Best boat trips in Moscow
Moskva River Piers: location and boat trips schedule

Moskva River Piers: location and boat trips schedule


There are more than 30 different piers in Moscow and each of them is interesting in its own way. Which one will you choose?


Every pier in Moscow is an amazing place to go on a mini voyage. Some of them are lively, while others are quiet and calm. Do you want the city center to amaze you with its flamboyant splendor, or a relaxing journey along the reservoirs is enough? 

  •  Vorobyovy Gory — this picturesque pier near the namesake metro station offers magnificent views of the capital. Take some river tram with on-board cafe or a touristic boat where the guides share fascinating historical facts.
  • Radisson Ukraina Hotel — this pier by the famous Stalinist skyscraper houses Radisson hotel today. Follow the fascinating circular route, enjoying fine cuisine and romantic surroundings.
  • Zaryadye — Red Square, the Kremlin and Zaryadye Park are within walking distance. The unique route along the Vodootvodny canal also starts here. Enjoy a wonderful view of the center of the capital.
  • International Exhibition — this major transport hub offers captivating routes from Moscow City to the center. Dine on the boat while gazing at high-tech skyscrapers, take a tour of the locks, or get to the impressive observation deck.
  • Gorky Park — combine a walk in the largest park in Moscow with either a two-hour boat trip or lunch on one of the Radisson yachts. In good weather, there are always many people admiring Moscow River from cozy benches.
  • North River Terminal — this historical «port of five seas» on the bank of the Khimki reservoir is one of the largest berths in the city. Choose from an hour boat trip, a tour of the Moscow locks and a one-day cruise to the Radosti Bay.
  • Kolomenskoye — just 15 minutes walk from the metro and you can start a river journey through the lock, including lunch on the board. Walking and green areas, cozy cafes and shops ensure a comfortable and safe pastime.
  • Kievsky station — the pier located at the intersection of the main transport arteries is a convenient and in-demand area. Start either the River Palace gastronomic trip or the sightseeing tour here.
  • Crimean Bridge — set off on the 2-hour central route by the famous bridge on the Frunzenskaya embankment. The night illumination and the lights of Gorky Park make this place especially charming.
  • Novospassky Bridge — go on a boat excursion, disco-trips or romantic cruises on a restaurant boat. The pier located near Proletarskaya metro station offers an amazing view of the Novospassky monastery and the House of Music.
  • Berth at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior — the pier by Kropotkinskaya metro station is located near the capital’s «Orthodox pearl». Go on an hour-long river voyage, a sightseeing tour, or a to a 2-hour central route.
  • Ustinsky Bridge — you can even get here on foot from Red Square, but it's only 700 meters from the metro. The view of the Kotelnicheskaya embankment and the famous Stalinist skyscraper is amazing. It’s a vivacious place offering diverse voyages: from live music tours to a children's ship.
  • Klenovy Boulevard — this pier, located within a few minutes’ walk from the Nagatinsky Bridge, is calm and crowd-free. It’s a great place to go on a weekend journey to the Nikolo-Ugreshsky Monastery or on a sightseeing trip.