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Half Day Tour of Peterhof (Petrodvorets)

Take a half-day tour of Peterhof, St Petersburg’s most prominent and elaborate Imperial estate. In a group of no more than six people, you’ll explore the Lower Park, Grand Palace and Upper Garden, each of which are extravagant in their own right. Learn about Peterhof’s history and hear tales of Tsar Peter the Great as you discover the estate’s fountains, gardens and opulence with your guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.81 USD
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Peterhof Palace and Fountains by Hydrofoil with Private Guide

If you have time for one big attraction during a summer visit to St. Petersburg, the Peterhof is a must. This 5-hour private tour takes you to this grand royal complex, the brainchild of Peter the Great, between May and September, when its fountains are running. Explore the Grand Palace, gardens, and Peter’s Monplaisir summer villa, and admire the playing fountains of the Grand Cascade. Skip-the-line entry, return hydrofoil transport, and hotel pickup included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.00 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00 USD
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Private Tour of Tsarskoe Selo - Catherine Palace and Park with Hotel Pickup

Enhance your experience of Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) on a private day trip from St. Petersburg, which introduces you to one of the former residences of the Russian imperial family—Catherine Palace and Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its extravagant interiors, particularly its Amber Room, which you'll have access to during this tour. Plus, a private guide ensures you receive undivided attention and tailored tips for the rest of your vacation.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$255.00 USD
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Peterhof Grand Palace and Fountains Private Tour by Car

Embark on a 5-hour guided tour of St Petersburg's Perterhof Palace and gardens, often referred to as 'the Russian Versailles.' Set out from your city center hotel by either private vehicle or speedy hydrofoil boat to descend on the impressive complex, known especially for its 150 outdoor fountains including the Grand Cascade—with over 200 bronze statues. Stroll the grounds while enjoying the beauty of this magnificent summer palace and learning its origins.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.20 USD
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Tour of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) and Catherine Palace (Amber room)

Explore two of imperial Russia’s opulent structures on a half-day private tour to Catherine Palace and Pushkin. Step into the extravagant world of Empress Catherine the Great and see her grand living quarters including the gold leaf-covered Amber Room. Marvel at the magnificent decor of the palace and then step next door to see the beautiful Pushkin and its gardens, which belonged to the heir of Catherine, Emperor Paul I.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.79 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00 USD
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Skip The Line: Legendary Faberge Eggs on Private Tour of Faberge Museum

You can’t miss checking out the works of jewelry house Faberge while in St Petersburg. Make the experience even more special by taking a private tour of the Shuvalov Palace, which houses the world’s largest collection of Faberge works. Skipping the lines will make your day even easier, giving you more time to linger in the beautiful palace.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.00 USD
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Hermitage Museum Tour with Priority Access

Mini-group (max 6 people) 3-hour overview tour of the State Hermitage Museum with an art- expert guide. Priority access to the Hermitage museum main complex.  See the most magnificent interiors and the most famous art masterpieces: * The Imperial Reception halls* The Hanging Garden of Catherine the Great* Italian collection (Leonardo Da Vinci, Titian)* Flemish collection (Rubens, Van Dyck) * Dutch collection (Rembrandt)* Knight hall * Living quarters of the Romanov Family at the Winter Palace Enjoy detailed explanations and exciting stories from our art-expert guide. Small-group format ensures a personal experience. Why do travelers choose this tour?  These tours are given by experienced art experts. They not only know art in depth but all of them are great guides who speak perfect English and are very much enthusiastic and passionate about showing the Hermitage to their guests.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.05 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.05 USD
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Beautiful evening in St. Petersburg

If you are looking for authentic experience of Russia, choose one of these two remarkable evening tours. Both of them include pick up and drop off and a welcome drink. Our minibus will come with a guide to collect you in a port or in a hotel and will show you the city in the evening lights.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.41 USD
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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
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$56.00 USD
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Evening in Vodka Museum with Tasting and Dinner (Transfers included)

This evening program is great for travelers who want to immerse into Russian traditions, taste local food and vodka. You will be taken to the Vodka Museum for a tour and tasting, and take your time for dinner in a central restaurant of your choice (own expense). The tour is suitable for hotel guests as well as for the cruise ship passengers.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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Rivers and Canals of Saint Petersburg

