On arrival in Moscow you will be met by our friendly representative who will escort you by minivan to your hotel. Your begins right away as on the way to the hotel, you will have the opportunity to get your first glimpse of this truly unique city.This tour is a great start to your trip and the best way to get acquainted with many of the citys major highlights
After the freshen up - proceed for a lunch in the Indian Restaurant. Our professional guide will escort you on a route that includes Vorobyevi Hills where you will get an incredible view of the city from an observation point, you will proceed to Moscow State University which is an example of architecture from the time of Stalin and one of Russias leading schools of higher education, then on to Novodevichiy Convent, the Diplomatic Village, Victory Park, the Triumphal Arch, Kutuzovsky Prospect, theArbat and much more. Have a dinner and back to Hotel .
After Break fast proceed to the Moscow Kremlin and Kremlin Cathedrals. (please note that a visit to the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund is not included in the tour price. It can be added upon request for extra payment). The Kremlin is a fascinating structure, at the same time it is an ancient tower, the citys former military fortification, a palace, an armory, the sovereign treasury and the workplace of the Russian President. The Kremlin is the center of Russias political life and State power and has been home to Tsars, General Secretaries of the Soviet Union and Russian Presidents. The Kremlin has always been the spiritual centre of Russia. You will see several ancient cathedrals on its territory the most famous of which are the Assumption Cathedral, the Archangels Cathedral and the Annunciation Cathedral.
Red Square is just outside the Kremlins walls. While walking on Red Square you will admire the Mausoleum of Lenin, the clock on 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.
In the evening, enjoy a Russian Circus at the Theatere - one of the worlds greatest Show. Have a dinner in the Indian Restaurant and back to Hotel.
Day 3 After break fast proceed to Moscow Victory Park
Moscow Victory Park is located in the south of St. Petersburg on Moskovsky Prospekt. It was founded in 1945 to mark the Allied victory in World War II over Nazi Germany.
The Park, which spreads over 68 hectares, is home to more than 100 types of tree and bush, and includes elements of formal and landscape planning, being decorated with ponds, canals, avenues, and flower gardens. The main artery of the park is the Avenue of Heroes, which is lined by bronze statues of people twice awarded the titles Hero of the Soviet Union and Hero of Socialist Labor. A statue of Marshal Georgy Zhukov, who commanded the Leningrad Front in the fall of 1941, was unveiled for the 50thanniversary of the victory over Germany.
The park is full of reminders of Leningrad's suffering during the war. In front of the park's main pavilion are two figures: "The Front", by Leonid Razumovsky, and "The Rear", by Nikolai Gorenyshev. In 1986, a cross was erected to the victims of the Second World War on the site of a brick factory in whose ovens the bodies of those who died in the Siege of Leningrad were burned.
October 7, 1945 - Moscow Victory Park founded.
July 7, 1946 - Park formally opened.
1961 - Park Pobedy metro station opened.
Myths and Legends
Rumours abounded for a years after the Park opened of strange things happening to people - many said they felt short of breath, or choked, or even fainted. Amid talk of the park having an "aura", an investigation was set up which discovered that the park was on the site of a brick factory whose ovens were used to burn the corpses of people who died during the Siege of Leningrad, as well as soldiers from the front. So many people died that many were roughly buried in unmarked graves in the factory's grounds. Leningraders swear that since a cross was erected on the sight of a mass grave, the ghosts of those who died and were not properly buried have ceased to haunt visitors to the park, and that the previous symptoms have disappeared.
Proceed to New Arbat where you can see the Russia architecture and huge big malls for shopping and also we will visit to Russian art gallery have your dinner in the local restaurant and back to Hotel.
After the break fast check out from Hotel and proceed to Moscow Metro Tour and finally drop to Railway Station for St.Pts.Burg by SAPSAN, 2nd class at 1310 hrs
The Moscow Metro is one of the largest and most grandly built metro systems in the world. It was meant to be a showcase of the Soviet Unions achievements both for the Russians themselves and visitors from abroad. The stations are all uniquely designed with decorative elements including mosaics, statues, marble floors, walls and staircases to name a few.
On Arrival in St. Pts Burg met and assist by the our representative and during the transfer you can explore the glimpse the beauty of City .
Have dinner in the Indian Restaurant and finally check in the hotel.
After a good breakfast at the hotel, you will be escorted to the town ofPushkin (formerly Tsarskoye Selo). The Palace and Park of Tsarskoye Selo is a former country residence of the Russian emperors. It is a fascinating monument of the worlds architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XIX enturies. Its 3 parks occupy an area of 600 hectares on which are located over 100 architectural monuments: from magnificent palaces and grand monuments to intimate pavilions and park sculptures designed by masters of the Venetian school such as P. Baratta, A. Tarsia and D. Bonazza. The center of Tsarskoye Selo is Catherines Palace, containing exquisite decorative objects, furniture, Russian and Western-European paintings, unique collections of porcelain, amber, arms and decorative bronze sculptures. The Palace also contains the Amber Room- a truly unique work of craftsmanship a room made entirely of amber. The room was looted by the Nazis during WWII but luckily most of its pieces were recovered. The room was fully rebuilt in 2003. Tsarskoye Selo was also the main residence of the last Tsar Nicolas II and his family.
In the second half we proceed to Peter and paul fortress tour and visit nevesky prospects for shopping etc and also we can move around the Neva River and finally see in the evening, enjoy a ballet or opera performance at the Mariinsky Theater - one of the worlds greatest musical companies (optional). Another option would be to attend one of Russias premier folk shows, "Feel yourself Russian!" The show is performed by the best folk company in the city. During the intermission, delicious Russian appetizers will be served. Have dinner and back to Hotel.
After breakfast we will head to one of the greatest and largest art museums in the world - the Hermitage. The museum consists of five historical buildings including the Winter Palace - the residence of the Russian Tsars. The museum contains over 3 million pieces of art with dates ranging from high antiquity to the present day. Among the Hermitages treasures are artworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens and a large collection of impressionists and post impressionists including Matisse and Picasso as well as many others. We will spend 3 hours at the museum, however, to view the collection in its entirety would take almost 15 years, spending 8 hours a day in the museum and taking one m