Find out more about Local Life and enjoy Russian delicious street food!
In the course of this relaxing walking tour you will be able to walk around the central part of Saint-Petersburg, to stroll along Nevsky Prospect, to sample typical Russian doughnuts ("pyshki") in the oldest Soviet style cafeteria and to visit Eliseev grocery store (constructed in 1904 in Art Deco style by two wealthy merchants - brothers Eliseevs). Also during this guided tour you will have a subway ride and you will discover several metro stations including the most beautiful subway station and the deepest one, after that you will come to see the oldest indoor Farmer's market - Kuznechnyi, which was opened in Soviet times in 1927. According to your wish, we can end the tour in the Vodka Museum where you can try different types of Russian vodka and 3 traditional Russian snacks.
We will be:
1) Meeting at the hotel lobby or any spot in the city center
2) Walking along Nevsky Prospect
3) Visiting Eliseev grocery store
4) Tasting Russian "pyshki" in the Soviet Cafe
5) Enjoying a Subway Ride
6) Exploring an oldest Farmer's Market
7) Sampling Russian vodka at Russian Vodka Museum
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At your hotel/ apartment/ airport or railway station
End location: At your hotel/ apartment/ airport/ railway station
Duration: 4 hours
Departure/ Return time upon your preferences
This is a walking tour but we we may use some public transport if needed.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
500 Rubles - If you need local cash, we can make a stop at the bank where you can exchange money (1USD=58 RUB/ 1 EUR=68 RUB). You can as well pay in all the cafes, shops and restaurants by card (VISA or MasterCard).
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Elza was a great guide-informative, friendly and knowledgable. Thankyou for showing us a different side of St Petersburg.