Explore Petrozavodsk - The Capital of Karelia Region (2 Hours)

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During the city tour (on foot) you will get acquainted with the history of Petrozavodsk from the foundation by Peter the Great to the 21st century.

The history of Petrozavodsk counts for more than 300 years. During this 2-hour walking tour around the city, you will get acquainted with it. Modern Petrozavodsk is a multifaceted and diverse city. Founded in 1703 on the bank of Lake Onego Petrozavodsk played an important role in defending the borders of the Russian Empire. In 1777 Petrozavodsk was granted the status of a town and soon became the capital of the area. Petrozavodsk is the centre of a multinational republic: there are many ethnic bands of Karelian, Vepsian, Ingrian cultures.


During this guided tour around Petrozavodsk, you will see the monument to Peter the Great, newly built modern embankment, the oldest park in the city, Kirova and Lenin square, open-air industrial history museum.


Please, note that entrance tickets to the museums of Petrozavodsk are not included. However, the guide will suggest you some museums that you will be able to visit on your own.


Type: Private Tour

Duration: 2 hours

Departure time: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 02:00 PM, 04:00 PM


Price includes

Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)

All taxes, fees and handling charges


Not included

Meals / Drinks

Gratuities to guide (optional)

Personal expenses

Transportation

Entrance fee to the museums of Petrozavodsk


Departure and Return

Start time and meeting point in Petrozavodsk will be specified after booking.

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