The heart of Moscow


Short description: This is a tour around the top Moscow places of interest: the Alexander Garden and the Red Square. It is a perfect choice to begin your acquaintance with the city and to know more about the history and culture of Moscow.

Full description: Alexander Garden is one of the most popular places in Moscow, beloved both by Moscovites and by tourists, full of historical monuments. Walking through the Alexander Garden you will find out the history of the Kremlin, how it grew and developed.

Manezhnaya square is situated between the Alexander Garden and the Red Square, it’s a perfect place to observe almost half of the central “must see” places and remember about the second fortress in the city center – Kitay-Gorod.

The Red Square, the very heart of Moscow, is the largest and most famous square in Russia. It didn’t change much in the last 100 years, its history dates back to the 15th century. Over the centuries, Red Square served the function of a central marketplace as well as a meeting place for the Muscovite masses. The square saw countless speeches, demonstrations, parades and other large gatherings. Visitors now come to Red Square to appreciate its beautiful architecture.

During the tour you’ll find out:

· how did the Kremlin appear;

· what a river flows near the Kremlin in an underground pipe;

· what was the previous name of the Red Square;

· who is buried near the Kremlin wall;

· where were the state treasuries kept;

· and much more.

During the tour you’ll see:

· one of the oldest Moscow public gardens;

· the monuments devoted to the victory over Napoleon;

· tomb of the unknown soldier;

· the GUM department store;

· Kremlin wall necropolis;

· St.Basil’s Cathedral;

· and much more.

Meeting point: on the square near the Kutafia tower (the main entrance to the Kremlin), metro station Alexander Garden

How to find: exit No.4 from the metro station Alexander Garden to Manezhnaya street

Route: Alexander Garden – Manezhnaya square – State Historical museum – GUM department store – St. Basil’s Cathedral

Duration: 2 hours

Ending point: Manezhnaya square

Guide: Olga


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