Moscow Winter Photo Tour with Soichi Hayashi (Japan) on Jan 25, 2018

Personalized guided Moscow city tour in winter season with my dear client and professional photographer from Japan, Soichi Hayashi, that was held on January 25, 2018. Explored sights and attractions within 8 hours: Nikolskaya street, Red Square, Lenin’s Tomb (Necropolis at the Kremlin Wall), St. Basil’s Cathedral, Zaryadye Park, Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge and Sofiyskaya Embankment, GUM (shopping mall), Moscow Metro, Old Arbat. I hope that you like it it has a nice sense of what it feels to do a winter shoot in Moscow.

Introduction to the Moscow Winter Photo Tour

Winter Shoot - Tour Photo Story

Festive and Bright Nikolskaya Street
«Festive and Bright Nikolskaya Street» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #007: "Festive and Bright Nikolskaya Street" - Walking under festive garlands at the pedestrian Nikolskaya street on the way to the Red Square.

Walking Under Garlands at Nikolskaya
«Walking Under Garlands at Nikolskaya» - See picture in Moscow Cityscapes Album

Photo #010: "Walking Under Garlands at Nikolskaya" - View from a corner of GUM building on Nikolskaya street decorated with a lot of garlands illuminating the festive pedestrian street even in daylight.

Festive Lights Over Nikolskaya Street
«Festive Lights Over Nikolskaya Street» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #016: "Festive Lights Over Nikolskaya Street" - Garlands hung over Nikolskaya street Street in the background of the beautiful Moscow architecture, Nikolskaya (St. Nicholas) Kremlin Tower, State Historical Museum, and Kazansky (Kazan) Cathedral.

Trees with Xmas Balls Along the GUM
«Trees with Xmas Balls Along the GUM» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #019: "Trees with Xmas Balls Along the GUM" - Walking along the GUM at the line of trees on the Red Square decorated with red and gold New Year balls for winter holidays.

State Historical Museum and Resurrection Gates
«State Historical Museum and Resurrection Gates» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #022: "State Historical Museum and Resurrection Gates" - The magnificent 19th-century red brick building of State Historical Museum and Resurrection gates, the main entrance to Red Square (built in 1680s, destroyed in 1930s, reconstructed in 1990s).

Tombs of Stalin and Other Soviet Leaders Covered Snow
«Tombs of Stalin and Other Soviet Leaders Covered Snow» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #048: "Tombs of Stalin and Other Soviet Leaders Covered Snow" - The line of tombs of Soviet leaders (Stalin's tomb in foreground) and blue pine trees covered snow in winter season along the wall of Moscow Kremlin at VIP necropolis at the Red Square, behind Lenin’s Mausoleum.

St. Basil's Cathedral
«St. Basil's Cathedral and Steam from the Central Power Plant» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #062: "St. Basil's Cathedral and Steam from the Central Power Plant" - View from VIP necropolis at Kremlin’s wall on the Red Square on the famous Moscow’s landmark, magnificent St. Basil’s Cathedral, framed with steam rising up from Central Power and Heating Plant #1.

Crosses and Domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral
«Highlighted Crosses on the Domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #070: "Highlighted Crosses on the Domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral" - View from the Red Square on the beautiful onion domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral topped with gilded crosses highlighted with the Light of the winter sun.

Stolovaya No 57 in GUM

Photo #076: "Stolovaya No 57 in GUM" - View of the popular among locals and foreign tourists canteen “Stolovaya No 57” on the 3rd floor of GUM mall offering gastronomic journey and style of service back to the Soviet Union.

Children's Carousel on the Red Square
«Children's Carousel on the Red Square» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #082: "Children's Carousel on the Red Square" - View of the colorful children's carousel at GUM fair on the Red Square in a background of the Kremlin's wall and Senate building with the flag of Russia hoisted at the top of its dome.

Under the Glass Roof of GUM in Twilight
«Taking Photos of Red Square from St. Basil’s Cathedral» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #102: "Taking Photos of Red Square from St. Basil’s Cathedral" - Soichi Hayashi takes photographs of the Red Square from a window of St. Basil’s Cathedral during one-day winter photo tour of the famous Moscow attractions.

Interior Gallery of St. Basil's Cathedral
«Old Lights in the Interior Gallery of St. Basil's Cathedral» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #114: "Old Lights in the Interior Gallery of St. Basil's Cathedral" - Spectacular interior of the gallery of St/ Basil's Cathedral decorated with floral ornaments.

