Old Petersburg: The City On The Eve Of The Revolution - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg

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Old Petersburg: The City On The Eve Of The Revolution - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg
Old Petersburg: The City On The Eve Of The Revolution - Unusual Excursions In St. Petersburg

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This author's walk is your ticket to the brilliant Petersburg of the early 20th century. You will find yourself in the city on the eve of events that forever changed its way of life, culture and appearance. We will guide you along the old streets from Bolshaya Morskaya to Italyanskaya, discover the favorite places of high society, tell you about the fashion of that time and help you imagine the life of St. Petersburg on the threshold of a new era. Group excursion Duration 2 hours Group size up to 10 people Children Possible with children How it goes On foot 900 rubles per person

What awaits you

Petersburg through the eyes of residents of the early 20th century The seething life of the pre-revolutionary city, the art of decadence and scandalous revelry, the life of poets and guardsmen, the life of grand dukes and ordinary townspeople - we will talk about all this on a walk that will take you a hundred years ago. You will see the city through the eyes of high society, the intelligentsia of the Silver Age and poor Petersburgers. You will find out who dictated fashion in pre-revolutionary Petersburg, where and how the bohemians of the Northern capital spent their leisure time and what architectural masterpieces became symbols of that era. Together we will open the veil of the past to immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of the glittering capital on the eve of sunset

Places where life was in full swing and history was happening Our route starts at one of the most beautiful places in the city, the arch of the General Staff Building. Here you will hear about the fashion houses of St. Petersburg, luxurious restaurants of the early 20th century, works by Faberge and yacht clubs of the Tsarist era. Then we will walk along the oldest St. Petersburg streets - Bolshaya Morskaya, Bolshaya Konyushennaya, Italyanskaya and Nevsky Prospekt, where the most notable events in the life of high society took place. Let's take a look at the legendary cafe "The Stray Dog's Basement" and take a look at Manezhnaya Square. And, of course, let's talk about the life of bohemian Petersburg - literary, theatrical, ballet - walking along Italianskaya Street and Arts Square.

Organizational details

  • The excursion for you will be led by me or another guide from our team
  • The comfortable and convenient format of the mini-group will allow the guide to pay attention to all the participants, and you will immerse yourself deeper into the atmosphere of the city

Venue

Start of the excursion in the Admiralteyskaya metro area You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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