5 Day Tour to Moscow
Seeing Moscow 5 day tour gives you an opportunity to see the capital of Russia in all its diversity. It is an ideal tour for those who are really interested in Russian history, art , music, ballet and architecture.
Day 1: Red Square Walking Tour
We meet you at airport and transfer to you hotel. After check -in your guide will provide the walking tour Red Square of Moscow. Red Square is the largest and most famous square in Russia. It has a magnetic pull for all visitors to Moscow. You will see the most significant buildings of Red Square such a the Kremlin, GUM department store, the State History Museum, Lenin’s Mausoleum and St Basil’s Cathedral. The bright domes bloom like an elaborate stone flower planted by the architects of the 16th century. All the major streets of Moscow radiate from here. Red Square is the central square of Moscow and the symbolic center of all Russia.
Day 2: The Moscow Kremlin
After breakfast in hotel you will have walking tour the Moscow Kremlin. The Moscow Kremlin is a magnificent architectural achievement. Its monumental walls and towers, golden-domed cathedrals and ancient palaces stand high on the Borovitskiy Hill above the Moscow River. It’s an entire city within Moscow. Russian princes and tsars lived here long time ago, but today it is the official residence of the President of Russia. You will visit the three unique cathedrals built in the 15th and 16th centuries with your personal guide.
At evening you will enjoy performance in the Bolshoy Theatre.
Day 3: Sergiev Posad
Sergiev Posad is located 70 kilometers north of Moscow, and is famous for being one of the Golden Ring cities. The Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra in serge Posad is one of the most sacred places in Russia. For centuries, many Orthodox Christians have set out on pilgrimage to the monastery. They come here to worship the relics of St. Sergius in anticipation of miracles, which can happen on this sacred land.
Day 4: Kolomenskoye
Kolomenskoye is an ancient place. People lived here in the Stone Age and there are archaeological discoveries dating back to between five and three-thousand years B.C. The French composer Hector Berlioz wrote about it: “Here before my gaze stood the beauty of perfection and I gasped in awe. Here in the mysterious silence, amid the harmonious beauty of the finished form, I beheld architecture of a new kind. I beheld man soaring on high. And I stood amazed.”
Day 5: Moscow Metro
Moscow metro looks very different from subways in other European capitals and the US. Each station has a unique and individual design. The halls are finished with marble and lit with chandeliers. Walls and ceilings glitter with mosaics and stained-glass windows. It comes as no surprise that it was often called ‘marble palaces for the people’.