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Riding the city's underground subway system is a sightseeing tour in itself with huge, vaulted, marble-columned stations - some with ornate mosaics and splendid stained glass - designed and decorated by famous Russian architects and sculptors.
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Moscow 119048, Russia
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On our last day in Moscow, our guide took us to visit the metro stations. We took one of the trains and got out at the famous Komsomolskaya Station. We were surprised when we step foot in the station. We did not expect the station...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The Moscow Metro (subway) is unlike any I’ve ever been in in my travels throughout the world. The subway trains themselves are typical as far as comfort and interiors. They can also be a little crowded at times, just like anywhere. It’s the stations themselves...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michaelandcaroll
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfect transit network. Make sure you know which exit to take. Weekly pass (750 rub or so) was way useful than the single ride passes I used to buy for 80 rubles each. You can't get lost if you follow the routes exactly as google...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travel777972
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Efficient service with multiple lines. Very impressive frequency. A bit dated carts but not overly crowded

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DeanA1093
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Moscow Metro is a marvel and a must see. Efficient, historical and stunning. Most of the impressive stations are on the circle/brown line but make sure you also go to Komsomolskaya and Ploshad Revolutsia.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Moira S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the Metro Stations are beautiful. It is the absolut fastest and cheapest way to get around Moscow. Easy to understand the Lines. Clean and everywhere Security.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank divra67
Reviewed 2 days ago

Many Metro stations in Moscow Center are decorated like museum or art galleries. You can spend a full day excursions through the metro stations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jeanmigeorgie
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great subway system. Awesome architecture! Fast, efficient, clean and really economical! Get on a train, any train, and the recorded voice instructions given in Russian (and English for those who need it) are so simple to follow. Could not believe how fast and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank istanman
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is well known that the metro is almost like an art gallery. But it is also an easy to use and fast method of transport around the city. Station names are in English and on-board announcements also have a translation as well now. So...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Moscow metro is very interesting. A lot has been said about it, bit what most called my attentio were how deep into the Earth it is and how frequent the trains pass. The escalators were huge. I never saw anything like that. And, I took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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8 October 2018|
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Response from tatasz | Reviewed this property |
Moscow Metro features 222 stations, so a bit out of hand to list them all. For visiting purposes, I would recommend to stick to the brown line (the smallest circle), and whatever is inside of it if you want to visit actual... More
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29 July 2018|
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Response from Uday V | Reviewed this property |
I really don't recall names of the stations. However, I recall taking a Metro nearest to Red Square. 1 - 2 hours are sufficient to travel / see many stations. I travelled from Red square to see a circus. In about an hour I... More
Nafi d
23 July 2018|
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Response from yartsey | Reviewed this property |
You can get maps from the ticket office the lines are all numbered just check the name of the end station on each line to make sure your going the right way your be fine