Moscow Metro is one of the most beautiful and unique subway systems in the world. On this tour you will discover the most famous stations of the Moscow metro, many of which are listed as cultural heritage sites. Also, you will learn how to use the metro like a local muscovite.
Your tour will start at Novokuznetskaya Metro station and will include the fo;;owing metro stations
Understand the significance of the Moscow Metro during World War II and the entire Soviet Era.
Find out what meeting was held here on the 24th anniversary of the October Revolution and why Joseph Stalin actually resided in the station during World War II.
Understand the history of Belarus through magnificent mosaics and sculptures and take a picture next to the “Belarus Partisan” statue that commemorates the guerrilla fighters during World War II.
Find out whose portrait was instead of the sun in the mosaic “World in Peace” and why it was removed.
Marvel at the white marble columns topped by floral elements that symbolized the agricultural prosperity of Soviet Union.
Learn about the panels devoted to the struggle of the Russian people for independence, from Alexander Nevsky all the way to Soviet soldiers in World War II.
Take a picture with any of the 20 bronze statues that include soldiers, students, peasants and even such unorthodox statue as a “parachutist girl.”
Find out the history of the underground system of tunnels called “Metro-2” and why it has been kept in great secret. Marvel at an interesting architectural mix between “Baroque” and a Russian architectural style of the 17th century.
Learn about the legend of the Koltsevaya (Circle) line and why it is color coded brown on the subway map.
There is a minimum of two per booking on this tour.
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:
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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.
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.