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Back to USSR: Soviet Moscow with a Private Guide provided by Katya & Nikita - Local Moscow Guides

Back to USSR: Soviet Moscow with a Private Guide

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Explore the most iconic sights connected to Moscow’s Soviet history. This "Back to USSR" tour is ideal for history buffs and travelers short on time, we will come close to to one of the Stalin's Seven Sisters, visit the Lenin's Mausoleum (if it is open the day of the tour), see a memorial to Soviet labor camp prisoners; visit Revolution Square, scene of the 1917 Russian Revolution; and view the former KGB building and other key sites while your guide describes life under Soviet rule and different opinions on communism. Absorb the grandeur of the Moscow Metro stations built in 1935 -1954 , visit the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, and marvel at 50 pavilions representing former Soviet republics at the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh) Enjoy a break for a traditional Russian lunch (own expense). Your tour concludes with a visit to Bunker 42, a former secret Soviet hideout, before drop-off at your accommodation or somewhere downtown.
  • You'll start at
    Hotel National, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Moscow
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Kremlin Walls and Towers
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Moscow State Duma
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Mayakovskaya Metro Station
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Lubyanka Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 5
    Solovetskiy Stone
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa)
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 7
    Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii)
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 8
    The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Hotel National, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Moscow
    15/1 Mokhovaya Str. Bld. 1, Moskva, Russia, 125009
    Also we can meet in the centre of the city at Hotel National lobby.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel National, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Moscow, 15/1 Mokhovaya Str. Bld. 1, Moskva, Russia, 125009
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes
  • Private tour
  • Friendly local guide
  • Multiple starts times available
  • Customized itinerary
  • Flexibility during the tour
  • Iconic places for photo-shoot
  • Meeting in the hotel
  • Expert local advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • All the most historic Soviet sites of Moscow
  • Entry/Admission - Mayakovskaya Metro Station
  • Entry/Admission - The Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh)
  • Dinner
  • Entrance fees (if any, depending on your preferences)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Okidd03 wrote a review Jul 2019
5 contributions5 helpful votes
My Tour was wonderful! Katya was welcoming, warm and friendly. She knew EVERYTHING she was talking about and was able to answer all my questions. She even took her time to show me cool tube stops in Moscow which was above and beyond what I expected. The bunker was well worth the
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Date of experience: July 2019
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By: Katya & Nikita - Local Moscow Guides
Great Food and Culture Tour with Nikita!
I had an excellent tour with Nikita. He met me in the lobby of my hotel and the tour began as soon as we left. Ni
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Professinal guide photograp.she is very well on job,help customer got a lot acknowleadge.nothing to complaint
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My first day in Moscow with Katya
My first day in Moscow in the company of my guide Katya - an young and intelligent women and very knowledgeable, wa
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Rob D
Excellent tour
Excellent tour guide. Would definitely recommend this to anyone. Spent 2 great days exploring Moscow with a tailor
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Moscow Unveiled!
Katia brought the best of Moscow and unveiled the secrets of the city, making me understand its history better. Eac
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How to see Moscow through the eyes of a local!
Where do I start.... Katya was knowledgable, insightful and showed us places that as a tourist we would have missed
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Really lovely - would definitely recommend
I went on an evening tour with Katya. I had already seen most of the central area already so asked her to take me t
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Fact filled Moscow walking tour.
Excellent introduction to Moscow and full of tips and information to make the most out of the rest of our stay. Kat
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A really fun & interesting tour - must do!
I did this tour with my family and we had a great time! Our guide Nikita was very knowledgeable and gave a great co
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Breathtaking Experience
We first met Katya in Russia during our end of year trip, she did an excellent job with our Moscow excursion. We’re
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Haleemah B
Overall was a good tour
On the first day everything was closed because of the new tear but Katya was insightful and managed to show us ever
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David L
Enjoyable Tour through the Metro
We had a wonderful time exploring the metro. Nikita’s knowledge & explanations were instrumental in really understa
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Peter W
Absolutely LOVED IT
What an amazing way to see Moscow. I could not have hoped for a better company to travel with and the guides absol
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Professional and thorough tour guide
Nikita is a kind and knowledgeable person,he took us to so many places and he can tell you the back story & fun fac
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The perfect tour of Moscow
If you only do one tour while in Moscow, this is the one to do! Such a great overview of the sites and history of
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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