Private City Tour of St Petersburg with Metro Excursion

Cultural & Theme Tours in Russia
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Tour description

Get to know St Petersburg with a company of a professional guide and private driver. They will take you to the most picturesque places of the city such as the Spit of Basil Island, St Peter and Paul Fortress, the Trinity Bridge, the Summer Garden, St Michael's Palace, the Church on the Spilled Blood, St Isaac Cathedral and other remarkable spots. At the second part of the tour, you will discover the subway stations of St Petersburg which are also called 'the underground museums' as this is what they actually look like. This unusual place of interest will amaze you with its interior decoration.

This private tour is perfect for the first time visit to see  all the highlights of the city center. Enjoy a ride along the streets and embankments of St Petersburg in a comfortable car or a minibus and take your time for pictures during  multiple photo-stops. Get the full introduction to the northern capital of Russia, its architecture, and history with our professional guide. On your way you are going to see the most famous cathedrals, squares and architectural ensembles, cross the famous bridges along the Neva River and see  The Spit of the Basil Island with Rostral Columns. Being the former Russian capital, the historic center is called an open-air museum for the number of impressive facades, churches, and cathedrals. The Russian emperors invited the most talented architects of their time to march the project of the city. The main avenues and embankments of St Petersburg are full of palaces in different styles. The main ones are the Winter Palace, the Marble, Stroganov, Menshikov, Anichkov, Sheremetievsky palaces and Mikhailovsky (Engineers) Castle. We see all of them during our guided tour of St Petersburg. At the end of the route, you will dive down under the city to discover  the deepest subway system in the world. You will be fascinated by the station vestibules which look like museum halls with an abundance of beautifully decorated columns and sculptures.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Subway token
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan (3 hours)
  • Welcome gifts, ponchos in case of rain

What's not included

  • Meals