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Private 4-hour Sightseeing Tour of St Petersburg & Optional Boat Canals Cruise

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    Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 198324 Russia

    St. Petersburg is a pilgrimage site for lovers of beauty. Explore St. Petersburg with a local guide and spend 4 hours driving the streets of this magnificent city, stopping at its major monuments and landmarks. In addition to the major attractions, your guide may show you some off-the-beaten track sites.

    Itinerary: 

    10 am - Meet you guide at the hotel lobby 

    10:40-11:30 am - Tour of Peter & Paul Fortress with Cathedral

    11:50-12:20 pm - Tour of Church on the Spilled Blood

    1:00-2 pm - Tour in St Isaac Cathedral

    2:00-3 pm - Canal Boat Cruise (optional, select option upon booking)

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia

    Take a ride along its main streets, including Nevsky Prospect, and see the numerous cathedrals with golden domes. Be amazed by magnificent palaces, once occupied by the greatest Russian noble families, and enjoy the beauty of serene rivers and canals, linked by romantic bridges.

    Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

    Admire elaborate Church on the Spilled Blood from inside. This onion-domed decorative memorial to the assassinated emperor Alexander II is the personification of splendid Russian ecclesiastical architecture

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

    Pass the sprawling Palace Square and marvel at its grand Winter Palace

    Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

    Enjoy a panoramic drive past the main sights of St. Petersberg

    Stop At: The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

    Visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Named for the patron saint of Peter the Great; its soaring gold dome tops the fourth largest cathedral in the world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia

    The imposing Peter and Paul Fortress stands as St. Petersburg’s most historic site. This was the city’s original citadel and its first defense against the Swedish army that might have come calling to reclaim its land. The fortress was designed by architect Domenico Trezzini’s exacting standards, and completed in 1740.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Moika Embankment, St. Petersburg Russia

    If you want even more than upgrade your city tour with 1 hour river & canals boat cruise on a common boat (choose option upon booking). You will see a lot more unique architecture, many more bridges, more 18th and 19th century palaces and parks and architectural landmarks, like the domes and spires of churches and cathedrals you had already been to!

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Guests may be picked up from ANY HOTEL/APARTMENT located in the city center or 5km/miles away from it. Guide will be waiting in your hotel lobby or near the building where your apartments is locates. Guide will be holding a sign with your last name written on it.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Near St. Isaac Cathedral
    Inclusions
    • Professional private guide service
    • Comfortable transportation with a business class car
    • Professional & experienced driver
    • Hotel pick-up
    • Bottles of water
    • Rain coats (in case of raining)
    • City maps
    • Farewell gift
    • Boat cruise tickets (if option is chosen upon booking)
    • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Moika Embankment
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Visit to the Colonnade of St Isaac Cathedral
    • Hotel Drop-Off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Your tour ends near St. Isaac Cathedral, or after canal boat cruise near the pier (if option is chosen).
    • This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers.
    • This is a sample itinerary. The order of museum visits may change depending on availability of entrance tickets, museum's days-off, traffic situation in the city.
    • The exact entrance times can vary. Pre-booked time periods to enter the museums are assigned only by the management of the museums and is a subject to changes. It is possible that there will be a line of people entering the museum at the same time.
    • This tour is not recommended for wheelchair passengers, and if a person with a wheelchair decides to participate he/she must have a personal helper to assist in boarding/disembarking the vehicle, and entering the restrooms and restaurant, and all sites. At certain locations a wheelchair person may not be able to exit the bus, and may have to stay inside the bus.
    • If you want to take this tour at your preferable time, please leave a note upon making booking or call to confirm your preferred time at least 2 days before the tour
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • 2 starting times available: 10am, 1:45pm
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Boat cruise activity is included in special tour option. If you want to experience this activity please choose special tour option upon booking.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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