One day tour, St.Petersburg

Price:                           1 person - 345 у.е.                            2 persons - 240 у.е.

Included:

  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Museum entrance fees
  • English-speaking guide
  • Shopping

Arrival to Saint-Petersburg. Meeting at the airport or railway station.

Excursion  around St.Petersburg center on a bus (City sightseeing tour): you will see the Peter and Paul Fortress – the first fortification on the Neva River banks, which was a prison in tsarist time. In the centre of itthere is a Cathedral, where members of the imperial family and their relatives were buried beginning from Peter the Great. The Spit of St. Basil’s Island: Navy museum, Rostral columns, Academy of Sciences, Kunstcamer – the museum of Curiosities, created  by Peter 1, State University, Menshikov Palace – belonged to  the first general governor of St. Petersburg, close friend of Peter the Great, the Academy of Fine Arts. Palace Square in the centre of which there is Alexander’s column,  the Hermitage museum, one of its building is the Winter Palace,  Arch of the General Staff. Also, you will see the Admiralty, Decembrists’ Square, in the middle of it there is a monument to Peter the Great the Bronze Horseman, St.Isaac’s Cathedral. Now we are in the main street of the city Nevsky prospect, the Cathedral of Our Mother of Kazan, Cathedral on the Spilled Blood, cruiser Aurora, the Summer Garden the first regular Park of St. Petersburg, founded by Peter I.  Summer Palace of Peter the 1, Smolny Cathedral and Smolny Institute, Russia's first educational establishment for women, where now is located the city government. We will see the rivers, canals and draw bridges of our city.

Lunch

Visit State Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace). Hermitage is the biggest and the most important museum in Russia. The State Hermitage is a home of more than 3 million masterpieces. There are the collections sculptures and pictorial art, crystals and porcelain, carpets and jewelry, weapon coins. It is world famous for its collections of Italian, Flemish, French and Spanish art, paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, French Impressionists – Gauguin, Matisse, Picasso.