St. Petersburg: Alexander Nevsky Lavra Private Tour

Meet your guide and visit the Lavra of St. Alexander Nevsky, which was built in 1710. Discover the opulent trappings of the Trinity Cathedral, the Chapel of the Annunciation, and admire the neoclassical and baroque architectural styles. Step inside the St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel, where you will find holy relics. Follow your guide to see the sepulchres of famous Russian artists.

After you have crossed over from the Nikolskoe Cemetery, which was reserved for the aristocrats of the Imperial regime, enter the Lazarevskoe Cemetery where the remains of the famous Russian scientist and writer Mikhail Lomonsomov are interred.

End your tour in the Tikhinskoe Cemetery where the greatest personalities of Russian arts and letters are buried. Learn about the writer Dostoevsky and the musician Tchaikovsky, just two of the most famous Russians reposing in this cemetery. The St. Alexander Nevsky Lavra is a symbol of the Russian spirit.

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  • What's included :
    • Service of a professional guide for 2 hours
    • All the entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy Lavra
    • Entry/Admission - Chapel of the Annunciation
    • Entry/Admission - St. Nicholas Cemetery (Nikolskoye Kladbishche)
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    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy Lavra, Reki Monastyrki Emb., 1, St. Petersburg 191167 Russia

      You will visit the neoclassical Holy Trinity Cathedral, built from 1778 to 1790, with the work of the architect Ivan Starov and consecrated to the Holy Trinity.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Chapel of the Annunciation, 8-Ya Liniya V.O., 67, St. Petersburg 199004 Russia

      You will visit the Chapel of the Annunciation designed by father and son Trezzini and built from 1742 to 1750.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: St. Nicholas Cemetery (Nikolskoye Kladbishche), Nabereznaya Reki Monastirki, 1, St. Petersburg 191167 Russia

      You will visit the St. Nicholas Cemetery where many Russian artists are buried.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Ploshchad' Aleksandra Nevskogo, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191167
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
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      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • 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.


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    Organised by Tsar Visit

    Activity ID: V-123242P18

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