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The Mighty Moscow Kremlin& Novodevichy Convent

Red Square imageRed Square

Enjoy a guided visit to the Moscow Kremlin, and see all the treasures of the famous museums, including the Armory and the Diamond Hall. “Kremlin” is not actually a specific place name, but means “fortress”. The most well-known kremlin is of course the one in Moscow, at Red Square. And Red Square is not actually Red because of the red bricks, but because "red" in the old Russian language meant "beautiful".

Tsar's heritage imageTsar's heritage

There are many kremlins in Russia and in Moscow alone we will show you a few!

St Basil's Cathedral imageSt Basil's Cathedral

A long-time symbol of Russia, the St Basil's Cathedral rival many of world famous buildings. Some claim it's the most amazing cathedral they've ever seen! Come to find out for yourself, and take a guided tour inside to know all the secrets of this mysterious temple.

the Novodevichy Convent imagethe Novodevichy Convent

Tour continues with a visit to the Novodevichy Convent. It was founded in 1524 to celebrate the victory over Lithuania. The oldest building is the white Cathedral, with 16th-century frescoes.

Moscow State Univercity at Sparrow Hills imageMoscow State Univercity at Sparrow Hills

From there, we are that close to Lenin Hills (Sparrow Hills) with the observation platform, which gives a good panoramic view of the city. We are on a steep bank 85 m above the river, or 200 m (660 ft) above the sea level. Moscow State University, one of 5 Josef Stalin’s famous skyscrapers, is right behind you.

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