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Moscow - Russian Food Market

Russian Food Market

(57 reviews)
Danilovsky District, Moscow, Moscow, Russia
40 mins

About the tour

Discover what Russian cuisine is all about at the bustling local market. This tour is an introduction to Russian food and hopefully an inspiration for you to try or even cook a Russian dish.   On this tour you will learn about:   One of the trendiest markets in Moscow, where Russians don’t only do groceries, but also have lunch or dinner at one of the food corners A big variety of Russian dairy products   The most popular Russian desserts and what ingredients Russian really likes to add everywhere The secret cure for every Russian’s hangover and what dish Russian men think can cook but indeed they can’t Russian dishes that even most Russians haven’t heard of (yes, Russia is big, very big) Why Russians eat what they eat. What are the Soviet food habits that Russians still have.

Meet your local guide


Tanya has been working as a tour guide for over five years. It is a joy for her to share her knowledge of Russian history and culture as well as some city secrets with her tourists. As a keen traveller herself, she understands how important it is to have an unforgettable trip. Tanya has a master's degree in multicultural communication and specialises in Russian culture. Tanya will do her best to show not only the historical aspects but also the local life and current Russian reality. She is happy to share personal stories, to answer your questions about Russia and provide an honest and objective response.

Tanya has been guiding since Dec 2016

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Moscow with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 40 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Moscow. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Sandy O.

09 April 2021

This tour unfortunately had to be canceled due to technical issues. I look forward to joining next time. Thanks Tanya!

Gill C.

25 March 2021

Loved seeing the food market and learning about the day to day life in Russian culture.

S M.

24 March 2021

Great but late

Morag P.

24 March 2021


Hanna B.

23 March 2021

So interesting to walk through the Russian market with Tanya, hear more about the different type of cuisines and see all the amazing foods and people.

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