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City Tour: St. Basil’s Cathedral

"St Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, Moscow"

Absorb the beautiful colours of Moscow's famous cathedral

Enjoy the beautiful sights of St Basil’s Cathedral inside and out with this tour of the city.

The Cathedral is official called ‘The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Virgin by the Moat’. The ‘Basil’ name came from a Muscovite holy fool who was buried here.

This Cathedral is now a museum with stunning patterned paintwork galleries and a soaring tented 16th Century roof. During restoration of the building, they discovered a hidden spiral staircase which they now use to invite you into the beauty of this Cathedral within.

With this tour, you’ll see all the famous sights of Moscow, starting in the Red Square before seeing the Lenin Mausoleum, the Kremlin, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, New Maidens Convent and Moscow State University.

This tour includes a glorious stroll along the Moskva embankment and a chance to see Moscow at its finest from the Sparrow Hills observation point before moving on to the Memorial Complex at Poklonnaya Hill and sights such as New Arbat and Pushkin Square before finishing at Manezhnaya Square.

With this excursion, you’ll see all the authentic architecture of the buildings surrounding Moscow before immersing yourself in the religious culture of St. Basil’s Cathedral.

Excursion details

Location: Russia, Moscow

Category: Culture and History

Duration: 4 hours

Restrictions: Available every day - No Restrictions but involves walking

Guides available: English - German - French - Spanish - Other languages are available though there maybe a price variation.
Price per person 1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-5 PAX 6-9 PAX
GBP £191.00 £102.00 £59.00 £44.00
EUR €224.00 €120.00 €70.00 €52.00
USD $238.00 $127.00 $74.00 $55.00

Price notes: Includes a local guide and any entrance or other fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated. For groups of more than 10 people, price will be provided on application.

Duration of the excursion is approximate and may vary according to local conditions.