Boat trip around the Neva river and the canals “The Venice of the North”
(Cruise to the sounds of jazz and blues or 23:50 «Jazz under drawbridges» music cruise)
(approximately 2.5 hours)
PRICE: 3 250 RUB
YOU WILL SEE:
Bus tour "Imperial St. Petersburg" with a visit to the Hermitage
(approximately 5.5 hours, we can only make a sightseeing tour of the city without lunch and visit to the Hermitage. And it will be about 3 hours.)
TIME: 10:00 - 18:00
PRICE: 4 450 RUB
The tour includes:
Saint Petersburg is a very young city compared to old European capitals and, probably, the only city in the world that has acquired so much historic significance in such a short time. The city, which was founded as a small fortress and just in couple of years became the principle one. It was the capital of Russian Empire and still bears the hallmark of this "Golden Era" of Russian history, art and literature.
Some of the attractions covered by the tour are:
The State Hermitage is one of the largest of art and historical museums in the world, the Federal State Institution of Culture. The State Hermitage occupies seven buildings: the Winter Palace, the Small Hermitage, the Great (Old) Hermitage, the New Hermitage, the Hermitage Theatre, the Menshikov Palace and the General Staff Building. The collection of the State Hermitage Museum numbers about three million works of art and monuments of world culture. The collection includes paintings, sculptures and works of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material.
The residence of Russian emperors - Pushkin – “The Tsarskoye Selo”
(approximately 6 hours)
PRICE: 4950 RUB
Minimum group: 15 people
The tour includes:
Pushkin – “The Tsarskoye Selo” State Museum Reserve is a brilliant monument of world architecture and park and garden artistry of the 18th-20th centuries. A magnificent group of architects, sculptors and painters brought the desires of their royal clients to fruition here. In “Tsarskoye Selo” the full range of artistic styles is represented, from the Baroque and Classical eras. Imperial rulers from Catherine I to Nicholas II have left their mark on Tsarskoye Selo.
The compositional center of the ensemble is the Catherine Palace, a magnificent baroque-style palace. The Great Hall of the palace and the Golden Enfilade of formal halls, among which can be found the Amber Room, amaze with the luxury of their decoration. More than 100 architectural objects with a total area of 300 hectares occupy the territory of the Catherine and Alexander Parks: from the most magnificent palaces and monuments, to pavilions and bridges. Strolling through the alleys of these parks, you will be treated to views of whimsical lodges, elegant classical buildings, many monuments executed in marble, exotic constructions designed to imitate gothic style, and also Turkish and Chinese architecture which lend the park a romantic air