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Private Tour: Moscow by Night with Friendly Local Guide

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  • 3 hr

Explore Moscow by night on this fun 3-hour private tour! Take a night walk around historical Old Town as you view the night lights of the city. Experience the city with 870-year history magically lit up at night. Grab a coffee in one of the cozy cafes on trendy Kamergersky lane and see what makes Moscow home to the largest number of billionaires in the world. Moscow is as big as London and New York City combined, and it has 837 churches! See the Christ the Savior Cathedral and St Basil's Cathedral in all its domed and glittery glory. Take in the Patriarschy Bridge waterfront panorama and great views of Kremlin, Red October chocolate factory, a monument to Peter I, new building of Tretyakov Gallery, and green urban oasis - Park Muzeon. Your guide will also bring you to the Sparrow Hills observation deck and Moscow State University to soak in even more history and vibe.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Red Square

Your private guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 7pm and customize your itinerary, if you like. The itinerary may be modified to meet your preferences. Timing is flexible. 7.30pm Begin the tour at Red Square to re-enact the times of Ivan the Terrible and picture yourself in Middle Ages. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kremlin Walls and Towers

Get inspired by the Kremlin walls and the views of the Kremlin fortress from the Big Moskvoretsky Bridge.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge (Greater Stone Bridge)

As much as romantic it is, this area is older than Moscow itself! Breathe in the history, ambiance and fresh breeze.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: GUM

If you like people-watching and window shopping, we're heading to fancy GUM. Have a quick espresso stop in GUM, which hasn't changed a bit for the last 126 years. If sweet is your thing, don't miss a signature ice-cream in GUM, produced with a Soviet design and flavor.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tverskaya Street (Ulitsa)

8.00pm Enjoy a fun walk through the historical city center with your friendly local guide. It is an amazing street stroll consisting of Tverskaya Street and cute lanes.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kamergerskiy Lane

Discover historical paths that have a rich choice of cafes and bars: Kamergersky lane, Kuznetsk Bridge, Petrovka Street, Stoleshnikov lane.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bolshoi Theatre

See the Bolshoi theater from outside. Learn the history of the oldest hotels of Moscow - National and Metropol

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kitai-Gorod Wall

Enjoy the ancient Kitay Gorod wall, the Tretyakov passage.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Romanovskiy Obelisk in the Alexander Garden

Check out the Romanov Obelisk, Kremlin walls and tower, Manege and Lenin's Library, one of the largest libraries in the world.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Patriarshy Bridge

Afterwards, take the beautiful city bridge that leads to Muzeon and Park for stunning views of Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Moskva River and Kremlin from Patriarch bridge.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Aleksandrovskiy Sad

8.30pm Check out the sights around the Kremlin to catch up on history, watch people or simply get those special night shots in the very heart of Moscow and Russia. See Alexander Garden, the Eternal Flame, the Grotto.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

9.00pm Then off to see the largest Orthodox cathedral in the world - Christ the Savior Cathedral. See what the fuss is about and learn interesting facts like what the cathedral has gone through since it was built in 1883, and how much of gold the dome of the cathedral contains. You'll be surprised. 

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory)

9.30pm Next, visit the city view deck on Sparrow Hills in front of Moscow State University. From Sparrow Hills, you are able to view Stalin skyscrapers, also known as Seven Sisters. Built in 1950s, the Stalin skyscrapers are unique landmarks and historic reminders of the Soviet times. Listen to fun facts and stories about Soviet times and find out who actually built Moscow State University. Shocking!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU)

Enjoy the scenic views from one of the best observation platforms in Moscow. See the Moscow State University from outside

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Arbat (Stary Arbat)

If you opt to visit Arbat instead, you won't regret. Fun and entertainment mecca, with bohemian cafes, hipster parties, myriad of souvenir shops and artsy galleries. 10.00pm Complete the tour with an icy beverage in a nightlife hotspot like Etazh or Dandy Cafe. Or if you like, get back to the hotel to savor the memories.

Duration: 10 minutes