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Unveil the mysteries of Red Square

What comes first to mind when you hear Russia and Moscow? Red Square, KGB, spies, borsh. This tour is made to tell you what stands behind all these words.

From Moscow
Online Experience
1 Hour
Virtual Tour
Upto 20 people
English
Highlights
  • Live, interactive virtual tour of Moscow's Red Square with an expert
  • See historical landmarks such as St. Basil's Cathedral, Lobnoye Mesto, State department store and more
Description

What comes first to mind when you hear Russia and Moscow? Red Square, KGB, spies, Borsh?

This tour is made to tell you what stands behind all these words. Learn about Russia and its traditions by walking live online with your Moscow guide. What we will do: 

  • Uncover the mystery of why Red Square is called Red!
  • See the State Department Store (GUM), once the Upper Trading Stalls, which were built over a century ago and still operating!
  • Admire the lovely St. Basil's Cathedral and count its domes (why so many?)
  • Walk by Lobnoye Mesto (literally meaning "Execution Place", or "Place of Skulls"), once the stage for religious ceremonies, speeches, and important events for Ivan the Terrible. 
  • Learn about Russian culture from the local through relaxed cultural discussions without leaving your home.
About this experience
What's included

Curated presentation of the Red Square peppered with interesting stories

Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop.
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking.
Know before you go
  • Please log in into the Zoom app ten minutes before the beginning of the session. 
  • You can book this tour either for $14 per screen OR as a private session for $63 for upto 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot.
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Nikita and Katya

Hi everyone! We are professional art historians, artists, photographers, and passionate tour guides. We enjoy showing our favourite cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg to everyone, be it a foreigner first time in Russia or a local Muscovite. We know stories that will be new even for our fellow tour guide colleagues, thanks to our education and passion that gave an impetus to engage in deep research so as to come up with unique stories of all time!

From USD 14 / Screen
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.