3 hour Mystical Petersburg Tour

St. Petersburg is not by chance called a ghost town. It is believed that the city was built in the anomalous zone of Earth’ break up, that’s why from the day of its foundation it was overflown with miracles.!

This is an exciting individual journey through the streets and squares of St. Petersburg, for those who want to dig deeper and find out curious and mysterious facts of the city history. Spread by word of mouth, these stories are a blend of facts, mystery, horror and humour.

The guide will open the veil of enigmatic Engineers’ castle. According to the legend you still can notice a ghost of Paul I with a candle in his hand, going around his castle.
By the way, If you are not a fan of black magic and don’t want to explore scary places the guide will show you some places with light magic in Saint Petersburg where you can make a wish:Chizhik-Pyzhik on Fontanka, Monument after a Hare, Fountain “Rotating Ball Waterfall, The Bridge of Kisses, Bank Bridge and many others.

per adult from

$85

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional licensed guide -3 hours
    • Comfortable vehicle with A/C and driver service- 3 hours (for car tour)
    • Author’s route
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Engineers House
    • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
    • Entry/Admission - The Kunstkamera
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Engineers House, Peter & Paul Fortress metro Gor'kovskaja, St. Petersburg Russia

    St. Michael's Castle (Russian: Миха́йловский за́мок, Mikhailovsky zamok), also called the Mikhailovsky Castle or the Engineers' Castle (Russian: Инженерный замок, Inzhenerny zamok), is a former royal residence in the historic centre of Saint Petersburg, Russia. St. Michael's Castle was built as a residence for Emperor Paul I by architects Vincenzo Brenna and Vasili Bazhenov in 1797-1801.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Yusupov Palace on Moika River, Emb. Reki Moiki, 94 Entrance for individual visitors and small groups from Dekabristov Street, 21, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

    This Palace Ensemble, widely known in Europe and bearing the status of a "building of federal significance" in Russia ... The names of many Russian public officials, leaders of St. Petersburg and heads of foreign states are recorded in the Yusupov Palace Guest Book

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Kunstkamera, Universitetskaya Emb., 3 Entrance from Tamozhenny Lane, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

    Kunstkamera. Mobile Guide will support your tour around the museum through the world of the American Indians, Innuit, Japanese, Indians, Mongols and the peoples of the world who cultures are shown in our museum.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Egyptian Bridge, Fontanka River Emb., St. Petersburg Russia

    One of attractions of St. Petersburg is the ancient Egyptian sphinxes. Two sphinxes are in a beautiful location on Vasilevsky Island, on the banks of the Neva River (near the “Blagoveschensky” bridge). It is on the waterfront with beautiful views of Winter Palace and St. Isaac's Cathedral, which are located on the opposite bank of the river.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Statue of Chizhik-Pyzhik, Fontanka River Embankment, 2, St. Petersburg Russia

    Chizhik Pyzhik, an 11-centimeter statue of a siskin, was installed near the Summer Garden in 1994, on the site of the former Imperial Legal Academy, founded by Prince Pyotr Oldenburgsky in 1835. The Academy's students wore green and yellow uniforms that apparently made them look like siskins. Their habitual - clandestine - visits to a well-known local hostelry led to the Petersburg folk-song, "Chizhik Pyzhik, where've you been? On Fontanka, drinking vodka." Chizhik-Pyzhik - statue of a songbird on the Fontanka River Embankment.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fountain Ball, Malaya Sadovaya St., St. Petersburg Russia

    ountain “Rotating Ball Waterfall”, located in Malaya Sadovaya Street, can show you the month when your secret wish is going to come true. If you stand with your back to the Catherine’s Garden and with your face to the ball in sunny weather you can see a keyhole created by surrounding buildings’ reflections.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Pulkovo Airport, St. Petersburg Russia
    Ports
    • Marine Facade
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by SPBMANIA

Activity ID: V-154166P14

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