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Masonic Moscow

Tour in the footsteps of the mysterious Order in Moscow

What's tour about

There are many symbols of the Order of Freemasons hidden across Moscow. Connoisseurs find them on the building of the former English club on Tverskaya, and on the mansion of Prince Gagarin on Kropotkinskaya, and even on the Don Cemetery. But only in one district of Moscow, several mysterious buildings gathered, marked by Masonic signs. Want to see them? Try our self-guided tour of the Boulevard Ring!

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Kitay-gorod metro station

The tour starts here

3 hours

walking pace

6 km

Approximate tour distance


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— The ancient Orthodox Temple of the Trinity
— The Khitrovka - the former area of bandits and murderers, where you can also find traces of masons
— One of the most beautiful buildings of the capital that is also called the “Moscow Winter Palace in Miniature”
— Menshikov Tower, built on the request of Peter I's associate, we also unravel Masonic symbols
— Yushkov's house, where the masonic lodge arranged its balls
— Unique pearl of Moscow architecture — the building of the insurance community "Russia", which is also replete with Masonic signs
— The route will end near the home of the famous Masonic leader, Prince Sheremetev

Start at Kitay-gorod metro station

Author of the tour

Tat'yana Изучаю греческий, углубляюсь в историю любого города, в какой бы не приехала

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Take a tour at your own convenience: just go to the starting location specified within the description of the tour. You can start and pause the tour at any time should you want to wander off the guided path and explore on your own

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Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

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Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

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Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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