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Private Full-Day St.Petersburg Tour with Hermitage Museum, Imperial residence of Empress Catherine II and "Ninth wonder of the world” – the Amber Room (10 hours)

Saint-Petersburg is a museum beneath the open skies. Enjoy visiting the Hermitage - the second largest museum in the world. After having a lunch in one of the best St. Petersburg restaurants, have city tour and later admire one of the magnificent suburbian residence: Pushkin – the “town of Muses” with its famous Catherine's Palace and Amber Room!

You will begin your day with visiting one of the most famous museums of the world: the Hermitage Museum. See all the great masterpieces of the world's art at a glance in several hours with a comment of a knowledgeable expert-guide. You will enjoy a city Tour of Saint-Petersburg - a complete tour of Saint-Petersburg with a walking tour and from the comfort of our car and with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. During this comprehensive tour, you will see the main highlights of St.Petersburg. There will be several stops made along the way to give you the chance of viewing the sights at close quarters. The tour is an excellent introduction to St.Petersburg - the second largest and the most beautiful city in Russia.

Enjoy the lunch at one of the respected restaurants in the city (own expense).

In the afternoon unlock the secrets of the world wonder - the Amber Room - during a tour to the magnificent baroque-style Palace of Catherine the Great in the town of Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo).

ITINERARY

10:15 – meeting the guide near Hermitage

10:30 – inside visit to Hermitage

13:00-14:00 – lunch in a local restaurant (own expense)

14:00 – city sightseeing around the main sights (you will see St. Isaac Cathedral, Admiralty, Peter and Paul fortress, beautiful Neva river embankment, Bronze Horseman, Kazansky Cathedral, Palace Square, Nevsky prospect etc.

16:00 – Transfer to Pushkin

17:00 – Inside visit to Catherine’s palace + Amber room

19:00 – departure back to St.Petersburg

20:00 – arrival to hotel (exact time of arrival might depend on traffic)

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 10 hours
Departure time: 10:00 AM

Important info

Price includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Driver’s services as per the program (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C)
  • City overview tour 
  • Entrance fee the Hermitage
  • Entrance fee to Catherine palace & Amber Room
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance, fully private tour
Not included
  • Hotel pick up
  • Food/Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
Additional info
  • The timing in the itinerary is approximate and can be altered based on entrance time available to a particular sight
  • Tour is not available on Tuesday
  • In rare cases visit to Catherine's Palace can be replaced with a visit to Pavlovsk Palace
Departure and Return

Meeting point: main entrance to the Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace). It is located at the Palace Square, the gates with the golden Two-Headed Eagle (Russian Coat of Arms)

Return Details: your centrally located hotel

Sights included in program

Saint Petersburg : Hermitage Museum
The Hermitage Museum is the world culture encyclopaedia written in Russian. It is a unique museum that combines a beautiful art collection with the memory of Russian national history. This is a museum of culture, a museum of art, a museum of Russian history, and also the museum of Russian architecture. The whole Hermitage is where the heritages of different nations were collected and displayed. It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the w... Read more
The Palace-and-Park ensemble of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) - a former country residence of Russian emperors - is a fascinating monument of the world's architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XX centuries, famous for the splendor of its Baroque interiors, including the stunning Gold suite of rooms and the unique Amber Room, the 8th wonder of the world. Its three parks occupy the area of 600 ha, on which over 100 architectural constructions ris... Read more
Saint Petersburg : St. Isaac Cathedral
St. Isaac's Cathedral is a colossal domed cathedral built in the nineteenth century. Its monumental and majestic image creates a unique accent in the city’s skyline and serves as much a landmark of the northern capital, as the spire of the Cathedral in the Peter and Paul Fortress and a gold ship atop of the Admiralty. It is originally the city's main church, one of the most impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial capital. St. Isaac&rsq... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Peter and Paul Fortress
Located on the banks of the beautiful Neva River, the towering Peter and Paul Fortress dominates the skyline of St Petersburg. Built in 18th century, this amazing fortress is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in the city's rich history. The oldest building in St Petersburg, the grandiose Peter and Paul Fortress is the perfect destination for culture seekers and history buffs. Planned by Peter the Great as a defense against possible atta... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Nevsky Prospect
Almost three miles (five km) long, Nevsky Prospekt is one of the best-known streets in Russia and is the main thoroughfare of St Petersburg, starting at the Admiralty whose gilded spire is a famous city landmark, to the Moscow Railway Station and then to the Alexandr Nevsky Monastery where some of the country's most celebrated artistic figures are buried. It has been the hub of the city for centuries, cutting through the most historical part, and... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Savior on Blood
The Cathedral of Our Savior on the Spilt Blood is a unique masterpiece combining the old Russian style of architecture, talent of the best Russian artists and Italian stone carvers, and the art of Roman mosaic. Mosaics cover almost all the surface of the walls and ceilings there are 7 500 square meters of mosaics all in all. It is a unique example of a Russian style cathedral in the centre of St. Petersburg. Its coloured onion domes are so famous... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Admiralty
The One of St. Petersburg most oldest and, arguably, most historically important buildings, the Admiralty building serves as the focal point of Nevsky Prospekt, Gorokhovaya Ulitsa, and Voznesenskiy Prospekt. While its location at the convergence of some of St. Petersburg's most epochal streets embodied Peter's emphasis and, some would say, obsession with the importance of northern capital's maritime might, it served a far more important and reali... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Amber room
The Amber Room is one of the most famous, mysterious, and majestic rooms of Catherine's Palace in St. Petersburg. Often hailed as "the eighth wonder of the world," it is an opulent room adorned with gold and precious amber. When Peter the Great met Frederick William I in November 1716 to mark the conclusion of an alliance between Russia and Prussia, the King gave the Emperor gifts that included the Amber Study. Peter wrote at the time to Empress ... Read more
The most famous statue of Peter the Great was immortalised as the Bronze Horseman in the epic poem by Alexander Pushkin. With his horse (representing Russia) rearing above the snake of treason, Peter's enormous statue was sculpted over 12 years for Catherine the Great by Frenchman Etienne Falconet. Its inscription reads 'To Peter I from Catherine II – 1782'. The Bronze Horseman, an impressive monument to the founder of St Petersburg, Peter ... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Kazansky Cathedral
Whilst taking a stroll along Nevsky Prospekt you cannot fail to notice the impressive Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan. Kazan Cathedral, constructed between 1801 and 1811 by the architect Andrei Voronikhin, was built to an enormous scale and boasts an impressive stone colonnade, encircling a small garden and central fountain. The cathedral was inspired by the Basilica of St. Peter’s in Rome and was intended to be the country’s... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Palace Square
Palace Square, one of the most famous squares in the world, serves as an excellent example of how different architectural styles can be combined in a most elaborate and aesthetically pleasing way. This amazing Square, connecting Nevsky Prospekt with Palace Bridge leading to Vasilievsky Island, is the central city square of St Petersburg and of the former Russian Empire. It was the setting of many events of worldwide significance. The architectura... Read more

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