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St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow
St. Basil’s Cathedral stands as Moscow’s most famous artistic work of architecture. St. Basil’s is Russia’s most recognizable building and gives to the Russian people the same sort of symbol of romantic pride as the Eiffel Tower provides to the French.

Legend says that Ivan the Terrible blinded the architect after he was finished to prevent him from building another cathedral as magnificent as St. Basil’s.

Originally, its sides were wooden, but during the reign of Catherine II the Great, the walls were reconstructed in the same stone seen today, and covered in swirling colors and designs.

There are more than 400 icons painted between the 14th and 19th centuries by the most famous schools of Novgorod and Moscow hanging on the walls.

A narrow pathway leads you from one alter to another, passing through a wooden spiral staircase so well hidden in a wall, that it was only found during the 1970 restoration of the cathedral.


Taking in the medieval aura and mystical spirituality of St. Basil’s imbues visitors with what can only be described as a quintessential Russian experience.

See it on following tours

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 10, 2019

7 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Enjoy the classic 4+ star program, seeing the major highlights of two gorgeous Russian capitals and taking advantage of the best guides, downtown hotels and good value for money.

Private tour | Classic, Soul

Definitive Treasures of Two Capitals
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Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

11 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Cross Russia off your bucket list of "must" journeys of a lifetime with the ultimate private itinerary, built around your preferences. Enjoy all the unmissable sights with local pros, stay at best 5-star central hotels, private transfers, free visas, and plenty of free time to explore on your own.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Going to Russia is always an unforgettable experience to remember for years and years! Enjoy top sights of Moscow & St. Petersburg: from the beauty of the Red Square and the Kremlin to Peterhof Parks and Catherine's Palace, with our tailor-made private tour.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 10, 2019

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Find your inspiration and fall in love with genuine Russia, exploring the must-sees of Moscow and St. Petersburg with the professional local guides, our signature service, and the best value for money.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 08, 2019

11 days

3 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Saint Petersburg

Set off on an unforgettable small group tour and see the best of extraordinary Russia. Stay in the centrally located hotels, enjoy guided sightseeing tours, see the highlights of Moscow, St Petersburg, the Golden Ring, and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Private tour | Classic, Heritage, Soul

Premium tour to Russia
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Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

16 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Saint Petersburg | Petrozavodsk | Kizhi Island

Get an in-depth exploration of Russia during the fully-customizable private tour with included Russian visas and best hotels that covers it all: ancient towns called "Russian Vatican", the gorgeous region of Karelia, Kizhi Island and traditional villages, as well as the unmissable sights of both capitals, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 10, 2019

7 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Embark on a journey-of-a-lifetime with our very popular small group tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Prepare to witness and fall in love with the great culture, art and history of the country, visible on every corner of the magnificent cities.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Our private tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg is a dream come true: accommodation in select 5-star properties, sightseeing tours with professional local guides, private drivers, included visa processing, and all the must-sees in one trip.

Private tour | Gold, Easy Pace, Heart

Luxury Moscow City Break
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Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

4 days

1 city

1 country

Moscow

Experience the best of Russia’s bustling metropolitan capital, glorious Moscow, and see its main highlights during an exclusive 4-day private tour. Explore the iconic Red Square, go inside the Kremlin walls to its famous Armoury Chamber, and see the best of Russian art in Tretyakov Gallery.
Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 10, 2019

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

See the glorious Russian capitals at their best with the Premium tour package. Central 5-star hotels, top local guides, and all the highlights in one nine-day trip.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
May 08, 2019

11 days

3 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Saint Petersburg

Treat yourself to an impeccable Russia experience and tour the two capitals and the historical Golden Ring towns with our Premium package. Best 5-star hotels, Russian visas, top sights, and all the must-sees included.

Private tour | Classic, Top Picks, Soul

Discover Scandinavia and Russian Capitals with this small group tour
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16 days

8 cities

5 countries

Copenhagen | Oslo | Flam | Bergen | Stockholm | Helsinki | Saint Petersburg | Moscow

There is hardly any other journey in the world that can match to a level of cultural diversity and impressions! Explore Natural wonders of Norway and Scandinavia and finish your journey in the heart of Russia.
E.g., Apr 19 2019