Private Half Day St Petersburg City Tour including visit to the Russian Museum

Private & Custom Tours in Russia

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An excursion with an English speaking guide taking in all the sights of St Petersburg City with a visit to the State Russian Museum.
Experience an exciting tour of St. Petersburg with an English speaking guide. The city-Museum, where the promenades, avenues and palaces preserve the history of Russia. During the tour you will see the main attractions of the city - the Palace Square and the Hermitage, the Arrow of Vasilevsky Island, the bronze Horseman, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Nevsky Avenue, Saint Alexander Nevsky Monastery, Mariinsky Theatre, the Smolny Cathedral, the cruiser Aurora and the Summer Garden. An experienced guide will show you the St. Petersburg, which you will not see from the windows of the big buses. After exploring this city, you will pay a visit to the State Russian Museum.The State Russian Museum was established in St. Petersburg by order of the Emperor Nikolay II in 1895 and was ceremonially opened on March 1898, becoming the first in Russia and the state Museum of Russian fine art. The main building and the exposition is located in the Mikhailovsky Palace. It was built for the younger son Paul I - Michael. Hence its name.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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