Soichi Hayashi - Between Stainless Steel Figures in Park Zaryadye
«Between Stainless Steel Figures in Park Zaryadye» - See picture in Dear Clients Album

Photo #199: "Between Stainless Steel Figures in Park Zaryadye" - My dear client and photographer from Japan, Soichi Hayashi, during Moscow city tour between stainless steel figures in the new innovative park Zaryadye in the background of St. Basil’s Cathedral.

Kremlin Chimes & Onion Domes of St. Basil’s in Winter
«Kremlin Chimes & Onion Domes of St. Basil’s in Winter» - See picture in Moscow Famous Landmarks Album

Photo #215: "Kremlin Chimes & Onion Domes of St. Basil’s in Winter" - View from park Zaryadye on the historic clock on the Spasskaya Tower of Moscow Kremlin and amazing onion domes with crosses of St. Basil’s Cathedral on Red Square covered snow in the winter season.

Kremlin Chimes & Onion Domes of St. Basil’s in Winter
«Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building and Frozen Moskva River» - See picture in Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building Album

Photo #257: "Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building and Frozen Moskva River" - View from the new floating bridge of park Zaryadye on the frozen river and Stalinist high-rise building in the winter season.

Old Kremlin Against Modern Moskva-City in Winter
«Old Kremlin Against Modern Moskva-City in Winter» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #268: "Old Kremlin Against Modern Moskva-City in Winter" - View from the floating bridge of Zaryadye Park on the architectural ensemble of Moscow Kremlin, the 15th-century red brick walls and towers, 19th-century Grand Kremlin Palace, and 16th-century Church of Archangel Michael in contrast of modern skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Center “Moskva-City”.

Walking on the Hovering Bridge Over Moskva River
«Walking on the Hovering Bridge Over Moskva River» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #283: "Walking on the Hovering Bridge Over Moskva River" - People walk and take memory photos on hovering bridge over Moskva River in park Zaryadye. Steam rising up from chimneys of the oldest in Russia power plant #1 is on the background of the picture.

Moscow Kremlin Embankment in Winter
«The Kremlin Embankment in Winter» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #382: "The Kremlin Embankment in Winter" - Winter view of a heavy traffic on Kremlevskaya Embankment, the frozen river Moskva, and the amazing architectural ensemble of Moscow Kremlin from Bolshoi Moskvoretsky (Big Moscow River) Bridge.

Overview St. Basil's Cathedral from Bolshoi Moskovoretsky Bridge
«Overview St. Basil's Cathedral from Bolshoi Moskovoretsky Bridge» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #390: "Overview St. Basil's Cathedral from Bolshoi Moskovoretsky Bridge" - View from the observation platform at Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Bridge (Big Moscow River Bridge) on beautiful St. Basil’s Cathedral with its amazing colorful onion domes in a winter season.

Moscow Kremlin Embankment in Winter
«Icy Moskva River and Moscow Attractions» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #396: "Icy Moskva River and Moscow Attractions" - Winter view from Sofiyskaya embankment on the broken ice on the surface of the river Moskva (Moscow) and the beautiful Moscow attractions in background, Kremlin wall and the Kremlin corner tower Beklemishevskaya (Moskvoretskaya), Basil’s Slope (Vasilievsky Spusk) with amazing St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the arch of Bolshoi Moskvoretsky (Big Moscow River) Bridge

Under the Glass Roof of GUM in Twilight
«Under the Glass Roof of GUM in Twilight» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #417: "Under the Glass Roof of GUM in Twilight" - View from escalator coming to the top 3rd floor on the magnificent interior of the GUM, the Main Universal Store of the country, covered with steel framework and glass roof by design of Russian engineer Shukhov, a similar style to the great 19th-century railway stations of London.

Lights of Pedestrian Nikolskaya Street in Twilight
«Lights of Pedestrian Nikolskaya Street in Twilight» - See picture in Moscow Winter Photo Tour Album

Photo #431: "Lights of Pedestrian Nikolskaya Street in Twilight" - View from the entrance into GUM mall (at the left) on of the beautiful and festive pedestrian Nikolskaya street decorated with numerous light garlands for winter holidays.

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Guide, Driver and Photographer Arthur Lookyanov

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