TownGroups September, 19
City tours in groups for hotel tourists
On Sundays and Wednesdays: 4th September, 8th September, 11thSeptember, 15th September, 22nd September, 25thSeptember, 29thSeptember
10.15. Gathering of participants and meeting with your guide at the Arts’Square, beside the monument to the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. A walking tour in the central part of the city. At first we will get acquainted with the ensemble of the Arts’ Square and we will understand why it is so called. Then slowly we will pass along the Nevsky Avenue, admiring the beauty of buildings of Gostiny Dvor and the Duma Tower, we will visit the Kazan Cathedral, we will listen to the story about the great empress Ekaterina at her monument in the Ekaterina's Garden, we will admire the Anichkov Bridge and dynamic sculptures "Taming of a horse", we will be tempted with delicacies in the well-known Eliseevsky Hood Hall, we will stop for a coffee or at the Eliseevski Food Hall, or at numerous cafes on the pedestrian Malaya Sadovaya Street.
After that we will go along the Nevsky Avenue in the opposite direction and will visit the fantastic and European-style looking shopping center called the Passage and also the well-known House of Books (Singer House) that was built by the famous Singer Company that produced sewing machines. Finally, we will reach the Palace Square.
On the pier which is beside the Palace Square, the boat will be waiting for us. We will have a fascinating cruise on the rivers and canals of our city to see St. Petersburg from water and its beautiful cozy embankments.
After the boat trip we will have a guided tour in the Hermitage where we will show you the most beautiful rooms, magnificent and the most famous pieces of art.
The duration is about 8 hours. The length of a walking route is about 3 km.
The price for a group of 8 persons – 60 euro per person.
The price for a group of 6 persons – 65 euro per person.
The price for a group of 4 persons – 80 euro per person.
The price for a group of 2 persons – 120 euro per person.
The work of a Hebrew-speaking guide having museum licenses, tickets to the boat trip and entrance fee of the Hermitage are included.
On Mondays and Thursdays: 2ndSeptember, 5th September, 12th September, 16thSeptember, 23rd September, 26th September and 30thSeptember
10.15. Gathering of participants and meeting with your guide at the Arts’Square, beside the monument to the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. We will have a city tour by bus to see all the top sights of St. Petersburg. We will visit the fantastic Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood which is decorated with beautiful mosaics from outside and inside as well, at the cruiser "Aurora" we will mentally fire from the cannon that announced the beginning of the Bolsheviks’ Revolution, we will walk across the territory of the St. Peter and Paul Fortress and we will come into the Imperial burial place of the St. Peter and Paul Cathedral and also we will glance into the historical prison of the Trubetskoy Bastion.
On the Spit of the Vasilyevsky Island we will organize an unforgettable photo shoot, and at the Egyptian Sphinxes on the University Embankment we will make a wish. We will admire the magnificent statue of the founder of our city Peter the Great. The monument is well-known as the Bronze Horseman. After that we will stop on the St. Isaac's Square to decide there-and-then who wants to visit the luxurious St. Isaac's Cathedral (for an additional payment) and who wants to enjoy a coffee break, we will have half an hour for it.
We pass the Theatre Square by, and see the famous Mariinsky Opera and Ballet House in front of us. Just around the corner the Grand Choral Synagogue – the most hospitable place of St. Petersburg – is situated. Of course, we will visit the Synagogue.
By 16:15 we will arrive to the metro station called the Technological University, and we will make a fascinating tour across the most beautiful marble stations of the subway system of St. Petersburg that were nicknamed ‘underground palaces’.
After the metro tour we will return to the Nevsky Avenue station.
The duration is about 7 hours.
The price for a group of 8 persons – 75 euro per person.
The price for a group of 6 persons – 80 euro per person.
The price for a group of 4 persons – 100 euro per person.
The price for a group of 2 persons – 165 euro per person.
The work of a Hebrew-speaking guide having museum licenses, and entrance fees to the St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Prison of the Trubetskoy Bastion, the Church on the Spilled Blood – three museums – and metro tickets are included.
On Tuesdays and Fridays: 3rd September, 6th September, 13thSeptember, 17th September, 20th September and 24thSeptember
10.15. Gathering of participants and meeting with your guide at the Arts’Square, beside the monument to the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. By bus we will go to the Southern coast of the Gulf of Finland to enjoy a sea landscape and to visit two Imperial summer residences – Oranienbaum and Peterhof.
At first we will arrive to Oranienbaum. There we will walk in the English style park and visit the real pearl of this place – the Chinese palace recently opened for public after renovation and looking inside like rococo jewelry box.
Then we will reach Peterhof. After one hour break for lunch we will go for a walk in the magnificent and world-wide famous park. Fascinating fountains, gold statues, high dense green trees will remain in your memory forever!
The visit of the Fountain Grottoes will be cherry on cake. You will see the water-supply system of Peterhof Fountains from inside, you will learn how they work, and estimate all the ingenious simplicity of the fountains created by old masters in XVIII century.
By 18.15 we will come back to the Nevsky Avenue.
The duration is about 8 hours.
The price for a group of 8 persons – 105 euro per person.
The price for a group of 6 persons – 115 euro per person.
The price for a group of 4 persons – 140 euro per person.
The price for a group of 2 persons – 205 euro per person.
The work of a Hebrew-speaking guide having museum licenses, and entrance fees to the Oranienbaum park, the Chinese palace, the Peterhof Fountain park and the Grottoes – four museums – are included.