Visit the most notable places of Soviet Moscow such as Lubyanka Square, Revolution Square, VDNKh and much more. See the Stalinist architecture and get a first hand account of life pre and post Iron Curtain while learning interesting facts about traveling, housing, education, propaganda, economics and much more.
Soviet Moscow Private Tour
Total tour price
Adults (age 15-99)
Youth (age 1-14)
Hotel pickup and dropoff
Duration: 4 hours
Start your tour on the Lubyanka square and see the infamous KGB Headquarters that were the epicenter of political repression under Joseph Stalin.
Learn the story of the GULAG concentration camps and the Solovetsky stone located on the Square.
Detsky Mir (Children's World)
Visit the first Children's store that was opened in the U.S.S.R.
Learn the first hand account of what it was like to grow up in the Soviet Union.
Enjoy the incredible panoramic view of Moscow from the Detskiy Mir observation deck.
See Stalinist skyscrapers and learn the stories and myths behind their construction.
Visit the Revolution Square that was the epicenter of major events of the early years of Soviet Union.
Pass the Metropol hotel which was the scene of fierce fighting between Czar forces and the Bolsheviks.
Head underground and admire 76 bronze sculptures depicting the Soviet people on the Revolution Square metro station.
Travel by Metro and see the subway stations many of which are listed as cultural heritage sites.
Worker and Kolkhoz Woman Monument
Take a picture next to the "Worker and Kolkhoz Woman" statue that has become the ideal and symbol of the Soviet era.
Learn what ancient Greek statues inspired the creation of this notable monument.
See the Cosmos Hotel - the largest hotel in Russia, that was built to host the participants of the 1980 Olympic Games.
Learn why there is a statue of the French General Charles de Gaulle in front of the hotel.
Monument to the Conquerors of Space
Marvel at one of the tallest monuments in the world – "Monument to the Conquerors of Space."
Discover why Space Exploration was so important for Soviet Union.
Pass under the Triumphal Arch that was built to commemorate Soviet Union's victory in World War II.
See examples of Soviet Architecture at VDNKh, one of the world's largest open air exhibition centers.
Our tour guide Tanya was knowledgeable and engaging. She shared her personal experiences growing up in USSR and explained the differences between then and now. I learned a lot and the time flew on this tour. A must do tour!
I would recommend this tour to anyone who plans to travel to Moscow. The tour covers some of the main sights in Moscow e.g. the former KGB headquarters, Revolution Square, Bolshoi theater from the outside, VDNKh, etc. It was well-worth the money, and I will definitely book this tour or a similar tour the next time I travel!
This tour was exceptionally interesting! Dmitry our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. The information that he shared with us was captivating and moving. I thoroughly recommend this tour to anyone interested in Soviet history of Moscow and Russia.
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