Tretyakov Gallery guided tour - in Moscow - LikeALocal Guide

Tretyakov Gallery guided tour

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30 EUR

On this 2-hour guided tour discover the Tretyakov Gallery, an essential museum to visit while in Moscow. Discover one of the largest collections of icons and Russian art from the 12th to the 20th centuries.

Duration: 2 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • German,
  • Italian,
  • Russian,
  • French

Highlights

  • Explore the permanent collections of the Tretyakov Gallery
  • Travel through the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century
  • Discover the collection of icons from the 12th to the 17th centuries

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Description

Start with a tour of the rooms of the Tretyakov Gallery in chronological order with your guide. Discover one of the richest collections of Russian icons, especially those of the master icon painter, Andrey Rublev.

Founded in 1854 by Pavel Tretyakov who wanted to make his collection of Russian paintings available to the greatest number of viewers, the Tretyakov Gallery has the richest collection of Russian pictorial art from the 12th to the 20th centuries. As you walk through the rooms of the gallery, find out why it is known as one of the foremost repositories of Russian fine art in the world.

Explore a unique collection of Russian paintings, dating back to the 19th century, including the great works of Ivan Aivazovsky, Ivan Shishkin, Alexander Ivanov, Konstantin Korovin, Ilya Repin, Valentin Serov, Vasily Surikov and many others. Finally, discover the room devoted to the works of Mikhail Vrubel, with his impressive works of art filled with mysterious beauty.

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What’s included & not included

  • 3-hour guided-tour
  • Entrance to the museum
  • Transport
  • Personal expenses

Meeting point

At the entrance of the Gallery, next to the monument (Lavrushinsky Lane, Москва, Россия)

Book from 
30 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
  • Pay by credit card or PayPal

Tour operated by: Tsar Visit