Moscow and the Soviet Era Tour

Moscow and the Soviet Era Tour

To understand the present of Russia, you have to travel to the recent past with Moscow and the Soviet Era Tour.

The tour is divided in several parts with the objective of covering the maximum aspects of Soviet Era in a single day.

With this tour, the visitor will see the local version on the most relevant events since the Bolshevik Revolution to perestroika through the Great Patriotic War and the following Cold War. It is also an essential part to see how the Soviet space race was developed and its effects to this day.

In each reservation, Moscow and the Soviet Era Tour changes itinerary to suit the interests of each family or group.

The tour can be combined with the Moscow Sighting City Tour in case private transport is used, and it is a unique experience.

Meet with your guide in the hotel (early)

  • Beginning with VDNKH Park
    • See the most important pavilions (Ukraine, Karelia, Armenia …)
    • Visiting inside Pavilions of BeluRussia and Armenia
    • The Soviet palace and the statue of Lenin
    • Replica of Vostok, MIG 27 …
  • We access to the Cosmonaut Memorial Museum (with special permission to take pictures and videos)
    • The section dedicated to YURI GAGARIN
    • The Satellites and space probes
    • Engineering Section (Especially in honor of the space engineer KOROLOV)
    • SOYUZ Section and Training
    • Replication of the MIR space station
    • Clothing and related scientific development Section
    • Operation section Luna
    • Many more curiosities and elements of the space race
  • We go shopping in the traditional market Izmailovo
    • We will visit the Kremlin of Izmailovo and the gift stalls
    • If you fancy, stop to eat meats and vegetables to the barbecue (Not included in the tour)
  • Next step we go to the Victory Park
    • Victory Gate (Arc de triomphe de la guerre nationale de 1812)
    • Monument in honor of the heroes of the First World War
    • The water fountains And the pedestals of the Great Patriotic War
    • Memorial Monument to the Great Patriotic War
    • Guided visit to the Museum of the Great Patriotic War
    • The Pain Room and memory’s hall
    • We will visit the 6 DIORAMAS of the most important battles
    • The Hall of the Glory
    • Armament used in the Great Patriotic War
    • Wide variety of elements from all sides
    • Recreations of house and battle champ of Berlin
  • We will finish the tour with a good coffee in the historic street Arbat

Return to the hotel about 18:30

To enjoy this tour take into consideration :

  • To wear good shoes, in summer a comfortable sports shoe and in winter some real cold winter boots.
  • In the area where the tour takes place there is a wide variety of places to eat and drink, so the one should not worry about the type of food.
  • Menu prices are the same as any European capital or even less.
  • In all places (Except Izmailovo Market) bank cards are accepted for payments of all sums. If the payment will be in cash then it must be in Rubles.
  • To take good pictures we recommend a camera with flash for the subway. In winter, practically all cell phones are turned off by low temperatures, so you can run out of photos if the temperature is less than 3 degrees.
  • To change currencies, you can always do it with the best exchange following the instructions of the guide.

Included :

  • Guide (English, Arabic, Frensh, Spanish)
  • Cosmonaut Museum tickets
  • Great Patriot Museum tickets
  • Metro tickets

Not Included :

  • Drink and food
  • Private transport (Optional : Cost depending of number of persons)
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