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20 July Museum of Russian Icon

Museum of Russian Icon, Russian Icon Collection, tour to Museum of Russian Icon, excursions to Museum of Russian Icon, tour in English, tours in English, weekly excursions in English, week end excursions, week end tours, excursions in English, unusual excursions in English, Russian church, history of Russian Church, History of Russian Orthodoxy, Orthodox History, tours and excursions in English, English speaking guide, guide in Moscow, Moscow guide, a guided tour in Moscow, the best tour guide in Moscow Moscow is home to an art museum and public repository of monuments of ancient art. The repository is the world’s largest collection of Orthodox Christian Art spanning the last two millennia. Not only is this the largest private collection but also the greatest considering the artistic scope of its exhibits and is unique in terms of its span. Quite simply, you will not see a greater display of art from this important era, anywhere.

Numbering more than 4500 exhibits and over 900 icons, the museum is a treasure trove of ancient and antique works of art; that opens the eye of the visitor to life and civilisation over the last 2000 years. Displayed in a specially redeveloped building in downtown Moscow, the Museum conserves, restores, exhibits and enables the study of iconography with its critically acclaimed collection.

Where: we meet at teh exit from Taganskaya metro station at 12.45h

Cost: 1000 rub per person