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Nevsky Prospekt Walking Tour
Activities in St Petersburg

Nevsky Prospekt Walking Tour

  • English English
  • 3 hours

Explore Nevsky Prospekt, St Petersburg’s main artery, on a 3-hour guided walking tour and learn about the numerous events that took place on this boulevard while you admire its landmarks.  

Itinerary

Begin your walking tour at 10am in front of Kazan Cathedral, one of the main monuments on the legendary Nevsky Prospekt.

Accompanied by your professional English-speaking guide, marvel at the temple’s impressive golden dome and its impressive colonnade, which was closed after the Russian Revolution. Next, head to Arts Square, listed a UNESCO World Heritage site, and is one of the most picturesque parts of the city.

In the center of the square stands a monument dedicated to Alexander Pushkin, the famous Russian poet. The square is flanked by some of the most important cultural buildings, like the Russian Museum and the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Some of the most prestigious musicians in the world play at this music hall. Your guide will also point out the Mikhailovsky Theatre, one of the oldest opera and ballet houses in the country, with an incredible repertoire, famous around the world.

Next, you’ll head to St. Michael’s Castle, also known as the city’s Main Engineering School, which is surrounded by the Moyka and Fontaka Rivers. The royal palace was commissioned by Emperor Paul I, who scared of being assassinated, built it in the intersection of two rivers as it very hard to get to. Nevertheless, the Emperor was killed in his bedroom a few days after moving into the palace. The building was abandoned by his family after his death and was transformed into the Main Engineering School.

After marveling at this majestic palace, your guide will lead you its gardens. Then, you will head to the Church of the Savior on Blood, built on the banks of Griboyedov Canal. Your tour will come to an end at in front of the church at 1pm.  

Price

Adults Children 7-16 years old Children under 7
Tour in English
US$ 16.70
US$ 11.10
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 16.7
  • Children 7-16 years old

    US$ 11.1
  • Children under 7

    Free

More Information

Duration

3 hours

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Expert English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in St Petersburg).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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Accessibility

Yes

US$ 16.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

Kazan Cathedral, Nevsky Prospekt.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (4) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.

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