City walking tour including Peter and Paul Fortress

This is a private and customizable tour with the visit to the Peter and Paul Foretress and Cathedral. The fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. The cathedral includes the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian Tsars, the museum of Trubetskoy Bastion prison and other expositions.

per adult from

$134

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Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Pass By: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia

      Nevsky Prospekt is St. Petersburg's main street. It stretches from the Admilarty building up to Alexander Nevsky Monastery. St. Petersburg was the first city in Russia to be built in accordance to a plan with Nevsky Prospect being a central part of the original plan. This is one of the oldest streets of the city and each building here has a rich history behind it. Kazan Catherdal, Stroganov Palace, the Zinger building, Eliseevsky Store - are just some of the famous buildings that you can see on Nevsky.

      Pass By: Stroganov Palace, Nevskiy Ave., 17, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

      The present Stroganov Palace appeared after the renovation and complete rearrangement of two-storeyed houses next to the Green Bridge across the Moika River. The work over the buildings has been carried by the architect Rastrelli in 1753rd and 1754th. It was owned by the Stroganoff dynasty until 1918th.

      Pass By: Dom Kompanii Zinger, Nevskiy Ave, 28, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

      Dom Kompanii Zinger is an architectural monument of the federal importance. It is also known as House of the Book. It is located at the intersection of the Nevsky Prospekt and the Griboyedov Canal.

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

      Construction of the cathedral started in 1801 and continued for ten years under the supervision of Alexander Sergeyevich Stroganov until its completion in 1811. The architect Andrey Voronikhin modelled the building on St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

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

      St. Petersburg's most Russian looking building, the cathedral would seem at home on Moscow's Red Square with its onion shaped domes and multi colored facade. The cathedral is built on the ground where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated by terrorists. It is notable for its extremely beautiful mosaics and icons.

      Pass By: Mikhaylovskiy Dvorets, Inzhenernaya St, 4, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

      The Michailovsky Palace where the Russian Muesum is situated was built by the architect K. Rossi at the beginning of the XIX century for Alexander I's brother Michail. It became a museum of Russian art at the end of XIX century.

      Pass By: St. Isaac's Cathedral, St Isaac's Square, 4, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000

      One of the finest architectural monuments of the XIX century and an integral part of St. Petersburg's magnificent skyline. The former principal cathedral of the Russian capital has a capacity to accommodate 10,000 people.

      Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia

      The fortress was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. Besides the ancient fortifications, the fortress includes the Peter and Paul Cathedral, built in the early XVIII century.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Pass By: Naval Museum in Old Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns, Birzhevaya Square, 4 Strelka, Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

      Vasilievsky Island is connected to the historic heart of St. Petersburg by Palace Bridge. Until the mid-19th Century, Vasilievsky spit was in fact a trading port. With the passing of time, the buildings of the ensemble, designed by Jean Baptiste Toma de Tomon at the beginning of the 19th Century, found themselves occupied by predominantly cultural institutions.

      Pass By: Winter Palace, Dvortsovaya Naberezhnaya, 32, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000

      The elegant, monumental palace is a striking monument of the Baroque style in mid-18th-century Russian art. The palace is a brilliant example of the synthesis of architecture and decorative plastic art. For 150 years the palace served as an imperial residence. In November 1917, after the October Revolution, it was declared a museum.

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Return Detail :
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      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • 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

    6

    Organised by Express to Russia

    Activity ID: V-177883P4

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