Russian Revolution and War Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

327913


Categories

Other, Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

a visa-free tour with the visit to Political History of Russia Museum and Museum of the Siege of Leningrad


Are you interested in the Russian history of the 20th century? Would you like to learn what caused the Russian Revolution of 1917 and overthrow of the Romanovs? A tour to the museum of Russian political history will answer all your questions. The Museum is located in the former mansion of Matilda Kseshinskaya, the prime ballet dancer of Mariinsky Theatre, who is famous for her love affair with Nicholas II. During the tour you will learn about their relationship, the tragic fate of Nicholas II and the escape of Matilda.
The 2nd part of the tour is devoted the most tragic part of the Leningrad history (the name of St. Petersburg in the Soviet period), World War II and the Siege of Leningrad. A visit to the museum of the Siege will show the true life of citizens of Leningrad who stayed in the city from 1941 to 1945.
*If you are not cruise passengers, let me know, please.
** If your party is more than 7, let me know, please.

Itinerary

- meeting with the guide
- a visit to the museum of Political History of Russia
- a visit to the museum of the Siege of Leningrad
- lunch in a local cafe/restaurant
- a visit to Piskarevsky Memorial cemetery

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Private Transportation

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Visa-free support for cruise passangers (so-called tour tickets)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 rouble - Technically you don't have to bring local cash (roubles) with you. The tour is all-inclusive. The only thing you have to pay is meals in the restaurant which accept credit cards (except American Express). As for souvenir shopping, if desired, all gift shops accept dollars, as well as credit cards.

What’s Extra

  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Private tour guide Alexandra

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