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Offbeat St Pete Highlights Tour

Get lost in the highlights of St. Petersburg and find your own way to a perfect holyday: our guide will help you!

You will explore the most precious destinations of the city and get acquainted with St. Petersburg and the story of the Russian Empire. Peter and Paul Fortress, Church on Spilled Blood, St. Isaac's Cathedral and other destinations are waiting for you. This tour is a perfect way to get the first impression of the city.

per adult from




3 to 4 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation is not included, as it is a walking tour
  • Explore St. Petersburg like a local!

    Stroll along the tiny and cosy streets of the city, marvel its classical Imperial architecture, see the hidden gems of the city and, of course, the main tourist attractions.  Explore the city and see why the city of St. Petersburg is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    This is a walking tour with a professional and official guide in the historical center of St. Petersburg.

    Meet your guide on the main square of the city - the Palace Square, or in the other destination suitable for you.

    As you go, your guide will tell you the romantic story of the city and show you the most precious highlights, as well as amazing examples of classical and baroque architecture of the city.

    Feel the Imperial spirit of the Capital of the Russian Empire on the Palace Square. Cast a glance at the luxurious residence of the Russian Tsars, where they lived during the Imperial times. Look at the famous buildings of the Hermitage, one the world's most famous and visited museum.

    Continue walking along the stunning embankments of St. Petersburg and see what makes this city so famous around the world. See the Neva river embankment - the main river of the city. Make a stop on the Moika river embankment to take a fantastic panoramic shot of the city center. See the Nevsky Prospect - the main avenue of the city. 

    Then explore the very small and cosy streets of the Northern Capital. That's what creates the romantic athmospere of the city. Taste some Russian doughnuts in the famous Soviet doughnut cafe in the city center - this is a nostalgia for every Russian person!

    Continue strolling along the city streets to the most beautiful church in a Russian style: the Church on our Savior on Spilled Blood. Listen to a very touching and notorious history of the Church. Go inside the Church and see one of the world's largest collection of the mosaics!

    Have some rest at Michael's Garden - one of the most famous gardens of St. Petersburg. See the Grand Duke's palace and take some amazing shots. You'll then head to the Michael's castle square and see the only castle in the city! 

    After that you'll stroll along the picturesque embankment of the Fontanka river, listen to the story of the city and its inhabitants and even see the smallest monument in the city! 

    Wandering in the city streets, you'll find yourself near the Faberge Museum, where the collection of the Famous jewel artist Peter Carl Faberge is located. Finally, you will see one of the most popular bridges on Nevsky Prospect, the final flourish of the tour, and you will definitely realize why it is so popular. There the tour will slightly come to the end, but the impression of the city will stay with you forever!
  • Departure Point :
    Palace Square / Optional
    Departure Time :
    11:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Offbeat St Pete

Activity ID: V-86529P1

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