School trips to Russia
With a weaving-web of history, our trips to Moscow and St Petersburg take in the most fascinating and inspiring aspects of Russia's most influential cities.
Admire the unique architecture of the Kremlin, and tour the palaces and cathedrals within its walls. Visit the renowned Red Square, and bask in the glory of the dynamic, colourful domes of St Basils' cathedral.
Spend time paying respects to the legendary patrons that shaped the country. The Lenin Mausoleum reflects on the life of the revolutionary leader; see where Peter the Great – the leader charged with modernising Russia – lived; and see where Anton Chekhov studied medicine.
Re-live the past by visiting Victory Park, the memorial dedicated to the conquest over the Nazis during their epic confrontation during World War II.
These fascinating cities are so rich in culture and heritage that an Equity Tour is the only way to see the best that Moscow and St Petersburg have to offer.
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Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Russia - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Russia
Highlights of the Moscow Kremlin include the Assumption Cathedral, Ivan the Great Bell Tower and Tsar Bell.
Also known as Lenin’s tomb it is positioned in Red Square in the centre of Moscow and is the resting place of Vladimir Lenin.
Learn about the history of the Gulag, a network of labour camps that were positioned across the Soviet Union.
Museum of Political History
The building which houses the museum itself played a significant role in history. This attractive art nouveau mansion was originally built for Mathilda Kshesinskaya, the prima ballerina at the Mariinskiy before the Revolution, and Nicholas II's mistress before he became Emperor.
This stunning building was once the primary residence in St Petersburg and was the site of Grigori Rasputin’s murder.
Church on Spilled Blood
Differing architecturally from many of St Petersburg’s other structures with stunning mosaics and was constructed on the site where Emperor Alexander II was wounded and died in 1881.
Peter & Paul Fortress
The fortress was used as a garrison and a jail for political prisoners and there was also a torture-chamber. From 1721 onward, it housed a number of notable personalities.
Museum of the History of Leningrad
The Siege of Leningrad, also known as the Leningrad Blockade was a prolonged military operation undertaken by the German Army Group North against Leningrad.
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Cosmos Hotel , Moscow
- Modern, high standard hotel
- 30 minute drive from Moscow
Located on one of the city’s major streets, the Hotel Cosmos has a stunning architectural design and plenty of space for school groups.
Location: Next to the All-Russia Exhibition Centre, 20 minute drive to town centre.
Facilities: Multiple conference halls and restaurants, as well as pharmacy, security and shuttle service.
Accommodation: All rooms are of a high standard of accommodation with en-suite bathrooms and required amenities.
Moskva Hotel, St Petersburg
- Modern accommodation
- Excellent transport links
One of St. Petersburg's best known and biggest 3-star hotels, the Hotel Moscow is a large modern property in the centre of the city with excellent transport links.
Location: The hotel is located on the high bank of the Neva, a five-minute walk from the historic city centre.
Facilities: The hotel features a multifunctional conference hall, and meeting rooms excellent for schools to make use of.
Accommodation: All hotel rooms have a remarkable view to the Neva River are modern and spacious.
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Recommended Educational Trips to Russia
Equity can recommend Russia for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.