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St. Petersburg: City Tour with Peter & Paul Fortress Visit

1. St. Petersburg: City Tour with Peter & Paul Fortress Visit

Discover the world-famous Nevsky Prospect, lined with the marble palaces of former Russian royalty as well as the city's most fashionable boutiques and art salons arranged in old 18th-century building façades. Admire the beautiful streets and impressive classical and Renaissance cathedrals. Then, enjoy an excellent photo opportunity with a stunning panorama along the Neva's embankments. By the city's Rostral Columns you will have a view of the 5 buildings of the State Hermitage Museum, the Admiralty, and St. Isaac's Cathedral. From here, you will visit the most splendid architectural masterpieces in Saint Petersburg: the Fine Arts Square, the magnificent Church of Resurrection on Spilled Blood, the Field of Mars, the Alexanderinsky Drama Theater, Smolny Cathedral, the Classical Senate building, the Bronze Horseman, and much more. Enjoy the beauty of the third largest square in the world - the Palace Square, home to the Winter Palace and the Alexander Column. During this tour, you will also visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, the oldest construction in Saint Petersburg. The Peter and Paul Fortress was originally created to protect the city, but was eventually used as a political prison. The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a unique example of Russian 18th-century architecture that has remained intact. For almost two centuries, it served as a burial-place for Russian emperors. The last Russian tsar - Nicholas II - and his family were buried in the cathedral's small St. Catherine chapel in 1998.

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Saint Petersburg: Walking Tour Around Famous Attractions

2. Saint Petersburg: Walking Tour Around Famous Attractions

Explore the most iconic attractions of St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia, on this walking tour. Get an insider's view on the culture and history of the city from your local guide. Visit Palace Square, the central city square of St Petersburg, connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge, and see the Bronze Horseman statue, an equestrian statue of Peter the Great. Witness the magnificent Mariinsky Theatre, marvel at the architectural wonder of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and get to know the history behind Peter and Paul Fortress.

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Saint Petersburg: Private City Highlights Tour

3. Saint Petersburg: Private City Highlights Tour

This Full-Day tour of St. Petersburg offers visitors the opportunity to take in as much as possible of the city in a day's sightseeing, from the comfort of a car or minivan and with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. At 10:00 AM, your guide will come to your hotel lobby area or any other indicated address to begin the tour from there. There also will be a driver waiting at your hotel entrance. During this tour, visit the most picturesque areas of St. Petersburg where you will be able to make multiple photo stops at your request, while engaging in entertaining and informative discussion about the city's history and present-day life. At 11:00 AM, stop at the Peter and Paul Fortress, a symbol of St.Petersburg and one of the few remaining fortresses of the 18th century, the burial place of Russian emperors, as well as a former political prison of Russia. It was the one the history of St. Petersburg began with. Then, visit the Church of Savior on Spilled Blood, one of St. Petersburg's most memorable landmarks.  Then, take a lunch break and taste the local cuisine. Enjoy a special 3 course meal before heading to St. Isaac's Cathedral at 2:30 PM. Here, climb up the 300 or so steps to the observation walkway at the base of the cathedral's dome and enjoy the breathtaking views over the city. Afterwards, spend more time with your guide exploring the historic centre of St Petersburg before being taken back to your hotel or place of preference at 5:00 PM.

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St. Petersburg: Guided Walking Tour with Lunch

4. St. Petersburg: Guided Walking Tour with Lunch

Explore many of St. Petersburg’s famous sights on a guided walking tour. See Nevsky Prospekt and Kazan Cathedral, the city's three central squares, and more. Visit the Promenade des Anglais for panoramic views of St. Petersburg's palaces, bridges, and the Neva River. Stop for lunch at a restaurant to try some local dishes. Discover the Church of St. Catherine, the Basilica of St. Catherine of Alexandria, and the Lutheran Church of Peter and Paul. End your tour with a stop at the Church of the Savior on Blood, Built on the site where Tsar Alexander II was fatally wounded.

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Our guide was at the hotel lobby five minutes before the appointed time. We were allocated a comfortable and clean car. Both the driver and the guide were very friendly. In fact they gave us their umbrellas when it started raining. The guide spoke excellent English and knew the city well. She showed all the important locations and helped with the pictures also. A very comfortable and nice way to see the city.

The lady guide was very good very soft spoken nd very clear in explanation.really loved the experience…thanku soo much