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Moscow: Full-Day Winter Fairy-Tale Tour

1. Moscow: Full-Day Winter Fairy-Tale Tour

After meeting your private guide in the lobby of your hotel, it will be time to begin a marvelous journey around one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You can begin by indulging yourself in the magical atmosphere of sparkling lights, Christmas carols and tempting aromas of hot chocolate and mulled wine on Red Square. Your charming guide will reveal to you all of the secrets of the iconic St. Basil's cathedral, full of symbolic meanings and mysteries. You can then rush into the GUM shopping center to get warm and amble along its fancy stores while drinking hot mulled wine and admiring its astonishingly ornate interior. After this, head to the ancient residences of the Russian Tsars and the Kremlin, including its palaces and cathedrals. The Kremlin has both mystique and a vibrant energy, after having stood witness to over 900 years of glorious Russian history. This is your opportunity to enjoy a 2-hour visit to this epic medieval fortress, where you can gain insight into Russian heritage and culture, and grab picturesque photo opportunities at this UNESCO World Heritage site. After having lunch in a traditional Russian bistro, you can dive into the most beautiful and extravagant underground in the world, decorated with hundreds of frescoes, sculptures, chandeliers, stained glass and jaw-dropping mosaics. You will travel to the most beautiful stations on the metro map, and as you arrive at each destination, your guide will give you details about the provenance of the artworks and architecture on display. You will learn about the most significant events in Soviet history, while mingling with Muscovites and getting a feel for the city whilst learning how to move around it with ease. After warming yourself in Moscow's subway, you will return to the sunlight where you will become struck by the beauty of the Izmailovo Market. Your local guide will help you to make the best deals, buying "matreshkas", fur hats, amber jewellery and other Russian souvenirs for your friends and family. Don’t miss an opportunity to try a traditional hot winter drink called "Sbiten", as well as some traditional meat or salmon BBQ. Once you are done with the Christmas shopping, your lovely guide will bring you back to your hotel.

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

2. 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: Kremlin and Diamond Fund Private Tour

3. Moscow: Kremlin and Diamond Fund Private Tour

Meet your private guide and step into the Kremlin. Enjoy a visit to this epic medieval fortress, gain insight into Russian heritage and culture, and grab picturesque photo opportunities at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Skip-the-line and start your adventure in the most iconic and famous venue of Moscow, the symbol of the Russian statehood. Travel back to the 12th century when Moscow was three times smaller than the present territory of the Kremlin. Visit the most ancient building in Moscow, the Assumption Cathedral, where the last Emperor of the Russian Empire was crowned. Listen to the numerous stories about the Russian Tsars and Tsarinas, boyards and patriarchs, the last Emperor, and the communist government. After visiting the Kremlin, proceed to the Diamond Fund, one of the few treasures in the world, which keeps the crown jewels. Its collection is closely associated with the history of the Russian state. It includes masterpieces of jewelry art from the 18th to 20th centuries. Your guide will leave you in the Diamond Fund, from where you will continue your tour with an audioguide.

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

4. 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

5. 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 Kremlin and Red Square: Private Tour and Ticket

6. Moscow Kremlin and Red Square: Private Tour and Ticket

Head to the Kutafia Tower with your guide, where this 4-hour walking tour begins. Pass under Trinity Tower before entering the Kremlin. Walk to the State Kremlin Palace, and then to Ivan Square, passing the Tsar Cannon and the Tsar Bell. Stop at Cathedral Square, considered to be the cradle of the Russian Empire. The churches on Cathedral Square are some of the most notable relics of Russian heritage. Visit Red Square next, passing the mausoleum on the way to St. Basil's Cathedral. From Red Square continue to GUM, built in the late 19th century and Russia’s most beautiful and best-known mall. Walk to the Bolshoi Theater, another of the capital city’s iconic landmarks.

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Moscow: Guided Tour of Red Square, Kremlin & Metro

7. Moscow: Guided Tour of Red Square, Kremlin & Metro

You’ll start your 4-hour tour of Moscow by meeting your expert guide in front of the Kremlin and enjoy fast-track entrance to this epic medieval fortress. Your adventure begins here, inside Moscow’s most iconic venue and the symbol of the Russian statehood, where you’ll be transported back in time to the 12th century. You’ll gain insight into Russian heritage and culture and have picturesque photo opportunities at this UNESCO World Heritage site. Next, you’ll exit the Kremlin and continue on to the Red Square, one of the biggest attractions in the centre of Russia’s capital. Here, you’ll marvel at the fabulous St Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the luxurious GUM. In the third part of the tour, you’ll delve into the Moscow underground and learn all about the history of Russia’s first metro system, the ideology behind the design, and its modern redevelopment. The underground’s beautiful architectural styles will vary from art deco to neoclassicism as you switch between the lines. You’ll also pass by one of the largest and most opulent stations of the Circle Line, decorated with mosaics, statues, and stained glass. After the tour, your guide will help direct you to anywhere you please.

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Moscow: Kremlin and Red Square 3-Hour Private Guided Tour

8. Moscow: Kremlin and Red Square 3-Hour Private Guided Tour

Enter the Kremlin through the Troitsky Bridge and Tower. Enjoy commentary from your knowledgeable local guide throughout the 3-hour tour. See the collection of Napoleon’s cannons by the Arsenal building. Stop to take a photo of the Senate building and the office of the President of Russia. You will see the guards of the Presidential Regiment as well. Continue to the Grand Tsar Bell and Cannon and the Ivan the Terrible Bell Tower. Enter the Kremlin cathedrals of the Assumption, Annunciation, and Archangel Michael. Marvel at the priceless collection of Russian religious art and see the burial place of Russian tsars and princes. Learn about the Italian architects who built a significant part of the Kremlin.

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Moscow: 4-Hour Panoramic Private Tour by Vehicle

9. Moscow: 4-Hour Panoramic Private Tour by Vehicle

Discover the best of Moscow from the comfort of a private vehicle. Benefit from pickup at your hotel, and then journey to Red Square to marvel at the onion domes of St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin towers.  Stroll around the iconic square and look at Lenin's Tomb. Move on through Manezhnaya Square and Tverskaya Street as you make your way towards Zaryadye Park. Get a panoramic view across the city and make the most of some fantastic photo opportunities. Admire the magnificent Bolshoi Theater before going to Sparrow Hills for more panoramic views. Learn about the different architectural styles of the city as you travel through the modern business center.

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Moscow: Full-Day Private Walking Tour with Kremlin Entrance

10. 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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What people are saying about Moscow Kremlin

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based on 1,367 reviews

Excellent guide... knowledgeable, well-spoken, engaging, all the things you would want out of a guide for such a major collection of Moscow sites. Was always evaluating to make sure we were seeing things we wanted to see and was willing to go into more or less detail depending on how interested we were. Was also great to get such a frank and nuanced view on Russian history from a Russian themselves.

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

Great private tour with Natalia. She's so knowledgeable, friendly and likeable - I can't recommend her enough. I loved my time in Moscow with her. Will definitely book her again when I'm visiting again. Thanks Natalia - you made my day very special.

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

Amazing. Tour guide was super helpful and friendly