dedicated to this war. Finally, marvel at the magnificent interior decoration and magnitude of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, which amazes with its size and magnificence.

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True Russian Matryoshka Workshop

9. True Russian Matryoshka Workshop

A professional guide will meet you in your hotel and you will go to the start of the excursion by subway. On your way, the guide will tell you a brief history of the Moscow subway. Your private tour will start at the world-famous Kremlin in Izmailovo, based at the famous Vernissage in Izmailovo. You will visit the Museum of Folk Arts. The museum presents different types of folk art and heritage. It combines the original objects and creations of folk craftsmen - ancient folk musical instruments, household items, and utensils, folk clothes, a collection of games and toys, and the folk theater. Next, you will proceed to the most exciting part of the tour - self-painting of Matryoshka. A professional guide will tell you about the history of the dolls, the types of painting, the difference between the dolls from different regions, and the method and material for the manufacture of the Russian souvenir. Then you will attend a special workshop where you can make your own doll, which you will take with you as a real Russian souvenir. At the end of the tour, the guide will accompany you to the nearest metro station.

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Private Izmalovo Tour with Flea Market and Kremlin

10. 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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What people are saying about Moscow Kremlin

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4.4 / 5

based on 322 reviews

Nice tour but should have updates on timings about other free passages inside Kremlin and Red Square , as of ot is an introductory tour. Audio Guide should be Included in Armoury Chamber. Otherwise very good Place to See and spend time. It takes around 3 days to see entire Kremlin and Red Square churches , Exhibitions and Tombs

Really interesting tours where you can see old items and also traditional souvenirs to buy at a real good price much better than Moscow central also the painting of your own doll was amazing. My tour Dalia was a ket factor in making this a real nice tour as she is well informed, has humor, humble and self aware

Wonderful exposure to the history of Moscow and Russia, Xena guidance was splendid, couldn’t be the same without her knowledge delivery and entertaining our questions!

Great experience with a knowledgeable tour guide. We learned a lot about Russian history and art. And everything on the Red square is beautiful!

Everything was excellent thanks for the tour guide