This tour takes you all around the historic centre of St Petersburg, and you follow the whole époque of the Russian Empire. You learn the story of the Romanoffs, get into the palace intrigues and see the birthplace of all Russian revolutions. The tour also includes some inside visits to the city museums, which gives you the better feeling and understanding of the unique atmosphere of St Petersburg.
You will be picked up in your hotel by the guide and drive around the city centre. you will hear the story of the Northern Russian Capital from the very beginning and make stops on the way to take a photo of the most beautiful places. Then you go to the territory of the Peter and Paul’s Fortress and see the very start of St Petersburg, as well as Peter and Paul’s Cathedral – the burial place of all the Russian emperors. You will continue with the visits to the main and the most impressive churches in the city – St Isaak’s Cathedral and Savior on Spilled Blood. The first, being one of the biggest cathedrals in Europe, is a monumental structure, fascinating you with its splendid interiors and grand facades. The second is the unique museum of mosaics, as well as the place surrounded by the most fantastic stories. After the tour you may ask to bring you back to the hotel or drop you off in the city centre, so that you can go on exploring on your own.