Meet your guide at the hotel lobby in the morning and start your four-hour private tour to the center of Moscow city. In an air-conditioned comfortable car, you will be driven right to the Red Square and Kremlin.
Built as a fortress in the 12th century, the Kremlin is an official residence of the President of the Russian Federation and the President's office. The center of the Moscow Kremlin is occupied by the main and most ancient square of the city, Cathedral Square, which still retains its original medieval architecture. Your tour guide will regal you with the history of Cathedral Square, which was founded founded in the early XIVth century. Wander around the square taking in the different building and admiring the ancient architecture and incredible history of each unique façade. From April to October, you can catch a demonstration in the square of the ceremonial mounting parade of the Horse Guard and Foot Guard of the Presidential Regiment.
After you check out places like the Church of Laying out Lady’s Holy Robe, Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex, and more, your guide will accompany you back to your car and you will be driven back to your hotel. Your guide also has a lot of great spots to recommend grabbing a bite or learning a little more about Russia’s long history.
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very disappointed. This was an extremely expensive 4 hour tour in celebration of my birthday so our expectations were high. Initially we were advised that our tour would commence at 10am from our first hotel. I advised viator that we would be moving to a hotel closer to the sites so THEY changed the start time to 11am. When we arrived at the hotel at 1045am our guide was there and advised us that the tour commenced at 10am and we would have to rush to get to the Kremlin before our entry tickets expired. We almost ran to the Kremlin- so the preliminary discussions never really took place regarding the history. Once inside it was apparent that Svetlana's knowledge of the site and Russian history was excellent - but we were flustered and busting for a loo on the rush there... so it took a while to get back into the mood of the amazing sites before us. The tour then completed at the 3 hour mark with our guide advising us of the location of things in Red Square and the timing of the changing of the guard. There was no need for the climate controlled vehicle promised in the brochure and obviously costed to us. Overall - should have just bought Kremlin entry tickets 10 and read the Lonely Planet Guide - would have saved over 600!!
During this four-hour private tour, your expert guide will share details with you about the Moscow Kremlin and the Red Square that you won't find in the guidebooks. Experience one of the monuments on the UNESCO List of World Cultural and National Heritage. You will see the glorious Red Square, the Cathedral Square, consisting of the Assumption, Archangel's and Annunciation cathedrals, the Church of Laying Our Lady's Holy Robe, the Patriarch's Palace, and the Ivan the Great Bell-Tower complex. Bring your camera and comfortable walking shoes for this short, private excursion around Moscow.