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Walking 2 day shore tour of Saint-Petersburg

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    Day 1: Walking city tour with visits to Hermitage, St. Isaac's cathedral, Church of Savior on Spilled Blood and Summer garden

    Stop At: Marine Passenger Terminal, Morskoy Slavy Sq. 1, St. Petersburg 199106 Russia
    Meeting with your private licensed guide at the port terminal beyond the passport control. The guide will be holding a sign with your name on it and after warm welcome you will be forwarded to a comfortable car to start your tour. We offer the meeting time 08:45 - 09:00, but it will be adjusted to your arrival.

    09:00 - 11:00 - panoramic city tour covering major sights of St. Petersburg
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    11:00 - 13:00 (time is adjustable) - private excursion in the State Hermitage – world-wide famous museum will astonish you with its interiors and grand scale. The winter residence of the Russian Emperors, one of the biggest museums in the world, with 25 kilometers total halls length, nowadays presents the rich collection of the world masterpieces. Our guides will show you the most interesting and important items from the whole variety of the museum exhibits!

    13:00 - 14:00 (the time is adjustable) - lunch time (not included).The guide will recommend you good restaurants and cafes on the way or we can make a preliminary reservation at your wish.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    14:15 - 15:00 (time is adjustable) - private excursion in St. Isaac's Cathedral - a prominent sample of the Russian cult constructions with unique rich decoration. There are more than 150 art pieces of the middle of the XIX century in its interior. Stained-glass windows, mosaics, sculptures and fine combination of colored stones create the great color scheme, which amazes every visitor of the museum.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    15:20 - 16:00 (time is adjustable) - private excursion in the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood - wonderful, fabulous nine-dome cathedral, which was constructed on the spot of the fatal attempt at the Tsar the Liberator Alexander II. Its interior is a real mosaic museum, which you can look over for hours. This is one of the biggest collections in Europe.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Summer Garden, Dvortsovaya Emb., 2D, St. Petersburg 191028 Russia
    16:00 - 16:30 (time is adjustable) - a pleasant walk in the Summer garden - a pearl in the garden necklace of St. Petersburg, laid out by Peter the Great. It is a place where Summer Palace is situated and a home to marble statues, rare flowers and plants, as well as beautiful fountains which allow to feel the atmosphere of Peter's time.The Neva fencing of the Summer Garden is an architectural masterpiece of universal fame.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Marine Passenger Terminal, Morskoy Slavy Sq. 1, St. Petersburg 199106 Russia
    17:00 (time is adjustable) - return to the ship.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Excursion in Peter & Paul fortress and hydrofoil trip to Peterhof

    Stop At: Marine Passenger Terminal, Morskoy Slavy Sq. 1, St. Petersburg 199106 Russia
    08:45 - 09:00 (the time is adjustable) - meeting with your private licensed guide at the port terminal beyond the passport control. Departure to Peter&Paul fortress by taxi (not included).
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
    10:00 - 11:00 (the time is adjustable) - private excursion in Peter and Paul Fortress - the first architectural monument of St.Petersburg. On its territory the burial place of Romanov tzar family is situated and you will see it in Peter and Paul Cathedral as well as view fortifications, the prison of Trubetskoy Bastion, an unusual monument to Peter the Great and other important places of Russian history.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Peterhof State Museum Preserve, Razvodnaya ul., d. 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
    11:00 - 12:00 (time is adjustable) - move to the pier to start your hydrofoil trip to splendid Peterhof.

    13:00 - 14:00 (the time is adjustable) - lunch (not included).The guide will recommend you good restaurants and cafes in Peterhof or we can make a preliminary reservation at your wish.

    14:00 - 16:00 - private tour in Peterhof - the favorite suburban residence of Peter the Great, a real pearl of Russian Baroque and Empire Style, often called Russian Versailles. Great palace and park ensemble, amazing fountains and golden sculptures, playing in the sun, create absolutely unique combination, which is a must see for every visitor of St. Petersburg. During this excursion you are welcomed to walk through the Lower Park, admire the famous fountains and visit gorgeous Grand Palace.

    Important: If the hydrofoil trip is cancelled due to the unfavorable weather conditions it is not refunded because we will use our van or taxi instead to get to/from Peterhof.

    16:00 - departure back to St. Peterburg by hydrofoil.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Marine Passenger Terminal, Morskoy Slavy Sq. 1, St. Petersburg 199106 Russia
    17:00 (time is adjustable) - return to the ship.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Marine Passenger Terminal, St. Petersburg

    Ports
    Marine Passenger Terminal, St. Petersburg
    Duration
    2 days
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide service in your chosen language for 16h and private museum tours (except.Faberge)
    • Hydrofoil trip to Peterhof and back
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • All port fees for 2 days and blanket visa to go ashore in St. Petersburg without a visa
    • Skip the line admission tickets - State Hermitage
    • Skip the line admission tickets - St.Isaac's cathedral
    • Skip the line admission tickets - Church of the Savior on Blood
    • Admission tickets - Summer garden
    • Skip the line admission tickets - Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Skip the line admission tickets - Grand Palace and Lower gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Garden
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Public transpot or taxi costs
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The price may be not valid in the dates of International Economic Forum (June 5-9), December 31 and January 1
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Any other language and bigger group size are available upon request.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    By: BeAbo
    7 reviews
    barrysh
    Memphis, Tennessee
    151
    St. Petersburg synagogue
    Very interesting to see. Still in use. Was even in use during the siege. Great historical significance. Now
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    AmandaOldRog
    Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    410110
    Charming and Energetic
    We watched a Cossack folk dancing show in a tent that was erected along side our river cruise ship one evening
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    naveednn
    Houston, Texas
    31
    Not worth it, crowded and overrated
    We took this tour while in St. Petersburg. The tour is crowded, groups of 10-20. You go up the access fairs of one
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    Lars Erik K
    Oslo, Norway
    30
    Great experience - both in planning and execution of the guided trips
    I have had the pleasure (again) of using BeAbo's service for a large group of visitors - this time for 20 persons
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