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Communist Moscow Tour

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For more than 70 years Moscow was the capital of the huge Soviet empire. The streets of the city are still full of remnants of the communist regime and the Cold War, and the fearsome Soviet strongholds still guard the young democracy in Russia.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- DETAILED DIRECTIONS FOR YOUR COMFORT:
- Lubyanskaya 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.
- If you prefer to walk, it's only 5 minutes from Red Square. The easiest route is to take Nikolskaya St from Red Square and walk all the way to the end of it to get to Lubyanskaya Square.
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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Stop At: Solovetskiy Stone, Lubyanskaya Square, Moscow 101000 Russia

The Solovetsky Stone is a monument located in Lubyanka Square in Moscow, across from KGB headquarters. The monument consists of a large stone brought from the Solovetsky Islands, the location of Solovki prison camp, part of the Soviet Gulag system. The monument was erected in 1990 to honor victims of political suppression in the Soviet Union.

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii), Ploschad Revolyutsii Close to Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia

It is one of the Central Squares of Moscow.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Bolshoi Theatre, Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012 Russia

The Bolshoi Theatre is a historic theatre in Moscow, originally designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds ballet and opera performances.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tsum, Petrovka st., 2 Metro Teatralnaya, Okhotny ryad, Moscow 125009 Russia

Historical department story in the heart of Moscow

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: Moscow State Duma, Revolutsii Sq., 2/3 Metro Okhotny riad, Moscow 109012 Russia

Former Ministry of State Planning

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: Petrovsky Passage, ul Petrovka, 10 Metro Kuznetsky Most, Moscow 107031 Russia

Statue of 'The Worker' by famous Soviet sculptor Matvey Manizer

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa), Tverskaya ulitsa, Moscow Russia

Tverskaya is the main thoroughfare of Moscow. It bears the name of the ancient town Tver to which this road original led. This street used to be the favourite walking street for Moscow intellectuals and elite in the 19th century. There's even a monument to the two Russian poets who liked to walk there: Pushkin and Esenin.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Gastronomia Eliseevsky, Tverskaya St., 14, Moscow 125009 Russia

Eliseevsky store is probably one of the most famous stores in the entire Moscow. In 2003 the Eliseevsky store or Gastronome No. 1, as it was called in Soviet times , experienced a large-scale restoration according to the original drawings.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pushkin Square, Pushkinskaya ploshchad, Moscow Russia

The first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union. This was, in fact, going to be the first ever foreign restaurant in the Soviet Union and for McDonald this was, at the time, their largest restaurant ever, a venue with 900 seats.

Duration: 7 minutes

Departure:

Departure point:

Lubyanka Square, Moscow, Russia, 101000

Departure time:

5:30 PM

Duration:

2 hours

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Communist Moscow Tour
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For more than 70 years Moscow was the capital of the huge Soviet empire. The streets of the city are still full of remnants of the communist regime and the Cold War, and the fearsome Soviet strongholds still guard the young democracy in Russia.

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$34.71

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