We invite you to take part in our author's tour "Dostoevsky in Petersburg".
Our excursion will show you "another St. Petersburg”, created by the great Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky: the city of crossroads and alleys, narrow canals and picturesque bridges, profitable houses and courtyards, mysteries and desperate crimes. It is the city where he lived the greater part of his life, where he developed as a writer, and where his fictional characters existed.
Petersburg became a character in his novels: no other city on the face of the earth has acquired such a Dostoevskian appearance as this "intentional" and "insane" city on Neva river. Thus phenomenon "Petersburg of Dostoevsky" appeared. Here the writer created such novels as "Poor Folk", "The Insulted and the Injured", "Crime and Punishment", "The Idiot", and "The Adolescent", in which the city itself became the real hero of the work.
So, let’s walk along the routes described in books and see what have changed since these old days!
We will show you places where he lived, worked and wrote his books. You will see the Engineers ' castle, many places where the unfolding events of the novel "Crime and punishment" took place, the house on Vladimirsky prospect.
Our tour will give you an opportunity to realize the meaning of an expression-"Petersburg of Dostoevsky”. The historic landscape of the city in these areas has not changed. You will visit the house of Raskolnikov and learn a lot about the author and his characters.You are welcome!
! Russian-speaking guide
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to see places where the Great Russian writer lived and worked.
-Our professional guide will explain you the meaning of the phenomenon of "Petersburg of Dostoevsky".
-Our optimal travel route allows you to see places where heroes of Dostoevsky's novels lived & to learn more interesting facts about the writer.
City bus tour is an excellent choice to discover the city! Buy your tickets online without any commission & 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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Want to learn more about the sights?
around St.Petersburg is what you need!
A full description of all sights with exciting facts and explanations. *in Russian language
Absolutely for free!
Departure at 1:15 p.m. Duration: 3 hours.
5 stops with access.
Place of departure:
Place of departure/arrival: Nevskiy pr. 35 (metro station "Nevskiy prospect", at the corner of Dumskaya str. & Nevskiy pr.). You can buy bus 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.