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St. Petersburg Walking City Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in Palace Square and take in views of the Winter Palace. Pass the spot where the Beef Stroganoff dish was invented and continue toward the impressive cathedral in St. Isaac’s Square. Learn about the structure's many uses over the centuries and its architectural flourishes, and see the symbol of St. Petersburg: the bronze horseman.

    Cross the Neva River and stop for panoramic views of the Palace Embankment. See the Hermitage Museum, the Chamber of Curiosities, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and the Admiralty.

    Next, follow your guide to the oldest structure in the city, and the site where the town of Peter started in 1703. Opt to take a look inside the cathedral, the burial place of Russian emperors.

    Continue past the Field of Mars and the Summer Gardens to the most famous church in town, built where the Russian emperor Alexander II was assassinated in 1881.

    Then stroll along Nevsky Prospect, bustling with restaurants, theaters, museums, and ornate palaces of the ex-Russian aristocracy, and learn the history behind the area as you go.

    Afterward, make your last stop at a traditional Russian cafe to try traditional dishes such as Beef Stroganoff, borsch (soup), or blinis (pancakes). Your walking tour will end here.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Palace Square, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedov channel embankment, 2Б, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186
    Inclusions
    • Local English-speaking guiding
    • Lunch
    • Public transport fare if needed for tour route that day
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature
    • Tips/gratuities for your guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • Maximum group size is 12
    • As we stop at a few cathedrals during this tour, we might encounter a few services along the way. If this happens, we'll find an alternative route for the tour.
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    We took three Urban Adventure tours over our 4 days in Saint Petersburg and they were all outstanding. Ksania, Emilia, and Anastasia each spoke beautiful English, were enthusiastic and well informed. Their tours did not overlap content and I don't know a better way to see as
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    Oksana was our guide. She was fantastic. We fell in love with the city and its history thanks to Oksana because she not only explained cultural meaning of the places but also she took the time to transmit us the meaning of the places as a russian. We were delighted with Oksana
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    I loved this tour. So much history and information. Ksenia was superb— friendly, smart, interesting, and extremely knowledgeable. This was the best three hours in St Petersburg ending with a lovely lunch. I was sad to say goodbye to my new Russian friend.
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    For a single day stop over, this guided walk with Oxana and Urban Adventures was just perfect. Oxana is a smart and passionate advocate of this great city and its inspirational history..
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    Thank you Oxana for a wonderful and informative walking tour of St. Petersberg. It was a great way to learn more about the cities culture and heritage, and an excellent way to get ones bearings.
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