¡Viva la revolución!

Four Soviet-related Leningrad Walks tours have been conceived by Vladimir I., a linguist, who was fed up with the myths of the Cold War era and the wrong perceptions of the Soviet times that exist both in Russian and in Western society.

Vladimir
5.0
guide and interpreter
3750 ₽
per group
Full refund for cancellations up to 72 hours
Private
2 h.
Group size up to 10 persons
Full refund for cancellations up to 72 hours
English
This is a new tour, check out reviews from other tours by this guide:
Nootson
Vodka is not that simple as you might have thought! The "vodka tour" was a charming way both to learn and to taste. The place for testing chosen by Vladimir was really cosy, elegent, and... food was really tasty and he went in depths about the history of the spirit itself, explaining us how the production technology drammatically changed in the time of the last Russian emperor. We were lucky to have a sip of authentic vodka produced according to the old technology and to compare it with the newer ones. If you want to add a gastronomic hint for your trip, Vladimir's testing is the best choice.
Balraj_s
about 2 years ago
I really enjoyed this tour with Vladimir. I undertook this tour alone, and Vladimir made it possible to collect me from my hotel, and we made our way to restaurant. We tried five different vodaks, from various places, and also enjoyed some food. Most of all, I enjoyed the company of Vladimir, and we had a great cultural exchange and it was a pleasure to learn about him and his interesting life in St Petersburg. Thank you, and if I return, I will be sure to see you again. Bally (UK)
Eltasmit
over 3 years ago
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.
Jorik
almost 4 years ago
Vladimir is a real expert on the architecture and history of the city. He did a great job by making a private to suit our interests. He showed us some buildings of early and later soviet periods we would never have found ourselves. Besides that he takes time for everything you would like to know. As a surprise he introduced us to some really good Russian wines we really enjoyed.
Eduard.a
over 2 years ago
Eduard and Evgeniya were amazing tour guides, they showed St Petersburg and Hermitage with so much energy and enthusiasm. Both of them are very knowledgeable tour guides with excellent customer service and an awesome passion for the city.
Amywebb
almost 3 years ago
Really great tour, our host, Vladimir, was so passionate and knowledgeable on the topic, but Made the night a fun and memorable one. He tailored it to suit our needs also, very happy and would thoroughly recommend.
Krupets
about 3 years ago
The excursion was great! And Vladimir is very professional! It was intersting information and good organization. We are very satisfied. Vladimir, thank you a lot from our group!
Mathilde P.
9 months ago
Yes, Vladimir was very sympathic, he showed us many things that we couldn't have discover without him. Very nice moment !
Dagielpe
almost 4 years ago
It was really fascinating tour allowing to understand much better Russian history.
Taylor.b
almost 3 years ago
Vladimir is awesome

Is it possible to make the world a better place? If it seems to you that nothing can be done by ordinary people, consider how Lenin and his party managed to change their country and, in-deed, the world. How did Lenin come to power? What were the roles of Trotsky and Stalin in the armed revolt of October 1917? Was the victory of the revolution predetermined? Whatever your political convictions, come and learn how, between February and October 1917, the revolution was prepared Lenin’s party, intent on making one clear: the masses are capable of making history.
This fully walking tour includes paying a visit to a former tsar's prison, the Bolsheviks' headquarters at a ballerina's mansion and legendary Aurora cruiser, the no.1 ship of the Soviet Navy.
Tsar's Gaol Museum admission included in the price. No extra payments.

3750 ₽
per group
Full refund for cancellations up to 72 hours
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Price
Regular ticket
3750 ₽
per group
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What is included in activity

- guide services,
- tickets

What is not included

- personal expenses

Activity schedule

Saturdays 13:00

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 20 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English
Directions to meet your guide

On the pavement outside Gorkovskaya metro stop

How long your tour will be
2 h.
Photos
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This is a new tour, check out reviews from other tours by this guide:
Mathilde P.
9 months ago
Yes, Vladimir was very sympathic, he showed us many things that we couldn't have discover without him. Very nice moment !
Balraj_s
about 2 years ago
I really enjoyed this tour with Vladimir. I undertook this tour alone, and Vladimir made it possible to collect me from my hotel, and we made our way to restaurant. We tried five different vodaks, from various places, and also enjoyed some food. Most of all, I enjoyed the company of Vladimir, and we had a great cultural exchange and it was a pleasure to learn about him and his interesting life in St Petersburg. Thank you, and if I return, I will be sure to see you again. Bally (UK)
Eduard.a
over 2 years ago
Eduard and Evgeniya were amazing tour guides, they showed St Petersburg and Hermitage with so much energy and enthusiasm. Both of them are very knowledgeable tour guides with excellent customer service and an awesome passion for the city.
Taylor.b
almost 3 years ago
Vladimir is awesome
Amywebb
almost 3 years ago
Really great tour, our host, Vladimir, was so passionate and knowledgeable on the topic, but Made the night a fun and memorable one. He tailored it to suit our needs also, very happy and would thoroughly recommend.
Nootson
almost 3 years ago
Vodka is not that simple as you might have thought! The "vodka tour" was a charming way both to learn and to taste. The place for testing chosen by Vladimir was really cosy, elegent, and... food was really tasty and he went in depths about the history of the spirit itself, explaining us how the production technology drammatically changed in the time of the last Russian emperor. We were lucky to have a sip of authentic vodka produced according to the old technology and to compare it with the n...
Krupets
about 3 years ago
The excursion was great! And Vladimir is very professional! It was intersting information and good organization. We are very satisfied. Vladimir, thank you a lot from our group!
Eltasmit
over 3 years ago
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.
Dagielpe
almost 4 years ago
It was really fascinating tour allowing to understand much better Russian history.
Jorik
almost 4 years ago
Vladimir is a real expert on the architecture and history of the city. He did a great job by making a private to suit our interests. He showed us some buildings of early and later soviet periods we would never have found ourselves. Besides that he takes time for everything you would like to know. As a surprise he introduced us to some really good Russian wines we really enjoyed.
3750 ₽
per group
Full refund for cancellations up to 72 hours
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