Peter and Paul Fortress
"Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburg"
The central St Petersburg excursion
This tour takes you deep into the impressive history of St. Petersburg as you visit the famous Peter and Paul Fortress.
Sitting in all its architectural glory in the centre of the city, it is located on the territory of the fortress showing the strength and glory of this amazing country with its long belfry.
The silhouette of this fortress is a massive landmark on the St. Petersburg skyline and this tour takes you through the most interesting parts of this impressive fortress. You’ll learn about the history of all the land around you and visit the Cathedral to admire the ornate interior, decorated with beauty.
The Cathedral is full of majestic nature and mystery as it acts as the burial site for many Russian Emperors and their families, including Peter the Great himself who is buried near the south wall. You’ll learn all about the fates of these Emperors and the mysteries that surround their lives and their Royal families.
Location: Russia, St-Petersburg
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 3 hours
Restrictions: Unavailable Wednesdays, New Years Eve and New Years Day - No Restrictions but involves walking. Difficult for disabled guests.