This is the adventurous boat ride along the famous rivers and canals of Saint Petersburg. You will see the landmarks of the old city from the new perspectives, from the unusual view points.Minimal group size for this tour is 6.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.00 USD
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Private St. Petersburg City Tour - All Must See Sites with Friendly Local Guide

Avoid the hassle of group tours with too many tourists, and opt to take this private St. Petersburg sightseeing tour. Your guide meets you right in your hotel lobby, and tailors a private experience based on your needs and interests. Plus, you’ll visit top St. Petersburg highlights such as St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Gostiny Dvor, and the Church of St. Catherine.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.00 USD
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The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad

For everyone who lives in St. Petersburg the Siege of Leningrad is an important part of the city's heritage. This was undoubtedly the most tragic period in the history of the city, a period full of suffering and heroism. On September 8 1941 the Germans had fully encircled Leningrad and the siege began. The siege lasted for a total of 900 days. The civilians refused to surrender and endured rapidly increasing hardships in the encircled city. The treasures of the Hermitage and the suburban palaces of Petrodvorets and Pushkin were hidden in the basements of the Hermitage and St Isaac's Cathedral. You will visit the Museum to the Siege, a timeless reminder of the heroic deeds of the city, and Piskarevsky Memorial, dedicated mostly to the victims of the Siege of Leningrad.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00 USD
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Private Tour of Catherine Palace with Amber Room and Park in St Petersburg

Step inside Catherine Palace for a private tour of this impressive summer residence. Located in the town of Pushkin outside St Petersburg center, the Rococo palace and former home of the Russian tsars is now a museum highlighting 300 years of local history. Learn the story of its origins, wander among its grand halls and marvel at the world-famous Amber Room, a perfect recreation of the gold-leaf and amber paneled chamber that Nazis stole crate by crate during World War II.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$61.20 USD
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3-Hour Best of Saint Petersburg Guided Walking Tour

Explore St Petersburg on foot on a 3-hour private tour, and view the city’s historical highpoints. Stroll with your knowledgeable guide around the sites, hear intriguing anecdotes about the city beloved by greats such as Pushkin and Dostoyevsky; and stop at sights including the Cathedral of the Savior of Spilled Blood and more. Learn about St Petersburg’s founding by Peter the Great and time as Russia’s capital; stroll along the Nevsky Prospekt; and gaze in awe at magnificent Palace Square, the heart of the city and home to the Winter Palace.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.21 USD
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Hidden St Petersburg Evening Walking Tour

Experience some of the secrets of St. Petersburg on this 3-hour evening walking tour. Meet your guide and leave the tourist trail behind to explore the city’s hidden neighborhood spots. Discover metro station art relics, see the city’s oldest and most beautiful railway station, and sip on vodka in a famous local haunt. This tour is limited to 12 people for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$56.00 USD
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Cultural Tour of the Treasures of Saint Petersburg in 3 Hours

Experience the vast cultural offerings of the 'Venice of the North' on a 3-hour walking tour. Delve into St Petersburg's unique 300+ year history as you explore its squares―including Palace Square, the heart of the city―visit the Bronze Horseman and marvel at the massive dome atop St Isaac's, once the largest cathedral in Russia. Then pay a visit to one of the local metro stations―works of art within themselves―for a ride to Peter and Paul Fortress, where the city itself was born.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private tour to Yusupov Palace

You will appreciate the splendor of the family palace, which belonged to the richest duke Felix Yusupov. There is also a room where the famous “murder of the century” took place - assassination of Rasputin.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.00 USD
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Private tour to Peterhof Gardens

You will see one the of the most exciting places - former Russian Imperial residence, often called “The Russian Versailles”
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.00 USD
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Private tour to Faberge Museum

This tour is for those, interested in the jewel art masterpieces made by world famous House Faberge. The treasures include famous Easter Eggs, owned by royal family.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$204.00 USD
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River Boat Tour in St. Petersburg with Private Guide - Drawbridge and Jazz Boats

St. Petersburg is nicknamed the ‘Venice of the North,’ making a cruise along its waterways a must-do. Soak in the city’s riverside splendors on a cruise, passing sights like the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Mariinsky Theatre, plus cathedrals, palaces, and more. Choose a daytime cruise on the Neva River and main canals, a midnight cruise to see St. Petersburg’s illuminated drawbridges open, or a jazz dinner cruise on the Neva. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.00 USD
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