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Moscow Metro Tour

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See the best examples of underground Soviet-era architecture on a 1.5-hour walking tour of Moscow’s metro stations! With an expert guide at your side, visit five of Moscow’s must-see stations, including iconic Mayakovskaya, and learn all about Stalin’s visions for the former Soviet Union. Hear about the Metro-2, a secret line said to have been used by the government and KGB, and see grandiose architecture, mosaics, sculptures and more!
You'll start at
Sapozhkovskaya Ploshchad'
Manezhnaya Ulitsa, 13/1, Moskva, Russia, 125009DETAILED DIRECTIONS FOR YOUR COMFORT: 1. Go to Biblioteka imeni Lenina or Alexandrovsky Sad metro station. 2. Find the Kutafia Tower of the Kremlin (Currently under construction). Our guide will wait for you near this tower with a big red umbrella.
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  • 1
    Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii)
    Stop: 12 minutes -
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  • 2
    Metro Station Kurskaya
    Stop: 12 minutes -
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  • 3
    Metro Moscu
    Stop: 12 minutes -
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  • 4
    Metro Station Novoslobodskaya
    Stop: 12 minutes -
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  • 5
    Belorusskaya Metro Station
    Stop: 12 minutes -
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  • 6
    Mayakovskaya Metro Station
    Stop: 12 minutes -
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  • 7
    Teatralnaya Square
    Stop: 12 minutes -
You'll return to the starting point
  • Use your metro ticket to explore five of Moscow’s metro stations
  • Learn about the history of the Moscow subway from your guide
  • Admire the mosaics in Kurskaya Station and Mayakovskaya Station
  • View the 72 bronze sculptures in Revolution Square Station
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Kremlin for a tour of Moscow’s ornate metro stations. As you visit five different stations, learn about Soviet-era architecture and the way style changed throughout the years. Make your way to Revolution Square Station (Ploschad Revolyutsii) and view the 72 bronze statues of Soviet workers. Continue on to Novoslobodskaya Station, with its stained glass panels. Admire the chandeliers and baroque-inspired interiors at Komsomolskaya Station. Visit Kurskaya Station, the earliest station, decorated with mosaics and Socialist slogans. Head to the beautiful Mayakovskaya Station, with its art deco corridors and ceiling mosaics. Your tour concludes here.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sapozhkovskaya Ploshchad', Manezhnaya Ulitsa, 13/1, Moskva, Russia, 125009
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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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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It was a great tour . I got to know lots of history about russia 🇷🇺 . The tour guide was nice and had a great English
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We had the pleasure of joining Alex for the free walking tour as an introduction to the city. Having done close to 20 walking tours around the world I can confidently say this was one of the best. Afterwards we then booked the metro tour for the following day and are so glad we
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We actually got lost finding our tour (don’t ever use a hop on- hop off bus to get to a specific place at a specific time!) and couldn’t get through to the tour company on the phone (Kremlin blocks phones!), but the tour company couldn’t have been nicer- they waited for us, they
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We were recommended this tour by a fellow traveller on a previous tour. Wow Wow Wow - it was awesome. Such a fabulous way to get orientated to Moscow. I have been to other underground railway systems but this one far surpasses those. The history and stories represented at the
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Arthur is an excellent guide, brought us to the most wonderful metro stations explaining a lot of details. Highly recommended!
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By: Moscow Free Tour
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
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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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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
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
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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Moscow, Russia
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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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
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
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
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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