How could a man without education laid the Moscow subway? What do coral reefs and sea urchins do in the walls of stations? Do the authorities wanted to flood and destroy the Moscow metro? A thousand secrets of the main subway of Russia you will learn in the underground journey. "Revolution square" with 80 bronze sculptures, masterpieces of painting on " Kievskaya", revolutionary art at the "Mayakovskaya"— you will see: the metro in Moscow is also a Museum! Visiting Moscow for the first time, you will be certainly fascinated by the old streets and beautiful cathedrals of the past centuries, rich decoration of churches and the splendor of the squares. But only a few tourists know that under Moscow there is a world surrounded by beauty and legends. It's the Moscow metro. It is not just a transport system created for the convenience of moving around the huge city, it is a real temple of art, engineering and history. Their history is no less interesting than their luxurious interiors. What about the fact that in the fist days of the war, the military and politicians wanted to completely flood the subway, and then continued construction, despite all difficulties.
Welcome, my friends! My name is Yuri and I hope i`ll be your guide soon. I am a certified guide with a license, that gives me the right to organize excursions in our magnificent city of Moscow. During the world Cup in Moscow I was a guide for many tourists from all over the world. I showed to the guests our magnificent city during walking and from the boat. Believe me, all the guests were satisfied and happy. Now I`d like to introduce you a new entertainment, which I hope will interest you.
From the first years the Moscow metro supposed to be used as an object of civil defense. During the world war II thousands of Muscovites were hiding here from air raids. After the war, the new stations are designed to provide a weapons of mass destruction protection. In our days the shelter is still working! You will learn how this system works today, you will see the hidden elements of the shelter.
Since our tour will be mostly on your feet, I ask you to wear comfortable shoes. But don't worry, we'll make as many stops as you need.
During our walk I will answer all your questions. After the trip, I will offer you interesting places to visit in Moscow and show you a convenient way to the place you need.
Mysteries of underground palaces