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Histours

55 reviews
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Private bookings only! - Explore the battlefields of the most destructive siege in human history - Travel along the Road of Life and visit the battlefields where the fate of millions was decided - See lake Ladoga and the countryside behind the city's facades
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was the best historical tour we have ever been on! Alexander is an expert on the Siege of Leningrad. From the moment you get in the van to being dropped off at your hotel you are learning. He was so easy to be around...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for an indepth knowledgable tour of Leningrad during the siege this is for you! Alexander, an excellent guide will take you to important areas that are out of reach and difficult to access for a normal tourist in the comfort of a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Alexander´s knowledge, superb English and presentation made a strong impression. I had read about the siege, experiences of civilian Leningraders, some studies by historians, Soviet, newer Russian, foreign, western. I highly appreciated Alexander´s ability to communicate military aspects in such detail, as we visited sites,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend! The level of detail Alexander goes into is unparalleled based on prior experience of European history / city tours. Filled with constant stops seeing the road of life, historical battle sights, key land marks and post war memorials / graves. His level of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited St Petersburg in September 2018 for 6 days. While the city is busy with cruise ships who visit over a 72 hour period we could see that this city needed more time. Being drawn to the city initially because of the WW11 Seige...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Alexander was an amazing guide! He had an incredible amount of knowledge which he imparted in a most professional and passionate way. He tailored our 4 day tour to meet our specific interests, and was spot on with his choice of places to visit. He...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We did two tours with Alexander. Leningrad battlefield and road of life. Action packed. Lots of great info and extra details. This is his passion and it came across clearly. Outstanding English. If you have any real interest in the history of the Battle of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

One day tour of the Siege of Leningrad, including the Road to Life and memorials. Alexander's expert knowledge and passion was unmatched. Every courtesy was extended to us to ensure our safety, comfort and enjoyment. I took my elderly mother and father on the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Alexander, I’m back in the USA and just wanted to thank you again for a fabulous tour. It had a profound effect on me, thanks in large part to your ability to communicate so knowledgeably and vividly the events of the Siege and the heroism,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

I took 2 tours with Alexander in June. The first was the Siege of Leningrad tour. I had the tour modified to include a stop at Oreshek fortress. As noted in several other reviews his command of English was amazing. He brought a tablet with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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November 4, 2018|
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Hello, currently there are no tours running tomorrow or on Tuesday. If you would like to contact me quickly, please use the phone +7 921 849 33 54, WhatsApp/Viber available,
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Richard P
May 25, 2017|
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Hello Jack, please tell me the dates you are going to take this tour on by writing to me by email, and I'll try to connect you to a group which booked a tour in this time interval. However, there's no guarantee such option... More
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marylgarr
June 20, 2016|
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Response from AlexanderShm | Property representative |
Hello, maryglarr! Yes, I pick up and drop off at the client's hotel. The cost for 2 people will be 19 000 roubles. The inclusion of the fortress costs 4 000 for 2 people.
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