They say that if you travel in Moscow and miss seeing Moscow Metro and wandering through Old Arbat street, then you have definitely missed an important part of Russian culture and failed to see the city’s beauty.
Our company, "Space Tourism", has created a mixed tour of Moscow, during which, you would be able to see these two fascinating and world-renowned places - Old Arbat and Moscow Subway - that are genuine symbols of Russia.
You will have a guided sightseeing tour in Moscow metropolitan and Arbat area. First, you will explore the magnificent Soviet Union architecture - Moscow undeground system.
Do not miss this opportunity to see Moscow Metro. You will see most beautiful stations of Moscow subway including the circular "Koltsevaya" line or the Circle (Ring) line. Moscow’s metro opened its doors in 1935 and only had 13 stations.
Now it has turned into one the biggest subway systems consisting of more that 150 stations and it is said to be one of the most beautiful underground systems in the world. Moscow subway has earned its meaning of being the most important transport. The stations of Moscow metropolitan are called "the people's palaces" for their beauty and elegant designs, use of precious stones, marble, mosaics, sculptures and chandeliers. The stations of moscow undeground are more like museums, themselves, with an unrivalled beauty anywhere in the world.
Following this tour our travel guide will take you to a street with the non-typical name of "Arbat" whose origin remains an unknown. The Arbat street’s appearance dates back 500 years and it is connected with many historic events and historic characters.
You will hear how the Old Arbat street is connected with the reign of Ivan the Terrible and gripping stories about apparachicks (they were a kind of force who used violent methods of enforcement and were responsible for the torture and murder of those whom Ivan the Terrible considered enemies). You will see the sumptuous "Prague Restaurant" that used to be a favorite place of Moscow’s nobility.Then you will see famous Vachtangov Theater and Pushkin’s apartment, where he and his wife spent their honeymoon.
We can talk endlessly of this historical and unique Arbat street in Moscow. Still, it is said that it is better to see the Arbat street once rather than to hear about it one hundred times! Just come to Russia and try this sightseeing tour arbat street in Moscow for yourself and you will never regret it!
Price per person in EURO
The tour will take approximately 3 hours.
Tour program includes:
Guide-interpreter (English, Spanish, French and German);
Tickets to Moscow Metropolitain;
Provision of excursion in Moscow undeground and in Arbat Street.