Join-in Segway Tour in St. Petersburg (2 hours)

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 2 hours
  • St Petersburg
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Overview

Segway tour in St. Petersburg. You will see the Bronze Horseman, the Palace Embankment, the Atlantes on the Millionnaya Street, the English Embankment, the Alexander Column, the State Hermitage Museum, the Palace Square, the Alexander Pushkin Apartment Museum, the Arts Square, the Russian Museum, the Italian Bridge, the Moyka embankment, the Griboyedov Canal, the Church of the Savior on Blood, the State Academic Chapel, the Bank Bridge, the Kazan Cathedral, the St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Mariinsky Palace.
Tours depart daily, except on rainy and snowy days and most of them are from 10am to 12am!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg Russia

Commissioned by Catherine the Great, the monument was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet in 1782. The second name (the Bronze Horseman) comes from the same name poem written by Aleksander Pushkin (1833). The monument symbolizes the Russian victory over Sweden in the Northern War (1700-1721): the snake symbolizes a defeated enemy, the horse symbolizes Russia.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palace Embankment, St. Petersburg Russia

Stretching along the River Neva in the very heart of St Petersburg is the Palace Embankment. A long standing tourist attraction, other than fresh air and a pleasant view of the river, the Embankment offers a terrific sight of the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Vasilievsky Island. The Embankment also holds marvelous landmarks such as the Winter Palace, the Hermitage Theatre, the Marble Palace and others.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Millionnaya St, 35, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

In classical European architecture a column is often replaced by a sculpture in the form of a man supporting whatever is above him. This is called an atlas (plural atlantes) although the figure is not portrayed with the world on his shoulders. The figures are very detailed and realistic with well defined muscles. Even the veins of the feet are delineated. The Portico is located on Millionaires Street a short distance from the Palace Square.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: English Embankment, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia

The English Embankment is located on the left bank of the Neva River, stretches for 1260 meters and is surrounded by numerous buildings that represent historical and architectural interest. In Soviet times was called "Quay Red Fleet", historical name was returned in 1994 to visit the British Queen Elizabeth II.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Aleksandrovskaya Kolonna, Palace Square, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 198324

The Alexander Column also known as Alexandrian Column, is the focal point of Palace Square in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The monument was erected after the Russian victory in the war with Napoleon's France. The column is named for Emperor Alexander I of Russia, who reigned from 1801 - 25. The monument — the tallest of its kind in the world — is 47.5 m (155 ft 8 in) tall and is topped with a statue of an angel holding a cross.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

Hermitage is one of the largest museums of the world. But it is also the magnificent Royal palace with the stunning rooms and unbelievable views. The collection began as the project of Catherine the Great in 1764. Now it’s the temple of art, where you can see the works of Raphael, Titian, Rembrant, de Goya and many other prominent painters from all over the world.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

Palace Square was laid out in 1819-1829 by Carlo Rossi, a neoclassicist architect of Italian descent who designed a large number of streets and squares in St. Petersburg. He was also responsible for one of the most monumental buildings along the square, the General Staff Building. Today the enormous square is more peaceful. Locals often gather here and tourists gaze at the architectural delights or stand in line for the Hermitage.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: The Pushkin Apartment Museum, Naberezhnaya Reki Moyki 12, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

The Pushkin Apartment Museum, located in one of the oldest stone mansions in St. Petersburg at River Moika, 12, which in XIX century belonged to several generations of the Dukes Volkonky. It is the Memorial Museum of the poet, telling about the last period of his life and creativity. That was Alexander Pushkin’s last apartment. There he died on January 29 (old style), 1837 after he had been mortally wounded at the duel.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ploshchad Iskusstv, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

Arts Square is a testimony to the effectiveness of the originally planning that went into the city. The square's plan was drawn up by the Italian architect Carlo Rossi, who spent most of his life working in Russia and is considered by many to be a native Russian architect (both his contemporaries and present-day art historians have tended to call him by his Russified name Karl Ivanovich Rossi).

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: State Russian Museum, Inzhenernaya St., 4 Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia

With one of the largest collections of Russian art housed in Rossi's impressive Mikailovsky Palace, this museum is definitely worth a look. The museum was opened in the end of the 19th century with the aim to promote and celebrate the national art. Its collection spans from 12th-century Icons to 20th-century masters like Chagall, Malevich and Kandinsky. Currently the museum collection can be seen in several palaces around the city, but the best pieces are displayed in the main complex.

