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Private tour guide Maria

Maria S.

Saint Petersburg, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia

I'm Saint-Petersburg local, have been living in the city all my lifelong, I love the place and happy to share my passion in history, architecture and Russian life style with every involved guest, who is open to new experiences and adventures.

Visa free tours, shore excursions, full/half day options for the individual visitors and groups in the city and country side.
All the must see places and out of the bitten path walks like the Hermitage, Catherine's palace Amber room, Romanov world known palaces and hidden treasures aristocratic mansions, Russian history and culture highlights, country side wooden houses and steam Russian sauna visits or Matreshka(Russian wooden doll) painting/cooking/music classes given by local artists, chefs or enthusiasts.
Many of my tourists fell in love with Saint-Petersburg and I believe it's the greatest ever reward a city ambassador might dream about.
Luckily my job, my hobby and communication are my best friends at work and leisure
Stress resistance, hard working , bubbling personality, never give up habit and Peter the Great motto "Everything is Possible" are some of my professional tools and helpers to navigate in Mother Russia wonderland.
Having over 20 years travel business experience I offer a variety of comprehensive city tours, major museums' and galleries' guided visits, must see places overview and off the beaten path fun/Russian every day experiences/out and about talks, walks and rides.
I have got all the licences and docs to conduct tours in Saint-Petersburg and the area.
Vehicles I drive or involve friends of mine English speaking, customer oriented drivers in respect to the clients' special requirements are all clean, air conditioned, well heated and up to date.

Credentials

Public Relations and Business Comunication Bachelory Degree. Russian History and History of Art work shops, lectures certificates.
Saint-Petersburg Government English and Russian Departments Tour Guide accreditation certificate .
I am a fully lisenced Saint-Petersburg guide.
Here we go with the list of lisences
Hermitage
Russian museum
Stroganov palace
Michael's castle
Marble palace
Saint-Peter's and Saint-Paul's Fortress
Saint-Isaac's Cathedral
Saviour on the Spilt Blood (Ressurection) Church
Alexander Nevsky Lavra (18-19th memorial cemetary)
Yusupov palace
The Russian museum of Ethnography
Political (Contemporary) History museum
Peterhof - Great palace, pavillions, exhibitions, parks, gardens
Town of Pushkin, Tsarskoye Selo Catherine's and Alexander palaces, parks
Pavlovsk palace, pavillions, exhibitions, parks, gardens
Kronstadt
Gatchina

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Private tour guide Maria

The Hermitage and the Winter Palace

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History, architecture, museum collection highlights

126 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide Maria

Two Days "Get the Best Saint-Petersburg,...

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City Highlights and Hidden Treasures Visa Free Visit

560 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 days

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Saint-Petersburg-Petrograd-Leningrad

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Over 300 years city history in a brief day tour

296 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

6 hours

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