City Tour: Peter and Paul Fortress and Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood
"City view with Peter and Paul's Fortress, St Petersburg"
Immerse yourself in the culture of St Petersburg
You’ll be taken on a tour by car to see all the most important historic sights in the city as your guide introduces you to downtown St. Petersburg with the Nevsky Prospekt, Monastery of Alexander Nevsky, Church of the Saviour on the Blood, Kazanskiy Cathedral, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Palace Square, the Hermitage, Admiralty and even the St. Basil Point where you can admire the most picturesque view over this wonderful city.
You’ll have several opportunities to stop along the way and take photos of your favourite pieces of Russian architecture.
Go on to visit the first construction of the city, The Peter and Paul Fortress which is an incredible piece of architecture in the centre of the city. You will be taken through the historic haunts of the fortress learning all about the history of St. Petersburg. The Cathedral here was served as the burial place for Russian Emperors and members of their family, and Peter the Great is buried near the south wall of the Cathedral.
After stepping back in the history and culture of the Peter and Paul Fortress, you will continue your tour to the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood that will take your breath away with its gorgeous interior and decorations. You will know about one of the tragic pages in the history of the Royal family and history behind the construction of one of St.Petersburg most memorable landmarks.
Discover the mangificent architecture, fascinating history and the secrets of St.Petersburg's past as well as the mysterious facts surrounding the Royal family on this 4-hour tour!
Location: Russia, St-Petersburg
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 4 hours
Restrictions: Unavailable on Wednesdays, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.