Red Square - the main square of the country St. Basil’s Cathedral - a touristic symbol of Moscow GUM – an elegant 19th Century shopping centre Lenin’s Mausoleum (Lenin's Tomb) - a unique chance to see a real historical character The Bolshoi Theatre (outside only) The KGB building St. Barbara Street (Varvarka Street) – one of the picturesque streets, where old churches line up Chamber of Romanov Boyars - the house, where the first tzar of Romanov dynasty was born The Church of Holy Trinity in Nikitniki – an exuberant piece of architecture of the 17th Century in a secret courtyard
After lunch break you will visit the oldest part of Moscow - the Kremlin, will see jewelry, dresses and arms in the Armoury.
In the Tretyakov Art Galleryyour guide will give a comrehensive commentary on the well-known paintings, which show daily life of Russians and historical events of the past. Such a visit can be a good introduction to Russian history.
Moscow Metro - the most elegant one in the world - will not leave you unimpressed. The guide will take you to the most beautiful station built in the 1930-50ss.
The city tour by car will let you see Novodevichy Convent, Moscow State University, Sparrow Hills, Christ the Savious Cathedral and other remarkable places.
A trip to Sergiev Posad (50 km from Moscow)
The St. Sergius monastery, founded in the 14th century by St. Sergius as a remote settlement in a dense forest, is one of five monasteries granted the status of Lavra. It is one of the most significant centres of Russian Orthodox culture and it is often called the “Russian Vatican”. From the 14th century this monastery was a place of pilgrimage for Russian people from members of the royal family to humble peasants.
Tour duration: 3 days, 6-7 hours a day Tour cost (for a group of up to 5 pax): English - 690 USD for 1-2 people, 735 USD for 3-5 people, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese - 825 USD for 1-2 people, 865 USD for 3-5 people Additional expenses: 50 USD for all tickets per person (including the guide).