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Izmailovo Flea Market and Kremlin in Izmaylovo

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This comprehensive Izmaylovo Flea Market and Izmaylovo Kremlin tour is the most relaxing way to experience authentic Moscow and sample local traditional foods. 

Paved paths, porches, comfy benches under the wild grapes, great photo opportunities, scenic views, souvenir shops, authentic cafes, unique museums, vibrant art galleries - all this makes Izmaylovo Flea Market the best place for authentic local experience. And the best is steal and deals on souvenirs! You can spend hours here looking for cute Russian souvenirs as the choice is so big.

You will learn about Russian historical events related to Izmailovo that affected a unique architectural and historical appearance of the Kremlin in Izmailovo. Visit a forge yard, potteries, and the Living Museum of Folk Arts to get an insight into truly national crafts. A cup of tea in the Museum of Bread or a vodka shot in the Museum of Vodka will be a memorable moment and nice experience.
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    Kremlin in Izmailovo
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Izmailovsky Market
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • Visit Moscow’s Izmailovo Kremlin and flea market on a private walking tour
  • Tour the cultural park and browse its market with a guide to provide tips
  • Peruse craft, curio, and food stalls, and visit any of six museums
  • Personalized attention from a guide, with hotel pickup on foot
What to Expect
Meet your guide, who will be on foot, at your central Moscow hotel, and travel to the outlying Izmaylovo District via the metro (own expense). On arrival, head for the Izmailovo Kremlin, a cultural center–theme park modeled on a traditional Russian citadel (kremlin) with recreations of palaces, a church, and a marketplace alongside shops, restaurants, and museums. View the fairy tale–like architecture, as your guide explains how it recalls old Russia, and visit the bustling market near the complex. Entrance fees are at your own expense. Peruse the stalls selling Russian handicrafts, art, curios, and culinary goodies, and purchase souvenirs with bargaining tips from your guide. Plus, visit any of the six museums that capture your interest. Perhaps roam the Vodka History Museum or Bread Museum, and learn about Russia’s cultural heritage as you explore.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide can also meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental or a point of interest
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby
  • Multiple start times available
  • Private tour with a friendly local guide
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photoshoot
  • Your guide can help you bargain for souvenirs
  • Fun facts and stories about Russian culture, history and traditions
  • Metro ride
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Kremlin in Izmailovo
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Private walking tour with the use of metro
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A maximum of 15 people per booking
  • Izmaylovo Flea Market is only open on weekends, but you can still visit museums and craft shops on weekdays.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Anna was my guide, very nice, kind, and patient to explain how the crafts are made and where come from. The visit at Kremlin was nice, such had some life cultural performance of different ethnic groups from Russia.
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I enjoyed walking around, looking to the stuff, taking photos and talk to the sellers. They also have second hand market on Saturday, so if you are in Moscow on Saturday, don`t miss it, you will see real face about the city in this old market
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We came on a Tuesday and most of the vendors were not there. The photos online looked colorful and beautiful, but the building were run down. I did not end up buying any of the souvenirs and felt kind of let down from my visit.
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Response from friendly-guides, Manager at Izmailovo Flea Market and Kremlin in Izmaylovo
Responded 26 Jul 2018
Hello Matthew, We’re sorry to hear of your less than satisfactory experience with us and hope you will accept our sincerest apologies. And though we have no control over Izmaylovo vendors or the type of kiosks they have there at the flea market, we value our customers opinions and would like to thank you for bringing this to our attention. We’re so sorry this happened. Let us make it up to you. We would love to see you again on our tour and we are ready to offer you a big discount on any tour you choose. Yours sincerely, Alina
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I found myself alone for two days in Moscow in January, accompanying my husband for a business trip, in a very cold weather. I organized with Viator to have a person to show my Izmailovo flea market. Thanks to Giulia, the guide who was with me for a couple of hours, my day was
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