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1 Day Imperial Saint Petersburg Highlights Tour Visas Included

Walk in the shadows of Russia’s emperors on a full-day imperial St Petersburg tour, with cruise port pickup and drop-off, and Russian visa included. With an expert guide, travel between the city's highlights by air-conditioned vehicle as you learn about its tumultuous royal history. View world-famous art at the Hermitage in the Winter Palace, and marvel at the onion-spired Church on Spilled Blood, built on the site of Alexander III's assassination.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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St Petersburg City Highlights and Hermitage Tour

This tour is a combination of all the St Petersburg must-see highlights and includes a comprehensive tour of the Hermitage museum tour. You will visit Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Cathedral of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, visit Peter and Paul Fortress, Nevsky Prospect and tour the Hermitage with our professional guide. The tour includes private transportation for the city highlights tour.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$120.00 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Small-Group St Petersburg Hermitage Museum Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry and Summer Early Access

Avoid the main lines at the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg to see its best-known artworks on this 3-hour tour. With an art-loving guide, gain fast-track entry, and from May to September, get the privilege of early access, beginning your tour in a crowd-free environment.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$50.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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St.Petersburg Skip-The-Line Private Tour: Catherine's Palace with Amber Room in Tsarskoye Selo

Head beyond St Petersburg center for a visit to Tsarskoye Selo and its most famous attraction: Catherine Palace. Learn about historic sights en route to this famed former Imperial family summer residence, including one of the area's only remaining statues of Vladimir Lenin. Skip the entry lines and enjoy a private guided tour of the late-Baroque palace, including the private chamber of Alexander I and the opulent Amber Room, painstakingly recreated after Nazi soldiers looted the original during WWII. Afterward, spend some time exploring its surrounds—where photo ops are plenty.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Tour of Pushkin Catherine Palace and Peterhof Grand Palace

As St. Petersburg former imperial capital, the city and its surroundings are filled with many opulent palaces. Take a tour of the area’s three most popular palaces—Pushkin, Catherine, and Peterhof. Stroll their beautiful gardens, admire the treasure trove of art on their walls, and learn about the wealth of the great emperors of Russia as you listen to commentary about the history of the country.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$109.74 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Winter Peterhof 4 Hour Tour with Pickup and Transfer

Visit the Peterhof Palace in winter! Get a hotel pickup and transfer to the Peterhof complex with a professional guide. See the Peter the Great's Oak Study, the Throne Room, the Ball Room and other fine examples of Russian Baroque.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Illuminations Night City Tour

When the sun fades, head out on an illuminations tour to see a different side to St. Petersburg. On a sightseeing drive, you’ll see the city’s grand squares and palaces lit up against the night sky as a guide gives you the lowdown on the sights. If you travel in the summer, during the White Nights season, you’ll admire the city bathed in its unique twilight glow instead.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Tour of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) and Catherine Palace

History buffs will love this tour to the Catherine Palace in the town of Pushkin (formerly called Tsarskoye Selo), an easy day trip from St. Petersburg. Take a guided tour of the interior of the ornate palace, and have plenty of time to stroll through the manicured gardens of the grounds. There’s an option to upgrade to include a visit to the nearby Pavlovsk Palace, to learn more about Russian history and architecture.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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St. Petersburg Walking City Tour

Discover beautiful St. Petersburg by foot on a 3-hour, small-group walking tour of its architectural treasures. With a guide, set out to explore the signature sights of this spectacular city, Russia’s capital during the 1700s and 1800s, as you uncover its history. See top St. Petersburg attractions including St Isaac’s Cathedral and Palace Square, walk along Nevsky Prospect, and learn about the city’s present-day culture and life. Numbers are limited to 12 tour for a more intimate experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg

Immerse yourself in the many wonders of the Hermitage with a 3-hour private tour. The six-building St Petersburg complex is both one of the world's largest museums and houses the largest collection of paintings on the planet. Visit the works that most appeal to your preference. See paintings by Goya, Rembrandt and Monet, marvel at da Vinci's 15th-century Madonna and marvel at ornate rooms decorated in symbols of Russian Imperialism. Also, learned how this vast collection survived the atrocities of WWII.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Hermitage State Museum with Faberge Halls Tour and 3-Course Traditional Russian Lunch in St. Petersburg

While in Russia, make a trip over to St. Petersburg to see one of the world’s largest museums, the Hermitage with this private, 6-hour tour, including access to the UNESCO-listed Faberge Halls. The museum is home to over three million items, housed in six historic buildings, and your private guide can help you navigate the huge space to see what you’re interested in during one visit. Plus round-trip transport and lunch are included to help your day go smoothly.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Walking tour of St Petersburg

• Your personal local licensed guide will introduce you to the layout of the city's diverse precincts. • You will see the most famous and interesting sites of St. Petersburg. • You will go deep into the intricate Russian history and find out a lot interesting facts about Russian culture and art, customs and traditions. • You will learn a lot of different aspects of Russian history both ancient and modern as well many interesting myths, legends and folk stories St. Petersburg is steeped in. • Your expert guide will have shown you all that is reasonably possible for you to see and enjoy in St. Petersburg in the short time available to you! • By the end of the tour, you will have an appreciation for the rich history and fascinating development of St Petersburg.  
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$88.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Communist Walking Tour of St Petersburg

