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The best private guided tours in Moscow, Russia, for 1 day, 5 star service

Sapsan – the fastest train in Russia
The journey from St. Petersburg
to Moscow takes about 4 hours

Moscow, the capital of the Russian Federation, is the great cultural center of Russia. The city was founded in the 12th century. Today Moscow is one of most beautiful capitals of the world and it is not surprising that many people want to visit it.

If you are planning your trip to Russia for a week or more, it is easy to combine the trip to St. Petersburg with a trip to Moscow, dedicating about 3 days to each city. But even if you have only 1 day to visit Moscow we can arrange that ☺

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MOSCOW ITINERARY 1 full day trip


Option 1: Panoramic tour + Cathedral of Christ the Savior + The Red Square and Kremlin museums + metro tour

Meet your guide at the train station or at the airport.

Panoramic tour (please have a look at the detailed description below), including the visit to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Lunch break - can be included in the itinerary or on the spot.

Excursion to Kremlin, the heart of Moscow and all Russia, visit its territory, its ancient churches and Armory or Diamond Fund.

In the afternoon visit the famous Moscow metro, and if time permits, spend some time walking down the famous pedestrian Arbat Street.

Transfer to the train station or airport (and return to St. Petersburg ☺)



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Option 2: Panoramic tour + Cathedral of Christ the Savior + The Red Square + metro tour + Kolomenskoye estate

If you come to Moscow on Thursday, we can offer you another option. It is Kremlin’s day off, so we arrange a tour to Kolomenskoye instead.

Meet your guide at the train station or at the airport.

Panoramic tour (please have a look at the detailed description below), including the visit to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Lunch break - can be included in the itinerary or on the spot.

Excursion to Kolomenskoye - one of the most picturesque places of Moscow. Have a tour of the wooden palace of Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich, the father of Peter the Great. It gives you the idea of architecture as it was before the reforms and the process of ‘Europeanisation’ initiated by Peter the Great... wonderful! ☺

A tour of famous Moscow Metro and if time permits, walk down the famous pedestrian Arbat Street...

Transfer to the train station or airport to return to St. Petersburg ☺ or back home.

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More information on Sightseeing

The sightseeing tour of Moscow acquaints you with the past and present of the Russia’s capital.

During the sightseeing tour of Moscow you will see the most famous and interesting places such as:

  • Red Square with the Cathedral of St. Basil, the Mausoleum of Lenin, the building of the Historical Museum, the Department Store GUM, etc.
  • The embankments of the Moscow River with the views of the Kremlin and the Russian White House (the House of the Government).
  • The Cathedral of Christ the Savior which was built in the 19th century, demolished by Stalin and rebuilt in the late 20th century.
  • New Maiden Monastery of the 16th century, built as a fortress, which also functioned as a convent for women of noble birth.
  • The Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory) - Get a panoramic view of the city, of Moscow State University and the Red stars of the towers of Kremlin.
  • The Bolshoy Theatre.
  • The Triumphal Arch dedicated to Russia’s victory in the War against Napoleon.
  • Poklonnaya Hill Memorial dedicated to the Victory and the heroes of World War II.

Also during the tour you will see the historical parts of Moscow such as: 'Kitay – Gorod', 'Beliy gorod', and 'Lubyanka' with the building of the headquarters of the KGB;
You will drive along the wide avenues lined with majestic buildings of different architectural styles.

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More information on Moscow Kremlin

Moscow Kremlin is a fortification structure in the very center of the capital. It is the official residence of the president of the Russian Federation. The size of the Kremlin is 275,000 square meters. It is a complex of 5 palaces and 4 cathedrals.

Moscow Kremlin is in the heart of the capital and is of great historical and cultural value. It is the symbol of all Russia. One can find everything on the territory of Kremlin - ancient palaces of the Russian Tsars, museums with the treasures of the Russian monarchy, legendary churches, and the official residence of the President of the Russian Federation.

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More information on Kremlin State Armoury

The Kremlin State Armoury is one of the oldest museums and the first museum opened to the public. The museum has a collection of precious items which belonged to the Tsars. This treasure house presents ancient Russian regalia, ceremonial dresses of the Tsars, royal carriages and horse harnesses. The museum contains more than ten thousand exhibits dating from the 12th to the 20th century.

The collection of the Armoury is overwhelming. It contains such exhibits as the chalice of Yuri Dolgorukiy, the helm and armour of Boris Godunov, collection of over fifty Faberge eggs, golden and silver works of applied art by Russian, European and Oriental masters.

More information on the Diamond Fund of Kremlin

The Daimond Fund contains the most valuable gems of Russia - a collection of masterpieces of jewelry of the 18th-20th centuries, rare precious stones, gold and platinum nuggets of great artistic, historic and scientific importance. It is one of the few treasuries in the world that houses unique crown jewels. The exhibition features such treasures as diamond encrusted Coronation Crown of Catherine the Great; the world-famous 190-carat Orlov Diamond is among other stunning examples.

Going there is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you have to try - there aren't many other places on Earth, if any, where you can see things like this. It’s not just impressive, after going inside you will never see jewelry the same way, the museum is astonishing, the hundred kg of diamonds and gold all over crowns and thrones.

More information on the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world.

The cathedral is dedicated to Russia's victory in the war against Napoleon. It was built between 1839-1883. It can accommodate up to 10,000 people, and it has a stunning interior with paintings and ornaments of semiprecious stones (Labrador, porphyry, and Italian marble).

More information on Moscow Metro

The Moscow Metro (total length of the routes approx. 293 km) consists of 12 lines with 177 stations. It is second largest after the Tokyo Metro. Seven million passengers use it daily. The Moscow Metro is very famous for its unique decor similar to the real underground palaces with marble walls, granite and bronze sculpture, mosaics and crystal chandeliers.