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Riding the city's underground subway system is a sightseeing tour in itself with huge, vaulted, marble-columned stations - some with ornate mosaics and splendid stained glass - designed and decorated by famous Russian architects and sculptors.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Moscow 119048, Russia
District Central (TsAO)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For about US 50 cents you can ride the entire Metro taking in each Museum like Station, each with its own theme, whether Bronze Statues, Stained Glass Panels, Mosaics on the Ceilings, on the Walls, large Cathedral Ceiling with Chandeliers, just have your camera ready....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Eugene H
Reviewed 2 days ago

With our guide we had the chance to visit several metro stations. All different and richly decorated, they are works of art from the old period and today for the last stations that have just opened. Many people but we can easily take the time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ylachanc
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was ever so impressed with the Metro, we went to multiple stations and each one was so very different, clean, orderly and on-time, not to be missed

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Moscow Subway is an underground art museum. The Moscow subway actually has chandeliers! Coming from New York City, it is other-worldly. Clean, safe and very affordable. An efficient and enjoyable way to get around.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NYCTraveler88
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Who would think subway stations can be so beautiful? Unbelievable architecture craftsmanship and designs. I wish modern day development will use the old artistic designs. Train services are great as well. Definitely worth a trip through few stations to see the architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shan1_11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was on a solo friendly trip and our tour guide brought us to several metro stations. They were so unbelievably gorgeous- I was stunned. Such an amazing sight and pristine!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank highflyer07
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the famous Moscow subways on a Sunday, when not crowded with people. For us it was a psychedelic experience. We've also made a movie for our youtube channel in timelapse mode, where we presenting the main metros, at 2 x speed, for as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danbekajourney
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love the Moscow Metro (subway) systems! My favorite line was the one that went to the "Airmall" (Moscow City) station! This line has modern trains that feature extensive sound deadening and an air ride suspension. All of the trains get you close to where...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greg D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's of the 4 floor down metro station . The difficulty is nobody speaks English and nothing has been written in English . You need to see travel guide metro translated in English and then refer to see where you want to go .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank akshaymay2981
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its amazing to think that the metro would get so many visitors....and yet it does. To get a real idea of the metro take a train to a few stations then return to the one you started from. Its not expensive but each one has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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GeoffreyCardozo
October 8, 2018|
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Response from tatasz | Reviewed this property |
Moscow Metro features 222 stations, so a bit out of hand to list them all. For visiting purposes, I would recommend to stick to the brown line (the smallest circle), and whatever is inside of it if you want to visit actual... More
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tonk911
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Uday V | Reviewed this property |
I really don't recall names of the stations. However, I recall taking a Metro nearest to Red Square. 1 - 2 hours are sufficient to travel / see many stations. I travelled from Red square to see a circus. In about an hour I... More
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Nafi d
July 22, 2018|
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Response from yartsey | Reviewed this property |
You can get maps from the ticket office the lines are all numbered just check the name of the end station on each line to make sure your going the right way your be fine
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