We offer distinctive cultural experiences and domestically flavored actions for shoppers who like visiting off the overwhelmed observe locations: opera and ballet, music, parks and gardens, Jewish heritage, World Battle II historical past, sports activities and others.


Jewish Day in St.Petersburg

Jewish day Synagogue

Jewish day Synagogue

Within the morning you’ll go to the Massive Choral Synagogue, an architectural monument of significance to all of Russia. The Synagogue is positioned within the so referred to as Kolomna district of St.Petersburg, a thriving Jewish neighborhood up to now. Then you’ll go to Museum of Ethnography. Its exhibition “Historical past and Tradition of the Jewish Folks on the Territory of Russia” that includes greater than 2400 items, traces the Jewish tradition’s historical past, from the epoch of biblical Patriarchs to the interval when Jews lived inside the Pale of Settlement, a time period used to explain Imperial Russia’s Western border area that was as soon as populated with poor shtetls.

Approximate length: four hours


Siege of Leningrad

Siege of Leningrad

Siege of Leningrad

This tour is supposed for many who have an interest within the historical past of World Battle II. It’s dedicated to the 900 days and nights of the Siege of Leningrad, September 1941 – January 1944, when the town was utterly lower off from the remainder of the nation by the Nazi troops. Not solely did the town survive, however victoriously crushed the enemy. You’ll go to crucial monuments dedicated to the unprecedented heroic protection of Leningrad. First you’ll go to the Monument to the Heroic Defenders, the place you will notice artifacts and paperwork of the interval and a novel documentary movie, made in the course of the siege. Then you’ll proceed to the Memorial Museum of Leningrad Protection and Siege, based in 1942, however closed in 1949 throughout Stalin purges and reopened in 1989, which accommodates a treasured assortment of over 35,000 unique paperwork and possessions of townspeople and troopers. After the museum you’ll go to Piskarev Memorial Cemetery, the most important on the planet cemetery of the victims of World Battle II, the place greater than 500,000 individuals are buried in mass graves.

Approximate length: 6 hours


Naval St.Petersburg

St Petersburg

Naval St Petersburg “Rostislav” battleship

The tour will take you to the legendary Cruiser Aurora, launched in St.Petersburg in 1900, after which it was the most important cruise on the planet. All through its historical past it participated in all the main army operations, together with the protection of Leningrad throughout World Battle II. The cruiser can also be intently related to October Revolution of 1917, when the cannon of the ship signaled the start of the revolution by a clean shot. The go to to the cruiser will probably be adopted by the tour of the Naval Museum of Russia, one of many largest maritime museums of the world with a group of over 700,000 displays, together with the Russian Navy’s “grandfather”, the boat of Peter the Nice; fashions of Russian ships, samples of weapons, marine work, and so forth.
Go to to Cruiser Aurora is just not doable in the intervening time because the cruiser is taken to the shipyard for restoration.

Approximate length: 3 hours


Musical St.Petersburg

Musical St Petersburg Sheremetev palace

Musical St Petersburg Sheremetev palace

You’ll start this tour with a go to to the palace of the excellent Russian household of Counts Sheremetevs, inbuilt 1750, the place you will notice elegant reception rooms and the distinctive assortment of musical devices counting 3,000 displays. Then you’ll proceed to Rimsky-Korsakov Condominium Museum, the place he spent the final fifteen years of his life, from 1893 to 1908, and composed eleven of his fifteen operas. All personal belongings, in addition to the furnishings, have been rigorously preserved. After an unbiased lunch in native café you’ll go to Alexander Nevsky Lavra Necropolis, the place Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, Borodin, Glinka and different well-known Russian composers are buried.

Approximate length: 7 hours


Parks and Gardens of St.Petersburg # 1

Parks and Gardens Pavlovsk

Parks and Gardens Pavlovsk

Within the morning you’ll drive to Peterhof, a summer time residence of the Russian Royal household, the place you’ll stroll by the formal Higher Backyard, framed by borders and hedges, see the vegetable backyard of Peter the Nice and discover the wooded Decrease Park, with its 4 fabulous cascades and over 150 varied fountains. After an unbiased lunch in a neighborhood café you’ll go to Pavlovsk, the previous summer time residence of the Russian Emperor Paul I, the place can have a stroll by the most important landscaped park in Europe with quite a few temples, colonnades and bridges, and go to the Rose Pavilion, the place the banquet dedicated to the victory of Russia over Napoleon happened.

Approximate length: 7 hours


Parks and Gardens of St.Petersburg # 2

Parks and Gardens Botanical Garden

Parks and Gardens Botanical Backyard

You’ll begin this present day with a go to the Botanical Gardens, based by Peter the Nice in 1714 as a supply of medicinal herbs and unique vegetation. In the meanwhile the Botanical Gardens boasts some 7,500 vegetation from everywhere in the world. Then you’ll go to the Summer season Gardens, one of many few locations in St.Petersburg the place one can really feel the ambiance of Peter’s time. It was specified by 1704 and preserves its common planning. It was Peter the Nice who commissioned marble busts and statues from Italy with a purpose to make the backyard of his summer time residence as lovely because the well-known gardens of European Monarchs.
Approximate length: four hours

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