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Highlights of Moscow

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 536

This tour of Moscow includes the world famous sites of Red Square, the Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral, as well as Tretiakov Gallery, Christ Cathedral, panoramic views from Sparrow Hills, Arabat Street and more.


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AT YOUR SERVICE. This is a great idea for experiencing Moscow where you can choose your preferred level of accommodation. It can, of course, be modified and/or extended. As we are experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we at Goway are at your service!

Moscow is the capital of Russia and serves as the country’s major political, economic, cultural and scientific centre. The Moskva River bends its way through the city with the more prominent sites featured on the northern bank of the river Moscow is an 860 year old city with many reminders of its Imperial and Soviet past. 

Built between the 14th and 17th centuries, the Kremlin, which once served as the residence of the Great Prince as well as a religious centre, is currently the official residence of the President of Russia. Red square is the main focal point in the centre of Moscow. The buildings surrounding the Square are all significant in some respect. Lenin’s Mausoleum contains the embalmed body of Lenin, the founder of the Soviet Union. It also houses St. Basil’s Cathedral.

Culturally rich, Moscow also offers Russian performance arts such as ballet, operatic music shows and theatre as well as many art museums.  The Tretyakov Gallery has 62 rooms and 100,000 works charting the development of Russian painting from the 10th to the end of the 19th Century. The New Maiden Convent also known as the Novodevichy Convent, one of Moscow’s most beautiful cloisters, is an amazing architectural monument and also one of the greatest of Moscow’s attractions, possibly second only to the Kremlin. It was an active convent built in the early 16th Century where the most beautiful girls were selected to be sent. 

Other highlights are the Sparrow Hills, formerly the Lenin Hills where excellent panoramic views of the city can be enjoyed, Arbat Street, a traditional pedestrian thoroughfare about 1 kilometre/0.6 miles long with many small shops, cafes and restaurants and the Borodino Panorama or Battle Museum with its collection of weapons, ammunition, uniforms and graphics, but the main feature is the round canvas painting, 115m wide and 15m high depicting the battle between the Russian Army and Napoleon’s Army.

 


STAY LONGER IN MOSCOW. This idea can be extended and/or modified: Go to Day Trips for some ideas. They are just a sample as we can personalize your stay according to your interests, time available and budget. We look forward to being of service and organizing an awesome travel experience…for you! 

At Goway we are experts at designing personalized itineraries to suit your special interests, tastes and budget. Let us arrange your ultimate travel experience today.
Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 536

Itinerary

Day 1

Moscow Shermetyevo Airport to Moscow Hotel without guide

Duration0 Hours

Vega Hotel Moscow

Featuring 5 restaurants, a fitness centre and sauna, this 4-star hotel is situated next to Izmailovsky Park in Moscow, a 3-minute walk from Partizanskaya Metro Station. Free WiFi is available on site.

Partizanskaya Metro Station provides direct connections to the centre of Moscow and the Red Square in 15 minutes and to Crocus Expo Centre in 50 minutes. Domodedovo International Airport and Sheremetyevo International Airport are both a 1-hour drive from the hotel.

Izmailovo is a great choice for travellers interested in parks, sightseeing and museums.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Vega Hotel Moscow

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    Vega Hotel Moscow



    Featuring 5 restaurants, a fitness centre and sauna, this 4-star hotel is situated next to Izmailovsky Park in Moscow, a 3-minute walk from Partizanskaya Metro Station. Free WiFi is available on site. Partizanskaya Metro Station provides direct connections to the centre of Moscow and the ...

    Featuring 5 restaurants, a fitness centre and sauna, this 4-star hotel is situated next to Izmailovsky Park in Moscow, a 3-minute walk from Partizanskaya Metro Station. Free WiFi is available on site.

    Partizanskaya Metro Station provides direct connections to the centre of Moscow and the Red Square in 15 minutes and to Crocus Expo Centre in 50 minutes. Domodedovo International Airport and Sheremetyevo International Airport are both a 1-hour drive from the hotel.

    Izmailovo is a great choice for travellers interested in parks, sightseeing and museums.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 2

Kremlin and Armory Tour Moscow - with Transport

The Kremlin fortress is a center for so many iconic Russian and communist era monuments that this tour requires at least 4 hours to be explored. You will see the tsars' residence, the Grand Kremlin Palace, Communist Congresses Palace and the head office of the Russian president. The famous giant Tsar Bell and the Tsar Canon will amaze you with their size and grandeur.

The Kremlin Armory Chamber houses one of the most fabulous and valuable collections of arms in the world. The treasures of the tsars on display include gold, silver and jewelry made in the Kremlin workshops and presented to ambassadorial as gifts. Also on display are Faberge Easter eggs, Imperial regalia and thrones, royal carriages and parade outfit for horses, weaponry of the tsar sand coronation attire of the tsarinas. It is definitely not to be missed.

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Moscow Bunker and Underground Tour

Step beneath Moscow and discover an underground history of art and stories of the capital on this unique Moscow tour. Ride the metro to see some of the artwork adorning the stations, and explore a military bunker 70 meters down the ground, that once housed 600 people during the Cold War. With stories to tell and some authentic Russian snacks to try, this is a fascinating look at the below ground world of the Russian capital.

Duration3 Hours
Day 4

Moscow Hotel to Moscow Shermetyevo Airport without guide

Duration0 Hours

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DEPARTURES:

Daily except Monday and Wednesday.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Round trip transfers between airport and hotel
  • 2 nights' accommodation
  • Half day Moscow City Tour and Novodevichy Monastery
  • Half day Kremlin and Armory Tour Moscow
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

PRICE EXLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

DP MOSCITY3DRU
18 Nov 2019

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As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.

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