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Slav Stein

2015-08-25

Dear Irina,
We just returned home from Europe.
We were very pleasantly surprised by the service which we received from your company.
Everything went as well as you promised and the guide Alexandra was perfect and very knowledgeable
and helpful. The car was midsized , clean with very good driver Andrey.
Thank you again for great help.
You can use my feedback if you want for future references.
Thank you again,
Regards,
Slav Stein

Slav Stein

2015-08-25

Dear Irina,
We just returned home from Europe.
We were very pleasantly surprised by the service which we received from your company.
Everything went as well as you promised and the guide Alexandra was perfect and very knowledgeable
and helpful. The car was midsized , clean with very good driver Andrey.
Thank you again for great help.
You can use my feedback if you want for future references.
Thank you again,
Regards,
Slav Stein

Michael Flynn

2015-08-18

I just want to say thank you for all of your help with organising our train tickets. Our trip was fantastic and everything went so smoothly. You were very helpful and efficient to deal with. I will be recommending you to anyone I know visiting Russia.

Thank you!

Michael and Carmel.

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KREMLIN WITH ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL (with / without transfer)

KREMLIN WITH ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the Kremlin (that is nowadays the official residence of the President of Russian Federation) and the Assumption Cathedral, where you will see one of the largest Russian collections of icons.

During the tour you will observe Moscow from Borovitsky Hill, the site of the city’s first settlement dating to the 12th century, and learn all about the world-famous medieval Russian Kremlin. You will also visit the Cathedral Square - a breathtaking architectural ensemble of the 15th – 17th centuries. Here, you will visit the shrine of Russian Tzars and Tzarinas from the first royal dynasty, the Ruriks, and see where the coronation of new monarchs took place.

You will walk along the Kremlin walls and towers and also see the bell tower of Ivan the Terrible, the Tsar’s bell that never rang and the Tsar cannon that never shot a cannon ball. And, of course, you will admire the building of The Grand Kremlin Palace that was the Tsars’ Palace in the past and is the government residence at the present.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour NO YES $121 $66 $49 $39 $33 $30
2 hour YES YES $155 $83 $61 $49 $41 $36

KREMLIN WITH THREE CATHEDRALS (with/without transfer)

KREMLIN WITH THREE CATHEDRALS

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the Kremlin (that is nowadays the official residence of the President of Russian Federation), the Assumption, Archangel’s and Annunciation Cathedrals.

You will walk along the Kremlin walls and towers and also see the Tsar’s bell and cannon, stunning examples of casting of the 16th – 18th centuries. You will also visit the Cathedral Square where the life of Russian grand princes and tsar started and ended. And you will also see where the coronation of new monarchs took place. And, of course, you will admire the building of The Grand Kremlin Palace that was the Tsars’ Palace in the past and is the government residence at the present.

During the tour you will visit the Assumption Cathedral, where you can admire the magnificent iconostasis, the ensemble of monumental paintings and one of the largest Russian collections of icons.

You will also admire the Annunciation Cathedral that had been the Moscow Great Princes’ and Tsars’ home church for more than one and a half century. It was a part of the Great Princes’ palace connected with its ceremonial and living quarters by a stair-passage. The cathedral was set for royal family ceremonies. The home church was also a traditional storage of the Great Princes’ and Tsars’ treasury.

And the third cathedral you will visit will be the Archangel’s Cathedral. The cathedral is the one with the relics of St. Prince Michael Chernigovcky who was murdered during the Golden Horde times.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour NO YES $142 $66 $49 $39 $33 $30
2 hour YES YES $155 $83 $61 $49 $41 $36

KREMLIN WITH ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL AND AMORY CHAMBER (with/without transfer)

KREMLIN WITH ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL AND AMORY CHAMBER

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the Kremlin (that is nowadays the official residence of the President of Russian Federation).

You will stroll along the Kremlin walls and see the Cathedral Square and other landmarks. On the territory of the Kremlin you will also see the Assumption Cathedral and the Armory Chamber.

The Assumption cathedral is famous for its magnificent ensemble of monumental paintings and one of the largest Russian collections of icons.

As for the Armory Chamber – it is a world-famous treasure-house that occupies a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace’s complex. The museum houses precious items that have been preserved for centuries in the tsars’ treasury and the Patriarch’s vestry. Some of the exhibits were made in the Kremlin’s workshops; others were accepted as ambassadorial gifts.

The State Armoury also presents more than four thousands items of applied art of Russia, European and Eastern countries of the 4th -early 20th centuries.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
3 hour NO YES $142 $77 $55 $44 $38 $33
3 hour YES YES $184 $98 $71 $56 $47 $41

KREMLIN WITH ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL, ARMORY CHAMBER AND DIAMOND FUND (with/without transfer)

KREMLIN WITH ASSUMPTION CATHEDRAL, ARMORY CHAMBER AND DIAMOND FUND

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the Kremlin (that is nowadays the official residence of the President of Russian Federation) and the Assumption Cathedral, Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund.

You will stroll along the Kremlin walls and see the Cathedral Square and other landmarks. On the territory of the Kremlin you will also see the Assumption Cathedral and the Armory Chamber.

The Assumption cathedral is famous for its magnificent ensemble of monumental paintings and one of the largest Russian collections of icons.

As for the Armory Chamber – it is a world-famous treasure-house that occupies a part of the Grand Kremlin Palace’s complex. The museum houses precious items that have been preserved for centuries in the tsars’ treasury and the Patriarch’s vestry. Some of the exhibits were made in the Kremlin’s workshops; others were accepted as ambassadorial gifts

And finally, you will visit in the Diamond Fund. The Diamond Fund dates back to the time of Peter the Great who set up a state form of depositing the most valuable and important objects which included crown regalia in the first place.

