City Highlights and Catherine Palace Full-Day Tour

City Highlights and Catherine Palace Full-Day Tour
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$105
Duration: 8 hours
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Enjoy a day in a company of a professional guide who will show you the must-visit sights of St Petersburg. You will have a city tour in the historical city center and visit the iconic Church on the Spilled Blood and immense St Isaac's Cathedral. In the second half of the tour head to  Tsarskoye Selo (the Tsars' Village). You will dive into the atmosphere of the 18th century walking the strict lines of the French garden and wondering through the golden enfilade of Catherine Palace. Your private guide will share his great knowledge of Russian history and tell many interesting facts about the construction and owners of this place.

Take your seat in a comfortable private car/minivan and explore the historical heritage of St Petersburg with a comment from an expert guide. You will learn about the history of the city, the lives of the Russian Tsars, the secrets of past and surprises of the present. See the granite embankments, the famous bridges, the facades of magnificent palaces that keep traces of the former imperial capital. You will have a guided excursion to the Church on the Spilled Blood or the Church of Ressurection, which was built on the place where Russian Emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. Visit the interior of St Isaac's Cathedral, one of the most impressive constructions of the city.

In the second part of the tour, you will enjoy an excursion to Pushkin (the Tsars’ Village), a magnificent summer residence of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, the favorite palace of Catherine the Great, located 24 kilometers south of Saint Petersburg.  You will visit Catherine Palace which collection includes many unique samples of decorative and applied art furniture, porcelain, statues, paintings and other things, including personal belongings of Russian emperors and members of their families.The gem of the visit is the legendary Amber Room also recognized as the 8th wonder of the world. Later, marvel a walk in Catherine's Park which covers 107 hectares of land and serves as a perfect place to enjoy on a fine summer day far away from the busy streets of Saint Petersburg. 

Enjoy a day in a company of a professional guide who will show you the must-visit sights of St Petersburg. You will have a city tour in the historical city center and visit the iconic Church on the Spilled Blood and immense St Isaac's Cathedral. In the second half of the tour head to  Tsarskoye Selo (the Tsars' Village). You will dive into the atmosphere of the 18th century walking the strict lines of the French garden and wondering through the golden enfilade of Catherine Palace. Your private guide will share his great knowledge of Russian history and tell many interesting facts about the construction and owners of this place.