- St. Petersburg
- Highlights of St. Petersburg
Highlights of St. Petersburg
The Attractions of St. Petersburg are so many that convinces anyone to plan their time in order to see more of the attractions in one day. It saves your other days in St. Petersburg to visit all the rest of attractions which are located outside the city.
In this excursion, you will be visiting all the highlights of the city, the most famous one-Hermitage museum As the second largest art museum in the. It was built by the order of Elizabeth the daughter of Peter the great and later in the time of Catherin the great was completed in 1764.
The complex of Museum includes over 3 million pieces of art and precious objects in 5 connected buildings in which you can find the masterpieces of different famous artists and cease your thirst of love for art and the decoration .Although the museum is a collection of different architectural styles but the main winter palace is shining in the city reflecting the 18th century Baroque style alongside the generous Neva River.
In the following you will visit the rest of the famous monuments (such as the Bronze horsemen -the monument to the first tsar Peter the great, the central avenue Nevsky prospect with its amazing classical architectural style buildings and modern cafes and shops, Peter and Paul fortress -the first construction of the city, Kazan cathedral, Symbolic Façade of Spilled Blood Cathedral. you will continue to visit the marvelous St. Isaac’s Cathedral from outside and the monument to the Nikolai the first. Proceed to the symbol of city- Bronze Horseman dedicated to the Peter the Great. Continue your excursion to the strelka which was formerly the place of trading of ships as a port. At the end take a memorable Neva Cruise excursion for 1 hour to visit the canals, listen to the noumerous of stories from your guide on the boat till you get to the huge Neva River to visit the city view from you boat on Neva River.
Façade of Spilled Blood Cathedral
Peter and Paul Fortress territory
Façade of St. Isaac Cathedral
Duration: 8 Hours