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See the best examples of underground Soviet-era architecture on a 1.5-hour walking tour of Moscow’s metro stations! With an expert guide at your side, visit five of Moscow’s must-see stations, including iconic Mayakovskaya, and learn all about Stalin’s visions for the former Soviet Union. Hear about the Metro-2, a secret line said to have been used by the government and KGB, and see grandiose architecture, mosaics, sculptures and more!
Highlights
  • Use your metro ticket to explore five of Moscow’s metro stations
  • Learn about the history of the Moscow subway from your guide
  • Admire the mosaics in Kurskaya Station and Mayakovskaya Station
  • View the 72 bronze sculptures in Revolution Square Station
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Kremlin for a tour of Moscow’s ornate metro stations. As you visit five different stations, learn about Soviet-era architecture and the way style changed throughout the years. Make your way to Revolution Square Station (Ploschad Revolyutsii) and view the 72 bronze statues of Soviet workers. Continue on to Novoslobodskaya Station, with its stained glass panels. Admire the chandeliers and baroque-inspired interiors at Komsomolskaya Station. Visit Kurskaya Station, the earliest station, decorated with mosaics and Socialist slogans. Head to the beautiful Mayakovskaya Station, with its art deco corridors and ceiling mosaics. Your tour concludes here.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sapozhkovskaya Ploshchad', Manezhnaya Ulitsa, 13/1, Moskva, Russia, 125009
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • English-speaking local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

I went on this metro tour with tour guide Diana and I really enjoyed it. She was very friendly and knowledgeable and gave us anecdotes on some of these beautiful stations. I highly recommend these tours and wish I had more time to go on...More

Thank Kanak0N
Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

Our trip to Moscow wouldn't have been complete with a metro tour. Our guide Alex was great and met us right on time at the meeting point which was very easy to find. Alex was great and had a good sense of humor and was...More

Thank nouraz96
Reviewed 28 August 2019

The tour of many of the palatial metro stops was magnificent. The stark contrast from the NYC subway system was eye opening. The history behind the construction and the varied designs of some of the most strikingly beautiful metro stops in the world is a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Russell G
Reviewed 19 August 2019

One of this tour where You need to enjoy. Absolutley amazing tour with lot of stories about Moscow and metro stations. Lot of history and lot of fun stories Diana (she was our guide) I like to thank You for trip and I am still...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank irekkapler
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

Helen I want to thank you first of all for the wonderful trip and talks. This is a must do thing in Moscow I highly recommend it. Very informative guide with a pleasant smile. The stories and the information it was all great.

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36mani
21 June 2019|
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Response from Esimhk | Reviewed this property |
The tour that I have booked is either at 2pm or 7pm. Each tour takes about 2 hours.
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queencafe777
29 March 2019|
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Response from Wander09151410857 |
The meeting place is in front of the Kremlin on the street level in the square.
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gilesgolf
9 July 2018|
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Response from SaltheFatFish | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your agent whom you'd booked with. Usually it's at the ticket office, near booth no. 13. Or the benches just outside it.
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