Moscow, Russia
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commentOffered in: English


In its nearly 70 years of existence, the U.S.S.R. was the center of world-changing events, but it can be difficult to truly understand what life was like behind the Iron Curtain. This walking tour covers Russian history from the 1917 revolution to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 as your guide takes you to places where history was made, from the KGB headquarters to the site of capitalism's first post-fall appearance.
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personal experience
  • Get personal insight into life during the Soviet era from your guide
  • Visit historic locations missed by many visitors
  • Deepen your understanding of the complexities of the U.S.S.R.


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, Aug 2018

We had this tour with Andrew, and we enjoyed it a lot. Frankly, for me it was the best tour ever. Andrew has great mastery on the history of Russia and Moscow in particular, and his stories are insightful, surprising and well documented. He helped us make sense of the city well beyond what we could achieve on our own. He is also a very authentic storyteller, and, although we did not always agree with his historical perspectives, we greatly appreciated the opportunity to understand better his point of view. We traveled with two boys, aged 11 and 12, who enjoyed the tour a lot - especially all the fun stories and insights about Moscow's buildings and its historical personalities, and the details about last century's wars. The only improvement could be, for larger groups, a way to hear better the guide at times the boys said they could not hear everything. As adults, we managed to hear everything fine. In brief, we strongly recommend the tour.

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