St Petersburg Walking tour

City center walking tour with museums visits

  • Walking tour
  • Cultural heritage
  • Sightseeing
  • Tailored tour
  • Photo stops
  • 4-5 hours
  • Tour guide


Being the capital of Russia for two centuries, Saint Petersburg was built according to master plans with the participation of the most talented architects of Europe and Russia. As a result, we can now enjoy the open-air museum, the historical center of St. Petersburg and some of its suburbs are included in UNESCO World Heritage List. The best way to get familiar with city sights is to have a walking tour with a guide.

Petersburg is a city with a rich history and cultural heritage. The city of museums and theaters, ballet and opera, white nights, rivers and canals with granite embankments and drawbridges, the city of the Romanovs and Dostoevsky. Its magnificent architectural ensembles, grandiose squares and ancient fortresses fascinate not only the guests of the city, but also us, its inhabitants, because it is impossible to get used to such beauty! Explore the magic of St Petersburg during a walking tour.


City center walking tour

During a walking tour in St Petersburg, you will explore its center, major tourist attractions, and the most beautiful historical views. You may choose places for inside visits; take pictures in front of grandiose city panoramas. During the city walking tour, you will learn the history of the city, its main streets, sights and squares. You will view the grandiose architectural ensembles, get familiar with their inhabitants, general history and current status, i.e. whether nowadays they operate as government agencies, theaters, museums or privately-owned mansions. We will visit one of the world's greatest museums- the State Hermitage with its great collection of western European art collection and two most spectacular attractions - St Isaaс's Cathedral and Spilled Blood Church. You do not have to lose your time in the queue to the cashier; tickets could be bought in advance. In addition, increasing the tour, you may dine at a restaurant or cafe of your choice (I will offer options in accordance with the preferred kitchen) and visit the best souvenir shops and shopping malls. Below is a standard tour route and an approximate timeline of St Petersburg walking tour. Just write your wishes and I will adjust them individually for you.

Variant of Timeline

Please keep in mind that the entrance time to the Hermitage is determined by the museum itself in case of advanced purchase. That is why "Inside visit the Hermitage museum" may swap its place in the itinerary.

  • Meeting Point

    Alexander's column in the Palace Square.

  • Inside visit

    Inside visit the Hermitage museum.

  • Walking

    Walking along the Admiralty toward the Senate square and the St Isaac's Square.

  • Inside visit

    Inside visit the St Isaac's Cathedral.

  • Walking

    1. Walking along the Small Marine Street and Nevsky prospect toward the Kazan Cathedral.
    2. Walking along the Griboedov Canal toward the Cathedral of Resurrection of Christ (Saviour on Spilled Blood Church)

  • Coffee break

    You may dine at a restaurant or cafe of your choice (I will offer options in accordance with the preferred kitchen).

  • Inside visit

    Inside visit of the Spilled Blood Church.

  • Walking

    Walking through the Field of Mars toward the Summer Garden.

  • Saying goodbye

    Saying goodbye on the Palace embankment of the Neva River.

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