Winter holidays are a great time to go to St. Petersburg! The melancholic city is prettier before our eyes: on the eve of the New Year, it seems to straighten its shoulders and charge residents and visitors with a fabulous mood, immersing everyone in a magical dream. On this walk, I will reveal all the festive stories and secrets of the city. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 2 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.5 by 8 reviews 6500 rubles per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
- We will walk from the Anichkov Palace to the Alexandrinsky Theater, visit the Eliseevsky store, where I will tell the unusual story of making caramel canes.
- We will visit the Armenian, Catholic and Lutheran churches, admire the Kazan Cathedral, and you will find out what they experienced in the era of atheism.
- I will teach you to hear the "voice" of the Duma Tower, show you secret passages from the noisy Nevsky to quiet elegant streets, as well as cozy cafes hidden from the eyes of tourists.
- Every participant will receive a Christmas present.
During our Christmas walk I will tell you:
- who introduced the custom of celebrating the New Year and what does the expression “go under the tree” mean;
- why Alexander Dumas, who arrived in St. Petersburg in 1858, called Nevsky Prospekt a street of "religious tolerance";
- how Christmas is celebrated in different countries;
- how Santa Claus and Snow Maiden appeared;
- what is “communist Christmas”;
- what are the dangerous mediums and why the fortune-telling at the height of the Nativity fast is undesirable, but so attractive.
By agreement with the guide, you can increase the size of your group. Additional payment for each new participant in excess of the maximum amount indicated on the website - 1200 rubles. When placing an order, write to the guide about how many people would like to come on the excursion
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.