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Moscow metro tour

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Moscow metro with its true architectural monuments is regarded as one of the most beautiful metro in the world. It truly can be called a real museum of Soviet art or an underground palace. In 3 hours with our guide you will take a closer insight into 10 the most beautiful stations of the Moscow metro and learn how the history and ideology influenced their appearance. After this tour you will use the metro as a native Muscovite.

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Stop At: Metro Station Novoslobodskaya, Novoslobodskaya st., Moscow Russia

Novoslobodskaya is considered one of the most beautiful metro stations in Moscow thanks to 32 original stained-glass windows made of multi-colored glass and a lobby built in the style of an ancient temple. In addition, it holds the status of a cultural heritage site. Take a look at "Novoslobodskaya" to admire the various stained-glass windows and find out what hidden meaning they carry in themselves.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Metro Station Komsomolskaya, Komsomolskaya sq., Moscow Russia

That is one of the busiest stations since it was built around three main Moscow train stations. The halls are decorated with tall marble columns, numerous bas-reliefs, mosaics and are dedicated to the theme of the Russian fight with foreign invaders in different centuries.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ploshhad Revolyutsii Metro Station, Bogoyavlenskiy Ln. Nikolskaya St., Moscow 109012 Russia

This station is famous for its bronze realistic sculptures which reflect people of the Soviet era.

Find out why many people stroke a dog's nose on one of the statues and what a rooster statue which is not worth touching is famous for.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mayakovskaya Metro Station, Triumfalnaya Sq., Moscow 125047 Russia

A special pride of the station is related to 34 mosaics laid under the ceiling. In 1939 the station design received the Grand Prix at the World Exhibition in New York.

Find out why the station got its name and how it was used during the Patriotic War.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Novokuznetskaya Metro Station, Pyatnitskaya, 23, Moscow 115035 Russia

At the Novokuznetskaya station admire the 4-meter lights and benches made of marble.

Find out how this station is connected with the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and what role did this metro station play during the Great Patriotic War.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Belorusskaya Metro Station, Tverskaya Zastava Sq., 1, Moscow 125047 Russia

Belorusskaya is one of the first metro stations which belongs to the Moscow cultural heritage. The theme of the decoration is the economy and culture of Belarus.

Find out what 12 mosaic panels located in the hall identify.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Prospekt Mira Metro Station, Mira Ave., Moscow 129110 Russia

The architectural design of this station is devoted to such topic as "agricultural prosperity of the agricultural economy in the USSR". Above the cornices of the pylons you will see wide ceramic friezes which reflect a relief floral ornament such as wreaths, leaves, buds and banners. They frame round medallions with relief images of agronomists and gardeners at work.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Arbat Street, Arbat St, Moskva, Russia

The interior decoration of this station belongs to the Moscow Baroque style with the elements of order compositions. Since Arbatskaya station is located very close to the Kremlin it determined the nature of its architecture.

Find out which book was written about this station and which famous Hollywood movie Paul Anderson made here.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kiyevskaya Metro Station, Kiyevskogo Vokzala sq., 1, Moscow 121059 Russia

The wall of this hall behind the columns is decorated with a mosaic frieze "The Triumph of the People of Soviet Ukraine. You will see on this frieze how happy Ukrainians bear the fruits of their labors to the emblem of Soviet Ukraine.

Find out why the decoration of this station was devoted to the theme of the friendship between the Russian and Ukrainian people.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fili-Davydkovo, Fili-Davydkovo, Moscow, Central Russia

The station's calling card is the bright green walls of Verde Guatemala marble trimmed with steel decor. What is interesting is that the station itself reflects its name: in the center of the platform there are three benches for passengers with decorative lights made in the Russian Art Nouveau style.

Slavyanskiy Boulevard is a very technological station equipped with infrared heating systems for steps.

Duration: 15 minutes