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Russia: Day Trips & Extensions


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Below are some of Goway’s recommended day tours and extensions listed in alphabetical order by city (there are many more options we haven’t listed). They combine well with our European stopovers/city breaks. As experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we look forward to being of service to you.

Day Trips

  • Moscow: Bunker & Underground Half Day Tour

    Ride the Moscow Metro to see incredible examples of Soviet architecture and artwork. The Moscow Metro is one of the most gorgeous subway systems in the world and this half day tour allows you to admire its world-famous artistry and tour one of Stalin’s underground military bunkers.
    Duration:
    3.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
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  • Moscow: Cosmonautics Museum Half Day Tour

    The soaring 100m titanium obelisk outside the All-Russia Exhibition Centre is a monument 'To the Conquerors of Space', built in 1964 to commemorate the launch of Sputnik. At its base is the Cosmonautics Museum, featuring cool space paraphernalia such as the first Soviet rocket engine and the moon-rover Lunokhod. An inspiring collection of space-themed propaganda posters evokes the era of the space race.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Moscow: Great Patriotic War Museum Half Day Tour

    The Museum of the Great Patriotic War (WW2) is the centre piece of Park Pobedy. The museum contains two impressive memorial rooms: the Hall of Glory honours to the many heroes of the Soviet Union, while the moving Hall of Remembrance and Sorrow is hung with strings of glass-bead 'teardrops' in memory of the fallen.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
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  • Moscow: Metro Half Day Tour

    Moscow metro history began in thirties and it's various stations represent completely different styles and periods. Each station has it's own character. Carrying in excess of eight million people every day, more than New York and London put together, this system is one of the marvels of inner city transport.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Moscow: St. Basil's Cathedral Half Day Tour

    Take a guided tour to Red Square to visit one of Russia’s icons, St. Basil’s Cathedral. Commissioned by Ivan the Terrible in the 16th century, this cathedral is a masterpiece of Russian architecture and the highlight of any tour to Russia’s capital city.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
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  • St Petersburg: Alexander Nevsky Monastery Half Day Tour

    The Alexander Nevsky Monastery - named for the patron saint of St Petersburg - is the city's most ancient and eminent monastery. In 1797 it became a lavra, the most senior grade of Russian Orthodox monasteries. Today it is a working monastery that attracts the most devout believers - a revered and holy place - and the gravesite of some of Russia's most famous artistic figures.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Back in the USSR Half Day Tour

    Travel back in time to the reign of hammers and sickles on this tour of St. Petersburg (then known as Stalingrad). Learn about Russia’s Soviet history and explore communist ways of life on this tour through the city, learning from families that lived and worked during the days of the USSR.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Faberge Museum Half Day Tour

    The Faberge museum is the newest and probably the most popular museum in St Petersburg. It holds 14 large Faberge eggs, the majority of which used to belong to Russian royal family. Today it is the largest collection of this type in the world. Alongside the famed eggs, you can see many other jewelry pieces made by the Faberge company and the contemporaries of Carl Faberge.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Petergof Lower Park and Grand Palace

    Explore Russia’s answer to Versailles, the opulent Peterhof Park and Gardens. This half-day tour takes you to one of the finest landmarks outside St. Petersburg, Peterhof Park and Gardens, a breathtaking collection of fountains, statues, and palaces that used to be the summer getaway of the Russian royal family.
    Duration:
    6 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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  • St Petersburg: Revolutionary Half Day Tour

    St. Petersburg is the city of 3 revolutions. This is a tour to places which will give you an idea how Russia was preparing itself for the third, bloodiest revolution in the history of Russia and what the results were. Cruiser "Aurora" is included.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
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  • St Petersburg: Rivers & Canals Half Day Tour

    Take a guided boat tour of St. Petersburg, seeing the city from the rivers and canals. Tour the Fontanka and Moika Rivers to see St. Petersburg’s famous bridges, palaces, and embankments, while also discovering some hidden secrets along the way.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • St Petersburg: Yusupov Palace & Rasputin Half Day Tour

    Take a half-day guided tour to the Yusupov Palace, an opulent 18th century palace showcasing various architectural styles. The palace is a treasure of artistry and was also the infamous site of Grigory Rasputin’s murder, which you can learn about at the palace’s museum exhibit.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
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