Zamoskvoretche District Private Tour
Moscow is full of interesting places and Zamoskvoretche, which can be translated as beyond the Moskova river, is one of them. Your guide will help you to discover the variety of architectural styles of the churches and mansions populating this area.
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- Go for a walk in the Zamoskvoretche district along the Moskva river
- Explore the history of the district, from the XVI century up until the time of the USSR
- Learn about the evolution of Russian religious architecture
- Discover more details about the last Russian emperor Nicolas II and the last Romanov
- Visit a unique site in Russia and less famous among tourists: the Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy
DescriptionThe district of Zamoskvoretche has its own atmosphere, completely different from the rest of Moscow, especially the city center and the Kremlin. In this district, discover mansions, sometimes made of woods, sometimes enclosed in lovely gardens. These buildings reveal the history of Moscow and will show you the colorful past of the capital. This district used to be inhabited by working people, who earned a living as soldiers, craftsmen, or merchants. Discover the numerous, and sometimes hidden, churches and temples of this district. The variety of styles, from the old Nordic style, to the splendor of the imperial era, the delicacy of Russian traditional art, and the exuberance of Baroque, transform the area into a gallery of religious art. These buildings will help you to rediscover Russian history from another point of view. Your guide will reveal the area's history, from the struggles against the Tartars to coups fomented by an empress. Hear the story of an extraordinarily skilled craftsmen who was honored with a noble title, and many other interesting anecdotes. End this walking tour by visiting the Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy, founded by the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, sister of the last Empress of Russia, who shared the same destiny as the royal family in 1918.
Includes2-hour guided tour Access to the churches - if there are no ceremonies taking place Meals and drinks
- Please note, access to churches may be restricted due to a ceremony taking place
- Appropriate dress required: no shorts or visible shoulders; women are requested to bring a headscarf
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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