Walking tour along the embankments, squares and streets of the center of St. Petersburg with an experienced guide and a local resident (2 in 1))).
Individual walking tour is:
— a convenient format for exploring the city in your own style with all the necessary stops for photographing, coffee, shopping.
— real-life communication with questions, jokes, sharing life experience.
— ability to receive all the information of interest about the history, culture and life of the city from a local resident.
— Individual tour at a group price.
The places we visited: Nevsky Prospekt, Palace, Senate Square, Alexander Garden, St. Isaac's Square, the Admiralty embankment, Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, Big and Small Morskaya Street, Gorokhovaya street, Voznesensky Prospekt, Big and Small Konyushennaya Street.
During the tour you will learn: for what impudence Emperor Alexander 2 disliked the architect Montferrand, where they traded peasants, why the Nazis planned to celebrate the capture of Leningrad in the banquet room of the Astoria Hotel, the History of the Faberge Easter Egg, why the inhabitants of the 19th century were afraid to walk along Palace Square, in what drugstore does Kutuzov send to Barclay de Tolly, the history of the invention of the world-famous beef stroganoff, the address of the "mustachioed princess", why the name Hermitage is not suitable for the largest museum in the country, about the church-pool, which qui-gym and church-potato warehouse, and more.
The Winter Palace and other buildings of the Hermitage, the Terebenevsky Atlantes, the Arch of the General Staff, the Alexander Column, the Admiralty, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace and Annunciation drawbridges, the Rostral Columns, the monument to Peter the Carpenter and the pier with lions, the Kunstkamera, the Academy of Sciences, the building of 12 collegiums, Menshchikov's palace, the building of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Bronze Horseman, the building of the Senate and Senode, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Mariinsky Palace, the blue bridge across Moika, the building of the Astoria and Angleterre Hotels , a monument to Nikolas the 1st, the addresses of Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tchaikovsky, the house of the Queen of Spades, the house of the Faberge company, the Police Bridge, the Stroganov Palace, the Lutheran Church of SS Peter and Paul, the Monument to Gogol, Kutuzov, Barclay de Tolly, Kazan Cathedral, House of Books, Mertens House, church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, a monument to the policeman, the Swedish church of St. Catherine, DLT, Court chapel well courtyards, the complex of the imperial stables.
Kazanskaya square, 2