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  • St. Petersburg: Hydrofoil to/from Peterhof

    1. St. Petersburg: Hydrofoil to/from Peterhof

    Sail to Peterhof from St. Petersburg on a high-speed boat. Your journey starts from your choice of either at Dvortsovaya Pier (located near the Hermitage) or Senatskaya Pier (near the Bronze Horsemen. Enjoy a 35-minute ride across the Gulf of Finland to Peterhof. Once there, you can explore the stately palace grounds. Admire the gorgeous baroque architecture. Stroll through the exquisite palace gardens. After your visit, board the hydrofoil at the pier in the Lower Park. Choose between either a one-way or round trip ticket.

    Дорога соответствовала заявленному времени в пути. Быстрый путь в Петергоф с красивым видом.

  • St. Petersburg: Private Boat Tour

    2. St. Petersburg: Private Boat Tour

    Your trip starts off at Fontanka River Embankment 53 and follows the Mokya River through Winter Channel and into the Neva River. Continue down the Neva River through Kronverk, around Peter and Paul Fortress and back.   On this tour, see the city’s main attractions from the water: Anichkov Bridge, St. Michael’s Castle, Sheremetyev Palace, Field of Mars, A. S. Pushkin’s house, the Artillery Museum, and much more! For the longest part of its history, St. Petersburg has been the capital of the Russian Empire. All the Russian Emperors lived here, and therefore all the biggest architectural ensembles, luxurious palaces, exquisite gardens, parks and monumental cathedrals are all here as well – the city is rightly called marvelous!   There is no better way to see this city than by boat – breathtaking views of the famous bridges will amaze you with their beauty and scale. You won’t miss a single ...

    Great boat, great guide, great service. Took the cruise for a bachelor party& the guys enjoyed it so much we booked a second hour.

  • Saint Petersburg: Private Half-Day Tour with Faberge Museum

    3. Saint Petersburg: Private Half-Day Tour with Faberge Museum

    Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will head toward the Nevsky prospect, the main artery of Saint-Petersburg. While admiring the beauty of the Nevsky Prospect and the hundreds of canals and streets coming off it, your guide will provide you a brief history of the founding of the city and how it became the capital of the Russian Empire. After you reach the famous Hermitage Museum on the Palace Square and admire the architectural wonders of Bartolomeo Rastrelli, head down the Palace Embankment toward the statue of the Bronze Horseman (Peter the Great) on the Thunder Stone. From here, you will be able to enjoy a beautiful view seeing Vasilyevsky Island and The Menshikov Palace on the other side of Neva River. From the monument, your guide will take you to the Kazan Cathedral, which was modeled on the building of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Continue down Griboyedov Emban...

    Our guide Roufina was very kindness and she is very professionnal . She knows very well the history of Russia and she gave us very complete informations and she answered to all our questions with sweet delicatesse. And she speaks very fluently French language which is different from others guide . She love her job and contact with people. Next time when we will come back to St. Petersburg we will ask to your company to be with her for our excursions . Best regards Thierry and laurence

  • St. Petersburg: 4-Hour Cruise Visa-Free Budget Walking Tour

    4. St. Petersburg: 4-Hour Cruise Visa-Free Budget Walking Tour

    This Cruise Walking Tour is affordable, visa-free, and worry-free. You can add-on a round-trip transfer option and save time for sight-seeing. Saint Petersburg is perfect in cruise season — it is never too hot and a guided walk will give you a clear image of the city and exclude you from thousands of other tourists in the museums. The tour will start in the port of Saint Petersburg itself. Your guide will meet you at the arrival area of the port terminal. You will get to the city center by underground which is probably the most beautiful metro system in Europe. At Nevsky Prospect, you'll see Kazan Cathedral, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral (outside visit), Bronze Horseman, Peter and Paul Fortress and its grounds, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood (outside visit), Field of Mars, Eliseevy Merchants’ Shop, the USSR cafe, Kunstkammer, the Academy of Sciences and St. Petersburg State University....

    Olga picked us up at the cruise ship at the agreed time. She was very flexible regarding the itinerary and explained everything in a good way. We appreciated the time which we spent with her.

  • St Petersburg: Private City Sightseeing Tour

    5. St Petersburg: Private City Sightseeing Tour

    St. Petersburg is a pilgrimage site for lovers of beauty. Explore St. Petersburg with a local guide and spend a half-day driving or walking the streets of this magnificent city, stopping at its major monuments and landmarks. Continue this marvelous tour inside Church of the Savior, reminding of picturesque facades of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow. It contains the biggest amount of mosaics worldwide – over 7500 square meters.  On Nevsky Prospect, the city's main avenue filled with shops, restaurants, churches and majestic palaces, see the famous Gostiny Dvor. See Kazan Cathedral and learn something new about Russian religion, the internal structure of the Russian Church. The Cathedral resembles Vatican City's St. Peter’s Basilica and is St. Petersburg's main church. Later arrive at the heart of the city: Palace Square, which strongly influenced the country during the three Russian Re...

