Kronstadt: Private Day Tour

Kronstadt: Private Day Tour

From US$ 290 per group up to 5

Explore the scenic and historically important port city of Kronstadt, an old fortress town with commanding views over the Finnish Gulf, and enjoy a guided tour around its stunning Naval Cathedral.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Russian
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the unique fortress town of Kronstadt
  • Take a fascinating guided tour around the city's highlights, including the Naval Cathedral of Kronstadt
  • Visit Fort Konstantin, and learn the captivating history of the Russian navy
  • Absorb panoramic views of the Finnish Gulf
Full description
Discover the picturesque and historically significant city of Kronstadt, a unique fortress town situated on the island of Kotlin, and admire panoramic views across the Finnish Gulf. Listen as a knowledgeable guide tells you the fascinating history of the city, as you visit highlights including the splendid Naval Cathedral together. Learn about the Kronstadt fortress, strategically located there by Emperor Peter I to protect St Petersburg from its enemies. Explore the fort of Konstantin, and climb its bastions to enjoy spectacular views over the Baltic Sea. Find out about the dam, and how St Petersburg used to protect itself from floods. See the old Kronstadt Admiralty walls, and learn about captivating Russian naval history such as the interesting story of the rescue boat Pilot, built in Kronstadt in 1864. Gain an insight into the scientific history of the city, as your guide tells you all about Alexander Popov, who is said to have invented the radio. Find out about the Kronstadt rebellion, during which sailors rebelled against the Bolshevik regime in 1921, and were brutally suppressed.
Includes
  • A professional guide
  • Entry fees to Fort Konstantin
  • Private transportation
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • As the tour involves a fair amount of walking, it is not recommended for people with mobility issues
  • The Navy Cathedral of Kronstadt is an active church. Therefore, it is recommended to observe the dress code and dress respectfully
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Product ID: 395252