Duration

1,5 hours sightseeing tour; independent visiting of Kunstkamera

Excursion type

Bus

Place of the beginning and the end of an excursion

Nevsky Ave., 35 (Gostiny Dvor), parking of buses opposite to the Perinny Ranks art center

Time of the beginning of an excursion, frequency

Daily, Monday - day off; specify the time at manager

What’s included in the price

Transport service, guide service,tickets to the Kunstkamera

Language

Russian

The city tour followed by a visit to the Kunstkamera traditionally starts with Nevsky Prospekt. The experienced guides will tell you the history of St. Petersburg, which will be interesting and informative.

A well-planned route, which lasts only a few hours, will let you visit all iconic points of interest of St. Petersburg, admire the famous sights and main monuments of the historic center. The guide will tell a lot of interesting facts about the city and the fate of people who had made its history.

Nevsky Prospect

It is always crowded and festive. Everyday up to two millions of people cross this avenue. Nevsky prospect is like a literary miscellany, where each page generates great interest. There are solemn temples, palaces of noble families, theaters, restaurants here. During the tour you will get acquainted with the stunning ensembles of the Senate, Palace and St. Isaac's Squares.

The Isaac's Square will meet you with the equestrian monument to Nicholas I, luxurious Angleterre and Astoria hotels, the Mariinsky Theatre and, obviously, the beautiful St. Isaac's Cathedral, which is located on the border with the Senate Square. Next, we will visit the Senate and Synod building, as well as the symbol of St. Petersburg – the world-famous Bronze Horseman.

Kunstkamera

This sightseeing tour will take you through many other landmarks of St. Petersburg such as the Peter and Paul Fortress, Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, and the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island. The highlight of our tour will be a visit to the Kunstkamera, which is considered the first Russian museum. From German “kunstkammer” means a cabinet of curiosities.

Many people know that Peter the Great founded the Kunstkamera, when he began to gather a collection of unseen and unusual items as well as various anomalies. Later this collection was transformed into a museum of anthropology and ethnography, which was named after the emperor. Our guides will provide an opportunity to visit the Kunstkamera without an exhausting waiting in the queue and get acquainted with its strange artifacts leisurely.

This fascinating and well organized tour will leave unforgettable experience and make you excited.

Opening hours of the Kunstkamera:

From 11: 00 am-06:00 pm (ticket offices are open until 05:00 pm)

Day off – Monday

Address: 3, Universitetskaya Embankment.

Metro station: Vasileostrovskaya, Sportivnaya