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Izmailovo Flea Market and Kremlin in Izmaylovo

Izmailovo Flea Market and Kremlin in Izmaylovo
Tours & Sightseeing > City Tours > City Tours
$79
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

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.

    The territory of Izmaylovo complex accommodates up to 5 000 people in the major holidays and festivals. Great atmosphere, unique architecture, Russian crafts and architecture are all waiting for you here!
    A visit to the Izmaylovo flea market is like visiting the historical museum: endless rows of colorful items and accessories of the past two centuries, dresses, kerosene lamps, dishes, silverware, toys, samovars, irons, old frames, and many other unique items. 

    Different architectural styles will make you feel like you are traveling through the ages. Enjoy the travel into the past!
    The tour is customizable and may be modified or extended based on your preferences. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby.

    Itinerary:


    The Vernisage

    The largest, world-renowned exhibition of the objects of art and applied art, created 25 years ago for artists, designers, craftsmen and artisans. Here you will find a wide range of Russian antiques, Asian souvenirs and taste national cuisine from distinctive locales of Russia and other former Soviet countries.

    The complex includes:

    Street crafts with the works of artists from Zhostovo, Palekh, Gzhel, Sergiyev Posad and other Russian cities

    Artists Alley which exhibits the works of over 100 artists, some of whom are honored Russian artists

    You can also drop into the Russian Navy base History Museum, Museum of Bread, Museum of Russian Vodka, Museum of Russian folk toys, Pottery, Blacksmith Yard.

    The Kremlin
    Neighboring the Vernissage is the Kremlin at Izmailovo, which is a symbol of Russian old times. It develops and preserves Russian culture, crafts and traditions.

    The Tsar's Palaces
    The stunning white stone towers from 16th - 17th centuries. You will admire the colored tiles of those old days.

    Souvenirs
    The flea market gives you a wide range of Russian stuff to buy: frames, samovars, bronze ware, Russian clothes, military antiques, coins, badges, vintage jewelry, laces, books, records, ceramics, porcelain, occasional furniture.
    Don't forget to treat yourself with a traditional drink whether its tea, deer milk or vodka! Go to the Chocolate shop, a place of pure temptation even if you aren't a sweet tooth person.
    All the shops are usually open until 3 pm.

    Traditional Russian crafts  (optional, not included in price):
    You may opt to attend a lesson of traditional Russian painting of a matryoshka doll or a master class of pottery making.

    After the tour you may wish to stay a little longer at the flea market for more shopping, or else your guide can take you back to your hotel or any centrally-located place in Moscow.

    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.