St.Petersburg City Tour with a Private Car

Tours & Sightseeing in Russia

Tour description provided by Viator

The tour begins at your hotel where your guide will meet you. By comfortable car you will go around the city visiting its historic places with stops for photo at your choice. The story told by a professional guide will let you come closer to the events of 300 years of St. Petersburg history.The city, built by the will of the Emperor Peter was intended to overshadow the beauty and grandeur of all European capitals. You will visit Nevsky prospect-the main street of St. Petersburg, grew along with the city, the Peter and Paul fortress - place, which the emperor Peter chose for a laying of the city not only an example of architecture, but also a tomb of all Russian emperors. St. Isaac's Cathedral and a lot of others interesting places.
Tour will begin at your hotel where you will be met by the guide. On a comfortable car you make a sightseeing tour around the city with visit of historically significant places of SPb with obligatory stops for a photo. Nevsky prospect-the main street of St. Petersburg, grew along with the city. It stretches from the Admiralty building to the place where the relics of the most revered saint in St. Petersburg Alexander Nevsky are kept. Exactly in the place where prince Alexander Nevsky defeated Swedish troops the first monastery of St. Petersburg Alexander Nevsky Lavra was built. The city is obliged to Peter's daughter Elizabeth Petrovna by buildings in style of baroque the Smolny Convent and the Winter Palace on Neva Embankment. The Peter and Paul fortress place which the emperor Peter chose for a laying of the city not only an example of architecture, but also a tomb of all Russian emperors. In fortress there is "the Russian Bastille" - the Russia's first political prison. St. Isaac's Cathedral, standing by the sizes and furniture in the same row with such cathedrals as St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome and Paul's Cathedral in London will strike you with the greatness. Near it the symbol of an era of Ekaterina the Great- The Bronze Horseman is located. Unique mosaics in the Church of the Savior on Blood constructed on a place of attempt at the emperor Alexander  have no analogues in the world. Survey round Iincludes  excursions in the Peter and Paul fortress,cathedral and prison and,as a compliment from our company,-visit to famous Cathedral of our Ledy of Kasan.It was modelled by Andrey Voronikhin  after the St. Peter's Basilica in Rome .After Napoleon invaded Russia in 1812  the commander-in-chief Mikhail Kutuzov asked Our Lady of Kazan for help in  this church ! After  the Patriotic War was over, the cathedral was perceived primarily as a memorial to the Russian victory against Napoleon. Kutuzov himself was interred in the cathedral in 1813.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in the center of the city by a private car

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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