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Andrey Vereshhagin- Private Guide in St. Petersburg

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Address: Varshavskaya St., 16 - 5, St. Petersburg 196105, Russia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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It's me, Andrey Vereschagin, a full-time freelance tourguide in...

It's me, Andrey Vereschagin, a full-time freelance tourguide in St.Petersburg - depending mainly on my own resources since 1996. Private tours fitting all tastes. Touring groups and individuals (from 1 to 47 persons in a group) in Russia, guiding St.Petersburg with suburbs and Moscow, experience in bridge engineering (15 years), physical ability to help handicapped in not so friendly Russian environment, arrangements of Diamond rooms of the Hermitage with personal guiding inside, visa-free solutions for cruise passengers, live Soviet-era experience for sharing (born 1956), indigenous St.Petersburger (parents survived the first winter of the Siege in 1941-42).

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St.Petersburg Private Tour of The Hermitage Museum
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Thank you Trip Advisor travelers for recommending Andrey. We followed your advice and now we join the chorus. Andrey is the quintessential tour guide: Profoundly... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Trip Advisor travelers for recommending Andrey. We followed your advice and now we join the chorus. Andrey is the quintessential tour guide: Profoundly knowledgeable about the subject of St. Petersburg, which he adores; he is a gifted teacher and guide. He was born in the city and lived his life there, yet his English is indistinguishable from that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

I booked a tour with Andrey based on the reviews on this travel site. Travelling for the first time to Russia, I wanted a local's perpective as well as a time efficient tour since we had only a few days in the country. Andrey was the man for the task and did not disappoint. Andrey had boundless energy and passion... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

I visited St. Petersburg the last week of October 2016. I called Andrey based on his reviews on Tripadvisor and could not have been more pleased. He was flexible, and arranged a several hour evening walking tour for me of the city's major sites on short notice. I am an attorney, and have some knowledge of engineering and architecture. Andrey... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

There are no suggestions for improvement that I can make. My wife and I made arrangements on a very short notice. Andrei toured with us St. Petersburg in general for one day and dedicated one day to Hermitage. He was very flexible, and even changed his personal schedule in order to accommodate ours last moment's desires. Responds very quickly via... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

St. Petersburg is a unique city to visit. Andreiy turned is into a special adventure due to perfect planning, pouring out knowledge of history, architecture, art. music, culinary he enriched us with detailed information due to his love and respect to his city all in perfect spoken English.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We spent just over a week in Moscow and St Petersburg, both exciting cities brimming with activity and full of astonishing artefacts, from the Kremlin Treasury and Tretyakov art collections in Moscow to the concert halls of St Petersburg, the Fabergé jewelry collection and Yosupov palace all worth a visit. The visit to the Bolshoi to see a production of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Very enriching cultural experience, visiting the Kremlin in Moscow, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg and many other art museums, gardens and homes of influential people. In addition we saw a superb production of the opera Boris Godunov at the Bolshoi, Gergiev conducting Shostakovich at the New Marinsky Hall and some concerts including a highlght at the Philharmonic Hall in St.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We spend 2 days with Andrey in St. Petersberurg. It was the most memorable tour. It was well planned and organized. We had the best experience!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Andrey made our short stay in Saint Petersburg most worthwhile, showing us landmark sites and providing a wealth of information. Well done and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Andrey ranks as one of the best, if not the best, tour guide I’ve had. He planned an excellent 2 day tour of St. Petersburg for us and was very professional. His English is perfect and his history and knowledge of St. Petersburg is extremely impressive. He was highly attentive to our needs in terms of pace, picture taking and... More 

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