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Why Moscow Metro Tour is World’s Best Metro Tour
Moscow metro is deemed to be the world’s best. Moscow metro carriages are spacious, Moscow metro stations are ornate. One of tourists asked while booking our guided Moscow Metro tour: «Which Moscow metro station looks like museum rooms?» - “Many”.
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The guided Moscow Metro Tour is available in many languages.
Why is Moscow Metro Tour the World's Best Metro Tour?
Moscow Metro saved thousands of lives. Now Moscow metro is a vital transit solution for millions. And it is amazing. That is why Angel Tour offers the guided Moscow Metro Tour in English and other languages.
Initial projects for building a metro in Moscow emerged in XIX cen. In 1902 2 projects of Moscow metro were presented. In the 1910s the Moscow Duma considered projects of Moscow metro lines reaching the Kremlin.
In 1912 the city again considered a project of 3 Moscow metro lines. In 1922 a new project of the Moscow metro was developed, but lacks of funds and specialists were reasons why the Moscow metro project was postponed.
The 1st shaft of the Moscow metro appeared in 1931 close to where Holiday Inn Sokolniki is. A marble sign says: “Here is the place where we started our fight for the world’s best metro. ”
Why is Moscow Metro people's metro?
Specialists implemented several technologies in building Moscow metro which had never been used before.
The project to build Moscow metro was drawn up before the 1935 general plan for Moscow reconstruction.
On Oct 15, 1934 the 1st trial train of Moscow metro was launched. On May 15, 1935 Moscow metro was opened. To celebrate the metro builders' achievements, Moscow metro was awarded with Order of Lenin. This day became known as the birthday of Moscow metro.
The 1st Moscow metro passengers saw marble walls and vaults, tiles that shone with almost daylight. Moscow metro stations were spacious, metro carriages were sky blue, metro attendants wore uniforms. Moscow citizens and visitors toured Moscow metro in first days when it was full of simple human happiness. Foreign tourists still are happy to take a guided Moscow Metro Tour.
One of the Moscow metro stations is still haunted by tourists who contemplate bronze statues during a guided Moscow Metro tour. It is here, that images of foreign visitors in 1980s trying to correlate their Moscow Metro guide books in foreign languages with signs in Russian in Moscow metro prompted Angel to launch taxi in Moscow for overseas tourists to navigate around Moscow quickly and conveniently and Angel Tour to launch guided Moscow Metro Tours.
Many Moscow metro stations are full with sculptures and smalt mosaics. The variety of architectural shapes and forms in Moscow metro stations comes from the architects’ experiments. Several great Russian historical heroes were also portrayed at one of the central Moscow metro stations which is often visited by tourists during a guided Moscow metro tour.
The construction of Moscow metro did not stop even in WW II.
A new impulse in the decor of Moscow metro stations emerged in the mid-seventies. The Moscow metro lost its ideological context and became the urban underground mass transit. Still, it keeps its metro stations open for guided a Moscow metro tour for tourists.
Finally, the guided Moscow Metro Tour highlights the history of Russian and Soviet people.
Read this review of Moscow Metro tour:
Visited in September 2015 and previous visit was in May 1988. The Moscow Metro tour is as stunning as ever and a tourist attraction in its own right.
See why Moscow Metro Tour is the world's most awesome!
“They used to have palaces for tsars, we are going to build palaces for people!” said one of the architects of the Moscow metro. Enjoy seeing the most beautiful and inspiring metro stations in this guided Moscow Metro Tour. Our Moscow Metro Tour guides will navigate you thru its labyrinths.
Don't forget to make pictures during this guided Moscow Metro Tour to share when you return home. You will surely have something to tell and show after taking this guided Metro Tour in Moscow!
Guided Moscow Metro Tour includes Moscow metro stations:
- Metro station with smalto-like stained glass
- Metro station with statues glorifying Soviet people
- Grand metro station with impressive mosaics of Russia's victories
- and other Moscow metro stations!