Highlights of St. Petersburg on Monday

Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg with photo stops (1 hour) and visit of the Yusupov Palace, the Church on the Spilled Blood (2.5 hours). And also you will visit the Catherine’s Palace with Amber Room and the Peterhof Palace and Park (6.5 hours).
*Actual start time may be slightly adjusted.

per adult from

$542

NZD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Experienced private driver
    • Private A/C vehicle
    • All admissions as per program
    • Skip-the-line entrance
    • 1 Bottle of water pp per day
    • Visa-free paperwork
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 7+ people)
    • Welcome gift for adults
    • Port fees & taxes
    • Smiles and positive experience
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Optional Evening Program
    • Entry/Admission - St. Isaac's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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: 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: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Monument To Nicholas I, Isaakiyevskaya Square, St. Petersburg Russia

    The Monument to Nicholas I, Saint Petersburg Petersburg, was set in 1859 by project of Auguste de Montferrand. The construction of the monument started in 1856 after the death of the emperor, and the monument was opened on June 25 (July 7) 1859.

    Duration: 5 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: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Senate Square, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

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

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palace Bridge, Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

    Palace Bridge is a drawbridge across the Neva River in St. Petersburg, which connects the central part of the city and Vasilievsky Island.

    Duration: 5 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: 5 minutes

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

    Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, St. Peter and Paul Fortress is considered to be a unique fortification monument of XVIII-XIX centuries. The citadel in the form of a six-pointed star was constructed according to the project made by the French engineer Zh.G. Lamber with the participation of the tsar.
    *9.30 - 10.30pm - transfer to Tsarskoye Selo

    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia

    This guided tour includes Catherine's palace tour with the world's famous Amber Room and the peaceful gardens with multiple photo opportunities. Catherine's Palace and the surrounding parks were created by Empress Elizabeth and Catherine the Great, which is why Pushkin was formerly known as 'village of the tsar's' (Tsarskoe Selo). The palace, with its famous Amber Room, is an impressive post-WWII reconstruction.
    *12.10 - 1.00pm - transfer to Peterhof

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    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.
    *1.00 - 2.00pm - lunch at city café/restaurant (not incl.)
    **3.00 - 4.00pm - back to St.Petersburg (*hydrofoil in season)

    Duration: 3 hours

    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 was purchased by the wealthy Yusupov family in 1830 and since then it was the main house for the family. A special wing was built to house their art collection. It also was the scene of the grizzly murder of the sleazy Siberian peasant Rasputin, who was exercising too much influence over the royal family for Felix Yusupov's liking.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 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.
    *5.30 - 6.30pm - return back to the ship.
    **A visit to the Church on Spilled Blood can be replaced by a visit to St. Isaac's Cathedral (at no extra charge on the day of the tour) or to the Peter and Paul Fortress (inform in advance).

    Duration: 1 hour

  • 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
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Uopera tours

Activity ID: V-224720P40

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