Izmailovo Estate, Vodka Museum & Flea Market Private Tour

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Adult (Ages 12+)
65
Children (Ages 6-11)
15
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Izmailovo Estate, Vodka Museum & Flea Market Private Tour

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  • 4 Hours
  • Travel by metro to Izmailovo district where years ago royal farmlands and gardens thrived and start your journey
  • Flexible timing our guide will meet you at your hotel at a time convenient to yourself
  • Min age: 6
  • Languages offered: English

Tour Highlights

  • Travel by metro to Izmailovo district
  • Explore the medieval gates and towers once part of a walled citadel constructed by Alexey Mikhaylovich
  • Cross the bridge and reach the colourful walls of the new Izmailovo Kremlin.
  • Visit the “Vodka Museum” to learn more about the legendary Russian drink and take a shot to feel the vibe!
  • Walk along the flea market and find a unique Russian souvenir while your guide helps you bargain for the best price.
  • Return home with fond memories of Moscow
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What to Expect

The Izmailovo tour is a great combination of Russian history, architecture, cuisine and crafts. Along with your guide take a journey through time – start from the ruins of the medieval royal court then cross the bridge to the colorful walls of the citadel and see the craftsmen refining their art at a vast market place. At the end of your tour let your guide help you bargain for a unique souvenir at one of the biggest Moscow flea markets.

Tour Schedule Details
  • Starting time: At a time convenient to yourself
     
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Our guide will meet you at your hotel
  • Ending point: Our Guide will return you to your hotel

 

 

 

 

Itinerary

Full Itinerary

  1. Izmailovo district
    Travel by metro to Izmailovo district where years ago royal farmlands and gardens thrived.

    Arrive to an island on Silver-Grape pond to discover the remnants of the old royal court of Izmailovo.

  2. Old Royal Citadel
    Explore the medieval gates and towers once part of a walled citadel constructed by Alexey Mikhaylovich.

    Find out how Peter the Great, born in a landlocked country, discovered a life-long passion for ship making.

     
  3. New Izmailovo Kremlin
    Cross the bridge and reach the colourful walls of the new Izmailovo Kremlin.

    Travel back in time and find out what the tsar’s court might have looked like before it was touched by oblivion and decay. See the highest wooden church in Russia and learn how it was built.

     
  4. Vodka Museum
    Visit the “Vodka Museum” to learn more about the legendary Russian drink and take a shot to feel the vibe!

    Get a taste of the Russian sense of humor: see seven kilos ‘drinking medal’ introduced by Peter the Great as a ‘reward’ to drunkards and find out what a ‘penalty shot’ means.

     
  5. Izmailovo Flea Market (mainly open on weekends)
    Walk along the flea market and find a unique Russian souvenir while your guide helps you bargain for the best price.

    Choose between woolen shawls, hand-made matryoshkas, paintings, original soviet posters, vintage clothes, antiques and much more.

     
  6. Russian Cuisine (at own expense)
    Get a taste of traditional Russian cuisine.

    Try the beet soup (aka borsch), crepes with red caviar, Russian salads, various pies, tea from samovar and other typical delicacies.

FAQ

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

There is a minimum of two per booking on this tour.

What is cancellation policy?

Cancellation fees – Cancellation fees may apply to any cancellations by the traveller of a service provided by Get-Locals.com. Unless otherwise specified, the cancellation policy is as follows:

  1. Cancellations for set tours and made more than 24 hours prior to travel receive a full refund.
  2. Cancellations for set tours made 24 hours or less prior to travel require the traveller to pay for the tour in full, and no refund will be issued.

 

   

     Cancellations for custom itineraries (“Create Your Own”) are as follows:

  • 60+ days to departure – Full refund
  • 59 – 31 days to departure – 50% cancellation fee
  • 30 days and under to departure – 100% cancellation fee

What happens in the event of bad weather?

In the event of bad weather forecast we will contact you the day before and offer you either a refund or an amended tour for the following day.

We always advice to wear suitable clothing for the day of the tour as not every day is guaranteed sunshine.

How do I find the tour start meeting point?

 

Generally, hotel pick-up is possible. Contact us beforehand to make an appointment.

Otherwise, we will pick you up at 10:00 in front of St Basil’s Cathedral, on the red square.