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Walk along the Nevsky Prospekt

On this tour you will see some of the most important and famous buildings in St. Petesrburg and learn about their history. We will start from the Palace Square, the main square of St. Petersburg to walk through the Nevsky Prospekt, the city's main street as I tell you some interesting stories about the landmarks.

From Saint Petersburg
Online Experience
1 Hour
Explore Europe
Upto 10 people
English, Russian
Highlights
  • A private live-streamed tour of the Nevsky Prospekt where you will admire the architectural outlook of the city
  • Walk from the Palace Square, the main square of St. Petersburg through the Nevsky Prospekt, the city's main street till Kazan Cathedral
  • Discuss the Golden Age of the Russian Empire in the late 18th - early 19th century and learn about the Revolution of 1917 and the Siege of Leningrad
Description

We will see the magnificent buildings of St Petersburg and learn about their history and significance. The city was built as the imperial capital and its architecture had to emanate the glory and grandeur of the Russian Empire, the largest overland empire in the world. We will go back to different periods of the city's history, from 1703 when the city was founded to the Golden Age of the Russian Empire in the late 18th - early 19th century, to the Revolution of 1917 and the Siege of Leningrad, the most destructive siege in human history. See how the city was built and reconstructed anew, and how the Czarist and Communist governments preserved the architectural outlook of the city. In the course of the tour.

About this experience
What's included
  • A private real-time walking tour of Nevsky Prospekt, the main street of Saint Petersburg
  • Feel free to ask questions during the tour, ranging from history and culture to everyday life and modern-day events
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be delivered via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Since this tour involves traveling to various places in the city, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
Meet your Host
Alexander Shmidke

I've been a tour guide for 15 years already, doing a wide variety of tours starting from Walking tours around St. Petersburg to battlefield tours of the Winter War and the Siege of Leningrad. I am also able to provide visa waivers to cruise passengers and the Nevsky Bridgehead and tour of the Political History Museum.

From USD 51 / Group
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be canceled 24 hrs before the scheduled tour
  • Date is as per the local time zone of the experience host
  • Since the activity is conducted outdoors, it may need to be rescheduled in case of poor weather conditions