Saint Petersburg Tour
Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia and has several names – northern Venice, the cultural capital of Russia, and the child of Peter. These and many other epithets were given to the city on the Neva by artists, poets, and musicians, inspired by its beauty and originality. St. Petersburg is ranked among the top tourist attractions of Russia; many tourists have already visited it, or planned for a Saint Petersburg tour. Saint Petersburg is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. A lot of theaters, attractions, palaces, parks and museums with unique and extensive collections have made the city one of the most visited tourist places in Russia.
The famous white nights of Saint Petersburg have become a symbol of the northern capital. At this time, locals and visitors of the city stroll on the streets and avenues until the morning, and it seems that everything around never sleeps. By its Numerous canals, bridges, amazing wrought-iron lanterns and stone pavements, the city seems to be calling for an acquaintance, and the white nights of St. Petersburg are the best time for such a visit. Every season of Saint Petersburg has its own beauty, and excursion tours to Saint Petersburg are always interesting and diverse; they introduce tourists to the most vivid moments of the city on the Neva.
Saint Petersburg is the capital of European tourism, a unique city which is opening the way to the world of wonderful discoveries, amazing impressions, and warm memories. Its charm and unique atmosphere served as a source of inspiration for writers, artists, and musicians, and its amazing architecture became a true companion for hours of walks at any time of the year. Our Russian tour company invites you to walk into the magnificent and rich history of Saint Petersburg and get acquainted with the history of Russia.
Our Russia tour writers have listed the top attraction of the city, formed by the visitors’ opinions. In the first place is the Church of the Savior on Blood, a reminder of the tragic circumstances of March 1881 and one of the most magnificent architectural monuments of Saint Petersburg. The Church is the largest monument of Russian mosaic art and a rich collection of gems was used in its interior decoration. In the second position is the Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, an outstanding monument of Russian architecture of the first half of the 19th century, built by Auguste Montferrand in the style of late classicism. The Cathedral is decorated with unique works of Russian academic monumental painting, sculptures, mosaics, and colored ornamental stones. In the Third is one of the most famous museums in the world, the Winter Palace. Almost for two and a half centuries, the Hermitage has collected a collection of about three million works of art, monuments of world culture and other subjects, from the Stone Age to our days. In the next position is the Palace Square, one of the most luxurious and harmonious architectural building in the world. The Kazan Cathedral, Alexander Column, Rostral columns, Peter and Paul Fortress and many others are in the list.
Another spectacular attractions of Saint Petersburg are Vasilievsky Island and Peterhof (Petrodvorets). Vasilievsky Island is interesting for thoughtful walks and a cluster of the most famous sights: The Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Kunstkamera Museum and the Menshikov Palace. Peterhof is also beautiful at any time of year, but the majestic fountains are turned off with the onset of cold weather. In addition to the fountains, you can admire the park territory, gardens and statues for a long time.
Our Russia tour operator offers you a large selection of Saint Petersburg tours. St. Petersburg, the “northern capital” of Russia, is considered as one of the most beautiful European cities which is not only an open-air museum but also an embodiment of the last three hundred years of Russian history. Surviving 11 emperors, dozens of floods, a revolution, a three-year blockade and economic reform so that the city can surprise even the most experienced tourist.
The charm of the city cannot be expressed in words; one can only see and feel it by visit Saint Petersburg. It does not matter what your goal is: just a sightseeing program, a romantic trip or a trip with friends, your tour in Saint Petersburg will remain in your memory forever.