Day 2, Discover St. Petersburg

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Walking trip to the Winter Palace and the Hermitage guided tour. We insist you do it on foot. Why? Because there is no other way to understand 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’ll 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 with her expert knowledge.

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Your guide will take you for a lunch in a local bistro, “stolovaya” where you can try traditional Russian food (meals not included). 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.

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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.

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