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Kremlin, Red Sq., Cathedrals, Armory, Diamond Fund Tour

5 hours

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Description

The Kremlin is truly a fascinating structure, at the same time it is an ancient tower, the city’s former military fortification, a palace, an armory, the sovereign treasury and the workplace of the Russian President. The Kremlin is the center of Russia’s political life and State power and has been home to Tsars, General Secretaries of the Soviet Union and Russian Presidents. Red Square is beneath the Kremlin’s walls. Among the sights included in the tour are the Mausoleum of Lenin, the clock at the Savior (Spasskaya) Tower – showing the most correct Moscow time, the History Museum, the beautiful Cathedral of the Intercession (the Church of St Basil the Blessed), Kazansky Cathedral and many other outstanding pieces of Russian architecture. Besides you will have internal visits to the Assumption Cathedral, the Archangel’s Cathedral and the Annunciation Cathedral. The armory was the first museum in Moscow open to the public. This world-wide known treasure house presents ancient Russian regalia, ceremonial dress of the Tsars, church hierarchs´ vestments, gold and silverware by Russian, European and Eastern masters, arms and armor, royal carriages and horse ceremonial harnesses. The museum´s exhibits are unique because of the precious materials, high artistic level and particular value of the exhibits especially their historical value and value to the Russian State as a whole. The museum contains more than 10 thousand exhibits dated from the 12th to the 20th century. The Diamond Fund was set up in 1922. It originally contained the treasury of Russia and the crowned jewels of the Russian Tsars. Special attention is also given to the Soviet Diamond as the Soviet Union was one of the main suppliers to the world diamond market. Today, the collection of the Diamond Fund consists of fabrics, furniture jewelry, gold and platinum nuggets, precious stones, including one of the largest diamonds in the world. One of the most important short Moscow tours that we offer, you will not be disappointed.

Tour duration

5 hours

What's included
  • Private guide
  • Museum entrance fee
  • Pick-up at your hotel
  • audio guide in the Diamond Fund

Prices
Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6
Price per person $340 $280 $178 $153 $138 $128

Schedule
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday not available
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

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