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Insider Tour

9th Line V.O. 56, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
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St Petersburg Magic

Fantastic - Red headed Marina was extra knowledgeable about all things Russian - super guided tour... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
jmesselink
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Victoria, Canada
St. Petersburg 2 day guided tour

My husband and I would strongly recommend the Insider tour of St. Petersburg. We were greeted upon... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
danddcraig
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Victoria, Canada
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Established in 2003, Insider Tour offers a unique perspective on all things Russian - history, architecture, arts, and present day life. All tours are conducted by experienced career tour guides with your unique interests matched with your tour guide's area of expertise. Fully licensed. No visa required for cruise guests. We offer tours in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Novgorod, and across the Baltics.
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9th Line V.O. 56, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic - Red headed Marina was extra knowledgeable about all things Russian - super guided tour of the Hermitage - 'The Prodigal'!!! - a well coordinated one and a half day tour for our group of 6 - added bonus - if we felt lost...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I would strongly recommend the Insider tour of St. Petersburg. We were greeted upon arrival at Cruise Ship port and transported in our own personal high end vehicle with driver and tour guide. We were fortunate to have this as we arrived...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour and tour guide and driver! (Marina was so accommodating!) Thank you for showing us around St. Petersburg!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent guides, only problem was the crowds at Catherines Palace.....they were Asian and very pushy.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We signed up with Insiders last July. No regrets - none at all! At the begging of our search we were put off by a letter from our cruise line claiming the only way to see St. Petersburg was through their tours that clearly contradicted...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful excursion- everything as promised. Excellent information provided really enhanced visit. covered all the highlights and avoided lines

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled to Saint Petersburg with my family last year and I can say that those people from Insider tour company are real professionals of what they are doing! We were very glad to know that there is a 5 star service in Russia and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got lucky and had great weather...it was really a lot for 2 days but worth it. So glad we did this compared to the large group tours from the Cruise ship, totally worth it. Highly recommended. Dimitri was great in helping us make our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used Insider Tour for a four-day tour of St Petersburg before a cruise. Our guide did a wonderful job, customizing it to our interests, limitations and timetable. It made our Russian visit easy and comfortable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited St. Petersburg in July 2018 as part of a cruise. I chose Insider Tour after researching a number of tour companies on the Cruise boards (e.g. Cruise Critic) and am really glad we did. Booking was easy. There were 3 of us, including...More

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BobShallotte_NC
24 March 2018|
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Dear Sir, Thank you for your question and for confirming this negative review was indeed written by you. The reason we had to suspect this review was not legitimate is twofold: • We tried to contact the author of this... More
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E K
9 August 2017|
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Response from RHMorea | Reviewed this property |
They take cash or credit cards. If you are in a mixed group they will need the currency to be the same. So 1 person can't pay by credit card and the rest by cash. Has to be all the same.
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