St. Petersburg: 5-Hour City Tour

St. Petersburg: 5-Hour City Tour with Cathedral Visits

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5 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Visit Peter and Paul Fortress, the original citadel of St. Petersburg
  • Admire the late Neoclassical architecture of St. Isaac's Cathedral, the largest Russian Orthodox church in the city
  • Walk inside and see the mosaics at Church of the Savior on Blood, located where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated
  • Learn about the tsars of Russian the revolutions the people started against their rulers
Overview
Spend your day traveling throughout St. Petersburg and exploring the top sights on this 5-hour complete city tour. Enjoy time in the center learning about history, beholding the stunning architecture, and walking along the innumerous rivers and canals.
What to Expect
Get to know the historic center of St. Petersburg on a 5-hour tour of the city as you follow the whole period of the Russian Empire. Learn the story of the Romanov family, hear about the palace intrigues, and see the birthplace of all Russian revolutions. The tour also includes some inside visits to the city museums, which gives you the better feeling and understanding of the unique atmosphere of St Petersburg.

You will be picked up in your hotel by your guide and driven around the city center. You will hear the story of the Russian capital from the very beginning, and make stops on the way to take photos of the most beautiful and monumental of these places.

Then you will enter the territory of the Peter and Paul’s Fortress and see the very start of St. Petersburg, in addition to the cathedral itself, which is the burial place of all the Russian emperors. You will continue with visits to the main and the most impressive churches in the city: St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Savior on Spilled Blood. The first, being one of the biggest cathedrals in Europe, is a monumental structure, fascinating you with its splendid interiors and grand facades. The second is the unique museum of mosaics, as well as the place surrounded by the most fantastic stories that you will hear while there.

After the tour you can choose from being taken back to your hotel, or you may branch off on your own to explore the city more.
What's Included
  • Pick-up from hotel lobby
  • Professional full-licensed guide service for the day
  • Modern transportation with air conditioning
  • Entrance fees to the listed museums
  • Photo permits
  • Water
  • Rain coats
What's Not Included
  • Lunch
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