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Private Shore Excursion: Moscow Highlights on Thursday (for 2-day cruisers)

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  • 16 hr

Depart from St. Petersburg to Moscow by fast train and explore the highlights of Moscow with photo stops. In Moscow, you will see Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Boulevard Ring, the Manezhnaya Square, the Alexander’s Garden, the Red Square, the St Basil’s Cathedral, etc. Return to St. Petersburg is a metro ride to the Moscow train station and a trip on the Sapsan high-speed train. *Actual start time may be slightly adjusted.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Leningradskiy Railway Station

Leningradsky railway station is the passenger terminal of the Moscow-Passenger railway station, located on Komsomolskaya Square and is the oldest of the nine railway stations of the city. *8.00am - 2.00pm - meeting with a guide and driver in St. Petersburg by the ship, transfer to the airport and departure to Moscow.

Duration: 6 hour

Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is a massive white church with the golden dome, built on the high hill by the Moscow river. The current church is the 1997 reconstruction of the old 1883 cathedral, turned down by the Bolsheviks after the revolution. The place was selected by Stalin as a location for the Congress palace, intended to be the tallest building in the world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Boulevard Ring

The Boulevard Ring is the main city promenade, a continuous sequence of 10 boulevards and 13 squares encircling the historic city center. Being one of the traditional rings of Moscow, in reality the Boulevard Ring is not closed and has the shape of a horseshoe, starting and ending near the embankments of the Moscow River.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Manezhnaya (Manege) square is large square near the Alexander’s garden named after Manege – the large structure, currently used for exhibitions. The huge underground mall was constructed here in 1990th, so now it’s a great place for the easy walk or rest. There is a long fountain complex between the square and the garden, inspired by the characters of the Russian fairy tales.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Aleksandrovskiy Sad

The garden is named after the Russian emperor Alexander the 1st. It appeared when Moscow was rebuilt after the war with Napoleon. The garden is located on the place of the Neglinka river, currently hidden underground, which protected the fort’s walls. The most important memorial of the garden is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the eternal flame – Russia’s most important WW2 memorial.

Duration: 1 minutes

Stop At: Red Square

Red in Old Russian also stands for beautiful. So this name marks the beauty of the square, rather than the color of the Kremlin walls or the Soviet history. The Red square is beautiful by day or by night framed by the GUM building and the tall Kremlin wall.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral

Beautiful and ornate St. Basils is what you think is Russia. Dating to the times of Ivan the Terrible, this church is a true decoration of the Red square, which creates the unique Russian feel there. Unlike the similar church in St. Petersburg, St. Basil’s inside is a network of the small chapels, each dedicated to the different saint or holiday. Please note the church has numerous stairs with high steps. *7.00 - 12.00pm - take subway to return back to train station, Fast Sapsan Train back to St.Petersburg and transfer from Moskovsky train station back to the ship .

Duration: 5 hour 30 minutes