Moscow: 4–Hour Sights of Communism Private Tour

4.8 / 5

17 reviews

Moscow: 4–Hour Sights of Communism Private Tour

From $92.50 per person

Visit the most notable places of Soviet Moscow such as Lubyanka Square, Revolution Square, VDNKh and more. See the Stalinist architecture and get a first hand account of life before and after the Iron Curtain.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick–up in the lobby of your hotel
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most notable sights of Soviet Moscow
  • Learn interesting facts about traveling, housing, education, propaganda, economics and much more
  • See the most beautiful Moscow metro stations, including those listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Admire the view of Moscow from the Detskiy Mir Store
  • Hear the stories and myths associated with Stalinist architecture
Full description
After pick–up from your hotel, get a brief historical overview of Soviet Union. Head toward the Lubyanka Square, home of the infamous KGB headquarters and learn the story of the GULAG concentration camps and the Solovetsky stone on the Square. Continue your tour to Detskiy Mir (Children’s World), the most famous children's store in USSR, and go up to the store's roof to admire the view of Moscow. See Stalinist skyscrapers and learn the stories and myths behind their construction. Stroll down to the Revolutionary Square and gaze at the monument to Karl Marx, one of the ideologists of communism. Pass the Metropol hotel, the scene of fierce fighting between Czar forces and the Bolsheviks. Afterwards, head underground and admire 76 bronze sculptures depicting the Soviet people on the Revolution Square metro station. Continue by metro to VDNKh, a large park and exhibition center constructed on the eve of the Second World War, now a symbol of the USSR. Take a picture next to the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman statue that has become the embodiment of Soviet sculpture. Walk past the monument to the Conquerors of Space and see the Cosmos Hotel, the largest hotel in Russia, built to host the participants of the 1980 Olympic Games.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Private guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Metro tickets
  • Flexibility during the tour
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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  • Please dress comfortably as a moderate amount of walking is involved
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    5/5
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The tour guide is very knowledgeable in Soviet history and world wars and with an excellent English! I’d recommend anyone to take it to know more about Moscow... you will come out of the tour with an idea what Soviet Union is all about.....

August 21, 2019

Excellent tour with resourceful guide, patient and pleasant as well.

October 10, 2018

informative and cultural

Our Tourguide explains us everything in details, so it was very informative. wear your comfortable shoes for walking walking and walking...

September 16, 2018

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