Petersburgers not only know hundreds of tales and legends about their hometown, but also believe in many of them. In the company of a local resident, you will explore the mysterious center of St. Petersburg and unexplored corners through historical anecdotes and stories that you cannot deliberately imagine. You will learn why the Bronze Horseman looks at his city with loving eyes and why Isaac was built for 40 years. We will find the most terrible building, solve the riddle of Rasputin and find ourselves in Holland! Group excursion Duration 2 hours Group size up to 10 people Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.79 from 107 reviews 700 rubles per person
What awaits you
Secrets of famous Petersburgers The center of St. Petersburg will open anew for you through the stories of its cult personalities. You will unravel the mystery of the sphere on the spire of the Admiralty and find out why Countess Tolstaya was afraid to pass by the Alexander Column. Hear the love story of the sculptor The Bronze Horseman and the legend of how the monument stopped Napoleon's invasion. We will sympathize with the architect of St. Isaac's Cathedral, whom we find on the facade of the building, and blush together over stories about the owner of the Nikolaev Palace. And I will also tell you about the fatal places of the death of Yesenin and Rasputin
Unexpected stories about the main attractions The squares, bridges and palaces of St. Petersburg will also open up for you from a new side. Step by step you will be imbued with the mystical atmosphere of the city and unravel the amazing secrets. I will share a legend about the treasure under the Alexander Column and the ghosts of the Hermitage. I will tell you why the widest bridge in the city is painted blue and how to improve your financial situation with the help of the lottery. We will walk the path of Eugene Onegin and remember the poem "The Bronze Horseman" about the worst flood in the history of the city
And as the curtain ends, you will see New Holland, where you can have a snack on your own in a former prison after our pleasant walk.
- The excursion for you will be led by me or another guide from my team
- There are no additional costs
The excursion starts at the Admiralty building. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.