Feel an evening atmosphere of 24/7 alive St. Petersburg. Take a relaxed walk with your guide on the main and the noisiest street – Nevsky Prospect. A local expert will tell you the history of mysterious Anichkov Palace, Imperial Alexandrinsky Theater, gorgeous Merchants’ Eliseevy Shop, and fashionable Gostiny Dvor Merchant’s House. See the local contrasts: historical buildings and young hipsters, high-fashion boutiques and street food carriages. When you fulfill with impressions, continue your evening in intimate Vodka museum – listen to the history of main Russian drink and take a couple of shots with the most local snacks: pickles, lard, smoked fish and others on your choice.
The best way to explore the city is with a private local guide. See more of St Petersburg on this private tour than you could on any group tour. Learn of St. Petersburg’s history and see sides to the city many visitors miss on this 2-hour or 3-hour walking tour. Follow your expert guide though the streets of St. Petersburg and gain insight into the events which shaped the city we see today. Learn of Russia’s Orthodox religion at the 19th-century Kazan Cathedral, and take in top city attractions such as Gostiny Dvor, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Palace Square, and the 18th-century Stroganov Palace.Drop in Eliseev Emporium for chocolate souvenirs and the best local bookstore in town for more cute gifts and ideas.Finish your tour at a coffee bar, a lunch place or get back to your hotel (depending on the location of the hotel).