Excursion package may be included in the course upon request. If you would like to experience cultural life in Moscow, feel free to inform us when sending you application. Those who choose to include an excursion package in their program may be offered the following excursions:
An evening at the Bolshoi Theater or New Opera Theater: Spend an unforgettable evening watching the ballet/ opera at Russia’s most famous theatre.
An excursion round the Kremlin: Visit the Kremlin, the original center of Moscow, former residence to the Grand Dukes and Metropolitans of Moscow and later residence to the Tsar's. Today, the Kremlin is the residence of the President of Russia. On its territory you will able to visit the Archangel Cathedral, the Cathedral of Annunciation, the Cathedral of Dormition, Patriarch's Palace, Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles and Church of the Deposition of the Robe all built in the 15-17th centuries. In addition to the forenamed historical sites, visitors are able to view the Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, the State Kremlin Palace and the former Senate building.
An evening at the Conservatory: Enjoy an evening listening to world-class classic music at the world famous Moscow State Conservatory.
A trip to Victory Park: Visit the park and museum opened in 1995 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the victory over the Nazis. A visit in the evening when the fountains are lit up is not to be missed.
An excursion round the Novodevichy Monastery (The New Maidens’ Convent): Visit what is considered one of the most beautiful monasteries in Moscow, which was founded in 1524 in commemoration of the recapture of Smolensk by Russian forces. The excursion also includes a visit to the Novodevichy cemetery, the resting place of Mikhail Bulgakov, Vladimir Myakovsky, Sergei Eisenstein, Shostakovich and Nikita Khrushchev.
A trip to Sergiev Posad: Visit the treasured Trinity Monastery of St Sergius, located in the town of Sergiev Posad, 60 kilometers north east of Moscow and one of the Golden Ring cities. Founded in the first half of the 1340´s, the monastery, residence of the Patriarch of All Russia, is the religious centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. Sergiev Posad is also the birthplace of the Russian matryoshka doll.
Please remember that an excursion package is a subject of availability.