During this 8-hour tour you will get to see the main highlights of the city. You will cross the main streets and squares of Moscow. This gives an excellent idea of the past and present life of the city that has absorbed the unique history of christianity, communism and democracy. Moscow metro, the most beautiful and efficient in the world with stations decorated with frescoes, sculptures, mosaics and bronze chandeliers. The stations are like palaces and each of the stations has its own individual style. Moscow metro is truly a museum of Soviet art.
Kremlin grounds tour takes you to the main cathedrals of Russia, where the Tsars (kings) were crowned, married and laid to rest and the Palace of Patriarch, the head of the Russian Christian orthodox Church. You will see there ancient frescoes and icons, church relics, the largest Cannon in the world - the Tsar cannon, the largest Bell in the world - the Tsar Bell, Tsars' palaces, and government buildings, where the President of Russia works.
The following attractions and sights will be visited on this tour:
> Red Square and St.Basil’s cathedral
>The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour - the newly recreated largest cathedral of Moscow
> The KGB building
> Bolshoi theatre
> Novodevichy Convent - one of the oldest in Moscow, and the witness of many historical events.
> Novodevichy cemetery - the most privileged cemetery of Moscow. It is a necropol with remarkable monuments on the graves of famous authors, statesmen, composers, military leaders and scientists. This is a resting place of the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushev, authors A.Chekhov, Nikolai Gogol, composers Dmitry Shostakovich, Sergei Prokofiev and many other dignitaries.
>The fantastic panorama of the city from the highest hill by the Moscow University
> The White house of Russia, panoramas of Kremlin.
This tour is the ideal way to take-in the main highlights of Moscow, in just one fun and interesting day.