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St. Petersburg: Beginner & Expert Self-Guided Audio Tour

1. St. Petersburg: Beginner & Expert Self-Guided Audio Tour

Arriving in St. Petersburg, but do not know where to start exploring the city? Or is it not the first time in St. Petersburg and it seems that everyone has already seen it? Choose a two-day combo tour from the best audio tours in St. Petersburg to see the city from different angles! This tour consists of 3 in-app audio tours. And unlike standard group tours, you don't have to rush anywhere. You yourself plan the time of your walks and go to enjoy the city at your own pace and with maximum comfort! Tip: do the tours 2 or 3 days in advance. Your tour will begin in the heart of St. Petersburg with a visit to the majestic Hermitage. You will independently walk through the most interesting of the 350 halls, visit the hall with the Peacock clock and the dining room where the revolutionaries arrested the Provisional Government. You will delve into the history of masterpieces of world art, learn about the fate of artists and unravel the symbolism of the Hermitage's most valuable paintings. Tickets are already included in the price, so you do not have to stand in a huge queue at the entrance. Having rested after visiting the museum, you can independently plan the time of the next excursion and go for a leisurely walk through the picturesque corners of St. Petersburg. Your route will pass along the main avenues, narrow streets and labyrinth courtyards. You will see expressive buildings with atmospheric St. Petersburg courtyards, connected corridors and intricate passages, and learn mystical stories and interesting facts about the construction of St. Petersburg. And for dessert, a journey into the wonderful world of the streets and courtyards of St. Petersburg awaits you. Your route will pass along the main avenues, narrow streets and labyrinth courtyards. You will see expressive buildings with atmospheric St. Petersburg courtyards, connected corridors and intricate passages, and learn mystical stories and interesting facts about the construction of St. Petersburg. Your smartphone will become a personal guide who knows the answers to dozens of questions about architecture, history and sights. The app will guide you around the city like a personal tour guide using built-in maps. You won't get lost.

The majority of attractive sights to see in Russia are found in or near St. Petersburg and Moscow. Guided tours in these areas bring to life the culture, colors and history. Near St. Petersburg is Novgorod, one of the oldest settlements in Russia. Featuring the famous 11th-century St. Sophia's Cathedral and Novgorod's buzzing Kremlin, the heart of downtown, this city is worth a day trip to explore the rich history of Western Russia.

St. Petersburg is home to a wide variety of world-famous art and architecture. The Pushkin and Catherine Palace Amber Room is a historic work of architecture; the surrounding gardens are also unique. Peterhof, the Grand Summer Palace by the shore, is a beautiful location with rare fountains and a unique beauty. For one of the most diverse collections of art in the world, the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg offers visitors a look at both world and Russian art.

Moscow is the capital of Russia and is also a well-known city for its breathtaking and unique architecture. Perhaps the most famous cathedral and piece of architecture is St. Basil's Cathedral. Nearly every Moscow city tour includes a look at this magnificent structure. One of the best displays of Russian art may be found at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. Also of interest in Moscow is its scenic Kremlin.

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