Moscow Red Square Excursion Reviews

Located in Moscow, Red Square is recognized the world over in part due to St. Basil's Cathedral with its colorful, swirling architecture, but it has also played a significant part in the country's history. Today, visitors will find it host to festivals, concerts and other cultural events.
Unfortunately Red Square was being set up with stages and fences for Russia Day when we visited, ...
Unfortunately Red Square was being set up with stages and fences for Russia Day when we visited, detracting somewhat from it's magnificence. Lenin's Tomb was also closed for several days.
Unfortunately Red Square was being set up with stages and fences for Russia Day when we visited, detracting somewhat from it's magnificence. Lenin's Tomb was also closed for several days. Read Less
Sail Date June 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Local guide gave us history and lots of personal insights.
Local guide gave us history and lots of personal insights.
Local guide gave us history and lots of personal insights. Read Less
Sail Date May 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Guide was wonderful but lots of walking.
Guide was wonderful but lots of walking. Enjoyed the free time for a snack
Guide was wonderful but lots of walking. Enjoyed the free time for a snack Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Everywhere you turned there was something great to see.
Everywhere you turned there was something great to see. It’s truly a feast for the eyes. And it was so clean even with thousands of people there b
Everywhere you turned there was something great to see. It’s truly a feast for the eyes. And it was so clean even with thousands of people there b Read Less
Sail Date May 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Had some free time here on one of the trips, but also went by day and night independently.
Had some free time here on one of the trips, but also went by day and night independently. It was great to see it lit up at night. I do not know if it happens every night, but it was closed at midnight, just after the clock struck. We ... Read More
Had some free time here on one of the trips, but also went by day and night independently. It was great to see it lit up at night. I do not know if it happens every night, but it was closed at midnight, just after the clock struck. We have been thrown out of a number of places late at night, but Red Square is a first. Read Less
Sail Date May 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Guide made everything easy and comprehensible
Guide made everything easy and comprehensible
Guide made everything easy and comprehensible Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Volga Dream
We did the all-day trip from St.
We did the all-day trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow via high-speed train, and while expensive, was well worth it and we were very glad we did. Extremely interesting just driving around Moscow, but the tour of the Kremlin with all its ... Read More
We did the all-day trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow via high-speed train, and while expensive, was well worth it and we were very glad we did. Extremely interesting just driving around Moscow, but the tour of the Kremlin with all its churches and the museum with Faberge eggs was fascinating. Crystal had obtained a private tour of the Kremlin Palace, which only a handful of people get to do a day and it was awesome. It was a very exclusive tour, our guide who used to be Mikhail Gorbachev's translator was phenomenal, and the beauty of the palace was astounding. Then we had an incredible Russian meal at the most lavish restaurant I've ever seen. Finally, we toured Red Square and got some great pictures, time for shopping, etc, then back on the high speed train (4 hours each way). Returned to the ship after midnight, but would highly recommend- a once in a lifetime experience. The thousands of others at the Kremlin & Red Square did not get to see what we did in the Kremlin Papace. Read Less
Sail Date July 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Crystal Cruises
While Red Square was amazing, we did not know that we would have over an hour to walk around on our ...
While Red Square was amazing, we did not know that we would have over an hour to walk around on our own. If we had known, we would have planned our time accordingly.
While Red Square was amazing, we did not know that we would have over an hour to walk around on our own. If we had known, we would have planned our time accordingly. Read Less
Sail Date June 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Part of history not to be missed.
Part of history not to be missed. Includes St Basil's Cathedral, GUM shopping mall and more.
Part of history not to be missed. Includes St Basil's Cathedral, GUM shopping mall and more. Read Less
Sail Date May 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Fabulous place with views of the Kremlin and the famous St.
Fabulous place with views of the Kremlin and the famous St. Bail's church.
Fabulous place with views of the Kremlin and the famous St. Bail's church. Read Less
Sail Date May 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Wonderful experience.
Wonderful experience. I was there in 1971, it has changed so much. Incredibly clean!
Wonderful experience. I was there in 1971, it has changed so much. Incredibly clean! Read Less
Sail Date May 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Included tour with Viking.
Included tour with Viking. i enjoyed this tour. Included my two favorite sites, St Basil's Cathedral and the history museum. Unfortunately, only about 1 hour and 20 minutes of free time to enjoy.
Included tour with Viking. i enjoyed this tour. Included my two favorite sites, St Basil's Cathedral and the history museum. Unfortunately, only about 1 hour and 20 minutes of free time to enjoy. Read Less
Sail Date May 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
It was a trip to remember and it was possible because our bus driver and local guide were so good ...
It was a trip to remember and it was possible because our bus driver and local guide were so good and the Russian scenery was colorful, amazing and very exotic
It was a trip to remember and it was possible because our bus driver and local guide were so good and the Russian scenery was colorful, amazing and very exotic Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Vodohod
Although there was an event with grandstands in the middle of the square we could still appreciate ...
Although there was an event with grandstands in the middle of the square we could still appreciate St. Basils, GUM, and the walls of the Kremlin from outside. The atmosphere was touristy and crowded, but still able to appreciate the ... Read More
Although there was an event with grandstands in the middle of the square we could still appreciate St. Basils, GUM, and the walls of the Kremlin from outside. The atmosphere was touristy and crowded, but still able to appreciate the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier. Even ate McDonald's at the square... who would have thought. Read Less
Sail Date August 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Red Square was beautiful and had some very unique features to it, particularly the way the food ...
Red Square was beautiful and had some very unique features to it, particularly the way the food and souvenir shops were set up. There was a preparation for a big event in town and that made parts of the area unavailable We enjoyed each ... Read More
Red Square was beautiful and had some very unique features to it, particularly the way the food and souvenir shops were set up. There was a preparation for a big event in town and that made parts of the area unavailable We enjoyed each of these excursions. Would've preferred a little more free time. Guide was very good. Read Less
Sail Date August 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
We had the best view of Red Square, without any parades of exhibitions.
We had the best view of Red Square, without any parades of exhibitions. Large, spacious and extremely clean.
We had the best view of Red Square, without any parades of exhibitions. Large, spacious and extremely clean. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Who knew I'd be allowed as an American to stand there?
Who knew I'd be allowed as an American to stand there?
Who knew I'd be allowed as an American to stand there? Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Surrounded by magnificent shops and the Kremlin.
Surrounded by magnificent shops and the Kremlin.
Surrounded by magnificent shops and the Kremlin. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Red Square was beautiful, especially at night.
Red Square was beautiful, especially at night. If possible go to GUM department store; it is like Harrod's.
Red Square was beautiful, especially at night. If possible go to GUM department store; it is like Harrod's. Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
A whole different experience from the pictures and stories we are told in the US about this place.
A whole different experience from the pictures and stories we are told in the US about this place. It was playful, fun, open, friendly, clean, just wonderful
A whole different experience from the pictures and stories we are told in the US about this place. It was playful, fun, open, friendly, clean, just wonderful Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Lovely to see in real life.
Lovely to see in real life.
Lovely to see in real life. Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
With its Eastern design, Red Square is a "must see".
With its Eastern design, Red Square is a "must see".
With its Eastern design, Red Square is a "must see". Read Less
Sail Date May 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Not quite what we expected.
Not quite what we expected. Much more busy than expected. There was an equestrian exhibition and access was restricted during that time. Luckily it had just ended and we could get in with no problems.
Not quite what we expected. Much more busy than expected. There was an equestrian exhibition and access was restricted during that time. Luckily it had just ended and we could get in with no problems. Read Less
Sail Date September 2015
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises