Private Walking Tour: History of Saint Petersburg

Private & Custom Tours in Russia

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On this private 4-hour walking tour, you will get acquainted with highlights of Russian history, and pay a visit to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul; a burial place of all Russian Tsars from Peter I to Alexander III. After the Fortress, take a walk along the Petrovskaya embankment to the cabin of Peter the Great, the first “palace” in a future capital of Russia. Today, the cabin is a branch of the State Russian Museum which is known for being the largest depository of Russian fine art in St. Petersburg.
This private walking tour begins with a meeting with the guide at your hotel. Next, you and your guide will ride the subway to the area of the fortress. You have an options-try metro like kind of extra tour with a guide. Our subway is really beautiful and very deep! See the sights of the fortress including the Mint building and officers' hostel, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and the prison of Trubetskoy Bastion. Then, follow on foot to the house of Peter the Great (10 min) along the embankment of the Neva River. After the tour, you and your guide will return to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities