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Saint Petersburg City Tour in One Day

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    There are some different ways to getting to know the city , if not just seeing its main sights.

    We created this tour for not just visiting the city with sight of tourists, but for understanding and feeling the city like citizens.

    During the walking tour, you can appreciate the wonderful places, squares, cathedrals, with having time to lunch, and after it continue of visiting other churches, panoramas, architectural ensembles. Be prepared to find real treasures of the city.

    Going to Nevsky Prospekt,the main avenue of the city, full of shops, the best restaurants, churches and majestic palaces. You will appreciate famous Gostiny Dvor , one of the oldest and most beloved mall by citizens. Next stop will be – the Armenian Church which belongs to the early classical period. As first citizens of S.Petersburg were foreigners that's why in the center, and on Nevsky Prospect, you can see the churches of different religions. Further,visiting Kazan Cathedral – you will learn something new about the Russian religion, the internal structure of the Russian Church. Although Cathedral looks like St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican – is the main Cathedral of St. Petersburg. We will see also – The Grand hotel Europe – one of the best hotels in Petersburg, harmonious Fine Arts Square ,an interesting from the point of view that all the magnificent palaces located on it are used today as museums, theaters and concert halls. Finally is worth visiting – the Savior on Spilled Blood, the church built at the request of his son, on the site of the assassination of the Russian Emperor Alexander 2. The church was built in the neo-Russian style, with gilded and colored domes. Inside – a rich decoration of the walls from top to bottom covered with mosaics. Walking along small pedestrian streets, we shall go to the heart of the city – the Palace Square. The place of 3 Russian revolutions,which so strongly influenced the life of the country. The size of the area is more than 5 hectares,it is famous for different celebrations and concerts . We shall go to the Peter and Paul Fortress. St. Petersburg*s subway is one of the most beautiful and deepest in the world. It is decorated with marble and mosaics, truly impressive.

    Peter and Paul Fortress – a unique historical place of the city, built as a military fortress, but eventually turned into a prison for political prisoners. Peter and Paul Cathedral – the tallest building of the city, the burial place of the Romanov dynasty – from the founder of the city Peter the 1 to Nicolas the 2.
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    Reviewed April 4, 2019

    We arrived in St Petersburg having spent a few days in Moscow and having done a private tour there as well so comparisons in terms of the guide and the tour were inevitable. St Petersburg is a beautiful city and relatively easy to get round...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank LindasScotland
    Citycome, General Manager at Citycome - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

    Good afternoon, se were sorry to hear, that you were not satisfied with the tour you had on the 28th of march. The walking tour had lasted 6 hours and you've seen everything you were planned to see and even more,as we know,you were guided...More

    Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

    I had the privilege to be taken on the excellent walking tour through St Petersburg by Lida. She was enthusiastic, extremely knowledgeable, prepared to go the extra mile and even gave advice on tasty Russian snacks! Highly recommended!

    1  Thank 659johano
    Reviewed September 7, 2018

    We had a great time with Lydia (aka Lida, who was our leader). The walking tour is always a good way to see a town and our leader was very knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions. We have had other tour leaders in...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Sandra H
    Reviewed July 22, 2018

    i took that tour during the FIFA world cup.Upon arrival in front of the monument of Catherine the Great (the meeting point) I was welcomed by my tour guide Lida, my name was mentioned on the board and I felt welcomed with such a friendly...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank Aycadolly
    Reviewed April 27, 2018

    Excellent tour around the city with Daria, who was knowledgeable and friendly. Saw all the key sights at just the right pace. Daria also gave great recommendations on where to go to see and eat afterwards. Thanks!

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank AmyMcKillip
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    Response from 992onurt | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the late reply. Including a morning coffee break and a lunch break, it wrapped up around 3pm from memory. So not quite a full day.
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