Tour to Peter and Paul fortress

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Tour to Peter and Paul fortress
- Excursions to St.Petersburg museums -
Tour to Peter and Paul fortress
The fortress which is the birthplace of St Petersburg is also home to the family vault of the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family – Peter and Paul Cathedral. On its territory there is also the weirdest statue of Peter the Great in the city; the former political prison exhibition and the thrilling place nicknamed “The Gate of Death”.
Program includes:
  • The territory of Peter and Paul fortress
  • Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Grand tomb
  • The Prison Of Trubetskoy Bastion
  • Opening hours of the Peter and Paul fortress: 9:30 - 20:00
  • Opening hours of the Museums: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Day off at the museums: Wednesday
  • Address: St. Petersburg, 197046
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Option #1
— Private guide
— Tickets
from 8 500 RUR
per group
Option #2
— Private guide
— Tickets
— Private car
from 10 500 RUR
per group
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Excursion on the territory of Peter and Paul Fortress in English

Taking advantage of the professional English-speaking guide's services, you are going to explore Peter and Paul Fortress. Sightseeing tour of Peter and Paul Fortress in St Petersburg takes close to one hour.

The magnificent Peter and Paul Cathedral boast with the elegant gilded bell tower which is still the second-tallest structure in St Petersburg central area.

The active church and history museum are successfully combined here. Nearly all Romanov Emperors are buried in the cathedral, including Peter the Great and Nicholas II. Before 1917 revolution in the well-fortified bastions various pretenders to the throne, revolutionaries and political activists speaking up against the Tsars, were incarcerated. Today you can visit the former prison inside Trubetskoy bastion.

The famous midday shot, which is the local tradition, can be witnessed by next rampart. The city artillery unit fires one of the cannons on top of the bastion at noon. There are many exhibitions on the grounds, illustrating the city history. For those interested in technology there is really unique exhibition dedicated to the Soviet space exploration.

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