The beauty of Moscow’s underground is well known all over the world – made from the marble and granite each station is the grandiose monument itself, not only the member of the largest in the world underground system.
Tour Highlights • Open the great symbols of Soviet underground architecture with an exciting tour and a professional guide. • Explore palace-like interiors of the Moscow’s underground during the least crowded time. • Find out one of seven breathtaking Stalin’s skyscrapers and learn about their present-day function. • Explore the lives of average Soviet people, hear unbelievable stories about life in USSR and ask your local guide any questions you may have. Tour Description 2-hour Moscow Metro Tour will let you watch the architectural achievements of the Soviet Époque on the spot! When you are at Moscow underground, you will find out by yourself why it is called a live-museum or palace rather than a transportation system. Visiting all differently beautiful metro stations on your way, you will also have a sneak peek at one of Stalin’s skyscrapers – tallest buildings in Moscow in the times of USSR ordered by Stalin himself. Tour starting at one of the Moscow metro stations will let you enjoy the impressive interiors of Circle, Blue and Green lines stations and see the walls covered with mosaics and frescos, staying under the light of enormous and beautifully decorated lamps. You will learn about the construction of Moscow metro, the stages of its opening and the reasons why it became a museum instead of just being a transportation system. It is also interesting to know about the role of Moscow metro during the World War II and its present-day function. At the very beginning of our tour you will enjoy another great symbol of Soviet architecture – one of Stalin’s skyscraper, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Our guide has endless stories and legends on Stalin’s Sisters Skyscrapers so with his help you will find out not only when and why were they built, but also who used to live there and why the eighth skyscraper was supposed to be built, but never was. This tour is specially kept to be fun and interactive. The guide skips useless information and focuses only on key facts and the most dramatic aspects of the Moscow Metro history. Also, the unique opportunity to talk with locals and ask them questions to know how the current reality in Russia look like is a great part of this tour.