Stalin Skyscrapers In Moscow - Private Soviet Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental or train station.
    You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Sparrow Hills or your centrally located hotel in Moscow
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Experience the Soviet past of Russia on this private tour and see all seven iconic Stalin sisters:
Moscow State University
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building
Hotel Leningradskaya
Hotel Ukraina
Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building
Red Gates Administrative Building
Kudrinskaya Square Building
Learn fascinating facts from your local knowledgeable guide about Stalin and find out why Stalin wanted to build skyscrapers in Moscow, why they are designed like this, where two more planned skyscrapers are, and where in the world you can find the twins of Stalin sisters.
Get to the best observation points of Moscow - Sparrow hills and Patriarch Bridge.
See some other must-see attractions: Christ the Savior Cathedral, Arbat street, Moscow embankments.

Highlights

Exclusive to Viator

Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city

Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Multiple times offered throughout the day

Step back in time on a history tour

Private guide for a more personalized experience

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Patriarshy Bridge, Moscow, Central Russia

Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.
This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you.
On September 7th, 1947 the foundations of 8 skyscrapers were laid, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Moscow.
Get ready for the unique walking tour of the Soviet Heritage in Moscow: see all 7 Stalin skyscrapers in 3 hours!
Get to know Moscow popular attractions, including the iconic Moscow river embankments, and Christ the Savior Cathedral. Head to the Patriarch Bridge for the views of the Kremlin and the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museum of Moscow Metro, Moscow, Central Russia

As a bonus, have a short Metro tour and see some of the most beautiful stations in Moscow metro.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Smolenskaya Metro Station, Moscow, Central Russia

10 am Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.
10:15 Smolenskaya metro station

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Foreign Affairs Ministry, Moscow, Central Russia

10:15 - 10:20 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Viewing Point of Hotel Ukraina, Moscow, Central Russia

10:20 - 10:35 - Bus trip to Barrikadnaya (hotel Radisson Royal or Ukraina Hotel)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Residential Building at Kudrinskaya Square, Moscow, Central Russia

10:35 - 10:45 - Stalin Skyscraper on Kudrinskaya square

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building, Moscow, Central Russia

10:45 - 11:15 - Metro trip to Taganskaya and walk to the Kotelnecheskaya embankment.
11:15 - 11:25 - Residential Building on the Kotelnecheskaya embankment

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Prechistenskaya Embankment, Moscow, Central Russia

11:25 - 11:45 - Bus trip along Moskvoretskaya, Kremlin, Prechistenskaya embankments (see the famous spot where 8th skyscraper should have been built)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of christ the saviour, Moscow, Central Russia

11:45 - 12 pm - Christ the Savior cathedral (spot where Palace of Soviets should have stand and became main structure among 9)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sparrow hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow, Central Russia

12.15 - 12:30 - Metro trip to Sparrow hills
12:30 - 12:45 - Observation point where you can see all 7 sisters, including Moscow state university (MSU) building
1 pm - Drop off at Sparrow Hills.
Check out the observation points in Sparrow Hills. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the peaceful park of Sparrow Hills. If you wish, take a scenic dinner cruise along the Moscow River after the tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lomonosov Moscow state university (MGU), Moscow, Central Russia

Your last stop is Moscow State University, where youll learn fun facts about the legendary university, #1 in Russia and in TOP 100 worldwide according to QS World University Rankings.

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions

All taxes

Metro rides

Friendly local guide

Private tour

Multiple start times available

Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour

Iconic places for photo shoot

Flexible customizable itinerary

Must-see attractions and off the beaten path

Meeting in the hotel lobby

Entry/Admission - Smolenskaya Metro Station

Exclusions

Gratuities

Entry/Admission - Museum of Moscow Metro

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The tour can be modified to meet your preferences

Private walking tour with the use of metro

Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate