Walking tour of St Petersburg

Walking tour of St Petersburg
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$88
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

  • Your personal local licensed guide will introduce you to the layout of the city's diverse precincts.
  • You will see the most famous and interesting sites of St. Petersburg.
  • You will go deep into the intricate Russian history and find out a lot interesting facts about Russian culture and art, customs and traditions.
  • You will learn a lot of different aspects of Russian history both ancient and modern as well many interesting myths, legends and folk stories St. Petersburg is steeped in.
  • Your expert guide will have shown you all that is reasonably possible for you to see and enjoy in St. Petersburg in the short time available to you!
  • By the end of the tour, you will have an appreciation for the rich history and fascinating development of St Petersburg.  

  • Palace square- the central square, historical spot of Russian events
  • Hermitage Museum – Russia’s largest museum, boasting one of the finest museum collections in the world, Russian, European and International! 
  • Winter Palace – main residence of Tsars; a place of intrigue, romance and tragic history;
  • New Hermitage – a royal museum with fascinating line of lucky produced Atlases;
  • Moika River - colorful line of 18-19century tenants houses;
  • Museum of Alexander Pushkin – last apartment of “Russian Shakespeare”;
  • Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood – the only European’s cathedral that is decorated with 7thousand sq meters of mosaics, that’s REAL BEAUTY!
  • Michael’s garden – shady public garden, created as part of complex of Michael’s palace;
  • Art square –classical ensemble of shining buildings, headed by the Russian Museum ART;
  • Nevsky prospect – main street, well-known for huge palaces, shops, main runway for ladies;
  • Kazan Cathedral - city’s main cathedral and the major sight for Easter and Christmas ceremonies. Crescent shaped colonnade of 56 columns of rose granite of the Kazan Cathedral is one of major highlights on the Nevsky prospect.
  • Zinger building – northern Art Modern office of sewing machines, presently the Grand Book STORE
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral – 4th largest in the world and thanks to its huge dome serves to be a city landmark;
  • Bronze Horseman – The most famous monument to Peter the Great, the founder of St.Petersburg and a character who was far bigger than life! A statue immortalized in the poetry of Pushkin.
  • Bazal Island - One of the historical centres of St. Petersburg with buildings dating from  the early 18th century: Menshikov Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, Academy of Science, Chamber of Curiosities, and much more.
  • Senate square - sight for the 1st political uprising;
  • Neva river- major waterway of St. Petersburg;
  • Peter the Great the Carpenter monument….
  • And lots and lots of other attractions…

  • Your personal local licensed guide will introduce you to the layout of the city's diverse precincts.
  • You will see the most famous and interesting sites of St. Petersburg.
  • You will go deep into the intricate Russian history and find out a lot interesting facts about Russian culture and art, customs and traditions.
  • You will learn a lot of different aspects of Russian history both ancient and modern as well many interesting myths, legends and folk stories St. Petersburg is steeped in.
  • Your expert guide will have shown you all that is reasonably possible for you to see and enjoy in St. Petersburg in the short time available to you!
  • By the end of the tour, you will have an appreciation for the rich history and fascinating development of St Petersburg.