This tour unites a tour of the historical part of St. Petersburg, during which you will discover the story behind the mysterious appearance of St. Petersburg, with a visit to the Smolny Cathedral, accompanied by a professional Russian-speaking guide. You will learn about the mysterious secrets of the city, behind-the-scenes stories and curious incidents.
During a bus tour you will see many interesting places and hear mysterious stories associated with them: about the mystical Emperor Paul I, who died in the Mikhailovsky Castle, about Admiralty Advisor A.V. Kikin, who built the chambers of his loved ones (Kikin's chambers) and dropped dead there, about the prison "Crosses" and the sphinxes of Mikhail Shemyakin, about Peter and Paul Fortress and its prisoners, about the house of the Queen of Spades and the history of the fatal duel. This is only an incomplete list of what you can see and learn during the tour.
The tour will end at the Smolny Cathedral, which you will visit with a guide.
There are three stops planned during the tour:
- at Mikhailovsky Castle and / or at the monument to Chizhik-Pyzhik
- at the Sphinxes on the University Embankment
- at Smolny Cathedral, which you will visit