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Slav Stein

2015-08-25

Dear Irina,
We just returned home from Europe.
We were very pleasantly surprised by the service which we received from your company.
Everything went as well as you promised and the guide Alexandra was perfect and very knowledgeable
and helpful. The car was midsized , clean with very good driver Andrey.
Thank you again for great help.
You can use my feedback if you want for future references.
Thank you again,
Regards,
Slav Stein

Slav Stein

2015-08-25

Dear Irina,
We just returned home from Europe.
We were very pleasantly surprised by the service which we received from your company.
Everything went as well as you promised and the guide Alexandra was perfect and very knowledgeable
and helpful. The car was midsized , clean with very good driver Andrey.
Thank you again for great help.
You can use my feedback if you want for future references.
Thank you again,
Regards,
Slav Stein

Michael Flynn

2015-08-18

I just want to say thank you for all of your help with organising our train tickets. Our trip was fantastic and everything went so smoothly. You were very helpful and efficient to deal with. I will be recommending you to anyone I know visiting Russia.

Thank you!

Michael and Carmel.

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City Walking Tour 2print version


CITY WALKING TOUR 2

CITY WALKING TOUR St. Petersburg

On this guided city tour you will be walking through the city center of St. Petersburg. During this excursion you'll get an excellent sight of the history, architecture and main landmarks of the city.

First, take a walk along Nevsky Prospect (the city’s main street) to the Palace Square with its Triumphal Arch and the Winter Palace facing each other and the Alexander Column in the middle.

Cross the Bolshaya Neva by Dvortsovy (Palace) Bridge – to the St. Basil’s Island Point with its Rostral Columns. This is an excellent opportunity for taking panoramic pictures of the city embankments.

Cross the Malaya Neva by Birzhevoy (Stock Exchange) Bridge;

Pass the Peter-and-Paul Fortress – the first construction of St. Petersburg. It said Peter the Great himself had laid the first stone.

Walk along Petrovskaya Embankment and pass the Summer Cottage of Peter I;

Then go towards the famous battle-ship “Aurora” (it signaled the start of the October revolution).

Go by Troitsky Bridge to the Summer Garden with its oldest royal stone palace and a superb collection of Italian statues and sculptures. The garden is surrounded by a magnificent cast iron fence.

Walk through the Field of Mars (with its eternal flame lit in the center of the monument to victims of wars);

Finally, return to the Palace Square.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
4 hours NO YES $54 $27 $18 $14 $11 $9

additional excursion to Peter & Paul's Fortress (HISTORY OF FOUNDATION)

PETER & PAUL'S FORTRESS

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Peter-and-Paul Fortress with its St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral. The Peter and Paul fortress, a major tourist attraction in St. Petersburg, stands out as the emblem of the city. The cathedral is the final resting place of many tsars, the last being Nicholas II and his family. The fortress is known to be the first building of St. Petersburg. Its corner-stone was laid by the emperor Peter the Great himself.

You will also see the grim cells of what used to be the main political prison of tsarist regime and can be called “Russian Bastilles”.

You will have an opportunity to take pictures from the granite Commanders’ pier – one of the most impressive places on the banks of the Neva River - a realm of water and stone.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
5 hours NO YES $66 $37 $26 $21 $19 $16

additional excursion to CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR ON THE SPILLED BLOOD

CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR ON THE SPILLED BLOOD

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood.

The Church of the Resurrection, known as the "Saviour on the Spilt Blood", was erected on the place where the Emperor Alexander II was assassinated.

During the Soviet period, the church was considered to have no artistic value and was used as a storehouse. But in 1997 the restored church was reopened to the public.

This church with its elegant domes and magnificent mosaic panels is a stunning example of Muscovite religious architecture of the pre-Petrine period in St. Petersburg.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
5 hours NO YES $67 $37 $28 $23 $19 $18

additional excursion to ALEXANDER NEVSKY LAVRA

ALEXANDER NEVSKY LAVRA

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Alexander Nevsky Lavra ensemble.

Alexander Nevsky Lavra (or Alexander Nevsky Monastery) was founded by Peter the Great at the southern end of the Nevsky Prospekt in St Petersburg to house the relics of Alexander Nevsky, patron saint of the newly-founded Russian capital.

The monastery area contains a majestic Neoclassical cathedral and other numerous structures of the same period. It also contains the Lazarev and Tikhvin Cemeteries, with the tombs of Lomonosov, Suvorov, Karamzin, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Dostoevsky and other Russian celebrities

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
5 hours NO YES $67 $37 $28 $23 $19 $18

additional excursion to ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL

ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the St. Isaac’s Cathedral –One of the most defining landmarks of St. Petersburg. The dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral dominates the skyline and its gilded cupola can be seen glistening from all over the city.

The beautifully decorated interiors with their characteristic malachite and lazurite columns are a treat to the senses.

A magnificent view of the centre of St. Petersburg is to be had from the upper colonnade of St. Isaac's Cathedral at a height of 43 meters.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
5 hours NO YES $67 $37 $28 $23 $19 $18

additional excursion to STATE HERMITAGE

HERMITAGE

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the State Hermitage – a major tourist attraction of St. Petersburg. You will see one of the greatest art collections in the world. Housed in the opulent Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum contains the works of important masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian. Admire the masterpieces of Rembrandt, Rubens, French Impressionists and also works of Van Gogh, Matisse and Gaugin.

The Hermitage Museum tour is a must for the art connoisseurs and tourists who visit St. Petersburg to explore its attractions.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
7 hours NO YES $94 $53 $38 $32 $28 $25

additional excursion to YUSUPOV PALACE

YUSUPOV PALACE

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Yusupov Palace.

The Yusupov palace was designed and decorated to rival grandeur and luxury of royal living quarters.

You will see a breathtaking collection of furniture of various styles, paintings (of Italian, Flemish, French, English and German masters), world famous sculptors (such as Kaneva, Falconais, etc.), chandeliers and parquetry, marble rotundas and grand staircases, Moorish dinning rooms and Turkish study-rooms, and to top it all - at the palace’s private theater being a miniature of Grand Opera with crimson velvet, gold and rock crystal and a marble Italian staircase purchased in Italy and brought and remounted in St. Petersburg.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
5 hours NO YES $89 $64 $57 $27 $25 $23