Saint Petersburg City tour
guided tour and admissions for 4 hour tours with visiting museums.
The first trip around the city will introduce you to the most important and famous sights of St. Petersburg: Palace Square with a unique ensemble of bewitching architecture, the Bronze Horseman, the Admiralty, the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Summer Garden, the Field of Mars, the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, Petropavlovskaya fortress and other monuments. 5-6 stops are usually made during the city tour – you will get the opportunity to make beautiful photos. You will also be able to plan the next points which you want to explore more thoroughly.
Duration: 3 hrs
City tour can be combined with a visit to the museum – the Peter and Paul Fortress or the Cathedral of the Savior on Spilled Blood / St. Isaac's Cathedral are the most popular ones for getting acquainted with the city history. The duration of the tour in this case is 4 hours.
Peter and Paul Fortress
Peter and Paul Fortress is called the «heart» of Saint Petersburg, because this is the first building on the ground of the new city. This is the place where the city started. On the territory of the fortress you can see the fortifications, the most advanced for their era, the Mint, the casemates, which more than once played an important role in the history of Russia, the original modern monument to Peter I by famous sculptor Mikhail Shemyakin. The center of the fortress is the Peter and Paul Cathedral, where most of the emperors where buried. During the tour you will visit it - the first cathedral of Saint Petersburg and the Prison of the Trubetskoy bastion.
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The Cathedral of Saint Isaac is the largest orthodox church in Saint-Petersburg and the fourth largest domed structure in Europe. It can accommodate up to 12,000 people. The cathedral is famous not only for its impressive size, but also for its rich decoration, both outside and inside, made of many expensive natural materials. 400 kilograms of gold and 1,000 tons of bronze were used for decorating the interiors of the temple. If you climb up to the viewpoint on the colonnade you will enjoy the magnificent views of the city center. Visit to the colonnade is optional.
Cathedral of the Savior on the Spilled Blood
The Church of the Resurrection of Christ, better known as the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, is a colorful example of neo-Russian style, an Orthodox cathedral built on the site of the murder of Tsar Alexander II. The Church is a unique monument of Russian mosaic art – astonishing multi-colored mosaics cover the walls, arches and domes of the temple. It is the largest mosaic collection in Europe with a total area of 7050 square meters.
The State Hermitage Museum
The State Hermitage Museum is one of the largest art museums in the world, with its’ exposition occupying more than 350 halls. The museum has a collection of over three million works of art and monuments of world culture. It consists of painting, graphics, sculpture and items of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material. The ceremonial interiors of emperor Winter palace are worth admiring themselves.
RUR per person, depending on the amount of people
|City tour, 3 hrs||5 900||3 100||2 300||1 800|
|City tour & Peter and Paul Fortress, 4 hrs||6 900||3 800||2 900||2 500|
|City tour & Saint Isaac's Cathedral
OR Cathedral of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, 4 hrs
|6 800||3 700||2 800||2 400|
|City tour The State Hermitage, 4 hrs||7 400||4 200||3 300||3 000|
Group city tour
There is also an option to join the group tour. The group city tour starts in the centre of the city daily at 12:00 p.m.
Duration: 1,5-2 hrs.
Route of the city tour:
- Nevsky Prospect; Gostinny Dvor;
- Sadovaya st.; Gorohovaya st.; Malaya Morskaya st.:
- St. Isaac cathedral (a 5 minutes stop);
- The monument to Nicholas I; the Saint Petersburg Manege; the Bronze Horseman; the State Admiralty; the Winter Palace; Konyushennaya sq.;
- The cathedral of the Holy Saviour on the Spilled Blood (a 5 minutes stop);
- Mars fields; St. Michael's castle; Summer Gardens; The monument to A.V. Suvorov; Troitsky bridge; the log cabin of Peter I;
- Cruiser Aurora (a 5 minutes stop);
- House of Matilda Kshesinskaya; Troitskaya sq.;
- Gostiny Dvor.
Due to traffic jams, open-air events etc the route can be changed.
PRICE (group city tour)
RUR per person:
- 1500 (adult)
- 1200 (senior citizens and college students)
- 800 (school children).