Peterhof and Kronstadt tour

Peterhof and Kronstadt tour
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$107
Duration: 7 hours
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Description

Private car tour to the suburbs of St. Petersburg - Peterhof visiting Grand Palace and Lower gardens with fountains and Kronstadt visiting Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas and city sights.

We invite you to visit two wonderful suburbs of St. Petersburg - gorgeous Peterhof and naval Kronstadt. During this car tour you will learn a lot about Russian history and its tsar period, discover important facts concerning military strategies and victories and have a pleasant time in free of city bustle places. Your entrances will be Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas and other places of Kronstadt for your choice as well as  Grand Palace and  Lower Park with fountains in Peterhof. 

Kronstadt
The city is located on Kotlin Island since 1704 and is one of the most beautiful suburbs of St. Petersburg. This fact is vouched by UNESCO, which included the historical part of Kronstadt and its main fortress in the list of the World heritage. This port city keeps to the present day the spirit of innovation of the Peter's the Great epoch, the history of origin of the fleet on the North of Russia and the memory of the events of the Great Patriotic War. We invite you to get acquainted with Kronstadt and learn a lot of interesting facts about the city and historical past of our country from your experienced guide. 

At your wish, you can visit the  Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas, which is opened after the long reconstruction, Palace Square, Kronstadt fortress, Gostiny Dvor, Memorial museum-apartment of Saint John of Kronstadt, monument to Peter the Great, a lot of parks and even museum of garbage under the open sky, and other wonderful sights. 
The overland road goes through the Kronstadt dam, which protects St. Petersburg from floods, so during your trip, you can enjoy wonderful views of the Gulf of Finland

Peterhof
Favorite residence of Peter the Great, a real pearl of Russian Baroque Style and Empire Style, Russian Versailles - all this is wonderful Peterhof! Great palace and park ensemble, amazing fountains and golden sculptures, playing in the sun, create absolutely unique combination, which is a must see for all guest of St. Petersburg. During excursion with your guide you are welcomed to walk through  the Lower Park, admire the famous fountains and visit splendid  Grand Palace. It is the centerpiece of an enormous ensemble of palaces and gardens. Also known as the Peterhof Palace, it was conceived by Peter the Great in 1714, but was completed by Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli long after his death. The palace’s exterior is understated and elegant; beautiful but restrained. But inside, it is considerably more opulent.

Your guide and a driver on a vehicle will meet you in the hotel and after the Kronstadt and Peterhof tour you will be taken to your hotel back or to another place in St. Petersburg boundaries you prefer. 
During the tour you will have enough time for lunch. The guide will recomend you good restaurants and cafes on the way or we can make a preliminary reservation at your wish. 

Private car tour to the suburbs of St. Petersburg - Peterhof visiting Grand Palace and Lower gardens with fountains and Kronstadt visiting Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas and city sights.