Day 3, Discover St. Petersburg

St. Isaac's Cathedral imageSt. Isaac's Cathedral

Have a morning walk to the winter palace. We suggest to make it on foot. Why? Because there is no other best option to explore and feel the city’s soul than to explore its secret walking trails. Let us surprise you with unusual homes, architecture, perspectives and stunning views.

The Winter Palace/Hermitage imageThe Winter Palace/Hermitage

Today, you visit one of the most important sites in Russian history and heritage, the world-famous palace of the Hermitage, the former residence of the Royal Family. The Hermitage today is one of the largest museums in the world, founded in 1764; its collection includes over 2.7 mln items. Our experienced guide will bring the museum to life to her knowledge

the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood imagethe Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Your guide will take you for a lunch in a local bistro, “stolovaya” where you can try traditional Russian food. Then, take a tour to see the city’s iconic landmark: Isaac Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, and visit the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is one of the most powerful constructions in Russian Orthodox Christian architecture; an absolutely enthralling must-see and a place where Alexander II was fatally wounded by anarchists in 1881

Faberge egg imageFaberge egg

We devote this second half of this day to Faberge Museum and visit the unique Faberge Eggs Collection - St. Petersburg’s first Fabergé Museum, a must see, has opened at the Shuvalov Palace on the Fontanka Canal, close to the Imperial Anichkov Palace and just a short block from Nevsky Prospect. The palace houses the celebrated Fabergé collection of the Link of Times Foundation owned by Russian Entrepreneur Viktor Vekselberg, which, with its over 1500 choice pieces, is one of the richest, if not the most, in the whole world.

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