The Historic Centre: Walk Across the Centuries
Embrace the delightful architecture and the incredible history of Moscow's central streets and squares. Discover the most remarkable monuments and stories together with our most experienced guides!
The highlights of the walk will include:
- visit to the Alexander Garden, with its many monuments to significant people and places in the history of Russia,
- watch the ceremony of the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier,
- Red Square with the 'postcard' scenery, including the Kremlin wall and the colourful St.Basil’s Cathedral,
- Lenin’s mausoleum - a masterpiece of Constructivist design, the elaborate State Historical Museum and GUM - the famous 19th-century department store.
The walk will go on towards the Four Seasons hotel, formerly known as 'Moskva', which was recently rebuilt from scratch still completely matching the original design of 1935. You will see the State Duma building - the parliament of the Russian Federation. This is also the place where Moscow's most glamorous Tverskaya Street starts, heading all the way to St.Petersburg!
At Teatralnaya Square the guide will share interesting details about the Bolshoi Theatre, the grandeur of the Metropol hotel, monument to Karl Marx.
Further on to Lubyanskaya Square with the formidable KGB (now FSB) building. Selfie in front of the-most-feared-secret-service-in-world HQ?
We'll end the tour on the observation deck on the top floor of the Central Children's Store, where a great view of Moscow's downtown opens before your eyes.
Please use the special form to book a tour for 11 guests and above
Monument to Zhukov in front of the State Historical Museum
Alexander Garden. Tomb of the Uknown Soldier
Red Square. St.Basil's Cathedral
GUM department store (Upper Trading Rows)
Teatralnaya Square. The Bolshoi Theatre
Lubyanskaya Square. KGB Headquarters
Observation deck at Central Children's Store
End of tour