Experience Moscow: a trip to discover Cultural, Historical and Social aspects of Russia and Russians
February 9-14, 2020Moscow, Russia
We invite you for the trip to Moscow where you will be offered a journey to a rich cultural and historical background of Russia. Despite the complicated situation that Russia is facing nowadays it is the first of the largest country in the world with huge historical and cultural heritage. We invite you to dive in this heritage and see the true Russia – its diverse multinational culture, the most interesting museums, unique architecture! Come and see these all by yourself!
Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world! You will find here huge skyscrapers and buildings that are several hundred years old next to each other. You will see here diversity in nearly everything – unimaginable richness combines with extreme poverty on the same street!
If you have been in many countries and looking for a place to amaze you – come to Moscow! If you think nothing can surprise you – you will be surprised how many surprising things can be found in Moscow!
We invite you to the trip to learn a real Moscow! To feel its rich history and culture! This is not a tourist trip! This is an experience! You will live in a Russian house – experience true Russian life!
Russia is a unique country that combines the cultures of Asia and Europe. Stop listening to the media – сome and make a conclusion about Russia by yourself!
See you in…Moscow!
You will be always accompanied by a guide who will share the information about the places you visit as well as provide a lot of other information.
There are no activities planned for that day. But if you arrive early during the day – you are welcome to spend a day discovering the city. Probably we will be able to provide you with a guide who can accompany you to the city. Or you can choose to relax and spend the day at home – it’s up to you!
Morning – Lecture about Russia and Russian culture
You will learn about the culture of the country. We will try to answer the questions about why Russian never smile and why vodka plays such a significant role in Russian society.
Afternoon – you will visit the park Kolomenskoe to see the buildings in traditional Russian style and learn more about Russian history.
You will visit Red Square, Mausoleum, Kremlin. After the tour, you will visit huge shopping centres next to Kremlin – GUM and Okhotniy Ryad.
Boat trip (if the weather permits) – standard route includes Kremlin / Christ the Savior Cathedral / Monument to Peter I / Government House / Moscow City Hall / Main building of Moscow State University / “Luzhniki” / Sparrow Hills / Park of Culture and Rest / Novodevichy Convent / Gorky Park.
You will visit Tretyakov Gallery – the largest gallery in Moscow and a number of other places in the city centre – Arbat, multiple churches incl the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
You will visit VDNKh – the place to feel Soviet Culture.
Then you will be invited to visit the Pushkin Museum – one of the richest museums of Russia.
If you leave in the evening – we can provide you with a guide who will be happy to spend a day with you discovering the parts of Moscow that you still want to visit.
The fee for the course is €490. The fee includes:
- The program of the course (including all necessary study materials)
- The accommodation (in the comfortable training centre in Moscow)
- Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee-breaks)
- Visa invitation (which you will need to bring to the Russian Consulate in order to apply for a visa)
Air tickets are not included in the price.