Moscow at Daytime
Moscow is amazing, versatile and astonishing. It is a mysterious city, keeping the memory of major historical events, great people and grandiose cultural achievements. Unique historical antiquities and modern technology are peculiarly intertwined in its architecture. The zeitgeist lives in the quiet streets of the ancient and at the same time forever young capital. One can't understand and completely explore Moscow even after having lived here the whole life. If you want to unravel the mystery of the great city, take a city tour and excursion across Moscow.
Cvetaeva's Moscow — sightseeing tour + Cvetaeva Museum;
Esenin's Moscow — sightseeing tour + Esenin Museum;
Vysockij's Moscow — sightseeing tour + Vysockij Museum;
Golden Moscow — a tour to churches of Moscow.
In the evening Moscow plunges into the ocean of lights. Shop windows of stores are lit, restaurants and night clubs call you to drop in, even unremarkable things transforms in the rays of backlight. Life goes on in the city, Moscow became even more spectacular and mysterious. Walking down Tverskoy boulevard in the light of lanterns, it seems like nothing changed since the XIX century. But colorful advertising reminds that Moscow now is almost a cross-border city. Somewhere the light sets the illusion of complete unreality. During the excursion you will see the Saint Basil's Cathedral, enjoy the view of the Kremlin and the Sofia embankment, the view of Moscow from the Vorobyovy Hills. You will visit the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Novodevichy Convent, Poklonnaya Gora, New Arbat Avenue, Tverskoy boulevard, Theatre Square and many other sites.
Waterbus river tour
We offer you a wonderful opportunity learn more about Moscow with waterbus river tour. You will enjoy the best views of the city and you will be able to take unique pictures of monuments from unusual viewpoints. Waterbuses combine comfort and pleasure.
Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius
The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius is situated in the centre of Sergiyev Posad — a town of Moscow Oblast, which is located 85 kilometers from Moscow. The monastery bears the name of highly regarded St. Sergius of Radonezh. The excursion will unveil the story of many historic events, connected to the monastery, which happened in different centuries. In the main building of the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, built in the XV century, lies one of the most respected shrines of Russian Orthodox world — the relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh.
You can get more information and buy this tour in the hotel lobby (rack “Excursions”).
You are not afraid of heights. So, you will definitely enjoy a tour on the 540-meter Ostankino Tower or just Ostankino. It is the highest freestanding structure in Europe. It was the world’s tallest structure from 1975 to 2007. Ostankino now hold the 4th place after the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Canton Tower in Guangzhou and CN Tower in Toronto.
No building in the world can match Ostankino Tower in its importance for society, use of inner area, technical and functional power, and equipment.
The tower is a grandiose building that has 45 relative floors, observation desks at the level of 337 and 340 meters, tens of ring-type areas and balconies. The inner amount is over 70 thousand cubic meters, the useful floor area totals over 15 thousand square meters.
Tours take place in any weather. You will be warned of visibility distance beforehand.
The tour includes:
- the story of the building process, architectural features and technical capacity of the tower;
- lifting in high-speed elevators up to the sightseeing platform (337 meters) and viewing panorama of Moscow;
- the story of sights and architectural dominants of Moscow;
- free time;
- access to the open sightseeing platform (340 meters), tickets are required (under favorable weather conditions).
You have an opportunity to get acquainted with the exposition of the Television and Radio Broadcasting Museum in the tower lobby. You will see unique 3D-photos shot by cosmonaut Sergej Krikaljov.
The cost of the tour
Access to the closed sightseeing desk for one person:
- adults — 980 rubles;
- children under 18 years of age and students — 490 rubles.
Morning tours in working days (Monday-Friday) at 10:00 and 11:00:
- adults — 600 rubles;
- children under 18 years of age and students — 300 rubles.
The open sightseeing platform is available only under favorable weather conditions in summer season from May to October.
The tours starts every hour from 10:00 (the first tour) to 21:00 (the last tour). You can buy tickets before the tour session at the ticket office of the Ostankino Tower.