Siege of Leningrad

Cultural & Theme Tours in Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)

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St. Petersburg,Petrograd,Leningrad is a city that has never ever been captured by the enemy. 900 days when the city was besieged by the Nazis are tragic, terrible and still not fully known pages of our past.Exposition at the Museum of St. Petersburg history.will tell you about life in the besieged city. At Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery we will visit another small Museum. In our city there is no family that would not have lost loved ones during the siege of 1941-1944.Guide - a professional historian and native of St. Petersburg will try to answer all questions, personal car with a driver will help us to move around the city
Your guide and a driver will meet you at the hotel.In order to fully reveal the theme of the siege,we will visit the Museum of the History of the city, which is located in the old mansion of count Rumyantsev.The theme of the siege of Leningrad was closed during the USSR,so the comments of your guide-an indigenous resident of the city will be very useful and interesting.Our next stop is the Piskarevsky memorial cemetery. 1,000 civilians died of starvation and cold.We will visit another small Museum and honor the memory of the victims.The theme of war is a difficult one,but without it the history of this city will remain incomplete.Maybe now is the time to talk about it.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities