Moscow Free Walking Tour

Explore the beautiful capital of Russia with us!
Free Tour of Moscow starts at the Marshal Zhukov monument
every day at 10:30. See meeting point on the map here
This 2,5-hours walking tour covers all the most important sites, stories & legends of Moscow.
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Passionate Local Guides
We all are in love with Moscow and we wish to share this feeling with you. You will remember this city throughout your whole life because it's an amazing experience!
Guaranteed Departures
Sometimes the weather in Russia is not the best, however, in spite of that, Moscow is always brilliant. We don't mind going for a walk, so we promise to run!
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Don't open your Lonely Planet guide - just ask us and get travel tips from real Moscow locals that know their city inside out.

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Walking tour starts every day at 10:30 am.
You are traveling with a group or this tour doesn't meet your needs? We'll do our best to help you!
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30 euro (2200 rub) per traveler, starts every day
The busiest European metro system — every day more than 9 million people take a ride in beautiful Moscow metro. It has 214 stations and during this tour we will visit only 11 of them — however, the best ones!
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Moscow Private Night Tour
Private tour, you can choose any time
As the popular song says, Moscow never sleeps. And this is really true — in the evening this city looks totally different. We offer you to join our tour through this perfectly illuminated city because we are sure - you will remember this walk forever!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Free Walking Tour
How long is your tour?
Our free tour is approximately 2.5 hours long and covers about 4 kilometres across the city center. We walk at a leisurely pace, stopping to speak and take a look around at regular intervals.
Where does the tour start?

Our tour starts at the Marshal Zhukov monument. Click here to see a map.
How do I get to the starting point?
The closest metro station is Okhotny Ryad. You should choose the left exit, then turn right. Your walk to the starting point will take approximately 5 minutes. Metro ticket will cost you 55 rubles (approx. $1).
Where does the tour end?
Our free walking tour ends in the center of Alexander Garden. It is close to the metro station Okhotny Ryad and the meeting point.
What languages are your tours in?
Unfortunately, at this stage we only offer tours in English.
How much does the tour cost?
There is no set price for the tour. Our tour guides work on "pay what you think it's worth" model, so that any tourist can discover our city regardless of his budget. If you enjoy the tour, our guides would appreciate your tips; however, only you will decide how much your experience is worth.
Will you accept tips in currencies other than rubles?
We often get tipped in euros and dollars. All the guides are travellers and will find a way to use other currencies.
Are the tours suitable for children?
Our tours are suitable for people of all ages. We often have children and little ones joining our walking tours and most of them seem to have a great time. However, it really depends on your child.
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During this walking tour you will learn:
The tour takes approximately 2,5 hours
Legends of Saint Basil's Cathedral

What do you see when you google "Moscow"? We're sure that's it - the most well-known Russian church, which is officially called The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Virgin by the Moat. It was built in XVI century by order of Tsar Ivan the Terrible as a symbol of celebration of his victory over the Kazan Khanate. The part of the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square UNESCO World Heritage Site, Saint Basil's Cathedral has a lot of stories to tell.
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Why The Palace of the Soviets was never built
This ambitious project of Joseph Stalin was thought to change the landscape of Moscow forever. On the top of it architects decided to put the statue of Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the Great October Socialist Revolution and the "grandparent of all Soviet children". However, the construction of the tallest building in the world was started but never finished.
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The exact number of
Bolshoi Theatre versions

Bolshoi Theatre is the symbol of Russian culture because of it high class ballet and opera performances. Even the members of Romanov royal family were traveling from Saint Petersburg to Moscow to see their favorite ones. The building of Bolshoi has suffered several times from various destructions; after the last reconstruction in 2010, the original architecture and historical interiors were restored and now Bolshoi is a perfect mix of classic culture and latest technologies.
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What Red Square meant for medieval Muscovites
This square plays the central role in the life of Russian capital for more than seven hundred years. However, through these centuries its meaning was changed a lot of times. One of the best markets in Russia, perfect place for huge military parades and significant cultural celebrations – you will discover the fascinating history of this place with us.
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What can you see inside
the Moscow Kremlin
The Kremlin is the oldest part of ancient Moscow that still remains. The fortress was first time mentioned in 1147, and since that Moscow is strongly associated with these walls and towers. Nowadays Kremlin is the synonym for Russia's president official residence, but only a century ago it was a museum. Two thirds of its territory are now closed to visitors, but the remaining part still grabs the attention from tourists from all over the world.
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Is it all?
Absolutely not! The list of our sights is much bigger and we would be happy to share with you plenty of stories about:

  • Lenin's Mausoleum
  • GUM
  • Nikolskaya Street
  • Alexander Garden
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
and lots of others, right in the heart of Moscow!
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Our Tour is the perfect introduction to Moscow, a great way to orientate yourself in the city and at a price to suit everybody's budget.
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Free Tour of Moscow starts at the Marshal Zhukov monument
Every day at 10:30 am. See meeting point on the map. Google Maps link
Meeting Point
Free walking tour starts
Every day at 10:30
at the Marshal Zhukov monument
Discover the hidden places and stories of Moscow and meet new friends!
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