1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Square of the Arts

St. Petersburg: Hop-on Hop-off Bus and Boat Tour

Product ID: 54045
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See the sights of St. Petersburg with a 2 day hop-on hop-off bus ticket or 2 day bus and boat ticket. Jump off at attractions like St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Winter Palace, and Summer Gardens.
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Duration 1 - 2 days
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  • Discover the highlights of St. Petersburg on board an open-top bus
  • Hop on and off at 18 different stops to explore the city at your own pace
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the gilded viewing platform of St Isaac's Cathedral
  • Go to St. Petersburg's famous Winter Palace
  • Marvel at churches such as the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Walk in the grounds of the Summer Palace of Peter the Great
  • Admire the palaces, department stores, and art nouveau bookshops of Nevsky Prospekt
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Climb aboard an open-top bus for a tour of Russia's imperial capital, with a flexible 2-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus ticket or 2-day bus and boat ticket. If you've got limited time to sight-see, opt for the 1-day boat tour to see the sights! Discover the city at your own pace.

Covering most of the city’s most famous sites, the route features 18 stops at or close to monuments such as the gold domed St Isaac’s Cathedral. Take in wonderful views of the city from its gilded viewing platform, before going to the Winter Palace on Palace Square. Get your fill of art at the Hermitage, or experience the hustle and bustle of Nevsky Prospekt.

Red Route:
Stop 1 - St Isaac's Cathedral
Stop 2 - The Admiralty
Stop 3 - Palace Square
Stop 4 - Kazan Cathedral
Stop 5 - Grand Guest Yard
Stop 6 - Anichkov Palace and Bridge
Stop 7 - Nevsky Ave/Liteiny Prospect
Stop 8 - Moscow Railway Terminal
Stop 9 - Vosstaniya Square
Stop 10 - Nevsky Ave-/Liteiny Prospect
Stop 11 - Eliseyev Brothers’ Emporium
Stop 12 - Arts Square
Stop 13 - Grand Ciniselli Circus
Stop 14 - Summer Garden
Stop 15 - Palace Square
Stop 16 - Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood
Stop 17 - Palace Embankment
Stop 18 - Admiral Embankment

Green Route: 
1. Saint Isaac's Cathedral
2. The Sphinxes
3. Strelka of Vasillevsky Island
4. Peter and Paul Fortress
5. The Cruiser Aurora
6. Palace Embankment
7. Admiral Embankment
  • 2-day ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus
  • Boat tour (if combination ticket option is selected)
  • Access to two routes, Red & Green (bus)
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets for the attractions

When you get there

Meeting point
Know before you go
• There are 18 bus stops along the Red Route and 7 along the Green Route, which can also be taken as single loop (without getting off) in 90 minutes
• Buses run every 30 minutes

Bus Tour:
• Operational all year round
• May - September: first tour at 9:00 AM and last tour at 7:00 PM. There are no departures between 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
• October - April: first tour at 10:00 AM and last tour at 5:30 PM. There are no departures between 1:00 to 2:00 PM.

Boat Tour:
• Operational from 1 May to 30 September
• First tour at 11:00 AM and last tour at 5:00 PM
• Departs from Admiralty Embankment

• Hop-on-hop-off bus tour ticket only includes the 2-day bus ticket. Select the boat tour on its own or combination tour to have boat tour included