Splendid suburbs - Peterhof and Kronstadt tour

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$355.92 CAD
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We invite you to visit two wonderful suburbs of St. Petersburg - gorgeous Peterhof and naval Kronstadt. During this car tour you will learn a lot about Russian history and its tsar period, discover important facts concerning military strategies and victories and have a pleasant time in free of city bustle places. Your entrances will be Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas and other places of Kronstadt for your choice as well as Grand Palace and Lower Park with fountains in Peterhof. 

FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS: if you don't have visa we will make tour tickets (blanket visa) for you to go ashore and get the permission for our transport to enter the Port and meet you right there (at extra cost). Please, provide your passport details for that.   

Kronstadt
The city is located on Kotlin Island since 1704 and is one of the most beautiful suburbs of St. Petersburg. This fact is vouched by UNESCO, which included the historical part of Kronstadt and its main fortress in the list of the World heritage. This port city keeps to the present day the spirit of innovation of the Peter's the Great epoch, the history of origin of the fleet on the North of Russia and the memory of the events of the Great Patriotic War. We invite you to get acquainted with Kronstadt and learn a lot of interesting facts about the city and historical past of our country from your experienced guide. 

According to your request, you can see and visit the Naval cathedral of Saint Nicholas, which is opened after the long reconstruction, Palace Square, Kronstadt fortress, Gostiny Dvor, Memorial museum-apartment of Saint John of Kronstadt, monument to Peter the Great, a lot of parks and even museum of garbage under the open sky, and other wonderful sights.
The overland road goes through the Kronstadt dam, which protects St. Petersburg from floods, so during your trip, you can enjoy wonderful views of the Gulf of Finland. 
Additional option: an unforgettable boat trip to the Forts of Kronstadt.

Peterhof

Favorite residence of Peter the Great, a real pearl of Russian Baroque Style and Empire Style, Russian Versailles - all this is wonderful Peterhof! Great palace and park ensemble, amazing fountains and golden sculptures, playing in the sun, create absolutely unique combination, which is a must see for all guest of St. Petersburg.

During excursion with your guide you are welcomed to walk through the Lower Park, admire the famous fountains and visit splendid Grand Palace. It is the centerpiece of an enormous ensemble of palaces and gardens. Also known as the Peterhof Palace, it was conceived by Peter the Great in 1714, but was completed by Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli long after his death. The palace’s exterior is understated and elegant; beautiful but restrained. But inside, it is considerably more opulent. Thirty of the palace’s rooms are opened to the public; highlights include the Throne Room, the Ballroom and the Western Chinese Study.

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