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$390 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Discover Karelia

ItineraryDay 1: Petrozavodsk - KizhiStop At: Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography, Kizhi, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictTour to Kizhi museum.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at 4* hotel.Day 2: Ruskeala - KinermaStop At: Ruskeala Mountain Park, Ruskeala, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictVisit the mountain park of RuskealaDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Smolenskoy Ikony Bozhiyey Materi Chapel, Kinerma, Pryazhinsky District, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictVisit historical Karelian village of Kinerma.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at 4* hotel.Day 3: Kivach Nature Reserve, Church of Apostle PeterStop At: Kivach State Nature Reserve Kivach Waterfalls, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictVisit Kivach Nature Reserve.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Museum Martsialnyye Vody, Martsialnyye Vody, Kondopozhsky District, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictVisit the Church of Apostle PeterDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$20 Private & Custom Tours

Petrozavodsk City Private Tour with a guide

The guide will meet you at the hotel, from where, depending on the location of the hotel, you will go by foot or by public transport to the center of Petrozavodsk.Petrozavodsk is recognized among other towns of North Russia by its Neoclassical architectural system, which includes the Round Square and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. You will observe the town's landmarks such as the outdoor statues of Peter I, Gavrila Derzhavin - a Russian poet who was the governor of Olonets, and Alexander Nevsky monument.You will view the modern embankment, initiated in 1994, that presents an assortment of Karelian granites and marbles. Tour the central landmark Lenin Square, an elliptical space with a large Soviet-era statue of Lenin in the center and discover why it is especially notable for English-speaking visitors.The tour ends in the center of the city.

$20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Meet the Capital of Karelia – Petrozavodsk, on a City Panoramic Tour!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Monument to Peter the Great, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictPeter the Great Monument. There is a bronze sculpture to Peter the Great in a small garden on the embankment of Petrozavodsk. This monument was the first one in Petrozavodsk and it is considered as one of the best monuments to Peter Great.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Alexander Nevskiy Cathedral, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictAlexander Nevsky Cathedral in Petrozavodsk - the main cathedral of the Karelian eparchy - built in the first half of the 19th century in memory of the Patriotic War of 1812 . Alexander Nevsky - patron of the lands of Novgorod, included Karelian territories, was honored in these places for a long time. . The construction of the cathedral with the blessing of the Metropolitan of Novgorod, His Eminence Seraphim, was agreed with Alexander I himself (the tsar personally donated for the construction of the church 30 thousand .rubles) and was made possible by the initiative of the townspeople (the main expenses were covered by donations of merchants and workers' factories).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Embankment of Lake Onega, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictWalk along the embankment of Lake Onega, a favorite recreation place for guests and residents of Petrozavodsk.Duration: 1 hour

$5 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore Petrozavodsk - the Capital of Karelia Region!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Monument to Peter the Great, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictPeter the Great Monument. There is a bronze sculpture to Peter the Great in a small garden on the embankment of Petrozavodsk. This monument was the first one in Petrozavodsk and it is considered as one of the best monuments to Peter Great.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Embankment of Lake Onega, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictWalk along the embankment of Lake Onega, a favorite recreation place for guests and residents of Petrozavodsk.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: The Governor's Park, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictThis is a popular place with locals and visitors alike. Near to its entrance there is a collection of items connected with metallurgic activities in Karelia and products made at the Aleksandrovsky Factory. In the centre of the park there is a statue of Gavril Derzgin, a poet who was also the first governor of the city.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: V.I. Lenin Monument, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictYou will see the Kirova and Lenin square.Lenin Square. This square firstly was called Round square or Circle. In the Soviet times the bronze monument to Peter the Great was replaced with the granite constraction of the Lenin monument. The name of the square was changed.The Kirov Square. This square hosts three of Petrozavodsk theatres: the National Theatre, the Russian Drama Theatre, the Puppet Theatre. This square hosts three of Petrozavodsk theatres: the National Theatre, the Russian Drama Theatre, the Puppet Theatre. There is a bronze monument to Sergey Kirov made from the pink granite in the center of the square. It was set here in 1936 and since this year the square has the name of Kirov. Before the Revolution the square had another name. Three cathedrals build in the XVIII-XIX centuries gave the name to it – Sobornaya.Please, note that entrance tickets to the museums of Petrozavodsk are not included. However, the guide will suggest you some museums that you will be able to visit on your own.Duration: 30 minutes

$26 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discover History and Nature of Petrozavodsk

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Monument to Peter the Great, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictPeter the Great Monument. There is a bronze sculpture to Peter the Great in a small garden on the embankment of Petrozavodsk. This monument was the first one in Petrozavodsk and it is considered as one of the best monuments to Peter Great.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Alexander Nevskiy Cathedral, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictAlexander Nevsky Cathedral in Petrozavodsk - the main cathedral of the Karelian eparchy - built in the first half of the 19th century in memory of the Patriotic War of 1812 . Alexander Nevsky - patron of the lands of Novgorod, included Karelian territories, was honored in these places for a long time. . The construction of the cathedral with the blessing of the Metropolitan of Novgorod, His Eminence Seraphim, was agreed with Alexander I himself (the tsar personally donated for the construction of the church 30 thousand .rubles) and was made possible by the initiative of the townspeople (the main expenses were covered by donations of merchants and workers' factories).Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Embankment of Lake Onega, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictWalk along the embankment of Lake Onega, a favorite recreation place for guests and residents of Petrozavodsk.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Karelian State Museum of Local Lore, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictThe National Museum of the Republic of Karelia is one of the oldest museums of the Russian North-West. In the exhibition halls are more than two hundred thousand items, including antiques found in the archaeological excavations and reflect the history, life and culture of the peoples of Karelia. Much attention is given to the nature of this amazingly beautiful region.Duration: 1 hour

$24 Private & Custom Tours

Petrozavodsk Walking Tour with Visit to Local lore Museum

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Embankment of Lake Onega, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictDuring this incredible city tour you will get acquainted with the history of Petrozavodsk from the founding of Peter the Great to the 21st century. You will get acquainted with the history of the city of Petrozavodsk, see the main historical sites of the city, and also walk along the embankment of Lake Onega, a favorite recreation place for guests and residents of Petrozavodsk.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Alexander Nevskiy Cathedral, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictYou will see the monument to Peter the Great, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, newly built modern embankment , etc. Petrozavodsk has the status of a historic city of Russia. There are 31 ancient settlements on the territory of Petrozavodsk, the oldest of which is about 8,000 years old. Founded in 1918, the National Archive of the Republic of Karelia is a large repository of ancient documents. All this and much more you will learn about the city from our professional guides.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Karelian State Museum of Local Lore, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern DistrictAlso this city tour supplemented by visits of Local lore museum.Duration: 1 hour