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Lonely Planet Experience: Private St Petersburg Evening Tour

1. Lonely Planet Experience: Private St Petersburg Evening Tour

Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience. Meet your friendly guide at the information booth in Palace Square. Nestled in the heart of the city, the square hosts St Petersburg’s most important celebrations and is the perfect place to experience the city as a local. The first part of the tour is dedicated to the city’s stunning metro system. Head down underground and get a better understanding of the system’s secrets and stories thanks to your guide’s expert knowledge. Learn about why the metro here is so significant and stands for so much more than just a transport system. Next, arrive at the city’s oldest railway station, which is one of the most beautiful stations in Russia. Continue the tour to a nearby cafe, which you won’t find in any tourist books. Surrounded by locals, immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of the cafe and imagine what life is like in the city. Listen to your guide share information about St Petersburg’s culture, lifestyle, and traditions as you enjoy a glass of Russia’s most beloved tipple, vodka.

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Saint Petersburg: 2-Day Imperial Tour in Spanish

2. Saint Petersburg: 2-Day Imperial Tour in Spanish

Feel like a Russian emperor during this amazing 2-day journey. You'll start with a city tour to explore the main landmarks and take pictures of the most beautiful places in the city. Visit the Spilled Blood Church, one of the symbols of the city, which was erected in 1883 following the assassination of Emperor Alexander III on that exact location. Upon building an appetite, your guide will escort you to a 3-course traditional Russian lunch. Naturally, dining is a wonderful way to get a feel for the culture, plus the food is delicious. Following lunch, you'll tour the Winter Palace, the Imperial Residence, and the Hermitage Museum, the latter of which houses a collection of world art. Aside from Paris' Louvre, no other collection rivals the size and quality of the Hermitage. You will later finish your day onboard a cosy boat as you enjoy river views of the city, which is frequently called the "Venice of the North". After being picked up on your second day, you'll begin an adventure dedicated to the emperor's summer residences. You'll begin with the Soviet Union palaces, getting into the subway to see a few of the most beautiful stations which were built during the Soviet era. Following that, visit the Imperial Catherine Palace to tour its unforgettable Amber Room. You'll then taste some local food before moving to the city of fountains and Peterhof Park, which has been dubbed the Russian Versailles.

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St. Petersburg: City Center Walking Tour with Lunch

3. St. Petersburg: City Center Walking Tour with Lunch

See St. Petersburg on this 3-hour walk and experience the most significant landmarks of the city.  Visit Saint Isaac's Square, Senate Square and Palace Square, which are the 3 central squares of the city. You will walk on Nevsky Prospect and see Kazan Cathedral.  Enjoy panoramic views from the English embankment on palaces, bridges and the main river of St. Petersburg Neva.  Learn about the history of the metro stations Ploshchad Vosstaniya, Pushkinskaya, Kirovsky plant, Narvskaya, and Avtovo. Your guide will reveal some secrets and tell you about the legends of the metro.  The tour brings you to a restaurant in the city where you can enjoy a break eating lunch.

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A great way to start your trip at St. Petersburg

(disclaimer: the itinerary differs from the description in GYG, but it is worth it anyway!) During the tour, we visited a doughnut shop (that has been around since 1959) and a railway station which has magnificent interior design, both of which we would have missed had we explored the city on our own. We also visited a few of the significant metro stations. Our guide, Anna, also treated us to traditional Russian snack and (a small amount of) liqueur. Adding on to that, Anna was also friendly and knowledgeable. She shared many interesting stories about the buildings we passed, and provided tips and recommendations for our trip (for the next few days). This is definitely a great way to appreciate St. Petersburg and its rich culture!

A must do tour to really have a chance to explore the roots of the city. Evelyn was our tour guide and we couldn’t have asked for a better one! She was knowledgeable and fun. We had a smaller tour and she was very flexible with the itinerary. One of my favorite parts was exploring the unique subway system and artwork. We ended our tour at a fun local bar/coffee shop. The tour was one of the main highlights of the trip!

Our tour was fantastic! We got to see parts of St. Petersburg that we definitely would not have otherwise known about. Evelina was such a wonderful guide. She was very knowledgeable about the history and culture of the city, and she even shared a unique bar with us at the end of the tour. She answered all of our questions and engaged with us in interesting discussions. Thank you very much!

The Tour Guide was excellent and very knowledgeable about SPB.

The tour description is outdated and the itinerary has changed which was unfortunate, as I had already done most things on the revised itinerary. I was told that GetYourGuide cannot change the description until 2020.

Great experience!

Our guide Oksana was excellent.. very knowledgeable and great company! I highly recommend!