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Small-Group Walking Tour of St. Petersburg

From US$22.00
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
Small-Group Walking Tour of St. Petersburg
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Small-Group Walking Tour of St. Petersburg
Join this 4-hour walking tour in the city of St Petersburg and enjoy learning about the life beyond all the gilded palaces, cathedrals and other touristy spots. Learn about the city and explore its fabric by strolling its historical neighborhoods, visiting markets, active churches, backyards of residential buildings. Discuss cultural peculiarities, visit addresses of famous residents, writers, politicians, scientists and other celebrities.
What to Expect
Meet the guide 15 minutes before 10:30am inside Julia Child Bistro. Enjoy this 4-hrour walking tour, conducted in English by a professional local guide. Participants are encouraged to offer themes or ideas for the walk, and the guide will incorporate that into his/her own plan, making it unique.

The tour will most likely* include: the writer Dostoyevsky and his Crime and Punishment, the active St Nicholas church, 18 century canals, bridges and backstreets of the historical Kolomna, the Mariinsky Theatre (without going inside) and the addresses of associated celebrities, the island of New Holland, the English Embankment, the Senate square and the Bronze Horseman, and much more, possibly a detour to the Troitsky cathedral and market, or even a visit to Vasilievsky Island with its many delights. Variations upon request are possible. Discuss the plan with the guide when you meet.

A stop for a coffee or snack can be made upon request, or you can request to be dropped off at a restaurant at the end of tour. Also possible to include a ride by public transport - a useful practical skill to learn in this city. Ask our guide where to go out for a traditional shot of vodka or where to buy a Soviet army hat, or anything else you want to do/see in St Petersburg but wouldn’t know who else to ask.
Reviews (109)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Fabulous Introduction to St. Petersburg and Russia

As other reviewers have noted, we were lucky to have taken the original walking tour. Peter is excellent. Extremely knowledgeable about history, culture, politics and the sciences and is passionate about the exciting city where he is a long time resident and more than happy...More

Thank andrewsquigley2014
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Must do

Very informative. We were the only ones for the tour. Had every opportunity the ask questions etc. Have seen a lot because of the small group.

Thank Bram v
Reviewed 22 August 2018
Peter is an excelent guide. We definitely recommend his tours

We arrived on a rainy day, august 12 2018 and he was waiting for us. My wife and I were lucky to be the only ones in the tour, so we had him all to ourselves. He adjusted his tour according to our preferences and...More

Thank adriangrune
Reviewed 11 July 2018
A great local experience

We were a group,of 6. Through our cruise, we did the major sites, but we wanted to get to the back streets and local life. We have 2 tours. One with Anastasia and one with Eugene. Both were thoroughly knowledgeable and interesting. We walked and...More

Thank Travellers93637
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile
A bit slow for us

We love walking tours when we have limited time in a new city. I liked the idea of this tour focusing on sights besides the main area since we had a full day at Winter Palace etc planned already. But in 4 hours we covered...More

1  Thank Elisse1000
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