Back in the USSR walking tour
Activities

Back in the USSR walking tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the history of the Russian Revolution and life in Soviet Moscow
  • See the headquarter of the powerfull political police KBG
  • Explore the central street of Moscow, Tverskaya
What to expect

Back in the USSR tour covers the history of the Russian Revolution and life in Soviet Moscow. You will learn about the roots of the revolution, the details of the political struggle and the rise of the Communist party, as you follow the steps of the uprising in Moscow. You will see the HQ of the powerfull political police KBG, and your professional guide will tell you about the political repression in the USSR and Stalin's purges.
Then the tour will bring you to the Red Square, the place of the victory parades and May demonstrations. The importance of the Red Square as the center of the communist propaganda and ideology is beyond any doubt.
The Second World War also left memories about itself in the city: during the tour, you will see the monument to the marshall Zhukov, the commander of the Red Army, and the granite brought to Moscow by the order of Hitler. You will explore the central street of Moscow, Tverskaya, and learn about its reconstruction in Soviet times. The tour finishes at a symbolic place, the first capitalist intrusion in the capital of communism.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Staff have their temperatures checked regularly
  • Staff are regularly tested for COVID-19
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    Where

    Bolshoi Theatre, Theatre Square, 1, Moscow, Rusia

    Meeting point:

    The meeting point is In front of the Bolshoi Theatre. The nearest metro stations are Tetralnaya (green line) and Okhotny Ryad (red line). The guide will be waiting for you 10 minutes from the start time holding a sign saying "Back in the USSR Tour".

    Provider
    MoscowMe - tours & concierge services
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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