Private Half-Day Tour of St Petersburg with Faberge Museum

Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • St Petersburg
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Explore the most notable places in Saint-Petersburg with a private local guide for 4-hours. Get a rare glimpse into the history of Saint-Petersburg from its founding in 1703 all the way to modern times. Learn about the culture and the people of the city that has become the cradle of Russian civilization. Receive a basic understanding of the city and its people. This tour includes entrance fees, audio Guide and hotel pick-up.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia

Get picked up from your hotel and along with your private guide walk along the Nevsky prospect - the main city street.

See famous UNESCO World Heritage sites and old mansions of Russian aristocrats, including the Stroganoff palace, where famous beef stroganoff dish was invented.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

Visit the Palace Square where some of the most notable events in Russian history took place including the October Revolution of 1917.

Admire the Winter palace – former royal residence which now houses the Hermitage museum.

Duration: 35 minutes

Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

See the Kazan Cathedral, which was modelled on the building of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

Pass By: St.Peterburg House of Books, Nevskiy ave, 28, St. Petersburg Russia

You will continue down Griboyedov Embankment and pass the Singer House (also known as the House of Books)

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

Pass by the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood - learn the origin of it's name and how it miraculously survived during Bolsheviks' reign.

Pass By: Mikhailovsky Garden, Sadovaya street, 1 Mikhailovsky Palace, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

Step into Mikhailovsky Sad (Michaels Garden) – one of the most beautiful parks of Imperial Russia. The fresh air, trees, a pond with a bridge and the two styles of park landscape (French and English) will give you a break from Saint Petersburg's architecture

Pass By: Field of Mars (Marsovo Pole), St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

This park is named after the Roman god of War – Mars. It was established almost simultaneously with the founding of Saint Petersburg. The park currently serves both as a memorial and as a reminder of the victories of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union

Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia

The museum has a collection of over 4,000 works of decorative and fine arts, including paintings, porcelain and bronze.

The highlight of the museum's collection is the group of nine Imperial Easter eggs created by Fabergé for the last two Zar's of Russia

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Entrance Tickets and an audio guide in Faberge Museum
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off
  • Flexible Customizable Itinarary
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • This tour is also especially well suited for those who have a short time in St. Petersburg
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide will meet you at your place of stay (within Saint Petersburg). One day before the tour you will get an email with information about your guide (their name and contact number).

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 to 4 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Marisa V

05 Jan, 2018

good tour however entry to Hermitage musueum would have been good instead of a long walk along the banks of the river. guide very knowledgeable

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