In Diamond Fund you will see Russian Tsars’ regalia, the crown of the Russian Empire, Russian and foreign medals, the biggest gold and platinum bars found in Russia, giant diamonds, numerous pieces of jewelry. It comprises an outstanding collection of masterpieces of jewelry of the 18th-20th centuries, rare precious stones, gold and platinum nuggets of great historic, artistic and scientific importance as well as of vast material value. It is one of the few treasuries in the world that house unique crown jewels.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
3 hour NO YES $137 $74 $55 $44 $38 $33
3 hour YES YES $180 $96 $71 $58 $51 $48

EXCURSION TO THE STATE TRETYAKOV GALLERY (with/without transfer)

THE STATE TRETYAKOV GALLERY

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the State Tretyakov Gallery - one of the greatest museums in the world.

The Gallery’s collection is a vast scope of Russian art, from the 12th century icons to avangard of the beginning of the 20th century.

The Gallery collection was started by Pavel Tretyakov, the owner of a successful textile company, and became famous from the minute it was opened to the public in 1870. After Tretyakov’s death the gallery’s collection grew rapidly, especially after the October Revolution when museum collections were privatized: art was bought, donated or “transferred” from other museums, private collections, cathedrals and monasteries. The latest part of the collection, dating from 1950—1990, opened in 2000. Our tour will give you an enlightening insight into the masterpieces that adorn this gallery.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour NO YES $64 $36 $27 $22 $20 $18
2 hour YES YES $106 $57 $42 $34 $29 $25

THE PUSHKIN MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (with/without transfer)

The Pushkin Museum

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the State Museum of Fine Arts. It has one of the most representative collections of foreign art dating from ancient times to modern days and can be considered a true heritage of world art.

This museum was founded in 1898, in the time of the Emperor Nikolas II rule, and later named in honour of Alexander Pushkin. At present the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts comprises more than 500.000 works of art—paintings and sculptures, graphic, decorative, archaeological and numismatic items.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour NO YES $64 $36 $27 $22 $20 $18
2 hour YES YES $106 $57 $42 $34 $29 $25

KOLOMENSKOE—OPEN AIR MUSEUM (with/without transfer)

KOLOMENSKOE—OPEN AIR MUSEUM

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will picking you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the “Kolomenskoye”, which is located over the steep banks of the River Moscow and surrounded by a picturesque landscape. It is a unique place of archaeological excavation. It is also called “a museum of wooden architecture in the open air”.

During the tour you will see The Ascention Church that is a pearl of Russian tent-shaped architecture and a wooden palace model with 2000 windows and 300 rooms which can be called “the 8th miracle of the world”.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour NO YES $88 $51 $38 $32 $28 $25
2 hour YES YES $106 $57 $42 $34 $29 $25

NEW MAIDENS CONVENT (with/without transfer)

NEW MAIDENS CONVENT

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and go with you by car/bus or by public transport to visit the New Maidens Convent. It is located in the south-west of Moscow, at the bend of the River Moscow. The New Maidens Convent is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It ranks amongst the oldest and the most beautiful convents of Russia.

The New Maidens Convent ensemble is an outstanding monument of architecture of the 16th-17th centuries. The most attractive construction of this ensemble is the Smolensky Cathedral. It was built at the same time when the convent was constructed.

The Convent was founded by the Tsar Vasiliy III in 1524 in honor of return of the lands of Smolensk to Russia. Strategic location to the southeast of Moscow has also defined the Convent as a fortress. The museum of the Convent has a big collection of Russian icons, jewelry, embroidery and books.

During the tour you will also visit the famous Novodevichy Cemetry, located alongside the convent, where many famous Russian cultural, military and political figures are buried – most recently, the first President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin and the cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour NO YES $64 $36 $27 $22 $20 $18
2 hour YES YES $106 $57 $42 $34 $29 $25

MOSCOW METRO AND OLD MOSCOW

MOSCOW METRO AND OLD MOSCOW

Prior to the beginning of the tour the guide will pick you up at your accommodation and accompany you on your visit of the first line of the Moscow metro. It was opened in 1935 and connected 13 stations. Nowadays, Moscow metro has about 150 stations and it is considered to be one of the most beautiful undergrounds in the world. You will be stopping and getting off at its most beautiful stations.

You will also visit the old part of Moscow. As part of the tour you will take a walk down the Old Arbat, a picturesque pedestrian street where you can stop to watch one of the many street entertainers and buy souvenirs. In the 18th century, the Arbat came to be regarded by the Russian nobility as the most prestigious residential area in Moscow. Nowadays, the Old Arbat is one of Moscow’s most popular tourist areas and home to an eclectic range of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
4 hour NO YES $76 $39 $26 $20 $16 $13

THE GULAG MUSEUM (with/without transfer)

THE GULAG MUSEUM

Located just off the Red Square and within a triangle of ex-KGB headquarters and infamous Moscow’s offices of Criminal Investigations the museum of GULAG offers a fascinating insight into the grim years of Stalin’s reign so brilliantly reflected in the works of Solzhenitsyn. 600 sq. meters of this substantial building and its adjoined court-yard boast an extensive exposition of paintings sculptures wax-works and videos as well as many original items all related to the repressions of Soviet and East European progressive intelligentsia in the 1930s and 1940s. A one hour guided tour is guaranteed to bring you a rather vivid experience of what it was like to be denoted and exiled to GULAG leaving behind families and loved ones. Please note that guided tours need to be pre-booked either in person or through your tour operator.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
2 hour YES YES $80 $41 $30 $23 $19 $16
2 hour NO YES $36 $19 $14 $11 $9 $8