Duration: 6 minutes

Stop At: Italian Bridge, Kanala Griboyedova Emb. Shvedskiy Lane, 2, St. Petersburg Russia

The original pedestrian bridge was built on this site, across the Griboedov Canal at the top of Italianskaya Ulitsa, in 1896. After several minor reconstructions, the bridge was completely rebuilt in 1955 to carry water pipes as well as pedestrians. Richly ornamented with Venetian lanterns and decorative cast iron railings, the bridge is popular with buskers, and as an excellent vantage point for photographing the Kazan Cathedral to the south, and the Church of the Saviour on the Spilled Blood to the north.


Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Moika Embankment, St. Petersburg Russia

The river flows from the Fontanka River near the Summer Garden past the Field of Mars, crosses Nevsky Avenue and the Kryukov Canal before entering the Neva River. It is also connected with the Neva by the Swan Channel and the Winter Channel. In 1711, Peter the Great ordered the banks of the river to be consolidated. After the Kryukov Canal linked it with the Fontanka River four years later, the Moyka became so much clearer that its name was changed from Mya to Moyka, associated with the Russian verb "to wash"

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Griboyedov Canal, St Petersburg, Russia

The Griboyedov Canal or Kanal Griboyedova (Russian: кана́л Грибое́дова) is a canal in Saint Petersburg, constructed in 1739 along the existing Krivusha river. Its length is 5 kilometres (3 mi), with a width of 32 metres (105 ft). The streets or embankments running along the canal are known as Naberezhnaya Kanala Griboyedova.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

The symbol of Saint Petersburg - onion domed cathedral that stands out from the neo-classical surroundings of the city-center. The church is decorated with lots of mosaics inside and outside, the domes are covered with colorful enamels. The church was built on the very place where Tsar Alexander II was mortally wounded in 1881.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: State Academic Choir, Reki Moiki naberezhnaya, d. 20, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

One of St. Petersburg's best-kept secrets, the State Academic Chapel is the oldest concert hall in the city. It was founded as the residence of the Emperor Court Choir Capella, the oldest professional choir in St. Petersburg, which was established in Moscow in 1479 and transferred to St. Petersburg in 1703 by order of Peter the Great, making it as old as Peter's city itself!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bank Bridge, Kanal Griboedov Emb. connects Kazanskiy Island and Spasskiy Island, St. Petersburg Russia

The Bank Bridge is one of the three suspension bridges preserved to the present time in St. Petersburg. In 1825, in front of the entrance to the Currency Bank via the Catherine Canal was built a suspension bridge. The bridge was designed by engineer Wilhelm von Tretter, the creator of a number of bridges over the Griboyedov Canal, Fontanka and Moika Rivers. The angular sculptures of griffins by P.P. Sokolov brought the special fame to the bridge. Chains that hold the bridge are fixed inside the four griffins arranged at the corners of the river crossing. They have become one of the symbols of St. Petersburg.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

This spectacular cathedral was inspired by the Cathedral of St. Peter in Rome. It is one of the city's most majestic structures. It was built from 1801 to 1811 to house the miracle-working Icon of Virgin Mary, called our Lady of Kazan. The construction was completed shortly before the war with Napoleon, thus it became the memorial to Russian victory in this war. The cathedral houses the banners of the defeated regiments as well as the keys to the towns conquered. The grave of Russian greatest field marshal Kutuzov is also located inside. Kazan cathedral is the main church of the city.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: St. Isaac's Cathedral, St Isaac's Square, 4, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000

St. Isaac's Cathedral is dedicated to Peter the Great's favorite saint. It is the largest cathedral in Russia and ranks among the largest cathedrals of the world. It was built between 1818 and 1858, by the French-born architect Auguste Montferrand. It's not only the impressive structure, but also the collection of the greatest engineering innovations. One hundred and eighty years later the gilded dome of St. Isaac's still dominates the skyline of St. Petersburg.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Mariinsky Palace, St Isaac's Square, 6, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190107

The palace that is now considered an architectural landmark was designed by A.Stackenschneider. It was built in 1844. In February 1917 the palace was the seat of the Provisional Government, later on – of the Pre-parliament (the Council of Russian Republic established by the Mensheviks). Since December, 14, 1994 Mariinski palace is the seat of the Legislative Assembly of Saint-Petersburg (the city Parliament).

Duration: 5 minutes

Inclusions
  • Segway rental
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Helmet
  • Smiles and positive experience

Exclusions
  • Roundtrip transfer services from/to hotel
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Pushkin Apartment Museum
  • Entry/Admission - State Russian Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - State Academic Choir
  • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - St. Isaac's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Mariinsky Palace
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
The Segway office


Departure Time

10:00 AM

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Duration

2 hours

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