During your memorable city sightseeing tour guided by our professional English speaking guide you will see the most remarkable architectural ensembles and monuments of the Historic Centre of St.Petersburg included in UNESCO World Heritage List: Palace Square and Winter Palace, Spit of the Vassilievsky
Island, University Embankmant, Main Building of the State St.Petersburg University, Admiralty, Senat Square, Monument to Peter the Great (Bronze Horseman), St.Isaak's Cathedral and St.Isaac's Square, Field of Mars and Summer Gardens, Cruiser Aurora, Smolny Cathedral. You will have several photo breaks and visit magnificent Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood.
This Church was built between 1883 and 1907 on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded in March 1881. The interior was designed by some of the most celebrated Russian artists of the day. The walls and ceilings inside the Church are completely covered in intricately detailed mosaics - over 7500 square meters of it.
Your tour continues in the Nevsky prospect - one of the most famous streets in Russia. Saint Petersburg's main shops and businesses are located on and around this central thoroughfare, where a diverse culinary choice of restaurants, cafes and bars to suit all tastes and pockets is available. They match any European City for quality and atmosphere. Nevsky Prospekt's architecture is in spirit with the Champs-Elysées and it rivals the best of Amsterdam, Rome and Venice. "Step into it, and you step into a fairground," wrote Nikolai Gogol.
Walking tour includes a visit to the well-known and loved Eliseevsky Store – a store which was founded by and used to belong to the Merchants Eliseeevs. The store combines a gastronome, a café and two restaurants, and features extraordinary interior and ambiance as well as a very attractive shop window.
After saying “good bye” to your guide you can either return to the hotel by metro or settle down for dinner at one of the restaurants in the Nevsky prospect, but please do not stay out too late, you have to be fit for your Grand Hermitage Tour scheduled for the next day.
St.Petersburg, 4 nights