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Saint Petersburg: Guided Private Cathedrals Tour

Saint Petersburg: Guided Private Cathedrals Tour

From US$ 69.14 per person

Take a guided and private tour of 2 of the most significant monuments in Russia. Explore the Cathedrals of St. Isaac and St. Savior on Spilled Blood both inside and out, whilst learning about their histories.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Enjoy the amazing view of Saint Petersburg from 102 meters up
  • Take a guided walk across the center of the city
  • Explore 2 main cathedrals of the northern capital both inside and out
Full description
Your tour will begin as you meet outside the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint-Isaac, which was built in the 19th century. Up until the Revolution, this building was a center of religious life in Saint Petersburg. Being the 3rd-largest cathedral in Europe, it has a magnificent view of the city and the Neva River from its largest dome of 102 meters height. Take the chance to go up there, from where you can enjoy the stunning views of this northern capital. Following that, you will head on foot towards the Cathedral of Saint Savior on Spilled Blood, across the center of the city. Built on the site where Alexander II was murdered in 1881, this neo-Russian-style cathedral, inspired by Moscow's St. Basil's Cathedral, is today one of the most picturesque buildings in Russia and is permanently visited by the tourists from all over the world. It will take you about an hour in each of the two cathedrals, and you will learn more about their history and reveal their secrets. This experience is a must-gain experience for every traveler in St. Petersburg, and will provide you with countless picturesque photographic opportunities.
  • 3-hour private tour
  • Entrance tickets for both cathedrals
  • Access to the balcony of St. Isaac Cathedral with a panoramic view over the city
  • Private guide for the whole tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants 5 and older must present proof that they have received two vaccine doses of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US

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Meeting point

Your guide will be waiting for you in the lobby of Angleterre Hotel, next to St. Isaac Cathedral. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts.

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  • Mobile vouchers are accepted for this tour, you don't need to print anything
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the activity starts
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Product ID: 298835