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St Petersburg Private Tour: Full-Day Walking Tour with Friendly Local Guide provided by Friendly Local Guides

St Petersburg Private Tour: Full-Day Walking Tour with Friendly Local Guide

St Petersburg Private Tour: Full-Day Walking Tour with Friendly Local Guide
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Meet your private local guide in hotel lobby who will gladly customize your experience. Discover UNESCO World Heritage–listed treasures in Russia on this private 8-hour St. Petersburg walking tour.  St Petersburg is synonymous with canals, which means bridges, embankments and beautiful panoramic views are high up on the must-do list. And this is just the beginning of a perfect St Petersburg itinerary .  Follow your knowledgeable guide through St. Petersburg and take in over 20 top attractions and must-see places including the Alexander Column, Belosselsky-Belozersky Palace, the Eliseev Emporium and the Nevsky Prospect. Admire key sights of religious significance like the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and Kazan Cathedral, then stroll along winding pathways through pretty Michael Garden.  Rebalance and relax in parks and gardens.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Russian, English, French
What to expect
  • Meet your private guide, who will be on foot, at your central St. Petersburg hotel. Then, set off on your walking tour of the highlights of this beautiful city. The tour will include some metro journeys (own expense) between sites, together with a moderate amount of walking. As you explore St. Petersburg’s historical heart, listen to stories of its founding by Peter the Great in 1703 and hear all about its great cultural heritage. Stroll along the banks of the Moika River and down the main thoroughfare, the Nevsky Prospekt, making regular photo stops en route. See landmarks such as the Belosselsky-Belozersky Palace and Eliseev Emporium, an art nouveau masterpiece that’s one of the Prospekt’s must-sees. Pause, too, at the impressive Kazan Cathedral to admire its bronze doors and 262-foot (80-meter) high dome. Stop at the Anichkov Bridge to view its ornate iron railings and four famous horse sculptures by Peter Klodt von Jurgensburg. Hear the history of these ornate sculptures from your guide, including the tale that surrounds the strange carvings on one of the stallions. Take in the magnificent exteriors of the State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace as your guide recounts the priceless artworks and other treasures held in each. Stroll around Palace Square, home to the Alexander Column, and hear about the momentous events that have taken place here, including a battle in the 1917 October Revolution. Stop to view St. Isaac’s Cathedral and take in the multi-colored, onion-shaped domes of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, built on the site where Tsar Alexander III was assassinated in 1881. Finally, stroll through the pretty Michael Garden, and absorb the peaceful atmosphere of this 19th-century park. Your tour then ends with drop-off on foot back at your hotel.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Russian, English, French
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Meet your private guide, who will be on foot, at your central St. Petersburg hotel. Then, set off on your walking tour of the highlights of this beautiful city. The tour will include some metro journeys (own expense) between sites, together with a moderate amount of walking. As you explore St. Petersburg’s historical heart, listen to stories of its founding by Peter the Great in 1703 and hear all about its great cultural heritage. Stroll along the banks of the Moika River and down the main thoroughfare, the Nevsky Prospekt, making regular photo stops en route. See landmarks such as the Belosselsky-Belozersky Palace and Eliseev Emporium, an art nouveau masterpiece that’s one of the Prospekt’s must-sees. Pause, too, at the impressive Kazan Cathedral to admire its bronze doors and 262-foot (80-meter) high dome. Stop at the Anichkov Bridge to view its ornate iron railings and four famous horse sculptures by Peter Klodt von Jurgensburg. Hear the history of these ornate sculptures from your guide, including the tale that surrounds the strange carvings on one of the stallions. Take in the magnificent exteriors of the State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace as your guide recounts the priceless artworks and other treasures held in each. Stroll around Palace Square, home to the Alexander Column, and hear about the momentous events that have taken place here, including a battle in the 1917 October Revolution. Stop to view St. Isaac’s Cathedral and take in the multi-colored, onion-shaped domes of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, built on the site where Tsar Alexander III was assassinated in 1881. Finally, stroll through the pretty Michael Garden, and absorb the peaceful atmosphere of this 19th-century park. Your tour then ends with drop-off on foot back at your hotel.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 11498P21
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary
  • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Metro tickets
  • Entrance fees (if any, depending on your preferences)
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
Duration
8h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental, port, train station, airport or a point of interest. There'll be an extra charge for meeting you at port, train station or airport. You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Private walking tour with the use of the metro
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately
  • From May to August, witness the raising of the illuminated bridges, one of the most spectacular sights in the city. (Applicable only if you start between 6pm and 7pm)
  • From May to July, enjoy the legendary White Nights of St. Petersburg festival. (Applicable only if you start between 6pm and 7pm).
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary
  • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Metro tickets
  • Entrance fees (if any, depending on your preferences)
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental, port, train station, airport or a point of interest. There'll be an extra charge for meeting you at port, train station or airport. You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
8h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Private walking tour with the use of the metro
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately
  • From May to August, witness the raising of the illuminated bridges, one of the most spectacular sights in the city. (Applicable only if you start between 6pm and 7pm)
  • From May to July, enjoy the legendary White Nights of St. Petersburg festival. (Applicable only if you start between 6pm and 7pm).
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 17 Jul 2020
A note from St Petersburg Private Tour: Full-Day Walking Tour with Friendly Local Guide
We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    The State Hermitage Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 2
    Alexander Column
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    The General Staff Building
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 4
    Triumphal Arch of the General Staff Building
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 6
    Kazan Cathedral
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 7
    Moika Embankment
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 8
    The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 9
    Palace Bridge
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 10
    Palace Square
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
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