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Moscow Metro Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Discover the exquisite metro stations built during Stalin's rule
  • Marvel at the socialist realist art, the attention to detail and overall grandeur of the stations
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    2 hours

    Start time

    Start time: Any time from 0800h - 2000h (08:00am - 08:00pm)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in the city. (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in the city

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Tour the Moscow Metro, one of the largest and grandest underground systems in the world. Meant to showcase Soviet Union’s achievements to Russians and visitors from abroad, the Metro was constructed during Stalin's rule to be the "people's palaces".

    Moscow Metro stations are all uniquely designed with decorative elements including mosaics, statues and marble floors. The statues are mostly of everyday heroes and these, along with the depiction of scenes from the communist era, provide an interesting insight into life during Stalin’s reign.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in the city.

    You will be taken to visit a number of Metro stations, most of them built between the 1930s and 1950s, envisioned as ''palaces of the people". Elaborately designed, the stations were purposefully built to illustrate the wealth that socialism provided for the workers and peasants of Soviet Union.

    The metro stations also reflect the art which flourished under Stalin’s rule. Admire the decorations, bronze sculptures, majolica panels, stainless steel columns, glittering chandeliers, stained-glass panels, murals and mosaics.

    At the end of the tour, you will be returned to your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Private guide / translator
    • Entrance fees
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The tour start time is flexible, please state your preferred start time at the time of booking.
    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details
    This is a private tour and operates with a minimum of two people.

  • Reviews
    • moscow metro tour

      Fantastic experience, guide very knowledgeable . A must do trip for anyone planning a trip to Moscow............ makes the London underground look like a rabbit warren !!!!!...

      Linda Love