In this excursion we will show you the highlights of Moscow from a comfortable tour bus - and then take you to the Ostankino television tower, which was completed in 1967 and is still the tallest structure in Europe. The modern high-speed lifts will take you up to the observation deck in a few seconds. The panorama of the city is unparalleled. From the 18th Century Ostankino palace and the VDNKh park nearby to the skyscrapers of Moscow City and the distant Kremlin, you will see the whole of Moscow laid out before you as if on a map.
Then you will have lunch in Seventh Heaven, the tower’s famous rotating restaurant. 330 meters about ground level, restaurant takes 40 minutes to rotate 360 degrees. You are guaranteed a table by the window, the best view in Moscow and delicious food in an elegant minimalist interior.
Next, you will visit another wonder of 1960s modernism - the futuristic Space Monument, which celebrates Yury Gagarin’s historic space flight in 1961. In the base of the monument the Cosmonautics Museum tells the story of the Soviet Space program. You will see original space capsules, space suits and helmets, and learn about the challenges of living in a low-gravity environment.