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Saint-Petersburg Must See Private Driving tour with visit to Peter and Paul fortress

Get an overview of the most iconic historical sites of Saint Petersburg located in various parts of the city. Along with your private guide explore the territory of Peter and Paul fortress, take pictures of world-renowned buildings and monuments and learn how Saint Petersburg became the cultural capital of Russia.
Saint-Petersburg Must See Private Driving tour with visit to Peter and Paul fortress
Total tour price
245
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Adults (age 15-99)
* Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Hotel pickup
Hotel pickup
Flexible timing
Flexible timing
Duration
Duration: 4 hours
Easy cancellation
Easy cancellation
Tour highlights
Nevsky Prospect
Get picked up from your hotel and along with your private guide and a separate driver cruise along Nevsky prospect, the main city street.

See famous UNESCO World Heritage sites and old mansions of Russian aristocrats, including the Stroganoff palace, where famous beef stroganoff dish was invented.
Nevsky Prospect
Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood
Pass by the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood - learn the origin of it's name and how it miraculously survived during Bolsheviks' reign.

Enjoy the atmosphere of street artists and musicians gathering around the church.
Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood
Palace Square
Visit the Palace Square where some of the most notable events in Russian history took place including the October Revolution of 1917.

Admire the Winter palace – former royal residence which now houses the Hermitage museum.
Palace Square
St.Isaac's Cathedral
See one of the most notable attractions of Saint-Petersburg – the magnificent St. Isaac's cathedral.

Learn which innovative technologies of the early 19th century were used to construct the church and why it is made of semi-precious stones.
St.Isaac's Cathedral
Neva river
Drive along the granite embankments of Neva river and see famous drawing bridges of St. Petersburg.

Learn how the lifestyle of the locals has been affected because of the tradition to open bridges every night.
Neva river​
Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost)
Go inside the Peter and Paul fortress – the oldest part of the city. You will see old canons and bastions, cathedral with tombs of Russian emperors and a notorious former political prison.

Learn the remarkable story of how Fyodor Dostoevsky was sentenced to death in this fortress but miraculously escaped his fate.
Peter and Paul Fortress
Cruiser Aurora
Make a photo stop next to cruiser Aurora - the oldest and the luckiest ship of the Russian Navy.

Find out how this ship survived in 3 devastating wars of the 20th century and why it became a symbol of the Russian revolution.
Cruiser Aurora
Smolny Cathedral
Visit Smolny cathedral that is off the beaten tourist track located away from the city center.

Admire the last project of Francesco Rastrelli – grandiose cathedral was constructed for empress Elizabeth, but next ruler Catherine the Great didn't like the style and fired Rastrelli without paying him.
Smolny Cathedral
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