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Moscow - Izmailovo Market Tour

Izmailovo Market Tour

(116 reviews)
Izmailovo Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
45 mins

About the tour

Did you know that Moscow has more than one Kremlin? Many tourists compare it to Disneyland while it still has Russian charm. By the way, this Kremlin was shot in a Hollywood movie! Izmailovo Kremlin will give you a taste of ancient Russia and traditional Russian architecture. Today Izmailovo Kremlin is mainly known as a tourist-magnet market. You will get to see dozens of stalls that offer not only Russian dolls and vodka but also some really unique products that certainly represent Russian culture. Learn what are the best souvenirs to get in Moscow. Moreover, get to know about unusual museums, Russian food, a wooden church, and interesting decorations.

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 45 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

Beverley P.

20 March 2021

Tanya is full of personality and the tour to thr market was enjoyable, Found it a bit annoying to be asked quiz questions about the sites as would prefer to just hear the facts about the place from the guide and concentrate on the history

Karen W.

20 March 2021

An interesting and enjoyable tour through a less well known part of Moscow (at least for tourists) with views of a different style of architecture from the more famous areas. Traditional Russian architecture with colourful archways, a wooden church and delightful market with local handcrafts and food including the traditional Russian doll.

Alan T.

20 March 2021

Chatty and knowledgeable and easy to understand.

Mary Virginia A.

20 March 2021

Tanya was very knowledgeable and eager to share. My only recommendation would be to not move the camera quite so fast and to hold for 8-10 seconds for photos. I had no idea the marketplace was only 20 years old! That shocked me.

Jane A.

20 March 2021

This was great, so interesting couldn't believe it was only 20 years old. Thanks for taking me there Tanya

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