Walking tours - Moscow's history


We love discovering Moscow by foot. Even though we know the city quite well, on a walking tour with a guide you'll see&hear many interesting details which you'd never seen before and which will give you a better understanding of and appreciation for this wonderful city.

Last year we developed this succesfull walking tour series together with the local company Strelka Travel. You sign up for a series of 3 walks which will take place in May & June every other week on Tuesdays. The walks will start at 10.00 and end around 12.00. Below you'll see the dates & the high level information of the tour.

We need a minimum of 5 participants and we only have 10 spots, so please email to tips@moscowliving.org if you'd like to participate or if you have more questions.

We hope to see you on this tour!

Regular price 1500RB per walk, if you sign up for all 3 walking tours only 1300RB per walk!


Tuesday May 14th

Kitay Gorod neighborhood- 16th century Moscow

- Varvarka street - one of the oldest streets in Moscow

- Boyar Romanov Chambers of 16th century

- the Old English Court that witnessed the birth of Anglo-Russian relations at the times of Ivan the Terrible 

- New urban Zaryadye park with Kremlin view

- Russian baroque St. Trinity Church in Nikitniki


Tuesday May 28th

Zamoskvorechye neighborhood - 18th century Moscow - Marfo-Mariinsky Convent founded by Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna - The majestic building of St. Clement's Orthodox Church - The wooden house of Alexander Ostrovsky - the "Russian Shakespeare" - Pyatnitskaya Street with its cafes and restaurants - Old Tretyakov Gallery


Tuesday June 11th

Petrovka Street neighborhood - 19th century Moscow

- Hermitage Garden and Novaya Opera Theatre 

- Petrovka, 38 - Moscow Criminal Police Office famous for the self-titled soviet movie

- St. Peter's Monastery (Vysoko-Petrovsky Monastery) where maternal relatives of Peter the Great were buried

- MMOMA with the outdoor sculptures

- Imperial Korsh Theatre 

- TSUM building (the old Mur and Merlise department store)

- Bolshoi Theatre and Theatre Square


Photo credits: Strelka travel

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