Svetlana, Moscow tour guide

Welcome to Moscow! My name is Svetlana. I am a professional licensed Moscow tour guide. As a native Muscovite, I inherited my love of Russian history and culture from my mother and my love of Russian nature from my father.

I was a member of the communist youth organization when the USSR collapsed and a new era began. Monuments of old Russia were restored all over the country and new sources of historical information became accessible which allowed me to personally re-evaluate Russian history.

I always wanted to play a role in developing tourism in Russia, to share its beauty, culture and remarkable history. I feel really lucky to be able to do a job that I love. I very much enjoy introducing visitors to the landmarks of old Russia and I am keen to share my knowledge of the Soviet era and provide some insights into contemporary life in Russia.

October, 2016

My Kremlin tour was fantastic. Svetlana was unbelievably knowledgeable, very friendly, and speaks excellent English. To my surprise, my tour was completely private - I was expecting a group but it was only me which was great. I highly recommend the Armoury to those deciding which tour to take; it is not to be missed!

Ryan P., USA
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