Free entrance to holders of participant badges from October 12 to 21, 2017.
Let City Sightseeing St. Petersburg show you around Russia’s imperial capital. Enjoy panoramic views of this dazzling metropolis from the top of our famous bright red double decker buses, hopping on and off at 19 conveniently located stops around the city over one or two days.
The gold-domed, nineteenth-century St. Isaac’s Cathedral is the first stop on our route. This is one of St. Petersburg’s most famous landmarks, offering wonderful views of the city from its gilded viewing platform. The cathedral was used as a museum of atheism in Soviet times. It remains a museum today, boasting a collection of nineteenth-century artwork, a sight not to be missed.
Continue on our tour to the city’s most famous building, the Winter Palace. Not only does it physically dominate Palace Square and the south embankment of the Neva River, the palace also plays a central political and cultural role in the city’s history. For art enthusiasts, the Hermitage boasts a treasure trove of masterpieces by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso and Rembrandt. With over 3 million exhibits spread across 350 halls, this is definitely a must-see on your trip.
During your City Sightseeing tour, you will have a chance to see the many impressive buildings, statues, parks and canals that make this city unique. Hop off and rub the toes of the seven Atlantean statues for good luck or explore Nevsky Prospekt: in addition to boasting numerous palaces, theatres and museums, this thoroughfare is the centre of the city’s social and cultural life with countless bars, restaurants, shops and cafés located along its three-mile stretch.
There are a number of other exciting attractions in the city including Kazan Cathedral, the Summer Garden and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, so make sure you take the time to explore everything that St. Petersburg has to offer while our exciting multilingual audio guide gives you all the information you need.
Let City Sightseeing St. Petersburg show you around Russia’s imperial capital. Enjoy panoramic views of this dazzling metropolis from the top of our famous bright red double decker buses, hopping on and off at 19 conveniently located stops around the city!