Walking tours

Alternative Moscow 2-hour walking tour

Availability: Fridays to Sundays
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover off the beaten path quarters of Moscow
  • Visit St. John's Hill, an urban sanctuary with a pre-revolutionary spirit
  • Ride the famous Annushka tram and see Khokhlovka, home to Russian hipsters and street art
  • Stroll Khitrovka, once an unsavory 19th-century neighborhood
What to expect

If you want to understand Moscow's local culture then you should experience it yourself, and discovering off-the-beaten-path Moscow during the Alternative Moscow walking tour is one of the best ways to do so.

A short walk from Red Square and St. Basil's cathedral leads you to a neighborhood full of mystery, urban legends and myths. You will get an overview of 19th-century Moscow, take a historic tram ride and hear spine-tingling stories about ghosts, famous criminals and eccentric merchants.

Sights include:

  • St. John's Hill, an urban sanctuary with a pre-revolutionary spirit
  • Khokhlovka, home to Russian hipsters and street art
  • Khitrovka, the unsavory 19th-century neighborhood crawling with criminals, brothels and alcohol in the 19th century
  • Zamoskvorechie, characterized by beautiful streets and lanes replete with legends and love stories
  • A ride on the Annushka tram
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What's included
  • Tram ticket
  • Guided tour
Reduced price
  • Students: reduced price with a valid student ID
  • Children ages (7-17): reduced

Pamyatnik Svyatym Ravnoapostolnym Kirillu I Mefodiyu, Moskva, Russia, 101000

Meeting point:

Take the purple or orange metro line to Kitay Gorod. Take the escalator (not the stairs). Your guide will meet you in front of the monument to Cyril and Methodius in the center of the Slavyanskaya Square.

  • Fridays to Sundays at 6.00pm
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Moscow Free Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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