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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Nevsky Prospekt

Private City Sightseeing Tour of St Petersburg

Product ID: 55952
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Join a private city tour that will take you to the most important attractions in St. Petersburg’s city center, including the St Isaac Cathedral with Colonnade and Peter and Paul Fortress.
About this activity
Duration 4 - 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian

Pick-up included

You will be picked from your hotel by a private guide. Meet in the lobby of your hotel.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:



  • Choose to explore the city on foot or by car, and get a great overview of the city with both
  • Skip the line at major attractions and sights in the old city center
  • Step back in time on a history tour and let your private guide tell you about the history and importance of all the landmarks
  • Visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • See the Peter and Paul Fortress
Full description
St. Petersburg is a pilgrimage site for lovers of beauty. Explore St. Petersburg with a local guide and spend a half-day driving or walking the streets of this magnificent city, stopping at its major monuments and landmarks. Continue this marvelous tour inside Church of the Savior, reminding of picturesque facades of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow. It contains the biggest amount of mosaics worldwide – over 7500 square meters. 

On Nevsky Prospect, the city's main avenue filled with shops, restaurants, churches and majestic palaces, see the famous Gostiny Dvor.

At Kazan Cathedral, you will learn something new about Russian religion, the internal structure of the Russian Church. The Cathedral ressembles Vatican City's St. Peter’s Basilica and is St. Petersburg's main church.

Later arrive at the heart of the city: Palace Square, which strongly influenced the country during the three Russian Revolutions. The fascinating Hermitage Museum is situated here and is home to many sites like the Winter Palace, a true masterpiece of Russian baroque.

See a panorama of the main river Neva. On the opposite bank is Vasilievsky Island, site of the former city port, Stock Exchange building, palaces and museums as well as the Academy of Sciences and the University.

Next, visit the Admiralty a ship building yard; the Bronze Horseman dedicated to Peter the Great and the majestic St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the third highest in the world, topped with a cupola gilded in 100 kg of gold with another 300 kg for interior decoration.

The tour includes visit to Peter and Paul Fortress, a unique historical place built as a military fortress that eventually became a prison for political prisoners. Peter and Paul Cathedral, the tallest building in the city, is the burial place of the Romanov dynasty dating all the way back to Peter I, who founded the city.
  • Express pass entry to Peter & Paul Fortress and St. Isaac Cathedral with Colonnade
  • Professional private guide service
  • Comfortable transportation, if option is selected
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottles of water
  • City maps
  • Farewell gift
  • Raincoats will be provided if it is raining at the start of the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities, optional

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note, this tour is not suitable for cruise passengers as it does not offer port pick-up and drop off, nor the required blanket visa
• This is a private tour and will be catered only to your group
• Hotel pickup is possible and can be organized only if your hotel is located in the city center of St Petersburg
• Rain ponchos will be provided only if it is raining when the tour starts
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Product ID: 55952