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Overview
Discover hidden remnants of the Soviet communist regime on this 2-hour historical tour of Moscow, capital of the Soviet Empire for more than 70 years. With an informative local guide, you’ll learn all about the history of the Soviet Union, from the 1917 Great Socialist Revolution to Perestroika, and see important landmarks of the Soviet era, such as the former KGB headquarters and Revolution Square.

Numbers are limited to 20 on this small-group walking tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.
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You'll start at
Lubyanka Square
Lubyanka Square, Moskva, RussiaLubyanskaya Square is next to the St. Regis hotel. If you go by metro, take the red line (#1) and get off at Lubyanka metro station and take EXIT 9 or 10 to go outside. The meeting point is in the square just outside the metro station.
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  • 1
    Lubyanka Square
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 2
    Solovetskiy Stone
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 3
    Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii)
    Stop: 7 minutes -
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  • 4
    Bolshoi Theatre
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Tsum
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 6
    Moscow State Duma
    Stop: 8 minutes -
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  • 7
    Petrovsky Passage
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 9
    Gastronomia Eliseevsky
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 10
    Pushkin Square
    Stop: 7 minutes -
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You'll end at
Pushkinskaya ploschad
Pushkinskaya ploschad, Moskva, Russia, 127006
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Highlights
  • A guide illustrates the Soviet history of Moscow
  • Learn about the 1917 Revolution in Revolution Square
  • View many landmarks of Moscow, including the Bolshoi Theater
  • Stroll down Tverskaya Street, Moscow’s main avenue
What to Expect
Begin your small-group walking tour at Solovetsky Stone, a memorial to victims of political oppression in Lubyanka Square. Your guide will explain the history of the stone and point out Moscow’s former KGB headquarters. Stroll to Revolution Square. Learn about the 1917 Revolution, along with the Stalin era, the Cold War, the Soviet Movement for Freedom, and other important moments in the history of the USSR. As you walk through the city, notice landmarks like the Bolshoi Theater, the Museum of Revolution, and the Gulag Museum. Make your way down Tverskaya Street, Moscow’s main avenue. You’ll pass by the Soviet-era cafe Sluzhebny Vhod. View Eliseevsky Gastronum, a famous Moscow grocery store. Your tour ends at Pushkinskaya Square.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lubyanka Square, Moskva, Russia
Departure Time
5:30 PM
Duration
2h
Return Details
Pushkinskaya ploschad, Moskva, Russia, 127006
Inclusions
  • English-speaking local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Bolshoi Theatre
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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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I found both the tour and guide excellent, the content was interesting, and delivered very well by our guide.
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We were in Moscow last weekend and we booked few things in advance a this tour as well. The total communication with this organization was really exemplary. Even one day before we got an reminder with all details again. Nik is a Moscow original with a lot of know-how about the
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It was a great tour, and the guide was amazing! Her English is great, and she is very knowledgable. If you're interested in communist history of Russia, don't miss this chance!
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We went on a great tour with Elena, who skillfully led us through the most important sights and stories since the beginning of the 20th century in Moscow. Really informative and enjoyable!
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Excellent informative tour - the tour guide (sorry I can’t recall her name) was very knowledgable, funny and provided a balanced overview of Russia’s communist history. I unfortunately could only stay for half the tour due to having tickets to the ballet but considered missing
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Ciara
10
Excellent tour
I found both the tour and guide excellent, the content was interesting, and delivered very well by our guide.
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Brittany M
Chicago, Illinois
63
Great tour
Such a great tour, and it’s unbelievable that it’s free. Alex was a great tour guide and helped us learn some
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Getaway630703
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
32
Great tour
It was a great tour . I got to know lots of history about russia 🇷🇺 . The tour guide was nice and had a great
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Duc L
30
Great Free Walking Tour
We did a free walking tour and had a really fun time. Even though it was freezing cold and snowing, the guide,
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Florian Roth
Oberding, Germany
30
We got a private tour by Nik
We were in Moscow last weekend and we booked few things in advance a this tour as well. The total communication
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darkkafka
Moscow, Russia
55
Great!
It was a great tour, and the guide was amazing! Her English is great, and she is very knowledgable. If you're
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Anastasia
10
Free Walking Tour Moscow
I was really enjoyed to join free walking tour around Kitai Gorod district: Zaradye park and Red Square. The guide
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Sarah M
30
Absolutely awesome!
I loved this tour - it was super informative and interesting, and my guide, Anna, was incredibly knowledgeable and
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Nicole B
32
Best way to experience Moscow
We had the pleasure of joining Alex for the free walking tour as an introduction to the city. Having done close to
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Kyungmin Lee
10
Moscow Free Tour
I absolutely enjoyed my free tour. I luckily found this information via internet, and about 2.5 hours tour was
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