Sergiev Posad isn’t only known for being a home to medieval Russian architecture and a 14th-century Orthodox monastery, stunning views of its ramparts and churches; it’s also a spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church, and home to a incredible collection of artworks of famous medieval painter Andrey Rublev. On this full day tour visit the often-overlooked Trinity Lavra Monastery of St Sergius’, admire the Cathedral of the Assumption’s beautiful facade, and enjoy charming stories on Lavra’s colorful history. Guided walking tour ensures you see all the highlightsSee Toy Museum 'matryoshka' (Russian nesting dolls), Konny Dvor Museum, wooden houses and pictures squares, sip on some kvas (a Russian traditional beverage) accompanied with some tasty Russian bread.
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).
We'll meet in front of Kazan Cathedral (located on Nevskiy Prospect street). We'll start our walking tour with exploring the "Nevskiy Prospect" boulevard, Kazan cathedral and historical "Singer" building. We'll continue along the boulevard and see the famous "Gostiniy Dvor" market, "Alexandrinskiy" theater, and the amazing "Eliseev Food Emporium" famous for its collection of goods and eclectic gilded interiors. You will have a chance to sit down at the "Eliseev Food Emporium" and enjoy a cup of coffee. After the coffee break, we will stroll to the "St.Isaac's" cathedral where I'll share the story of its creation and will introduce you to the design. We will walk along the St.Isaac's Square and see the famous statue of the emperor, Mariinskiy palace and Astoria hotel. After that we will walk by "Bronze Horseman" to the "Admiralty" building and continue to the "Palace Square. After that we will stroll down to the exquisite "Church on the Spilled Blood".
Private tour to the military port city in Russia located near St. Petersburg, which became open to visitors only in 1996Kronstadt is an unusual suburb of St. Petersburg. Located on the island of Kotlin in the Gulf of Finland, the city throughout its history served as the sea shield of St. Petersburg and the capital of the Baltic Fleet of Russia. It was here that the world’s first icebreaker was built. Kronstadt is simply fascinating. Subtle atmosphere of the port city, strict canal lines, the magnificent Naval Cathedral. Most recently, Kronstadt could be reached only with a special pass, today it is one of the most beautiful historical districts of St. Petersburg, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Kronshtadt has a lot in common with St. Petersburg: the Admiralty, the Summer Garden, the Gostiny Dvor, the Blue and Green bridges, and even its own cannon that gives a mid-day shot.
We will start from your hotel (agreed pick up location) going to the center of the town passing by The Republic Square, Terazije, National Assembly after we move to the residential area of Belgrade. The first place for our short stop will be Beli Dvor, the residential palace of the Karadjordjević, Serbian royal family. After this we will continue toThe mausoleum of Josip Broz Tito also known as the House of Flowers. You will have a time for a short tour of this museum. After the visit we continue and pass by the stadiums of Partizan and Red Star on our way to the St. Sava Temple. We will make a stop at this second largest Orthodox temple in the world.You will have free time to look around and visit St. Sava Temple. After this visit we continue and pass through Slavija Square and take the Kralja Milana street passing by the buildings of the President of the Republic of Serbia and the City Hall. We will then finish our tour driving around Kalemegdan Fortress and Sava Mala area.