|There is no better way to gain an impression of Saint Petersburg, than to take part in a sightseeing tour with a professional guide who will show you our wonderful city, the most interesting and memorable places, its' secrets and mysteries. You will see all its main sights, learn how St. Petersburg had been created, how it had become the Imperial capital, will see the city, which was the "Cradle of revolution", and in our days became the cultural capital of Russia.|
During the excursion you will be able to visit the major sights: the Palace square - "the heart of the city", the historic center, the Bronze Horseman, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Blood, the Field of Mars, Summer Garden and cruiser "Aurora" - the symbol of the October revolution, and, of course, the Nevsky prospect, the city’s main avenue. During the tour you will have several bus stops for a quick walk and taking pictures.
You will make a stop on the spit of Vasilievsky island, from which there opens a wonderful view of the granite embankments of the Neva river and visit the Hermitage museum - the largest and most popular museum of St. Petersburg.
The St. Peter and Paul Fortress was founded on 27 May 1703 to defend St.Petersburg against enemy raids. From the middle of the 18th century it contained Russian political prison. Located within the St. Peter and Paul Cathedral is the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian tsars.
In addition to viewing the ancient fortifications on the grounds of the fortress, one can visit Peter and Paul cathedral, designed by D.Trezzini, which is the city’s tallest building (the height of the spire is 121.8 meter); the house of the "grandfather of the Russian navy", where exact copy of Peter I’s little boat is kept and the Mint.