    Great tour. Our guide Andrey is not only a knowledgeable historian, but he’s also fun and speaks excellent Spanish

  • St. Petersburg: Peter the Great Audioguide Walking Tour

    6. St. Petersburg: Peter the Great Audioguide Walking Tour

    Peter the Great is the most famous Russian tsar to have lived, and the first Russian emperor. Explore the city center with an audio guide to learn about this life and legacy of this important character. You will start in the heart of St. Petersburg, right in front of the Admiralty. Take in views of the Neva River, and walk through the former grounds of the Admiralty. Finish next to the Bronze Horseman, the first monument in St. Petersburg dedicated to Peter the Great. As you walk around, hear about the plans Peter managed to put into action, and about those that never came to life. Find out what stood in his way, and what sacrifices he had to make to reach his goals.

  • Saint Petersburg: Illuminations by Night Private City Tour

    7. Saint Petersburg: Illuminations by Night Private City Tour

    Illuminations tour along the spectacular floodlit monuments. Magical and magnificent by night, a drive through Saint Petersburg and its beautiful illuminated buildings should not be missed by any visitor of the northern capital. This excursion combines a sightseeing drive to those landmarks of the city which are getting most fascinating when the night is getting on - the most gorgeous palaces and squares of Saint Petersburg at night. In summertime you will have the opportunity to enjoy the romantics of the White Nights, observing the opening of the numerous drawbridges. During White Nights, when a faint twilight takes the place of night darkness, the streets, squares and embankments acquire a unique charm. Though the period of White Nights is short and comes to the end in July, it doesn't mean that the charm of St. Petersburg's night disappears. The city dominated by water still offers ...

    We visited places we would not have visited otherwise. Enjoyed chats with guide about many topics. St Petersburg is a beautiful city and our guide shared his love for the city. Full marks to our guide.

  • Saint Petersburg: Must See Private Tour with Cathedrals

    8. Saint Petersburg: Must See Private Tour with Cathedrals

    Get picked up from your hotel and along with your private guide walk along the Nevsky Prospect, the main city street. See famous UNESCO World Heritage sites and old mansions of Russian aristocrats, including Singer house, one of the most beautiful buildings of the city. Visit the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood - learn the origin of its name and how it miraculously survived during Bolsheviks' reign. Continue to the Palace Square where some of the most notable events in Russian history took place including the October Revolution of 1917. Go inside one of the most notable attractions of Saint Petersburg – the magnificent St. Isaac Cathedral. Its inner decoration includes mosaics, silver, gold, and semi-precious stones. Enjoy the walk next to the Neva river and take a picture of Peter and Paul fortress – the oldest structure of the city and admire the Bronze Horseman, a spectacu...

  • Saint Petersburg: Walking Tour Around Famous Attractions

    9. Saint Petersburg: Walking Tour Around Famous Attractions

    Explore the most iconic attractions of St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia, on this walking tour. Get an insider's view on the culture and history of the city from your local guide. Visit Palace Square, the central city square of St Petersburg, connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge, and see the Bronze Horseman statue, an equestrian statue of Peter the Great. Witness the magnificent Mariinsky Theatre, marvel at the architectural wonder of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and get to know the history behind Peter and Paul Fortress.

  • St. Petersburg: Highlights Tour and Hermitage Admission

    10. St. Petersburg: Highlights Tour and Hermitage Admission

    Visit all the must-see sights of St. Petersburg on a small group tour and marvel at the monuments along the banks of the Neva River and city waterways with a professional guide. Admire the impressive façade and golden dome of Saint Isaac's Cathedral and tour the Cathedral inside.

    See the Bronze Horseman statue of Peter the Great on Senate Square. Be amazed by the size of Palace Square and get the chance to buy souvenirs at the historic Eliseevy Merchants' Shop on Nevsky Prospect.

    Discover where the imperial Romanov family was buried, where St. Petersburg was originally located when visiting Peter and Paul Fortress and its Cathedral.

    Visit the Church on Spilled Blood inside to learn the history of the name and marvel at its incredible mosaics. Have an independent visit to the Hermitage Museum in the afternoon with pre...

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What people are saying about Bronze Horseman

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 629 reviews

We enjoyed our stay in St Petersburg, the Hop On Hop Off was our greatest highlight. We were happy to meet a very friendly and helpful guide, Tatyana in Red Line bus. She really made our sight seeing your very memorable. We will definitely encourage people to use the bus just to get the feel of what is happening around St Petersburg.

We hit the "hellish" weather in St. Petersburg. Thanks to the trip by bus and then by boat, we got to know a large part of the important monuments in the city without much effort. It took us about 6 hours in total. I recommend

To go to Peterhof on the Meteor is a small “sea” trip. Fast, comfortable, convenient! Great view from the window! I advise everyone !!!

We got there quickly! With great views overboard! And without wasting any extra time.

Very useful and interesting for a first "meeting" with the town attractions.