every saturday
St. Petersburg sightseeing excursion in English
Meeting point
Ploshchad' Iskusstv, near the monument to A.S. Pushkin
Time
The excursion starts at 12.00
Duration — 3 hours
Cost
Regular ticket — 700 rubles
Preferential category — 600 rubles
Excursion group
Group up to 15 people
Possible with children 5+
A walking excursion of the center of St.Petrburg is a great way to get to know the city. The excursion is in English. You will learn about the famous architecture, monuments, streets, gardens and parks. The excursion is conducted by Maria Ovchinnikova, an accredited guide and candidate of historical sciences.
Program
1
Ploshchad' Iskusstv
The beginning of the excursion. We will get acquainted, and you will learn about the ensemble of the square, the Mikhailovsky Square and the history of its occurrence.
2
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on Blood
We will pass along the Griboedov Canal to the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on Blood. Maria will tell you about the assassination attempt on Alexander II and about the Cathedral.
3
Summer Garden
We will walk along the river Moika to the Summer Garden, walk around the park ensemble, and you will learn about the history of the formation and development of the Summer Garden, sculptures and landscapes.
4
Palace Square
Palace Square — the main square of St. Petersburg. You will learn about its ensemble: monuments of history and federal significance culture: the Winter Palace, the Headquarters of the Guards Corps Headquarters, the General Staff Building with the Arc de Triomphe, the Alexander Column.
5
Bronze Horseman
By Admiralteiskaya embankment, we will go to the final point of our sightseeing excurtion — the monument to Peter I. Mary will tell about the Alexander Garden and the Senate Square.
Excursion route
In addition to the main points of the program, Maria will tell about the interim monuments of architecture and the history of the city
Maria Ovchinnikova
Accredited guide, candidate of historical sciences
Maria graduated the Institute of History of St. Petersburg State University. Maria writes a historical column in the online magazine "History" and conducts excursions around St. Petersburg 9 years.
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Excursions are held every Saturday. Discount for a ticket for preferential categories is valid upon presentation of supporting documents
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