Moskovskiy Metropoliten, Moscow

4.5
#1 of 46 in Transportation in Russia
So much more than just the easiest and quickest way to get around the city, Moskovskiy Metropoliten offers you a chance to see a network of elegant stations famous for their vaulted ceilings, elaborate chandeliers, and intricate mosaics. Widely regarded as one of the communist era's finest architectural achievements, the subway once symbolized the power of Stalin's regime. Nearly nine million people use this underground transit system each day, which stretches for more than 320 km (203 mi) and includes 196 stations. To see the highlights of Soviet underground architecture, purchase a 90-minute ticket and join a guided tour of the subway's finest stations. Moskovskiy Metropoliten is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Moscow Edition.
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  • Sheer works of art in the Moscow metro. Never anywhere in the world have I seen groups just visiting the metro as part of a tour. Staff everywhere to help as well even though knowledge of English not ...  more »
  • We got the list of metro stations to be visited from Lonely planet and all of them are magnificent !! The whole trip took us 2 hours and got to learn so much about their history & culture ..  more »
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