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St Petersburg Sightseeing Tour with Peter and Paul Fortress

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ToursSightseeing ToursCulture & HistoryHistory & HeritageShore ExcursionsChurches & CathedralsFortressesMedium-risk activities

Explore the most notable places in St. Petersburg with a local guide on a 3-hour tour. Get a unique experience and delve into the history of St. Petersburg from its founding in 1703 all the way to modern times.

Highlights

  • Learn about the culture of the city which became the cradle of Russian civilization
  • See all the important sights of Saint Petersburg
  • Visit the Cathedral at the Peter and Paul Fortress

Description

See the highlights of St. Petersburg on this four-hour tour. During the tour you will drive around the most beautiful places in the city with many picture stops. This tour also includes walking to the Peter and Paul Fortress to visit the Cathedral where all the Russian Tzars are buried. Your tour guide will share with you all interesting facts of every Russian Tsar buried under the Church.  The Peter and Paul Fortress construction was the starting point for the foundation of St. Petersburg. The date of its foundation today is considered the Day of the City, and the first name of the fortress lives in the name of the new capital. Constructed for the protection of lands in the delta of Neva, Peter and Paul Fortress, in fact, was the main political prison. And Peter and Paul Cathedral inside the fortress became the main shrine for the Tsar dynasty. Today the oldest fortress of the city is a part of the Museum of History of St. Petersburg. On your tour you will learn all about its history and significance to the people of St. Petersburg.

Includes

Transportation (van) Professional licensed guide Entrance to the museum Fortress of St. Peter and St. Paul Taxes Pick up and drop-off in the meeting point (Palace square)
Meals and drinks Gratuities (recommended) Hotel pick up and drop off

Important Information

  • This is a small group tour of at least 2 and no more than 18 people
  • The guided tour has a duration of about 3 hours
  • This tour is available for all hotel guests and for tourists with a Russian visa

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