Moscow - Russia
When going to the World Championship 2018, explore Moscow with a personal driver
Moscow, the capital of Russia, is an extraordinary city with rich history and culture, which has a lot to offer to a first time traveller. One of the best ways to meet Moscow for one day is with this walking tour program.
Accompanied by your private guide you will not only visit the most famous places in the city, but you will also dive into history of the capital that was founded in the 12 century.
During this walking tour you will get a chance to explore the following landmarks:
Bolshoi Theatre: A historic theatre in Moscow, designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds performances of ballet and opera. The Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera are amongst the oldest and most renowned ballet and opera companies in the world. It is by far the world's biggest ballet company, having more than 200 dancers.
Novodevichy convent : Also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery, is probably the best-known cloister of Moscow. Unlike other Moscow cloisters, it has remained virtually intact since the 17th century. In 2004, it was proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Red Square: In the opinion of many, it is the most important and most famous touristic attraction in Moscow. It was originally made of wood, and its red brick acquired only in the 19th century.
Maly Theatre: A theatre in Moscow, principally associated with the production of plays. Established in 1806 and operating on its present site on the Theatre Square since 1824, the theatre traces its history to the Moscow University drama company, established in 1756.
Gorky Park: Full name is Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, is a central park in Moscow, in 2011 underwent a major reconstruction, becoming one of the most beautiful parks of Moscow and Europe.
The Cathedral of Chirst the Savior: It was originally commissioned after the defeat of Napoleon, but work did not begin on its construction until 1839, but was demolished in 1931 by orders the Soviet government. Cathedral was rebuilt in 2000, loosely based on original designs, but constructed with modern building materials and fitted out with all mod-cons including air conditioning, telecommunications facilities, elevators and underground parking.