On this route, we combined the main monuments of ceremonial St. Petersburg with a visit to the picturesque Savior on Spilled Blood. In one day, you will see the business cards of the city from Palace Square to the Mikhailovsky Castle, admire the mosaics and gingerbread domes of the temple, and finally take a walk among the marble sculptures of the Summer Garden. Group excursion Duration 3 hours Group size up to 25 people Children Without children How it goes By bus 1200 rubles per person
What awaits you
The main symbols of St. Petersburg By bus, we will pass along the front avenue and embankments of the Northern capital, admiring the city's business cards: the ensembles of the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, Palace and Trinity Squares, Smolny Monastery and the Tauride Palace. You will see the architectural dominants of Nevsky Prospekt, be amazed at the Petersburg contrasts, passing by the Cathedral Mosque and the Kazan Cathedral. Hear the history of the city of Peter from its foundation to the present day and take a photo on Rastrelli Square and at the mystical Mikhailovsky Castle
Savior on Spilled Blood outside and inside In the second part of the tour, we will visit the memorial church of the Resurrection of Christ, built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. You will examine the colorful architecture of the building; inside you will see a preserved fragment of the canal lattice and the cobblestone pavement on which the monarch fell after a fatal wound. And, of course, we will pay special attention to the main element of the decoration of the Savior on Spilled Blood - unique mosaics covering the interiors and facades of the church
Walk in the Summer Garden At the end of the excursion, we will go to the oldest garden in St. Petersburg, laid out by order of Peter I a year after the founding of the city. You will walk along shady paths among lush greenery, graceful fountains and gazebos, view the first collection of marble sculptures in Russia and learn which ancient characters live in the garden. And we will also reveal the secret why the famous statue of Venus was guarded by the sentry by the order of the king.
- The tour price includes bus transfer and entrance fees
- The tour will be guided by one of our professional team guides
- The end of the excursion is in the Summer Garden
The excursion starts at the Oktyabrskaya hotel. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.