A walking tour is a unique chance to see the main sights of the center of Saint Petersburg. You will take a fascinating walk – a tour of the Central streets and squares of the Northern capital.
Prices for a walking sightseeing tour
|Cost for 3 hours||Cost for 4 hours|
|8.000 руб.||9.000 руб.|
Please note that for groups of 5 or more people, walking tours are conducted using the radio guide system. The cost is 150 rubles per person.
* The duration can be extended at your request with the appropriate recalculation of the cost. The price is indicated for excursions conducted in Russian, English and German. The cost is calculated in other languages by our managers upon your request.
The tour price includes
Visiting St. Isaac’s square, in addition to the Cathedral of the same name, you will see the monument to Nicholas II, the Mariinsky Palace. A short walk will take you to the Senate square, where you will admire the Bronze Horsemen, the building of the Senate and Synod, the embankment of the Front Neva. On the other side you will see the building of the Twelve Collegia, Menshikov Palace, Academy of Arts, Kunstkamera.
Your tour will begin with the city’s history. Next, you will visit the main attractions. The stop is planned at the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island where you can admire the world famous view – “Nevskaya Panorama”. You will see the Winter Palace, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace Bridge. You will be able to admire the décor of Rostral columns and the Exchange building nearby.
The tour will take place along the main thoroughfare of the city – Nevsky Prospekt, which is rich of unique mansions, palaces and temples. The Nevsky prospect starts from the Admiralty and ends at the Alexander Nevsky Square. Walking across the Moika River, you will see the Stroganov palace which was designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli in the Russian Baroque style for the Count Sergey Stroganov – famous collector and patron of art.
Next, you will see Kazan Cathedral – the principle Russian Orthodox Church in St.Petersburg. It is an outstanding monument both of Russian architecture and military glory. The history of the Kazan Cathedral is associated with the Patriotic War of 1812. In 1813 the field marshal Mikhail Kutuzov was buried here with full military honours. In front of the outstanding there are two monuments to the great commanders – Field Marshal Kutuzov and Barclay de Tolly. Opposite the cathedral there is a Central book store (Singer House). Its building was constructed for the Zinger Sewing Machine Company in the beginning of the 20th century. It was built of stone, metal, glass and was the first fireproof building in the city.
Anichkov Bridge is rightly considered to be the pearl of the Nevsky Prospekt. It is decorated with the four different equestrian statues, representing four stages of taming a horse, made by P.Klodt. The oldest building in Nevsky Prospekt is Anichkov Palace.
We have opened only part of the route of a walking individual tour. The composition and content will depend on the starting point, your wishes and the pace of the tour. The duration can be extended at your request.
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