St. Petersburg: Communist Leningrad Tour
- See the Lenin Monument
- Feel the atmosphere of the Big House (the KGB Headquarters)
- See Peter and Paul Fortress, the former main political prison of the city
- See the only monument to Gulag prisoners in Saint Petersburg
- Take a look at the Aurora cruiser, the symbol of the October Revolution
Soon, the capital was moved to Moscow, but Leningrad (the Soviet-era name of St. Petersburg) remained the second most important city of the Soviet Union. It was the cradle of the 1917 Revolution. Many sad events of the Stalinist repression happened in the local KGB Headquarters (also called "the Big House"). For almost three years during World War II, Leningrad was in the blockade, which killed almost all the citizens who didn’t escape.
On this communist St. Petersburg tour, you'll learn about the most important events of the communist past of St. Petersburg and see the most significant sights. Your walking tour will end by Gorkovskaya metro station, near Peter and Paul Fortress.
- Professional guide
- People with mobility impairments
- Wheelchair users
Prepare for the activity
1. Get to Ploschad Lenina metro station (Lenin Square), Red Line. 2. If you are coming from the city center, then you need to go out of the train and turn left to the exit of the metro station. 3. On the surface, go towards the big monument of Lenin. Your tour guide with the red umbrella will be just in front of it.Open in Google Maps ⟶