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Lonely Planet Experiences: Hidden St Petersburg Evening Tour

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Discover the wonders of St Petersburg and experience the city like a local on this 3-hour walking tour. Visit the city’s oldest railway station, learn about the stunning metro system and its stations, and enjoy a traditional vodka at a hidden cafe.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 7:00 PM
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  • Enjoy a drink of traditional vodka (or a tea) with your guide
  • Discover one of the deepest subway systems in the world with its many unique stations
  • Visit the oldest and most beautiful railway station in St Petersburg
  • Explore off the beaten track with a local by your side
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Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience.

Meet your friendly guide at the information booth in Palace Square. Nestled in the heart of the city, the square hosts St Petersburg’s most important celebrations and is the perfect place to experience the city as a local.

The first part of the tour is dedicated to the city’s stunning metro system. Head down underground and get a better understanding of the system’s secrets and stories thanks to your guide’s expert knowledge. Learn about why the metro here is so significant and stands for so much more than just a transport system. Next, arrive at the city’s oldest railway station, which is one of the most beautiful stations in Russia.

Continue the tour to a nearby cafe, which you won’t find in any tourist books. Surrounded by locals, immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of the cafe and imagine what life is like in the city. Listen to your guide share information about St Petersburg’s culture, lifestyle, and traditions as you enjoy a glass of Russia’s most beloved tipple, vodka.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Small glass of vodka
  • Snack
What’s Not Included
  • Additional beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

City Tourist Information Booth at the Palace Square.

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Important information
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• Maximum group size: 12 people
• You must be at least 19 years of age to participate in this tour. The tour guide will check your valid photo ID to confirm your age at the beginning of the tour

From US$ 56 per person

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Product ID: 25445