Moscow - Moscow Space Odyssey: Dawn of Space Age

Moscow Space Odyssey: Dawn of Space Age

Moscow, Alley of Cosmonauts, Moscow, Russia
30 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

The history of Russia is closely related to space exploration. USSR launched the first artificial satellite "Sputnik-1" in 1957 ushering in the space era. The Soviet Space Program was one of the great achievements of the USSR: first orbiting spacecraft, first dogs to orbit our planet, the first man and woman in space, first spacewalk. While walking along the Alley Of Cosmonauts and the Monument to the Conquerors of Space on the south-easy of Moscow we will talk about the origins of the USSR Space program, how Gagarin became the first man in Space, the legendary Soviet engineers Korolev and Tsyolkovsky, Belka & Strelka space dogs, Soviet Moon probe that sent back first pictures of the Moon's far side and more! If you are interested in the history of space exploration I'm incredibly inspired to share my passion for the Soviet and Russian space odyssey with you on our virtual tour.


Meet your local guide

Anna

Anna is incredibly passionate about her job as a Moscow guide: every time she sees her guests catching their breath in a beautiful cathedral or smiling with a joy in the Red Square, she feels she's doing something right! As a true local, she knows that Moscow is an ever-changing metropolis and strives to communicate the diversity and contrasting characteristics of her native city - modern and ancient Moscow - at the same time. Anna loves showing Moscow from the perspective of a local - the striking and important history, beautiful architecture and modern lifestyle with hustle and bustle rhythm, authentic gastro-clusters and beautifully hidden lanes. We hope you can join Anna for an unforgettable tour of this wonderful city!

Anna has been guiding since Jan 2016


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Moscow with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Moscow. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


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