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Dear Traveller. Welcome to St Petersburg!
This is a short overview of tours we offer on Sputnik. Please read.

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.

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) Visit huge century old industrial area to learn more about other side of St Petersburg history.
d) And of course we have a bike tour for all bike lovers (in summer only).

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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Reviews about tours in Saint Petersburg
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Agatha a.

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Great experience, very recommendable. The guide was on time and very kind and involved!

About activity Roof top tour in St Petersburg 5 days ago
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Agatha a.

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We loved it!

About activity Introduction to Uzbek food on Vasilievsky Island 5 days ago
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Nadya S.

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Алексей очень эрудированный о хорошо знаком с темой не только веганства\вегетарианства, но в целом питания и здоровья. Отвечает на любые вопросы подробно и с научными объяснениями. Видно, что прям эксперт, очень полезно и интересно.
Можно поработать над речью и голосом, говорит тихо и медленно.

About activity Вегетарианский Петербург 11 days ago
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Linn Ø.

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Arsene is an exceptionally well qualified, knowledgeable, interesting, friendly, professional guide that we recommend warmly. His wide range of deep, precise knowledge, attentive ear to all questions, personal involvement and evident love of his city made his tour a true pleasure for us both. Erling and Linn, Norway.

About activity Red Bermuda Triangle: stories and mysteries of an old industrial district 2 months ago
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We took the Metro Palaces tour with Vladimir on our first night in St. Petersburg. This was our first visit and we can't imagine a better introduction than the two hours we spent learning about the history of the city through the design of the metro system. Vladimir is a wonderful guide - extremely knowledgeable, friendly and clearly passionate about the subject matter. We highly recommend the tour and Vladimir as a guide to this amazing city.

About activity Metro Palaces 3 months ago
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It was really fascinating tour allowing to understand much better Russian history.

About activity Metro Palaces 3 months ago