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Overview
Learn the Communist history of Moscow on this small-group walking tour. Your guide explains the significance of the squares and streets as you stroll down Moscow’s main avenues. Pass by the former KGB headquarters, the Bolshoi Theater, and a Soviet-era cafe. Pause in Revolution Square to understand the 1917 Revolution that brought the Soviets to power.
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You'll start at
Lubyanka Square
Lubyanka Square, Moskva, RussiaLubyanskaya Square is next to the St. Regis hotel. If you go by metro, take the red line (#1) and get off at Lubyanka metro station and take EXIT 9 or 10 to go outside. The meeting point is in the square just outside the metro station.
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  • 1
    Lubyanka Square
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 2
    Solovetskiy Stone
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 3
    Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii)
    Stop: 7 minutes -
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  • 4
    Bolshoi Theatre
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Tsum
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 6
    Moscow State Duma
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 7
    Petrovsky Passage
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 9
    Gastronomia Eliseevsky
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 10
    Pushkin Square
    Stop: 7 minutes -
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You'll end at
Pushkinskaya ploschad
Pushkinskaya ploschad, Moskva, Russia, 127006
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Highlights
  • A guide illustrates the Soviet history of Moscow
  • Learn about the 1917 Revolution in Revolution Square
  • View many landmarks of Moscow, including the Bolshoi Theater
  • Stroll down Tverskaya Street, Moscow’s main avenue
What to Expect
Begin your small-group walking tour at Solovetsky Stone, a memorial to victims of political oppression in Lubyanka Square. Your guide will explain the history of the stone and point out Moscow’s former KGB headquarters. Stroll to Revolution Square. Learn about the 1917 Revolution, along with the Stalin era, the Cold War, the Soviet Movement for Freedom, and other important moments in the history of the USSR. As you walk through the city, notice landmarks like the Bolshoi Theater, the Museum of Revolution, and the Gulag Museum. Make your way down Tverskaya Street, Moscow’s main avenue. You’ll pass by the Soviet-era cafe Sluzhebny Vhod. View Eliseevsky Gastronum, a famous Moscow grocery store. Your tour ends at Pushkinskaya Square.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lubyanka Square, Moskva, Russia
Duration
2h
Return Details
Pushkinskaya ploschad, Moskva, Russia, 127006
Inclusions
  • English-speaking local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Bolshoi Theatre
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jack S wrote a review Apr 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands409 contributions121 helpful votes
An excellent tour on December 29th with our guide. Incredibly informative and fully of charisma for her job. Student pricing is available. If you have not prepaid for the tour, you can do so by card despite the website/confirmation email stating otherwise.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Sam wrote a review Mar 2020
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Our tour guide Elena (not sure if that's how it's spelt) was excellent. She was extremely knowledgable and just as friendly. One of the most interesting tours we've been on.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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David C wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
Elena gave us a private tour. Full of real life insight humour and facts. Absolutely wonderful experience and we enjoyed her company. Great information about the 17 and 19 revolution and explained how the communists communicated and how Moscow , Russia and USSR were ‘transformed
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Date of experience: March 2020
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daytraveller wrote a review Feb 2020
toronto4 contributions3 helpful votes
Helena was great. Structured the tour around what I wanted to see and do. She even took me down to the Metro and showed me various famous bronze status and explained their significance. Extremely knowledgeable. Great two hours spent walking through the city. Best Hot Chocolate
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Serbiene wrote a review Feb 2020
Vancouver Island, Canada31 contributions10 helpful votes
Great tour. Guide Alex knowledge was excellent. His delivery of all this information was clear, fun and told in a way that he held the groups attention for a full 2 hours. Everyone was sad it was over. His English was amazing as well. This is my second experience with this
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j_travels_1999
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Unfortunately not as good as I expected
Unfortunately this tour was not great. The metro itself is incredibly impressive, but the tour not so. Priced very
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marisatb
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Great free walking tour!
This was one of the best walking tour i've been on (and i've gone on a lot). The woman tour guide was super great a
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mckennanb
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A MUST DO IN MOSCOW!
I did the free walking tour of Moscow in the morning and then decided to jump on board for the Moscow Metro tour. I
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Nicki C
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Highly recommended Free Tour
Completed the free tour and it was excellent. We learnt so much and saw the highlights around Red Square in our 2 h
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isisass
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Great free walking tour with Elena
We are a group of friends and we did a free walking tour of ~2h30 with Elena. It has been fun and instructive, she
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Stuart M
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Sunny Moscow! ☀️
I did a few tours. The Communist tour, free tour, Kremlin tour & alternative Moscow tour. They were all interesti
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MNaija
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Well worth doing
I highly recommend going on this tour. The Moscow metro is something the city can be very proud of. Nikita, my guid
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768brittanym
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Great tour
Such a great tour, and it’s unbelievable that it’s free. Alex was a great tour guide and helped us learn some Russi
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Getaway630703
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Great tour
It was a great tour . I got to know lots of history about russia 🇷🇺 . The tour guide was nice and had a great Eng
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ducl497
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Great Free Walking Tour
We did a free walking tour and had a really fun time. Even though it was freezing cold and snowing, the guide, Alex
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Anastasia0122342553
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Free Walking Tour Moscow
I was really enjoyed to join free walking tour around Kitai Gorod district: Zaradye park and Red Square. The guide
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Sarah M
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Absolutely awesome!
I loved this tour - it was super informative and interesting, and my guide, Anna, was incredibly knowledgeable and
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niba123
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Best way to experience Moscow
We had the pleasure of joining Alex for the free walking tour as an introduction to the city. Having done close to
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lkm9704
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Moscow Free Tour
I absolutely enjoyed my free tour. I luckily found this information via internet, and about 2.5 hours tour was free
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planetella
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Free walk tour
I joined the free walk tour from 10:45-1330. The tour guide is very knowledgable and told us a lot of stories about
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