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Red Square guided tours

The Red Square is the central square in Moscow, separating the Kremlin from the historic merchants quarter of Kitay Gorod and has been a favorite loca...

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Moscow private guided tour of Red Square, Kremlin and metro
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Moscow private guided tour of Red Square, Kremlin and metro

Discover the best parts of Moscow on a 4-hour private guided tour with hotel pick-up. Explore the architecture in the metro, learn about Russia's history inside the Kremlin and admire the Red Square.

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Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square private 2-hour tour

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Private tour of the Kremlin including the Armory and the Diamond Fund in Moscow

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Private tour of Red Square with guide and of the Moscow Kremlin and the Armoury chamber with audio guide
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Private tour of Red Square with guide and of the Moscow Kremlin and the Armoury chamber with audio guide

Learn about the history of the creation of Red Square, take amazing photos at the Kremlin and discover the Armory Chamber.

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Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Moscow with boat option
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Hop on our bus, create your own itinerary and explore Moscow at your own pace.

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Walking tour from the Kremlin to Zaryadye in Moscow
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Walking tour from the Kremlin to Zaryadye in Moscow

Dicover the heart of Moscow, learn about the construction of the Kremlin and how Red Square has become what everyone knows now.

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Moscow Kremlin, Red Square and metro tour with pick-up
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Moscow Kremlin, Red Square and metro tour with pick-up

Explore Moscow's most iconic locations, the Kremlin, Red Square and it's metro stations on a 3.5-hour walking tour with a private guide.

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Private tour to St.Basil's Cathedral and the Red Square in Moscow
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Private tour to St.Basil's Cathedral and the Red Square in Moscow

Enjoy a private walking tour of Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square – major symbols of Russia and world's renowned landmarks.

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Duration up to 2 hours

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Private tour of red square and Moscow Kremlin tour with audio guide
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Private tour of red square and Moscow Kremlin tour with audio guide

Learn about the history of the creation of Red Square, discover the Kremlin and visit the main cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral tour
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Red Square and St Basil's Cathedral tour

Discover the history of the Red Square and the buildings laying on it on a 2-hour guided tour.

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Discover Moscow at the time it is most romantic, get acquainted with the beautiful capital of Russia and feel its unique charm.

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The inside story

The Red Square is the central square in Moscow, separating the Kremlin from the historic merchants quarter of Kitay Gorod and has been a favorite location for the occupants of the Kremlin to hold public ceremonies. Contrary to popular belief, its name has little to do with the famous red colored bricks, but derives from the old Russian word for beautifully, aptly applied to the imposing architectural structures found in the square.

Nowadays the Red Square is closed to traffic and can typically be found bustling with business people to tourists snapping shots of the top highlights in Moscow. One of the main entry points is through the first gateway, originally built in 1680, it was later replaced with a replica in 1995 after its removal by Stalin for military parades. In the square you will find the Lenin Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum, GUM store and Kazan Cathedral. To the south is the brightly domed Kremlin and Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

After a visit during the day, make sure to also see the square at night when the streets have emptied. The nights awe inspiring astmosphere features the illuminated Kremlin and St Basils cathedral.

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Red Square Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 109012 Moscow
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