3 Night Moscow River & Novodevichy
3 Night Moscow River & Novodevichy Ref: 3MRN
Private Car Transfer from Moscow Airport / Port or Station to Hotel.
3 nights Mercure Arbat Hotel 4* or similar, Moscow
1 x Double/Twin Standard Room
Start Time: Flexible
Duration: 5 Hrs
During the tour you will see the city centre of Moscow and get an impression of the history, architecture and main landmarks of the city. There will be plenty of opportunities for taking photographs.
You will visit the famous Red Square that is the heart of Moscow, where you will enjoy a unique architectural complex of one of the largest squares in the world, St. Basil’s Cathedral, History Museum, The Kremlin, Lenin’s Mausoleum and the trading arcades of GUM. Other places that you will see during the tour are the Christ the Saviour Cathedral, which is a symbol of Russia’s spiritual revival, Moscow State University campus with its panorama platform on Vorobyovy (Sparrow) Hills, Moscow’s boulevards, a historical and cultural centre of Moscow with its museums, theatres and memorial places, the Theatre Square and the world famous Bolshoi Theatre.
The Moscow Metro is one of the most beautiful and unique subway systems in the world. We will discover the most famous stations of the Moscow Metro, many of which are listed as Cultural Heritage Sites. Some of the most beautiful stations include Novoslobodskaya, with its 32 coloured glass panels and mosaics; Kievskaya, which celebrates the Ukrainian people with beautiful murals framed by gold-leaf borders; Prospekt Mira, decorated in marble, granite and chandeliers; the subdued Mayakovskaya station, with massive overhead lights and large mosaics and Ploshchad Revolyutsii, a homage to Soviet heroes represented by 76 bronze sculptures and the undisputed crown jewel, Komsomolskaya station with its marble columns, yellow ceilings with white trim and gold mosaics.
Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins
A unique object is protected by UNESCO. Today, this place is open to receive pilgrims and people who want to get in touch with the shrines that are kept in the walls of the famous monastery. During the tour you will walk on the territory of the Convent, will see its powerful walls and towers, will learn about the history of the foundation, the architectural ensemble, the crucial events that took place here. You will also visit the Novodevichy Necropolis, a place where representatives of famous noble families are buried, including the Decembrists, Moscow professors, marshals and revolutionaries, famous actors, singers, artists and writers.
Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
During the boat trip along the river through the capital of Russia you will discover a succession of wonderful Moscow sites. We will see Sparrow Hill next to the Olympic Stadium “Luzhniki”, some of Stalin’s seven skyscrapers, also called the “Seven Sisters”, including Moscow University. You will also pass by Gorky Park and the massive Cathedral of Christ the Saviour with its white façade and golden dome. You will be fascinated by the view of the Soaring Bridge and finally the Kremlin with its red towers and colourful St. Basil’s Cathedral.
Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Moscow Airport / Port or Station.
Big Moscow State Circus Tickets.
Bolshoi Ballet / Theatre Tickets.
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall Tickets.
Prices From: AUD $965.00 per person (Based on Twin/Double Share)
* Local City Tax not included. Prices and availability subject to seasonality.