Half-Day Saint Petersburg Venice of the North Tour with a Historian Guide

Half-Day Saint Petersburg Venice of the North Tour with a Historian Guide
Holiday & Seasonal Tours > Christmas > Christmas
$250
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Experience Russia's 'Venice of the North' St. Petersburg from the eyes of our expert guides during this 4-hour half day tour. Your professional historian guide will not bother you with tons of facts rather tell you urban legends, interesting stories and funny jokes! Believe us, many of these stories you will bring back home.

This amazing 4-hour tour will take you through the city streets, taking in some of St Petersburg's top attractions. City tour will cover main spots:

  • The Hermitage Museums: It is the Museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, it was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and has been open to the public since 1852
  • Nevsky prospect: It is the main street in the city of St. Petersburg, Russia. Planned by Peter the Great as beginning of the road to Novgorod and Moscow
  • Peter and Paul’s fortress: The Peter and Paul Fortress is the original citadel of St. Petersburg, Russia, founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and built to Domenico Trezzini's designs from 1706 to 1740
  • The grand panorama of the Neva
  • Smolny cathedral: Smolny Convent or Smolny Convent of the Resurrection, located on Ploschad Rastrelli, on the bank of the River Neva in Saint Petersburg, Russia, consists of a cathedral and a complex of buildings surrounding it, originally intended for a convent
  • Palace square: Palace Square, connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire
  • Neva embankment
  • The Bronze Horsemen: It is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg
  • St. Isaac's Cathedral: Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is the largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in the city. It is the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.

Experience Russia's 'Venice of the North' St. Petersburg from the eyes of our expert guides during this 4-hour half day tour. Your professional historian guide will not bother you with tons of facts rather tell you urban legends, interesting stories and funny jokes! Believe us, many of these stories you will bring back home.