Moscow: Private Metro Tour of Moscow with Hotel Pick up13 Reviews
Muscovites believe that the underground system here is the best in the world. It's by far the fastest, the most popular and convenient public transport in Moscow that looks like an extravagant museum. See jaw-dropping frescoes, sculptures and chandeliers.
- See the 9 most beautiful underground metro stations in Moscow
- View the talisman of all Muscovites – the frontier guard with his dog
- Visit an award-winning art deco station
- Learn about the historic works of art from Soviet times
DescriptionYour private guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel and you will start exploring the best of Moscow's underground. This tour’s duration is 2 hours. The metro ticket is included in the price of the tour, but your guide will still explain how and where to get tickets and what the fares are. After a short introduction to the busiest metro in Europe, you will see the first line of the Moscow Metro that was opened in 1935. Moving on a train from station to station, you will get off at the award-winning platforms of the 1930s. Apart from seeing the most beautiful stations and taking photos, you will learn the history of Russia’s first metro system, the ideology behind the design and the modern tendencies in the development of the metro. The architectural styles will vary from art deco to neoclassicism as you switch the lines. You will also see the largest and most opulent stations of the Circle Line, decorated with mosaics, statues and stained glass. Hear about the metro during the years of the Second World War, when it was used as a bomb shelter by thousands of Muscovites. After the tour, your guide can help you to get anywhere you prefer.
IncludesPrivate guide Metro ticket Pick-up Drop-off Gratuities (optional)
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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