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Golden Moscow

7 days

≈ $60 per day

$420

COUNTRY

Russia

STARTS / ENDS IN

Novodevichy convent / Tzaritsino

DESTINATIONS

7 (Novodevichy convent, Mosfilm, VDNH, Tretyakov Gallery, Kremlin, Sightseeing tour, Tzaritsino)

TOUR TYPE

Culture & History

TOUR GROUP

Fixed date

START DATE

20 August 2018

END DATE

26 August 2018

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

12 to 80 year olds

Other Services

  • Hotel Cosmos 4*

    $20

Guide's Language

  • Russian

Available Months

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Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Novodevichy convent

    Meeting the guide on the reception of selected hotels. Boarding in the bus.
    Bus tour "The Great monasteries of Moscow"
    You will learn about the formation of the Muscovite state and get acquainted with the amazing history of the ancient Moscow monasteries that were a stronghold of Russian statehood.
    During the excursion you will visit the Novodevichy convent.
    Novodevichy convent, surrounded on three sides by the Moscow river — one of the most important after the Kremlin attractions of the Capital and one of the most amazing beauty and harmony of architectural ensembles of Moscow. Founded in 1524, it is one of the most remarkable architectural ensembles of medieval Moscow. In 2004, the Novodevichy convent is included in the list of UNESCO world heritage.

    The end of the tour in the city center, day tour duration - 5 hrs.

  • Day 2
    Mosfilm

    Breakfast.
    Meeting the guide on the reception.
    Excursion "Russian Hollywood or The Dream’s Capital". Moscow is one of the world’s cinema capitals where The Moscow International Film Festival is held annually. There are five studios and cinema museum in Moscow. During the tour you will be told about the great film stars, about where and how were the famous movies shoot. You will visit the area of movie stars.
    Excursion to the Dream’s Factory - "Mosfilm".
    Mosfilm" is one of the largest film studios in the world. You will see a real «Film town”, magnificent sceneries for films, movie sets and make-up workshops; visit the unique museum of vintage cars.

    The end of the tour in the city center, day tour duration - 5 hrs.

  • Day 3
    VDNH

    Breakfast.
    Meeting with the guide in the hall of hotel Cosmos*
    Excursion “Legends and myths of VDNH” VDNH is one of the richest in legends, myths and rumors places in Moscow. Where can one find a stone that changes people’s lives?
    Among these magnificent buildings erected in the last century, under the arches of tree-lined avenues in the most remote corners of this green paradise could not but appear some incredible stories and fairy tales.
    You will hear the amazing stories about people who created and built this open-air museum, see the unique wood carvings and moldings, that survived till present time, compare the architectural masterpieces of the 50-s and 60-s of the XX century, find a rocket and even a Buran spaceсaft.
    We won’t make flat assertions that all the legends we collected are historical but we tried to recreate the most interesting legends hand down from the moment of the Exhibition opening till our time.
    Excursion to the historical Park "Russia – My History."** This is a project that combines the 1300 years history of Russia narrated understandable for contemporary language, using modern technologies. The versatility of the Park, guests have the opportunity not only to visit the exhibition with a guided tour or independently, but also to get acquainted with the best feature and documentary films, participate in various special programs. Familiarity with the great dynasties ruling the country for over a thousand years, the legendary victories, phenomenal breakthroughs in the field of culture and art, science and technology, the true heroes and tragic fractures in the fate of our people will allow us to experience a sense of personal involvement in our inextricably shared history, including today, through the almost forgotten feeling of gratitude.

    The end of the tour at VDNH, the duration of a day's sightseeing - 5 hours

  • Day 4
    Tretyakov Gallery

    Breakfast.
    Meeting the guide on the reception
    Excursion "The City of Arts." The history of Russian Arts pastrons, their life asnd worktime in Moscow. A walk along the famous "Hermitage" Garden, well known for the film "Pokrovsky Gates". Stories about the private opera of Mamontov, the Moscow Art Theatre, the life and work of Stanislavski, about the theatrical life of Moscow. Walking through Zamoskvorechye. Zamoskvorechye is the oldest district in the city center of Moscow, situated on the right bend of the Moscow River.
    Excursion to the Tretyakov Gallery. The history of Russian philanthropy in Moscow, the great artists and poets.
    The State Tretyakov Gallery is one of the largest museums in the world. Its popularity is nearly legendary. Thousands of people each year come to the National Museum of Russia to see its treasuresTo see her treasures, hundreds of thousands of people each year come to this National Museum of Russia - the biggest collection of Russian art such as Repin, Surikov, Shishkin, Vasnetsov, Levitan, Vrubel and Serov.

    The end of the tour in the city center, day tour duration - 5 hrs.

  • Day 5
    Kremlin

    Breakfast.
    Meeting with the guide near the Red Square at the monument to G. K. Zhukov.
    Excursion "Ancient Capital" on The Red Square - the main and most beautiful square in Moscow.
    You'll hear an interesting story about the walls and towers of the Kremlin, the Mausoleum of Lenin, St. Basil's Cathedral and Church of Our Mother of Kazan. You will see the monument to Minin and Pozharsky, the execution place, the biggest department store building of our country and learn of its ancient history.
    Moscow Grand Posad China Town. China Town is one of the oldest historic areas in the center of Moscow. Within Chinatown there are such famous architectural monuments as St. Basil's Cathedral, the Resurrection Gate, Gostiny Dvor, GUM, etc.
    Excursion to Kremlin with a visit to the. Kremlin is the heart of the Russian capital. Its walls and towers, golden-domed cathedrals and ancient palaces stand high above the Moskva River forming a unique beauty and grandeur of architectural ensemble. Today the Kremlin is the residence of the President of Russia. Ensemble of Moscow Kremlin is included into the List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. There are several magnificent cathedrals and temples, wonderful palace complex, the Arsenal, the Senate, the Tsar Cannon and the Tsar Bell on the Kremlin’s territory.

    The end of the tour in the city center, day tour duration - 6 hrs.

  • Day 6
    Sightseeing tour

    Breakfast.
    Meeting the guide on the reception
    Excursion "Magnificent Moscow" that includes:
    Sightseeing tour of Moscow "Dear Capital", You will walk through the main boulevards, squares and streets which will tell you the history of the Russian Federation capital- Moscow. Vorobyovi Hill, Bagration bridge, Mosccow estate University, Poklonnayas Hill – memorial complex dedicated to the defenders World War II.
    Excursion to the Old Arbat Street - the first pedestrian street in the capital, an unforgettable corner of untouched Moscow. The house of Pushkin’s family, the childhood house of Bulat Okudzhava, Vakhtangov Theatre, Tsoi’s, Wall a monument to Alexander Pushkin and his wife Natalia Goncharova.

    The end of the tour in the city center, day tour duration - 6 hrs.

  • Day 7
    Tzaritsino

    Breakfast.
    Meeting the guide on the reception.
    Excursion "Russian Emperors". It is impossible to imagine the history of Russia without great emperors and empresses. Their personal and political life is closely intertwined with the history of the Russian state. You will learn interesting facts, exciting historical events, legends of the imperial family.
    Excursion to the estate-museum "Tzaritsino" - a majestic and magnificent residence of the Great Russian empress Catherine II. The Great Russian architects of the 18th century - Bazhenov and Kazakov worked to create this groundbreaking architectural and park ensemble. You will have a detailed tour of the palace of the architectural and park ensemble and sightseeing tour of the Grand Palace.

    The end of the tour in the square of 3 stations, day tour duration - 5 hrs.

What's included

  • Hotel

  • Breakfast

  • Transport

  • Excursions

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