New Year's Walk In St. Petersburg - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg

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New Year's Walk In St. Petersburg - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg
New Year's Walk In St. Petersburg - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg

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Video: New Year in St. Petersburg, Russia winter walking tour 4k 60fps 2022, December
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You will walk along the main streets of the city, visit cozy fairs, warm yourself with warm donuts and appreciate the main Christmas tree on Palace Square. And I will tell you how the New Year was celebrated during the times of Peter I and Catherine II, what gifts were popular among peasants and nobility, and how champagne appeared in tsarist Russia. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 2 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 by 2 reviews RUB 2500 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Elegant Petersburg You will walk along the festive Nevsky Prospekt, visit the Yekaterininsky Garden and the old Eliseevsky Art Nouveau store. Admire the nativity scene and the New Year tree at the Kazan Cathedral, drop by the fair on Malaya Konyushennaya and taste the legendary donuts on Bolshaya Konyushennaya. Finally, go to the front Palace Square and see a 25-meter Christmas tree decorated with thousands of Christmas balls

Time travel New Year's traditions in the Northern capital have changed from century to century. You will find out what the festive costume of Elizabeth I looked like, who from the royal family introduced into fashion to put cucumbers, herring and pickles on the New Year's table, and what dishes appeared under Catherine II. And also: from which emperor did the tradition of decorating the Christmas trees go, where the masquerades took place and in which historical periods the New Year was “forgotten” to celebrate.

Organizational details

If you get cold, we can always go to a cafe and buy tea or coffee. Food and drinks are charged additionally.

Venue

The excursion starts at Gostiny Dvor. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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