St. Petersburg Private Tour with a visit to the Church on the Blood + Peterhof

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Get to know the highlights of St. Petersburg, visit the Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and the Peterhof. During a city tour, you'll see the Nicholas Naval Cathedral, the St. Petersburg State University, the Senate Square, the Bronze Horseman, the St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Nevsky Prospekt, the Kazan Cathedral, the Admiralty, the Menshikov Palace, the Palace Square, etc.
*On Wednesday, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is closed...
Get to know the highlights of St. Petersburg, visit the Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and the Peterhof. During a city tour, you'll see the Nicholas Naval Cathedral, the St. Petersburg State University, the Senate Square, the Bronze Horseman, the St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Nevsky Prospekt, the Kazan Cathedral, the Admiralty, the Menshikov Palace, the Palace Square, etc.
*On Wednesday, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is closed for visits, it will be replaced by the Nicholas Naval Cathedral.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: University Embankment, Universitetskaya Emb., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

The architectural ensemble on the University Embankment is rightly recognized as one of the most beautiful in St. Petersburg. On the waterfront, there are magnificent views of the opposite bank of the Neva, the Admiralty, the English Embankment, the dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the landmark monument to Peter the Great, the Bronze Horseman.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Saint Petersburg State University, University Embankment, 7/9, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199034

Saint Petersburg State University is one of the oldest, largest and leading classical universities and one of the most important centers of science, education and culture in Russia.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Senate Square, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

Senate Square is one of the oldest architectural centers in St. Petersburg.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: University Embankment, Universitetskaya Emb., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

The architectural ensemble on the University Embankment is rightly recognized as one of the most beautiful in St. Petersburg. On the waterfront, there are magnificent views of the opposite bank of the Neva, the Admiralty, the English Embankment, the dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, and the landmark monument to Peter the Great, the Bronze Horseman.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Saint Petersburg State University, University Embankment, 7/9, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199034

Saint Petersburg State University is one of the oldest, largest and leading classical universities and one of the most important centers of science, education and culture in Russia.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Senate Square, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

Senate Square is one of the oldest architectural centers in St. Petersburg.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

The Bronze Horseman, an impressive monument to the founder of St Petersburg, Peter the Great, stands on Senatskaia Ploshchad (Square), facing the Neva River and surrounded by the Admiralty, St Isaac's Cathedral and the buildings of the former Senate and Synod - the civil and religious governing bodies of pre-revolutionary Russia.

Duration: 10 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, to be one of the most impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial capital. 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: 15 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: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nicholas Naval Cathedral of The Epiphany, Nikolskaya Sq., 1/3, St. Petersburg 190068 Russia

Nicholas Naval Cathedralis considered a symbol of the blessing of St. Petersburg as a city of sea glory. Of particular value is the fact that the temple has preserved its historical appearance and interiors to this day.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Nevsky Prospect is the main street of St. Petersburg, stretching for 4.5 km from the Admiralty to the Alexander Nevsky Lavra.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Kazan Cathedral is one of the main and most beautiful temples in St. Petersburg. The Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God is located on Nevsky Prospect near the metro, in the heart of tourist routes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Building Of The Admiralty, Admiralteyskiy Drive, 1 metro Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia

One of St. Petersburg's oldest structures, the Admiralty was created by Peter the Great and originally built as a dockyard. The building long housed the Admiralty Board, which was responsible for shipbuilding and later became part of the ministry of the Navy.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ploshchad Iskusstv, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

Arts Square is home to the Russian Museum, the Mikhaylovsky Theater, the Large Concert Hall (Bolshoi Zal) of the St. Petersburg Philarmonic, the Pushkin monument and is not far from the Church of the Savior on Blood.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Menshikov Palace, Universitetskaya Emb., 15 Vasiliostrovskaya Metro Station, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

Menshikov Palace was the first stone building in the city. Since 1981, it has served as a public museum, a branch of the Hermitage Museum.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Palace Embankment, St. Petersburg Russia

A unique feature of the Palace Embankment: half of the two dozen houses located here are palaces. One of them is famous throughout the world - the Winter Palace of the Russian imperial family.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

Palace Square - the concentration of several historical and architectural monuments of federal scale. This is the semicircle of the General Staff building and its Arc de Triomphe, and the construction of the headquarters of the Guards Corps, the famous Alexander Pillar and, of course, the world-famous Winter Palace.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Winter Palace of Peter I, Dvortsovaya Emb., 32 metro Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg Russia

St. Petersburg's most famous building, the Winter Palace not only physically dominates Palace Square and the south embankment of the Neva River, but also plays a central political, symbolic, and cultural role in the three-century history of the city. For 150 years the palace served as an imperial residence. In November 1917, after the October Revolution, it was declared a museum.

Duration: 10 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: 2 hours

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia

A relaxing walk in Peterhof Lower Gardens with a scenic view of hundreds of fountains. It's a real engineering masterpiece with no pumps, in a unique location, selected specifically to make this miracle happen. All the force and the power of the fountaing are provided by the force of gravity. A great photo opportunity for keen photographers.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Entrance fee to the Hermitage
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fee to the Church on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Tourist-class vehicle according to program
  • Entrance fee to the Peterhof Park (no Palace)
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Nicholas Naval Cathedral of The Epiphany
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Winter Palace of Peter I
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - St. Isaac's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - The Building Of The Admiralty
  • Entry/Admission - The Menshikov Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Petersburg State University
  • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Meet your guide and driver by the ship.

Ports

  • Morskoy Vokzal, Ploshchad' Morskoy Slavy, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia, 199106


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.