Sobornaya square and Kremlin Armoury tour
- from 14100 RUB
- 3 hours
- from 1 pers.
The ensemble of the Kremlin's Cathedral square includes amazing examples of ancient Russian architecture – the cathedrals of Annunciation, Archangel, Dormition, along with Ivan the Great bell tower, the Church of the Deposition of the Robe, The Patriarchal Chambers, the Church of the Twelve Apostles and the Palace of the Facets. These architectural monuments have witnessed many dramatic pages in the history of Russia – the monarchs coronations, the main Royal decrees announcements, the patriarchs funeral processions. The Cathedral square has been standing for more than 500 years and still continues to surprise everyone who has visited it.
The highlight of the Moscow Kremlin ensemble is the Tsar Bell. You will certainly see it with your guide. And nearby the Tsar Cannon is situated – an amazing example of the foundry art of the old Russian masters, which has no analogues in the world.
During the tour, you will visit one, two or all three of the Kremlin's Cathedrals – it will depend on your desire. Today, each of them houses the unique samples of the old Russian painting and other works of art.
After that you will take a tour of the Kremlin Armoury – one of the oldest museums in Moscow It leaves a truly indelible impression on all those who were lucky enough to touch the centuries-old history and see its rare and unique exhibits firsthand.
The heritage of the Tsar dynasties throughout nine centuries can be found in nine spacious halls, besides the storage and workshops. The entire history of the Russian statehood is presented here with almost four thousand precious items, including Monomakh's Cap, opulent carriages, gold-embroidered clothes, weapons, Faberge eggs and personal belongings of the Russian tsars. You can also admire jewelry, the gifts to Russian tsars from the foreign embassies and other inimitable items. Your guide will show you the most remarkable of them and tell a lot about the Imperial past of Russia.
The Kremlin Armoury currently houses the Russian Diamond Fund - please, inform us if you want to visit it as well.
The guided tour starts on the Red Square in the agreed point and ends near the Armoury. At your wish this excursion may be included in your sightseeing program or a transfer to the Red Square can be provided at your request.
The nearest metro station is Okhotny Ryad.
Tour price per group
- professional English-speaking guide service for 1,5 hours;
- entrance tickets to the architectural ensemble of the Cathedral square;
- skip the line entrance tickets to the Kremlin Armoury.
Any other language besides of English and bigger group size are available upon request.
A transfer to the Red Square can be provided at your request.
The price may be not valid on December 31, during the New Year holidays and in case of the late order placement - less than 15 days before start.