St Petersburg City Highlights Private Guided Tour

St Petersburg City Highlights Private Guided Tour
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$420
Duration: 7 hours
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Description

You will take an extended sightseeing city tour by luxury coach and will learn a lot of interesting stories, legends and historical facts of St.Petersburg. You will experience all St.Petersburg highlights, having photo stops at the most famous, interesting and beautiful sights and attractions.

You will take an extended sightseeing city tour by luxury coach and will learn a lot of interesting stories, legends and historical facts of St.Petersburg. You will experience all St.Petersburg highlights, having photo stops at the most famous, interesting and beautiful sights and attractions.

During the tour you will see: Spit of Basil’s Island, Summer Palace of Peter the Great, Nevsky prospect & Catherine’s Garden and statue, Art’s Square, Stroganov Palace, Singer’s House, The Bronze Horseman, Monument to Peter the Great, Mariinsky Theatre, The Naval Cathedral of St Nicholas, Admiralty, Palace square & The Alexander Column, Michael’s Castle, Field of Mars, Summer Garden etc

During the tour you will visit :
- Classically  Russian, immensely colorful Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood - with its marvelous inlaid mosaics and bright enamel onion domes
- Marvelous Peter and Paul's Cathedral within Peter and Paul’s Fortress – often referred to as the birthplace of St. Petersburg, while the cathedral is a resting place of Russian royal family of the Romanovs’.
Yusupov palace - most notorious as the site of Gregory Rasputin’s murder!!! We will make sure that you, our valued guests, become totally immersed in the intricate mystery that surrounds the assassination of Rasputin - the “spiritual mentor” and friend of the last Tsar of Imperial Russia - Nicolas II, and his beloved wife Alexandra. You will hear first hand how the plot was hatched to kill Rasputin - by the last owner of the palace - Prince Felix Yusupov, and the bizarre manner in which it was carried out! Indeed, the assassination of “the mad monk of Russia” is still as shocking and hair raising an event today, as it was when it shocked the country a hundred years ago.

  • 9.00 - Meet your guide at the ship
  •  9.00-13.00 - Classic Sightseeing City Tour with photo stops at the main highlights of the city with a metro  ride and a visit to the local farmer’s market and inside visits to:
  • Peter and Paul’s Cathedral (in the territory of Peter and Paul’s Fortress)
  • Church of Our Savior on Spilt Blood
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral 
  • 13.00-14.00 - Lunch
  •  14.20-16.00 - Inside visit to Yusupov Palace 
  •  17.00- Drive back to the ship

You will take an extended sightseeing city tour by luxury coach and will learn a lot of interesting stories, legends and historical facts of St.Petersburg. You will experience all St.Petersburg highlights, having photo stops at the most famous, interesting and beautiful sights and attractions.