Testimonials from Clients
You are welcome to read responses about sightseeing excursions, business trips or travels to Moscow, Russia, from former clients after using the services of private English speaking guide, personal driver and freelance photographer Arthur Lookyanov! You can also check some testimonials left by my former clients on the world's popular travellers website TripAdvisor.
If you are my former client, I would greatly appreciate your open (and honest) comments, which can be sent online using the form below. I hope that you will not mind sharing your Russian experience directly with my potential customers. Your e-mail address will be hidden for security purposes, and only given to a potential customer upon personal request.
Customer responses and reccomendations sent online from 2002 to 2018:
Former clients share their travel experience to Moscow Russia after using services of the private guide and personal driver Arthur Lookyanov. This message archive was started in 2002.
Recently, I invited my mother and my mother-in-law (both 80 years old) to visit me in Moscow. I was wondering how I could show them the city as they both would not be able to walk more than 100 m. But then I met Arthur and suddenly solutions for everything were in place - a car, wheel chairs, nice tours and - most importantly - a guy with a big heart! My mothers were so happy and I have no words to express my gratitude to Arthur for all his patience and kindness with these old ladies. Thank you, Arthur! The world is nicer with people like you!
Date: 2006-09-21 13:06:42
We recently spent two days with our friends in Moscow and cannot say enough good things about our experience with Arthur! He is very knowledgeable about Moscow history and makes you feel so comfortable during your visit! Arthur was always on time and excited and ready to share his city. We only had 2 days in Moscow and Arthur was amazing at helping see all the great sites in a short time, without ever feeling rushed. On our last day, Arthur took us to a great restaurant where he helped us to choose traditional Russian food from the menu! Arthur was more than a guide, he was a friend and we are very grateful to have met him. Thank you for helping us make our visit to Moscow one of our most favorite experiences we've had! Keep up the good work!
From: Orlando, Florida, USA
Date: 2006-09-20 21:19:10
My wife and I as well as two of my friends just visited Moscow for 2 days. Arthur is truly a great guide to have on your trip to Moscow. He is a very friendly and fun guy that will have you remember your trip that much more. Arthur is also very generous and helpful, as on many occasions he got us through situations we would have no idea how to get through. He shows you his city which he is very proud of, and should be, I have been to 30 countries myself, and would easily choose Russia as the one with the most spectacular and beautiful things to see. May I recommend going along on the night tour of Moscow, it is a spectacular look at the sights under moonlight (and artificial light). Perhaps mention the route we took: St.Basil's, The Kremlin, Lenin's Tomb, night tour, Novodsky Convent during Day 2... Arthur doesn't let you feel out of place in Moscow, he truly is a friend in a far away place. He lets you go where you want to go. He is very informative, and just very fun to hang out with. I wish him only the best in his endeavors, and if I ever visit Russia again, we will definetly call our friend Arthur again!!! Thanks for everything man, we'll keep in touch ;)
-Jared & Evie
From: Alameda, California, U.S.A.
Date: 2006-09-19 04:22:33
WOW...if you are looking for the BEST tour guide...Arthur is your man!!!! We had a wonderful time touring Moscow with Arthur and he is so knowledgeable about Moscow and his country in general. He set up private tours for us, everything was amazing!One of our favorites was Christ the Savior Cathedral where Arthur had set up a private tour of the bell towers. It was right before services so they were hand ringing the huge bells...it was beautiful! I could go on and on but there is not near enough room in the little box to tell you what a fabulous job Arthur did and how he made our stay in Moscow the best it could have been...memories for a lifetime! There is NO need to look any further for a tour guide, book with Arthur, he is the BEST!
From: San Antonio, Texas USA
Date: 2006-08-04 12:41:45
If you read only one feedback, please read this one. If you don't believe what I write then read the 17 other PAGES(!) of testimonials to this truly great person and his service.
In a desperate hurry to find transportation from SVO airport to the hotel, I found Artur's number on the net. About to board the plane, I called him from London at 11am Russian time. By 6.30pm prompt he was waiting for us to clear passport & customs. An hour later (passport control!!), he was still there waiting patiently. He drove us back to the hotel already pointing out sites and facts on the way. Our Moscow experience had begun!!!!
Over the next few days, he gave us a personal, professional service like I have never experienced in my life. He was always early (even at 4.30 in the morning for our return pick up), always smiling, flexible, thoughtful, knowledgeable, passionate, courteous and hilariously funny.
He is a guide, a driver, a friend.
Please, don-t look anywhere else. Artur is Moscow!
From: London, UK
Date: 2006-07-29 17:40:14
I definitely recommend Arthur! He is absolute fantastic guide, very polite, punctual, trustful and an excellent driver. I spent wonderful days in Moscow and He helped me a lot there. I`m looking forward to seeing him again! Maybe next year!Thank you very much Arthur! A big hug, Marcelo Salles
From: Brasilia, Brazil
Date: 2006-07-29 03:52:12
After recommendations from several friends, I booked Arthur for a full day tour of Moscow. In addition to his knowledge of the city and its history, he shared what it was like to live in Russia - both now and before 1991. His love for his country and his city show throughout the tour and he adjusted his plans based on my needs, interests and travel plans. I cannot recommend him highly enough and hope that at some point I will be able to return to Moscow with my husband so he can see Moscow through Arthur's eyes as well.
From: Enfield, NH
Date: 2006-07-20 12:17:28
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About Me in Short
My name's Arthur Lookyanov, I'm a private tour guide, personal driver and photographer in Moscow, Russia. I work in my business and run my website Moscow-Driver.com from 2002. Read more about me and my services, check out testimonials of my former business and travel clients from all over the World, hit me up on Twitter or other social websites. I hope that you will like my photos as well.
See you in Moscow!