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City Sightseeing Moscow Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Cruise provided by City Sightseeing Moscow

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City Sightseeing Moscow Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
It can be hard to see the highlights of Moscow in a day or two, but this hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing open-top bus tour makes it easy and convenient. Take in views of the city while listening to recorded commentary on the bus. Hop off at any of the stops, including Red Square, the Big Stone Bridge, and Pushkin Fine Arts Museum. Rejoin the bus when you’re ready. Upgrade to include a boat tour of Moscow.
  • Hop-on or hop-off at any of Moscow’s main highlights
  • Views of Moscow from an open-top, double-decker bus
  • Learn about the city with recorded commentary
  • Visit Red Square, Alexander Gardens, and more
What to Expect
Armed with your 2-day ticket, view Moscow’s many landmarks from an open-top, double-decker City Sightseeing bus. As you travel through the city, hop off at any of the stops and rejoin the bus later. Explore Red Square, where you can snap pictures of the multicolored domes of St Basil’s Cathedral. Stop on the Big Stone Bridge and take in the view of the monumental Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Wander through the flower beds of Alexander Gardens or hop off the bus to view the art at the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum. You can also stay on the bus for the whole loop.
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Important Information
  • Bus pass inclusions: 48 or 72 hour bus pass + walking tour
  • Boat pass inclusions: 60 minute boat trip + walking tour
  • Bus & Boat pass inclusions: 48 hour bus pass + 60 minute boat trip + walking tour
  • Vouchers valid for 12 months
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Red Route runs from 10:00am - 6:00pm, every 25 minutes. Duration - 60 minutes. First stop - Bolotnaya Square.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Green Route runs from 10:00am - 6:00pm, every 60 minutes. Duration - 120 minutes. First stop - Bolotnaya Square.
  • Orange Route (currently suspended) runs from 10:30am - 6:30pm, every 30 minutes. Duration - 140 minutes. First stop - Museum of Cosmonautics
  • Walking tour runs daily at 10:45am. Duration - 2 hours 30 minutes. Meeting point - Next to monument of Saints Cyril and Methodius.
  • Boat tour operates 5th May - 20th October, from 11:30am - 6:30pm. Duration - 60 minutes. Meeting point - Zaryadye Park Pier.
  • Mobile and paper vouchers are accepted for this tour.
  • Vouchers can be redeemed at any of the stops along the routes.
  • Vouchers are valid for 12 months
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Guga guters wrote a review Feb. 2020
Curitiba, PR1 contribution2 helpful votes
Definitely not worth the ride, it is very expensive and if you buy for 48 hours it is worth for 2 days actually. I had shopping on Friday around 5 pm and I tried to get in on Sunday and the very stupid woman said it was not worth my ticket I thought it was absurd. the ride on
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Date of experience: February 2020
2 Helpful votes
Catherine G wrote a review Jan. 2020
East Brisbane10 contributions14 helpful votes
Toured Moscow during their holiday time so very busy. Found the hop on hop off bus very convenient. The coordinators on the bus were very helpful and assisted in english. The metro tour that was included in the ticket we purchased was a must for Moscow. The tour guide for the
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Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Vicky R wrote a review Oct. 2019
Saratov, Russia5 contributions5 helpful votes
The views are good, but you have to stay in huge traffic jams in order to see something interesting! It's much better just to walk around, much faster! The text in Russian is read in a very unpleasant voice. The content isn't interesting. During the short route number one the
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Date of experience: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
Kim v wrote a review Oct. 2019
57 contributions30 helpful votes
Great way to see the city as everything is very spread out and its a nice break from walking round and round.
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Date of experience: November 2018
1 Helpful vote
PDubya wrote a review Oct. 2019
Dublin, Ireland28 contributions31 helpful votes
This bus tour is not recommended. Recorded audio was un-inspiring - we much preferred the live presenter of the Free Moscow Tour (a walking tour). The tour was expensive. Due to the Moscow traffic, we spent a lot of time stationary. We also spent quite a bit to time stationary
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Date of experience: April 2019
2 Helpful votes
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By: City Sightseeing Moscow
Great way to get oriented to Moscow
We started our Moscow experience with the hop on hop off. It was a great way to get orientated to the city. The add
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2 days are required
Very very good audio guides- the voice quality was also good and also the anecdotes of history were brilliant. Russ
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Boat trip - TERRIBLE
We got on the bus, but couldn’t buy a 1 day ticket. They suggested we do the 1 hour boat trip and said they would d
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Not the best value for the price
The ticket is quite expensive and covers three different routes in a 24 hour period. The red route is quite excitin
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SLO Motion
Not all their fault , but if you plan on trying this Attraction be patient! Traffic is a big problem first and for
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michael g
Worst hop on/hop off EVER
Waited for 40 minutes in the cold rain for a bus that never came... unacceptable. Traffic is so bad that when on
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Rebecca J
Boat element was excellent
We purchased a ticket online for the boat and bus for 2 days. The boat element was wonderful, we saw some amazing
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it was very enjoyable
it was very interesting seeing things we saw walking around from the bus. so much more to see. we had a lot bett
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The best way to see Moscow
We did both routes but if you have little time then only do the red route.Its very informative and it takes you to
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The worst hope-on hope-off service I've ever seen
Diffiult to understand the route maps and stops. Staff wouldn't help either. Lengthy stops. No air conditioning.
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Peter F
Two Routes
There is a short red route which depending on the traffic takes about an hour. The route is generally around the Re
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Bernardo P
Boat Trips Moscow, Russia
Yesterday, I booked a boat trip with the web page and was totally horrible, didn’t have audio guid
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Good way to see some sites
We usually do these tours when we travel. They get you round and you see the sight . The traffic is quite heavy so
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Was Ok.!
Started our tour of moscow from here, We had got the 2 Day Pass with the boat ride. The route and the map was good
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Poor service on boat and too many waiting times on buses
For the price, you should expect at minimum English speaking tour guides with decent experience, but at least in my
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