St Petersburg Full-Day City & 4 Museums Tour

St Petersburg Full-Day City & 4 Museums Tour
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$167.06
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Explore the top highlights and attractions of St. Petersburg along with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress. Discover Nevsky Prospect, admire the city's architectural masterpieces and take in the massive Palace Square.

This tour will acquaint you with the historical city center and architectural monuments and highlights such as the city’s main street, Nevsky Prospect, the majestic Kazan Cathedral. See Gostinyi Dvor, of the oldest shopping malls in the world, and the architectural ensemble of St. Isaac Square with one of the largest and most ornate cathedrals in the world – Saint Isaac Cathedral.

Saint Petersburg Fortress, together with Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, is the oldest complex of buildings in Saint Petersburg and is considered the founding place of the city. The cathedral, located in the fortress, houses the remains of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family. The Saint Petersburg fortress is the historical and architectural center of the city and one of the city's first architectural ensembles in which the Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral is the most important. The cathedral is the best example of the early Russian Baroque style and its interior represents the harmonious unity of architecture, painting, sculpture and applied arts.

This city tour will also introduce you to the city center, which is full of architectural and cultural wonders with a lot of palaces, museums, and sights to see, and Nevsky Prospect – the main street of the city, with its bridges, embankments, mansions of former aristocracy and churches.

Explore the top highlights and attractions of St. Petersburg along with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress. Discover Nevsky Prospect, admire the city's architectural masterpieces and take in the massive Palace Square.