Panoramic Drive of St. Petersburg (Visas Included)

Price: $34.00
Ages 2 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Beverage (Bottled Water)
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sensible flat soled walking shoes. ing in layers may be necessary depending on the time of the year.
Restrictions Some mobility is required to get in and out of the tour vehicle and navigate steps and inclines. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Behold ornately designed centuries old buildings that line the University Embankment, stop for photo ops in front of the Church on Spilled Blood, and more when you book this scenic tour in St. Petersburg. This relaxing tour provides you with a comfortable drive aboard an air conditioned vehicle, a visa free visit and an English speaking guide who will take you on a panoramic drive you to see some of the city's most famous landmarks, centers and monuments like the famous Bronze Horseman, the Admiralty, and the Palace Square. You'll also get a chance to stop for photos in front of historic buildings like the Church on Spilled Blood and the Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, making this the ideal trip for history buffs who want to capture postcard worthy photos. While your panoramic tour doesn't cover the cost of lunch, tips, or entrance fees to these historical sites, you get bottled water, coverage for the cost of local taxes, photo permits and port fees, and free time for shopping for souvenirs.

Begin your panoramic drive through St. Petersburg by first cruising down Nevsky Prospect, the city's most famous street, where you'll get to see the Russian Navy's headquarters at the iconic Admiralty building. Along your comfortable scenic drive, you'll also get to admire the 18th century buildings that line the University Embankment and the famous Bronze Horseman, the famous equestrian sculpture found in several books and movies that depict Peter the Great, a former Russian emperor who founded St. Petersburg. Your scenic drive also takes you through the Palace Square, where you'll get to admire the famous Winter Palace that served as the residence of past Russian tsars and the Hermitage Museum, Russia's largest art museum. Stop for a photo op by the Neva River in front of the museum to take Insta-worthy photos.

Continue your sightseeing tour with a break for some retail therapy with a little leisure time to shop for souvenirs to commemorate your trip then make your way to see the famous Church on Spilled Blood, where you'll get another chance to take postcard worthy photos outside this historic cathedral. This iconic church was built at the very spot where Emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded and is believed to have the largest display of indoor mosaics in the world. Before heading back to your port, you'll also get a chance to pass by the famous Peter and Paul Cathedral, a historic cathedral within the Peter and Paul Fortress that features an attractive Baroque style interior and is home to most of the pre-revolutionary Russian tsars' tombs.

From capturing panoramic views of centuries old palaces and buildings to stopping for photos in front of historic cathedrals, this scenic tour offers much for the history enthusiast to see and admire. Book this relaxing sightseeing tour today and get ready to behold the beauty of St. Petersburg on a comfortable panoramic drive.