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Discover Religious Diversity of Moscow

Discover Religious Diversity of Moscow

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hi, I am a passionate history lover and explorer of Moscow. I traveled a lot and studied different religions around the world. As a graduate of political science faculty, I find Moscow`s religious diversity very interesting. I used to work as tour guides in Japan, showing people temples and shrines, and now I want to go on and share the knolewdge about Moscow.
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What we’ll do

This experience is for you if you enjoy exploring history, religion, architecture or politics. In this tour, you will learn about the history of 5 main religions of Russia and the relationship between the state and the church. It won`t be a boring history class, we will take you to the 5 main cathedrals of different religions, telling historical facts and getting into discussions on the way. We…

What else you should know

During this tour we will attend some religious places. If you don`t want to enter some of them - let us know please, it`s ok. Also please dress conservatively if you want to enter.

What I’ll provide

Safety equipment
In some religious places,​ women should cover their heads, so we will provide scarfs for you.

What to bring

Please make sure you are dressed conservatively. Your pants should cover your knees, no open shoulders and no open bellies.

Where you'll be

We will start from the heart of Moscow, the Red square. Here we will talk about the main religion of Russia - Orthodoxy, making a stop in the Kazan Cathedral. After that, we will walk to a synagogue and an Evangelical Lutheran Cathedral. Then you will learn a couple of interesting facts about Moscow’s so-called China town (Kitay Gorod). Then we will see the biggest Catholic cathedral and take a metro/taxi ride to a Mosk.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

More tips

During this tour we will attend some religious places. If you don`t want to enter some of them - let us know please, it`s ok. Also please dress conservatively if you want to enter.

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Discover Religious Diversity of Moscow
New experience
From $40/person
New experience
From $40/person