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Moscow: 4–Hour Sights of Communism Private Tour

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ToursSightseeing ToursArchitectureCommunist HistoryCold WarTheme Tours

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.

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

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

Important Information

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

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