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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Saint Isaac's Cathedral

Saint Isaac's Cathedral Private Tour

Product ID: 196193
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Visit one of the most famous Russian cathedrals with a guide and learn all the secrets of its construction and history.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the richly decorated interior of the cathedral
  • See the exterior sculptures
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of St. Petersburg from the balcony
  • Learn the history of the cathedral
Full description
With your guide, discover the main building in the history of northern capital. You will find out the details of its construction and history. Because of the cultural and historical background, Saint Isaac's Cathedral is no doubt a must visit in Saint-Petersburg, and in Russia in general.

St. Isaac Cathedral can host over 14,000 people in its walls and has a height of 102 meters. On the rooftop of the cathedral, you can see a unique and breathtaking panoramic view of the city. St. Isaac Cathedral was built over 40 years during the reign of three emperors, Alexander I, Nicolas I, and Alexander II. This cathedral had been a center of religion in Saint-Petersburg up until 1917. The grand opening of the third biggest cathedral in the world was held in 1858. For that time, the construction of such a giant cathedral was an architectural wonder and the cathedral is still recognized as a major monument in Russia.
Includes
  • Entrance fee to Saint Isaac's Cathedral
  • One hour guided visit of Saint Isaac's Cathedral
What’s Not Included
  • Souvenirs
  • Food or drink
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the front entrance of the Hotel Angleterre, Malaya Morskaya Ulitsa 24, 190000.

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Important information
Know before you go
• It is recommended to dress formally and this means no shorts in summer
Organized by

Tsar Visit

Product ID: 196193