Built by Peter the Great as a fortress in the 18th century, and once used to hold prisoners the likes of Trotsky and Dostoevsky, the Peter and Paul Fortress is one of St. Petersburg’s most important landmarks. Discover the site’s highlights, and learn all about its history, on this introductory, small-group tour. Meet at your centrally located St. Petersburg hotel, and set off in the morning. You’ll visit the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg (housed within), will admire Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, and more.
This tour provides an introduction to one of St. Petersburg’s highlights
A small-group tour gives you an intimate way of exploring the fortress
Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress’ museum, cathedral, and more
Learn all about the landmark and its history from your guide’s commentary