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Communist Moscow: Evening Walking Tour

Highlights
  • An English-speaking guide illustrates the Soviet history of Moscow
  • Learn about the 1917 Revolution in Revolution Square
  • View many landmarks of Moscow, including the Bolshoi Theater
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Communist Moscow: Evening Walking Tour
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Communist Moscow: Evening Walking Tour
US$32.10
Overview
Learn the Communist history of Moscow on this 2-hour small-group walking tour. And English-speaking 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.
What to Expect

Begin your 2-hour 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Good but not amazing

The guide and the tour were ok, however, I was expecting a little bit more of history and impact in the daily life (how living was under it and how life is now). I can understand that the collapse of the communism is relatively new...More

Thank MFRAUZI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Walking Tour

Elena was our guide and she was very knowledgeable, funny, and friendly. At first I was nervous about walking around for 2 hours (because I get bored very easily, lol) but the time went by very fast because it was such an interesting tour. She...More

Thank Traci W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing

Very good to See the city this way. My guide Paulina was Very Nice and good to talk, About the places. If you have the chance go!

Thank Lars T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Guide not very informed

We did this tour two evenings ago now and to be honest the lady that ran the tour was very pretty local girl but did not know enough about history and communism tbh.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
even-handed and engaging in equal proportion

Since walking is always the best way to see a new city, walking with a knowledgeable local is even better. Svetlana gave us a great insight into the Soviet era. Her commentary was even-handed and thorough. She clearly understands her audience, thereby educating some westerners...More

Thank Greg R
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