We invite you to a fascinating bus tour of the Grand center of St. Petersburg with a visit to the famous Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, the son of Emperor Alexander II.
Saint Petersburg is a city of palaces! Their number and beauty, luxury and magnificent appearance amaze everyone. It will be extremely difficult for you to get around them on foot, so we recommend that you take part in our tour, determined to the unique appearance of the city. It will give you the opportunity to see the most famous Imperial and Grand Ducal palaces in a short time and with comfort.
During this excursion you will see Winter Palace, Menshikov Palace, Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace, Anichkov, Marble, Stroganov, Yusupov, Mikhailovsky and Mariinsky palaces. All of them are true architectural jewels of the city.
Our city tour by bus will give you a great opportunity to get acquainted with the historical center of St. Petersburg in a short time. You will also see the famous squares of the city: St. Isaac's square and Palace square and drive along Nevsky Prospekt and other historical places.
A professional guide will tell you a lot about the history of palaces and mansions where emperors, members of a large Royal family, famous merchants, manufacturers and statesmen used to live.
In the second part of our program, you will visit the Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, located in the heart of St. Petersburg, just a few steps from the Hermitage. This is a unique palace where all the interiors, the splendor of the state rooms, and the grandeur of the Grand Ducal offices were preserved in their original state. The building is an architectural masterpiece, reminiscent of Florentine Palazzi of the Renaissance. Once this Palace was the center of St. Petersburg's social life, it hosted receptions and the brightest dance balls. Now the Palace is used by the house of Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The Museum guide will show you the famous state rooms and tell you about the history of the Palace's construction and the life of its inhabitants. You can take unforgettable photos in the beautiful interiors of the Palace (free of charge)!
*The tour ends at the Palace of Prince Vladimir.
During the tour there are 3 stops with 10 minutes exit for closer sightseeing. A tour of the Grand halls of the Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir is carried out by a Museum employee and lasts about 1 hour.
*Please, bring your passport or ID to enter the Museum
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses will please you with their comfort and large panoramic windows will allow you to see all the beauty of the Grand St. Petersburg.
-Our professional guides will give you the most exciting information. Not only a professional license is among our requirements for a guide but also a great love for St. Petersburg.
-Our optimal travel route that will allow you to see the most beautiful Imperial and Grand Ducal palaces + visit the Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir (*Entry ticket to the Palace is included).
-Our bus makes 3 fixed stops in order to observe architectural ensembles and take vivid pictures & video.
Our Combo tour will save your money because it's cheaper than two separate excursions. As a plus you will enter the museum without any queue.
Combo City bus tour an excellent choice to discover the city! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes. You don't need to print a ticket, just show it from your mobile device!
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Duration: 3 h. 00 min.
3 stops with access (10 min. each).
Place of departure:
Place of departure: Nevskiy pr. 35 (metro station "Nevskiy prospect", at the corner of Dumskaya str. & Nevskiy pr.). You can buy tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 14 (don't buy tickets on the street!). In our office we offer free services: WC, water, city maps & booklets. The office is open daily, working hours. Сash & bank cards are accepted.