In 2019 St. Petersburg was awarded the World Travel Awards prize as the leading tourist destination in World. It was built by Peter the Great in 1703. St. Petersburg is a unique mixture of architectural styles, the city has retained the authentic monuments of architecture since its founding. Today the all historical center of St. Petersburg with 5 sq km is included as Heritage Sites. We will pick up and drop you to your hotel in St.Petersburg
Duration of the tour: 4 Hrs, by bus / car, with professional English speaking guide
Stop №1. Nevsky Prospect. It is the main thoroughfare of the city that starts from the Admiralty and ends at Alexander Nevsky Square. It is 4,5 km long. It took over two hundred years to form the ensemble of Nevsky Prospect. It appeared in 1710, as two roads in the forest leading from the Admiralty and from the Alexander Nevsky Monastery to the Old Novgorod Road… Read more >>
Stop №2. Palace square and Winter Palace. It is is the main square of Saint Petersburg. All kinds of festivities, demonstrations, parades, manifestations are held there. The ensemble of the square is of great architectural and historical importance. It had been created by the several generations of outstanding architects during several centuries… Read more >>
Stop №3. The Admiralty Building. Petersburg would not have been Petersburg without such a major attraction as the Main Naval Admiralty Building. The Admiralty is the hallmark of the city at the same time as the Bronze Horseman and the Hermitage. And its historical symbol – the smal peninsula looks like a ship, according to legend, the spires represents the model of the first ship that entered the port of St. Petersburg… Read more>>
Stop №4. St. Isaac Cathedral and St. Isaac’s Square. Square appeared in the 1730s-1740s. It took its final shape much later during the construction of St. Isaac’s Cathedral which became the dominant of the square. It was built by the talented French architect Auguste Montferrand. The construction lasted for forty years from 1818 to1858. St. Isaac’s Cathedral is remarkable monument of Russian architecture. On the whole more than 200 artists took part in the works to create paintings, sculptures, mosaics, carved stones. It was considered to be the main and the greatest cathedral in Russia and one of the largest domed structures in the world.
Stop №5. The Battle Cruiser Aurora, is the most recognizable and legendary ship in Russia, it has become a symbol and icon of St. Petersburg along with drawbridges and the most important architectural monuments, and this is why: Built under the last Russian monarch, this cruiser not only lived to see the revolution, but also played a leading role in it. The Aurora silhouette is depicted in postage stamps, coins, various household items and equipment of the Soviet period. They made films and composed songs about him…If you are interested in the history of Russia and St. Petersburg, we recommend you to visit this ship- a functioning and living legend of Russian history.
Stop №6. Spit of Vasilyevsky Island
Stop №7. Art’s Square
Stop №8. Bronze Horseman (Monument to Peter the Great)
Stop №9. Smolniy Cathedral
Stop №10. Church on the Spilled blood
Stop №11. Kazan Cathedral (inside visit)
Visit the grand locations that St Petersburg has to offer!
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