Refined aristocracy, a veil of mystery and extraordinary soulfulness of St. Petersburg endowed its squares and gardens with a special atmosphere. And on a walk, I will help to feel it. You will learn how the city acquired green corners with monuments of Italian architects, discover magical places and hear a couple of dark stories, as well as visit Elisha the cat and taste aromatic coffee in an old establishment. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2 hours Children Can be with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 3 reviews from1800 rub. for 1-2 people or 800 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
Ekaterininsky square On Ostrovsky square I will tell you about the project of the architect Rossi, according to which a garden was created here at the beginning of the 19th century, as well as an interesting story about the monument to Catherine II. Let's also talk about the beautiful buildings of the square - Alexandrinsky Drama Theater and Russian National Library with a special sculpture on the roof
Merchants Eliseevs and the cat Elisha After crossing the Nevsky Prospect, we will drop into a shop-museum, which is simply impossible to pass by. You will have time to explore its architecture and interiors with many authentic Art Nouveau details, while I will tell you interesting facts about the famous dynasty of merchants and the building itself. After that, we will go to a cozy and slightly magical Malaya Sadovaya street … I will show you where you can make a wish, for example, at the magic ball fountain. And I will also introduce the cat Elisha and his girlfriend Vasilisa, who are not so easy to find
Manege gardens: the city in detail IN Old Manezhniy Garden I will help you find the old coat of arms of St. Petersburg. In cute Novo-Manezhny squaredecorated with busts of Italian architects, I will tell you about this place, the history of which began under Peter I. You will see the buildings of the old stables of the Mikhailovsky Castle and discover the origin of the name Caravan street … And you will also learn about a rare technical structure - the Ciniselli circus, or circus on the Fontanka
Romance of Engineering Square Along Klenovaya Street we will go to the Engineering Square and Mikhailovsky Castle … We will explore the monument to Peter the Great and head to the square, where inside an unusual and beautiful palace there will be a small portion of dark stories from the reign of Paul I
Mikhailovsky Garden and Savior on Spilled Blood Behind the building Russian Museum you will visit a marvelous garden, which pleases with calm landscapes, the old Rossi pavilion and a beautiful view of the Moika. And after a little walk, we go out to Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, where we recall the legendary wound of Alexander II
The Summer Garden is a place without which St. Petersburg cannot be imagined Here I will tell you how the history of this amazing urban corner began under Peter I. Under my story, you will relax, looking at the beautiful alleys, sculptures and fountains. You will discover many interesting, mysterious and amazing details about the pavilions, monuments and, of course, the famous lattice. You can drink aromatic coffee in an old coffee house. This is the end of the tour, and you can continue your walk along the beautiful Summer Garden and the Neva embankment, admire the views of the Peter and Paul Fortress, and maybe even walk to it along the Troitsky Bridge.
Additional expenses for coffee are paid - at will.
Start of the excursion in the Catherine Garden. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking. History and ArchitectureMikhailovsky Castle6Summer Garden2