Best of St. Petersburg (Visas Included)
The excitement begins as you meet up with a local guide to explore the must-see sights of St. Petersburg, as well as a few secret spots along the way. Start in the renowned Palace Square and soak in the outstanding architecture of the Winter Palace as well as the Hermitage, the second largest art museum in the world. A walk down Nevsky Prospekt, the city's main thoroughfare, will amaze you with its Stroganov Palace, the 19th century Kazan Cathedral, and the Anichkov Bridge complete with imposing horse statues. You will also see the Great Gostiny Dvor, an 18th century shopping mall. While here, take a break for a delicious lunch in a popular cafe serving traditional Russian cuisine including plenty of borscht, bliny and pickles.
Following lunch you will pop into the oldest food market in the city, then turn the corner to see where noted Russian novelist and philosopher Fyodor Dostoyevsky lived. And of course no visit to Russia would be complete without experiencing the Metro! Step into the grand Vitebsky Railway Station, the first-ever railway station in the city, to get an idea of how the locals travel about in grand style. Throughout the tour your guide will share important details and fascinating facts about the area and let you know what local life is like. You will even find out why it is unlucky to walk on the left side of the road! If you only have 1 day to spend in St. Petersburg, experience it with a local. Sign up for this 5 hour small tour today.