October Revolutionoffered by supplier M21641 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey Museum Tours
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1600 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2300 Euro (EUR)
Day 2: Moscow. Special city tour depicted to October revolution places. We start our story from the place where the first Russian revolution started. The street named 1905 year with the monument depicted to the fighters of the First Russian revolution of 1905-1907. Then we visit a museum depicted to that events for better understanding further happened events. Historical museum “Presnya” was opened in 1924. It was a wooden house where the first official office of Bolshevik party started working. At the moment is a part of the Museum. In the museum you get acquaintance with the events of 1905-1907 through dynamic diorama “Heroic Presnya”.
After this area we move to the central part of the city along Tverskaya street, “National” hotel, Bolshoy Theatre, Metropole hotel, Lubyanka Square, Kremlin area. Next stop is in the Park Museon-sculpture park where after perestroika time a lot of monuments of Soviet leaders were brought from all over Moscow and Moscow region. During the tour you will see one of the biggest monuments of Lenin, visit Vorobyevy Hill (former Lenin Hills). You have the possibility to see the train which brought the Lenin’s body to Moscow after his death. During the tour you hear a lot of stories about revolution, Lenin and his closest comrades.
Day 3: In the morning Visiting Lenins’ Tomb and the necropolis. Kremlin Tour with its long long history before and after the revolution. Visiting the Armory museum. In the afternoon visiting Museum of New Russian History. The museum is located in the former English Club. The museum was called “The museum of revolution” and was opened in 1917. Nowadays it is Museum of Modern history of Russia.
Day 4: In the morning check – out from the hotel. Visiting country estate “Leninsliye Gorki” famous place connected with Vladimir Lenin. Architectural Park ensemble of the estate of Gorki is the crown jewel of the State historical Museum-reserve "Gorki Leninskie". The estate of Gorki – one of the few common estates of Russia with well-preserved interiors of buildings. Beautiful surroundings, unique architecture and unique history of the estate is a genuine interest. In June 1918, the estate was nationalized. South of the Lodge and other buildings of the estate have been adapted for the resort. On 25 September 1918. in Slides for the first time came to the head of the first Soviet government, the Chairman of the Council of people's Commissars V. Lenin. Here he regained strength after the injury, and then came back for vocations and weekends. In may of 1923, Lenin lived in the estate constantly. Here he worked on books, articles, letters, pondered the ideas that formed the basis of the plan for the electrification of Russia, development of the new economic policy, the creation of the Soviet Union. More than two and a half years in total Lenin spent in Leninskiye Gorki Estate. Here 21 January 1924 Vladimir Lenin died.
In 1949 the memorial House-Museum of V. I. Lenin was opened in the estate, the exhibition which was presented personal belongings of Lenin and the Ulyanov family. Return to Moscow.
Day 5: In the morning check –out the hotel. Transfer to the train station. Departure to St. Petersburg by high –speed train. The guide meets at the train station and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. Departure for the city tour. Saint Petersburg is often called the city of three revolutions, and really the capital of the Russian Empire shuddered more than many other Russian cities. Events that changed the course of history not only of our country but the whole world unfolded in the squares of St Petersburg during the last two centuries. We will visit Peter and Paul fortress – the main political prison of the Empire, will see the Senate square, where in 1825 the Decembrists troops withdrew. The Kshesinskaya mansion, where in 1917 Lenin spoke from the balcony, as well as many other significant places. In addition, you will be able to find copies of historical documents and photographs.
Places to visit: Peter and Paul fortress, the Kshesinskaya mansion, Finland station, house of the tsarist Minister Durnovo, Senate square, Yusupov Palace, Mariinsky Palace, Palace square, Winter Palace, Church on spilled Blood, Marsovo cemetery (Marsovo field).
Day 6: In the morning excursion to Hermitage-Winter Palace. The main city Museum will put on a show in honor of the anniversary of the October revolution of 1917. Petersburgers and city visitors will enjoy themed exhibition, a light show and a reenactment of the past. In the afternoon – visiting Cruiser “Aurora”. In 1917 the Aurora's crew took an active part in the February and October revolutionary activities and the Civil War repulsing international intervention. In 1922-1923 the cruiser Aurora became one of the first warships on the Baltic sea to be put into service as a specialized ship for training. Till 1940 students of Naval colleges did practical work on the cruiser. "The Aurora" again sailed a lot and visited foreign ports. In 1924 the cruiser was awarded the Red Banner of the USSR Central Committee and in 1927 decorated with the order of Red Banner. With the beginning of the Great Patriotic War the cruiser Aurora with its crew defended Leningrad.
Day 7: Transfer to the airport and flight home. The itinerary is possible to make longer and add more days.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Accommodation in 4* hotel with breakfast
- Transfer airport-hotel – airport with the guide
- Excursions by the itinerary
- Tickets to the museums according to the itinerary
- Professional guide service
- Transportation for full day (car business class or Minivan Mercedes Sprinter)
- Train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg by speed train “Sapsan”
- All taxes
- international flight to Moscow.
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