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The Classics of St Petesburg

If you want to enjoy the classics of St Petersburg, we recommend you to visit Hermitage , take a personal tour of city center and have a day trip to Peterhof , Versailles of Russian Royal family. These are what you learn about St Petersburg in every guidebook.

Very Russian experience

Even though Russians consider St Petersburg to be the most "Western" looking city of Russia. It is still part of Russia. Especially for international travelers.
There are two very Russian things to do: dacha and banya experience in summer and drinking vodka with real locals all year round. Dacha is a bit pricey, but vodka is very cheap.

Off the beaten track or St Petersburg of Today

If you want to take a look at other side of St Petersburg, we have tours for you as well.
a) Roof top tour is a must. Very unique experience with beautiful panorama of the historical center.
b) Explore cultural spaces for young people where modern culture is emerging. You will find many art galleries, restaurants, bars and local shops.
c) And of course we have a bike tour for all bike lovers.

Foodies section

Russian food is not famous in the world. But there is interesting food in the city.
First of all, Uzbek food. There is huge Uzbek immigrant community and they have unique culinary traditions. So please, sign up for Uzbek food tour .
Other very unique and tasty cuisine is Georgian. And Georgian restaurants are scattered all over St Petersburg. Good but pricey restaurant is Mamalyga which is located next to Kazansky cathedral.
For Russian food I would personally recommend you to visit Vkus Est restaurant. They serve so called New Russian cuisine and cook using "local" ingredients from all over Russia.

Lighter Alexandr Kim,
founder of this website.

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Vlada is a great guide. She's funny, flexible and apparently loves her city. I enjoyed the places she took me to, the stories she shared with me during our walk, and the random but totally beautiful encounters we had in some of the places. By the way, the food was yummy!

About activity Historical restaurants and bars 7 days ago
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The tour with Eugenia was great, lots of good insights about the city and she was very friendly and qualified! I would definitively advice it to other tourists and friend.

About activity St. Petersburg off the beaten track 30 days ago
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Eugenia was great! She showed us very interesting parts of the city, it was a great experience to have her insights about local places and she gave us great recommendations. We would definitely recommend this tour if you want to discover a different side of the typical touristic guide tours. Thank you Eugenia! We look forward to see you in Turin! Gennifer & Andrea

About activity St. Petersburg off the beaten track about 1 month ago
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It was very good, Vlada was very friendly and helpful and it was very enjoyable talking to her. It was nice to see places that are not obvious to tourists.

About activity Historical restaurants and bars about 1 month ago
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I really enjoyed my tour to St Petersburg with Igor.
He was able to tailor my tour to include a comprehensive historical tour of Dostoevsky's St Petersburg.

The tour was very detailed, yet flexible.

St Petersburg is a great city with so much history, I plan to return again one day.

About activity Two-day individual tour: The Hermitage and Saint Petersburg downtown about 2 months ago
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Ulan showed us a unique point of view in Piter

About activity Roof top tour in St Petersburg about 2 months ago