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Begin your 2-hour small-group walking tour at Solovetsky Stone, a memorial to victims of political oppression in Lubyanka Square. Your guide will explain the history of the stone and point out Moscow’s former KGB headquarters.

Stroll to Revolution Square. Learn about the 1917 Revolution, along with the Stalin era, the Cold War, the Soviet Movement for Freedom, and other important moments in the history of the USSR.

As you walk through the city, notice landmarks like the Bolshoi Theater, the Museum of Revolution, and the Gulag Museum. Make your way down Tverskaya Street, Moscow’s main avenue. You’ll pass by the Soviet-era cafe Sluzhebny Vhod. View Eliseevsky Gastronum, a famous Moscow grocery store.

Your tour ends at Pushkinskaya Square.

Locations visited
Revolution Square (Ploshchad Revolutsii)
Lubyanka Square
Solovetskiy Stone
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Overview
Learn the Communist history of Moscow on this 2-hour small-group walking tour. And English-speaking guide explains the significance of the squares and streets as you stroll down Moscow’s main avenues. Pass by the former KGB headquarters, the Bolshoi Theater, and a Soviet-era cafe. Pause in Revolution Square to understand the 1917 Revolution that brought the Soviets to power.
Highlights
  • An English-speaking guide illustrates the Soviet history of Moscow
  • Learn about the 1917 Revolution in Revolution Square
  • View many landmarks of Moscow, including the Bolshoi Theater
  • Stroll down Tverskaya Street, Moscow’s main avenue
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Reviewed 1 week ago
A look behind the scenes

Two years ago I was taking the free walking tour of these guys and it was great. As I got more and more interested in the topic of communism and the soviet times, I decided to take the communist-tour, too. We were a group of...More

Thank Tilo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Learn more about Moscow

Free Walking Guide Was nice to know and learn about Moscow Communist time. Many history and building are still standing in the city. Another knowledge.

Thank Darwin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Relaxed walking tour with fun guide and many interesting stories!

The tour was interesting as our guide shared places and stories with us that we would not have known otherwise during our visit to Moscow! For example: we walked through one of the streets in the tour, and walked right by what she called "the...More

Thank BasG114
Reviewed 15 August 2018
Okay but better things to do for less money

We did this tour on our first evening in Moscow. The tour started promptly and was a small group. Our guide was okay but made a very poor taste joke. We were expecting more history of communism and it felt more like a general tour...More

1  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 1 August 2018
Well curated and a balanced insight into communist Moscow

The tour commenced at the square in front of the Lubyanka prison, just in front of one of the entrance/ exit gates of the Lubyanka Metro station. The exit number was clearly mentioned on the web ticket. It began on the dot of 5.30 pm....More

Thank DrMrinmay
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