• Pick up at the hotel or another place you prefer
  • Car/minivan with a professional driver

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Red Square

  • The main Square of the Russian Federation, UNESCO protected
  • Why is it called red?
  • What function has the square had for many years?
  • What is the oldest and the youngest building in the square?
  • Who was St. Basil and why is the most colourful cathedral in Moscow named in his honour?

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The Kremlin

  • What does the word “Kremlin” mean?
  • How big is the Kremlin and does anyone live in it now?
  • Why did the fortress appear  in that part of the town?

 

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St. Basil᾿s cathedral

  • Outside, if inside see notes below
  • UNESCO protected
  • Built by the order of Ivan the Terrible as thanking God for a great victory. Which one?
  • Why is it also called Intercession cathedral?
  • Why is it so decorative?

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Gum Department Store

  • Who sponsored the construction work of this sumptuous building in the late 19th century?
  • Has anybody ever lived in GUM?
  • What is inside GUM now?

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Tverskaya Street

  • The main street of Moscow known from the 12th century.
  • Moscow mayor᾿s office and the monument to the founder of Moscow
  • How was it possible to move the buildings in the street?
  • What is the connection between red granite foundations of some buildings at Tverskaya Street and Hitler?

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The Bolshoy theatre

  • The main opera and ballet stage in Russia
  • What does the word ‘Bolshoi’ mean?
  • What is the meaning of the statue of Apollo with horses?

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The building of former KGB

  • One very famous soviet joke says that the building it so tall that it is possible to see Siberia from there.
  • When and why was the institution later called KGB created?
  • What monument used to stand in front of it and when did it disappear?

 

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St. Barbara street and Zaryadye park

  • The house where the first tsar from the Romanovs was born is still in St. Barbara street
  • The first English embassy is also located there
  • Zaryadye park with its amazing floating bridge were open to visitors in September 2017.

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St. Sofia᾿s embankment

  • The best view on the Kremlin and its golden-domed cathedrals
  • Where is possible to see Neglinnaya river which was enclosed in a tube 200 year ago and is now under the ground?

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior

  • The main cathedral of Russia (inside)
  • Where was the biggest open air swimming pool located in Moscow until 1990?
  • Where did Soviet Authorities decide to erect a 400 meter-tall palace of Soviets?
  • Why was the original Cathedral of Christ the Savior built and destoryed?

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New Maiden (Novodevichy) Convent (outside)

  • UNESCO protected.
  • What is the connection between Napoleon Bonaparte and this convent?
  • Why would daughters and sisters of the tsar have to take the veil?
  • What was the way to treat the ‘unwanted wives’ in royal families, given that there were no divorces?

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The football stadium “Luzhniki”

  • The place of holding of summer Olympic games in 1980
  • The place of holding of final games of FIFA World Cup in 2018
  • What does the word “Luzhniki” mean?
  • This was the place of holding of the Final game of UEFA Champions League between Chelsea and Manchester in 2008.

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Moscow State University

  • The most beautiful of the so-called ‘7 sisters’, high-rising building, erected by the order of Stalin at the beginning of 1950s.
  • Does anyone live in the main building of the University?
  • Has anyone ever climbed up to the star on the spire?

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Sparrow hills

  • Panoramic view of Moscow
  • See some of the 7 sisters, Moscow of the 21st century, 2 TV towers and many other sights from this ‘balcony of the whole city’

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“Mosfilm” film studio

 

  • ‘Moscow Hollywood’
  • It has 4 Oscar awards
Drop off at the hotel or any other place in the city center

RATES

Number of participants
Transportation
Total
1 adult
car
170 USD / 10370 RUB
2 adults
car
190 USD / 11590 RUB
3 adults
minivan
220 USD / 13420 RUB
4 adults
minivan
240 USD / 14640 RUB
5 adults
minivan
260 USD / 15860 RUB
6 adults
minivan
280 USD / 17080 RUB
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WORLD CUP (10th June – 20th July 2018)

Number of participants
Total
1 adult
480 USD / 29280 RUB
2 adults
540 USD / 32940 RUB
3 adults
620 USD / 37820 RUB
4 adults
680 USD / 41480 RUB
5 adults
740 USD / 45140 RUB
6 adults
780 USD / 47580 RUB
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Notes about this tour

-Payment method: we accept credit cards: Visa, MasterCard. PayPal secured payment.
ATTENTION: your booking for tomorrow morning should be placed before 10 PM otherwise it will be cancelled.
-You can always cancel your tour one day before the tour, you will get your money back.
-If holy relics are brought to the Cathedral of Crist the Savior (few days a year), then it is not accessible as the queues are very long, pilgrims spend hours to enter the Cathedral.
The tour is by car, but we will make several stops each one lasting from 5 (just to take a picture) to 30 minutes.

Note: 1 $ equals 61 rubles

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