Step back in time to Soviet-era St Petersburg on this eye-opening 2-hour city walking tour. With a local guide, learn about the city’s turbulent 20th-century past, including its moments of revolution. View the balcony from where Vladimir Lenin gave a revolutionary speech in 1917; see the battleship Aurora from where a shot triggered 1917’s October Revolution; and witness the former KGB building and more. Visit a vintage Soviet café and, as you stroll, hear about Lenin and Stalin, and learn about life here under communist rule between 1917 and 1991.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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St.Petersburg Imperial Residences: Tour of Catherine Palace and Peterhoff Gardens

Visit two of St Petersburg’s imperial showpieces — the Catherine Palace and Peterhoff Gardens — on a 7-hour, expertly guided tour. Uncover Russia’s imperial history on route to Tsarkoe Selo’s Catherine Palace. Explore the lavish palace, named by Elizabeth I after her mother, Catherine I, and behold the world-famous Amber Room and Golden Suite rooms. Later, explore the exquisite Lower Gardens of the Peterhoff Palace. Admire the stunning Grand Cascade fountains and other highlights including the Monplaisir Palace, Peter the Great’s favored retreat. Avoid the main lines with priority access at both sights.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$170.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Cruise Visa Free Budget Walking Tour

Make the most of your time at shore and take a small-group walking tour through St. Petersburg. This 4-hour tour covers the city’s main landmarks such as the Nevsky Project, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and the Peter and Paul Fortress. Learn about the history and culture of the city from your tour guide and enjoy a delicious lunch at the USSR cafe—not included—before heading back to your cruise ship.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$100.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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The rooftop tour in St Petersburg

Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of St. Petersburg on this unusual tour, which takes you around the rooftops of the historic area. View the city and its attractive buildings from high above, and take pictures from this special angle. Your guide will keep you safe on the rooftops, which do slope slightly but have guardrails and fences along them. A fun tour for adventurous travelers.
  • Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
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Anna Akhmatova Museum at Fountain House Admission Ticket

The Anna Akhmatova Museum is housed in the former home of the legendary Russian poet—the Fountain House of the Sheremetev Palace. This admission ticket lets you visit at a time that suits you and spend as long as you like exploring the permanent exhibitions. Learn about Akhmatova’s poetry, Nobel Prize nominations, and life in Soviet-era Russia.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Small-Group Early Access Tour to Peterhof Grand Palace and Gardens from St Petersburg

Escape the tourist crowds and delight in the imperial majesty of the Peterhof Grand Palace and Gardens on a 5-hour tour from St Petersburg. With a professional guide, explore the opulent chambers and ornamented halls of Peterhof, declared the ‘Russian Versailles’, and delve into the rich history of the regal residence. Stroll amid the botanical grandeur of the garden, roaming past more than 100 fountains and swathes of exotic flowers. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to six people.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Small-Group Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace Tour from St Petersburg

Delight in the imperial majesty of Russia’s architectural treasures on a half-day tour to Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace from St Petersburg. With a knowledgeable guide, travel by luxury vehicle to Catherine Palace, a magnificent 18th-century summer residence of the extravagant Tsars. Delve into the Baroque beauty’s opulent chambers and ornamented halls and then discover Pavlovsk Palace and its beautiful gardens. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, limited to only six people.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$170.00 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Peterhof Tour with Return by Hydrofoil from St. Petersburg

Witness the grandeur of Peterhof inside and out on a private 5-hour tour from St Petersburg. Travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the estate, enjoy priority access, and awe at the extravagant interiors and gardens with an art-historian guide. Admire showpieces such as the Throne Room and Ballroom as you hear how Peter the Great designed the palace in the early 1700s. Stroll through the Upper Garden and fountain-studded Lower Park; and view highlights such as Peter’s original Monplaisir palace. Finish with a relaxing, scenic boat ride back to St Petersburg.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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State Hermitage Museum Small-Group Walking Tour

Dip into one of the world’s greatest art collections on this 3-hour walking tour of St Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum. With an art-expert guide, stroll past some of the city’s landmarks on route to the museum, housed in the lavish Winter Palace and home to almost three million treasures. View Renaissance masterpieces by da Vinci and Michelangelo; wonder at works by Rubens and Goya; and admire paintings by Matisse, Picasso and more as your guide explains their meaning and history.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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5-Hour St. Petersburg Hermitage State Museum Small-Group Guided Tour

The Hermitage State Museum is one of the largest museums in the world and visiting on a small-group tour means you won’t miss any of the highlights. Avoid the crowd with skip-the-line entrance; enjoy a guided tour of the Faberge Halls, the Diamond Room, and the Gold Room; then spend the afternoon exploring the rest of the museums at your own pace.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$149.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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The Hermitage: Romanoff's Jewels with a Curator and Faberge Halls

Get an inside look at Romanoff's Jewels and the Faberge Halls on this 3-hour tour of the Hermitage, including an all-day museum entrance ticket. Pop into the newly opened Faberge Halls to catch a glimpse of the more-than-100-year-old egg of Rothschild. Then hear lesser-known fun facts about the Romanoff's Jewels as a museum curator takes you through the exhibit on a 1.25-hour tour. Afterward, do some exploring independently as your museum pass is good all day long.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$79.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skip-The-Line: Small-Group Tour of Hermitage Museum

Receive a guided tour of one of the world's largest art museums and enjoy the personalized attention that comes with a small-group. Spend 4 hours seeing some of the Hermitage's most iconic and lesser-known-but-equally-significant artworks. Admire pieces by da Vinci, van Gogh, Monet and Goya and explore each of the museum's main buildings, including the marvelously mint-colored Winter Palace. Your knowledgable guide will provide the perfect overview of the Hermitage's vast collection and its many halls. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
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