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Saint Petersburg 2-Day Shore Excursion City Tour

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    Day 1: Peterhof - Pushkin

    Stop At: Peterhof Grand Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
    The Upper Garden, located between the St Petersburg highway and the Grand Palace, is a typical French-style formal garden with five fountains including one depicting Neptune, the God of the Sea. Peterhof palaces and parks,conceived by the Peter the Great as a seaside residence are unmatched in Europe. Grand Palace is a Grand residence,designed to capture the imagination of foreign visitors, scope and luxury.The cozy" Monplaisir" - the favourite Palace of Peter I(the Emperor did not like large spaces)this is the first picture gallery in Russia.Next is the wing,where Catherine the Great lived,even before becoming Empress and how she went on to do a coup.Everything here is history!
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    Visit the most spectacular summer palace in Russia. The Catherine Palace is a historical and compositional center of the palace-and-park ensemble. It is a remarkable edifice in the Russian Baroque style, with richly decorated interiors including the world-famous Amber Room, which was restored by the Tercentenary of St. Petersburg in 2003.

    If there are no tickets to the Catherine Palace, the tour operator can replace the Catherine Palace with Pavlovsk Palace.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Hermitage museum, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and the Peter and Paul Fortress

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    The State Hermitage museum is one of the world’s five largest art museums. It has more than 3 000 000 items in the collection and someone counted that if you spend only 1 min viewing each item displayed, you will still need about 3 years. If you don’t have chance to spend years in the Hermitage – even if you are very welcome to do so! - we suggest you to join our tour to see just the most significant, famous and unique among museum’s masterpieces.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the main sights of Saint Petersburg. Its interior is unique and is made of 7500 meters squared of mosaics. This church was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded by political nihilists in March 1881. The church was built between 1883 and 1907. The construction was funded by the imperial family.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
    You`ll get aquainted with the place where the city started. The cradle of St. Petersburg, that witnessed sagnificant in order of importance historical events. You also may learn more about the last family of the Romanovs - family of Nicolas II.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia
    Visit Nevsky prospect, make a walk here, see all the incredible buildings, learn a lot about them, and about Russian history. There are so many places to take a picture, to enjoy the beauty of the architecture, and to feel the magical atmosphere of St. Petersburg.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    by your ship
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Inclusions
    • 2x Lunch
    • Port pick-up and drop-off
    • 2-day guide and driver services (comfortable Mercedes car/ minivan with air-conditioning)
    • A permit for photo/ video at the museums per person
    • Metro ride
    • All port fees and local taxes
    • Blanket visa
    • Bottled water
    • Headsets for groups of 10 and more
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Peterhof Grand Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch on day-2
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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