9.00 – 11.30am – Our guide meets you at the hotel. City tour of St. Petersburg. Within the City Tour you will drive along the most popular sights of our beautiful city such as Point of the Basil Island, Palace Square with famous Winter Palace, Menshikov Palace, Academy of Fine Arts. Several times we will drive along Nevskiy Prospekt – the main street of our city. You will see such places as Arts Square, Catherine’s Garden, Anichkov Bridge, St. Isaac’s Square, Bronze Horseman. At the most beautiful places the guide will supply you with more information and will offer you to make a stop for taking photos. Inside tour of Peter and Paul fortress with its Cathedral is included into this City Tour. The Fortress is the place where the city began in 1703. Inside St. Peter and Paul’s Fortress there is a Cathedral with the same name that occupies a special place among the churches of St. Petersburg. This cathedral used to be a burial place for the Russian Tsar Family beginning from the time of Peter the Great. Peter the Great was the first to be buried in the unfinished building of this Cathedral. A tradition to bury the members of the ruling dynasty, widespread throughout the world, was followed in St. Petersburg, too.
11.30 – 12.00pm – Inside tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood. The Church on the Spilt Blood was created in the best traditions of Russian art of the 14th to 17th centuries and stands out among all St. Petersburg churches by its distinct national appearance. It was made in 1883-1907 on the spot where on March 1st, 1881, the terrorist mortally wounded Alexander II.
12.30 – 1.00pm – Inside tour of St. Isaac’s Cathedral. St. Isaac’s Cathedral is an integral part of St. Petersburg as well as St. Peter’s Cathedral is a part of Rome, and St. Paul’s Cathedral is a part of London. It is one of the largest domed buildings in the world. Built in the early 19th century, it is remarkable for the perfect harmony of architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaics. Nowadays it functions both as a church and a museum.
1.15 – 2.15pm – Lunch (optional). The cost of food and drinks is not included into the price.
2.30 – 4.30pm – Inside tour of the State Hermitage Museum. The State Hermitage is the largest museum of Russia. Its collection has about three million exhibits, including works of painting, sculpture, graphic and applied art, archeological finds, coins and medals. It has been formed in the course of three centuries. The museum consists of five buildings that is why in the beginning we always give our tourists an opportunity to choose what departments they would like to see within our tour. Please remember, the collection of impressionists is exhibited in a separate building and is not included into this tour. Please let us know if you would like to see them.
5.00pm – You are back at your hotel or we could arrange an evening program for you. Possible evening options can be found in Evening Programsat our site.
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The price per each person is calculated according to the quantity of people in the group.
Group size (number of people). Price per person.
NB Children from the age of seven as well as students get 20USD discount for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
All prices include:
• a professional English-speaking guide for 1 day,
• a professional driver with a comfortable air-conditioned car or mini-bus for 1 day,
• tickets to all museums and parks for everyone,
• permission to take photos in the museums,
• 1 bottle of water per person per day,
• all local taxes,
• radio equipment for parties from 6 people and more.
All prices do not include:
• The cost of lunches or dinners in restaurants.