Stone Island is a real reserve of pre-revolutionary elite dachas. I will help you decipher local architectural styles, tell you about the owners of quaint houses, and teach you how to distinguish classicism from modern. I will also show you an elegant wooden theater and help you feel the atmosphere of silence and tranquility prevailing on the island. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 1.5 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 4.8 on 5 reviews 400 rubles per person
What awaits you
Dachas and mansions of Kamenny Island See the famous Gauswald dacha and the home of Countess Kleinmichel, where The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes was filmed. In addition, you will stroll through the Kamennoostrovsky Park and find the old theater of the same name - the only monument of wooden architecture of the classicism era that has survived in St. Petersburg. I will reveal what outdoor performances were staged in the imperial theaters and whether it works today
Stone Island through the centuries Once Kamenny Island was a super-prestigious suburban area, a real Petersburg "ruble". You will find out how its development began and who its first owners were. You will also hear about the difficult fate of historical mansions and their current state. I will tell you how in some of them dormitories and sanatoriums were located after the revolution, and I will share important facts about recent restoration work.
The excursion is pedestrian and does not involve additional costs.
The excursion starts at the building of the Church of St. John the Baptist. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.