Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral Walking Tour in St Petersburg

Cultural & Theme Tours in Russia
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Tour description

Your visit to Peter and Paul Fortress includes a walking tour of St. Petersburg's oldest structure (the birth place of the city itself), inside visit to Peter and Paul Cathedral (the burial vault of the Russian tsars) and a visit to the former political prison of the Russian Empire. Enjoy the spirit of old St. Petersburg that permiates every stone here.

Your private guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel at 10 a.m. You will walk or take a public transport to Peter and Paul Fortress. Explore the Hare Island (where the fortress stands) and find the symbol of it. Walk the main street of the fortress to Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Visit to the Cathedral, that serves as a burial vault to all the Romanov-tsars starting from Peter the Great, the founder of our city. The last Romanovs - Nicholas II and Alexandra were reburied here in 1998.Speaking of the history of Peter and Paul Fortress, one inevitably comes to the political history of Russia. Visit the former political prison and find out the secrets it keeps and numerous court intrigues that ended up in a solitary confinement cell here.After the Peter and Paul Fortress tour your guide will take you back to the hotel or you'll finish in a downtown venue of your choice.

What's included

  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions