Down Town Walking Private Tour


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Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Heart of Saint Petersburg with a private guide

During this tour you will see all memorial places in the city down town. You will see such a places as the Palace Square - the heart of the city where all the most important events take place, the Hermitage museum - the largest museum in our country and one of the best in the world, Alexander column - 500 tons monolith free standing on its pedestal, Nevskiy avenue - the main street in the city, the Admiralty - the shipyard founded by Peter the Great, monument to Peter - Bronze Horseman - commissioned by Catherine II - one of our city symbols, Saint Isaak Cathedral with its huge gilded dome, monument to Nicholas I - a unique monument, there are only 4 such a monuments in the world. Stroganov Palace and Saviour on the Spilled Blood Church where walls are covered with 7000 sq. meters of mosaic. You will not find anything like these in the world.
After the tour you'll know why they call St Petersburg - the Museum under the open sky!


Here is the list of sites that we typically visit during the tour, it of course can be tailored to your interests if you desire, just let me know of any changes you might want to make.

see all memorial places in the city down town:
Palace Square
the Hermitage museum and Alexander column
Nevskiy avenue
the Admiralty
monument to Peter the Great - Bronze Horseman
Saint Isaak Cathedral
monument to Nicholas I
Stroganov Palace
Saviour on the Spilled Blood Church.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: A meeting point is in front of the Hermitage Museum.

End location: The end of the tour is at Saviour on the Spilled Blood Church.

Duration: 3 hours


This is a walking tour through the downtown area of St. Petersburg.

What’s Included

The tour includes the guiding service and my story about the city and memorial places you'll see.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 rbls - Only in case you'll decide to purchase some souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Any items or purchases of a personal nature are not included in the tour price.


No restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

Olga provided a perfect welcome for our group of 10, adults and children, with a walking tour that highlighted the wonderful sites and great stories the city has to offer. Perfect first afternoon in St Petersburg.
Roger Potter

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