09:00 - 12:30 Panoramic city tour with special attention to the Russian Revolution including visits to Palace Square, a stop by the Smolny and the cruiser Aurora. (On Tue, Sat and Sun you can also board the Aurora and see the famous canon that started the revolution).
12:30 - 13:30 Visit to the Museum of the Siege of Leningrad(WWII theme)
13:30 - 14:30 Time for lunch (meals not included)
15:00 - 16:00 Tour of the Political History Museum (Soviet theme)
16:15 - 17:00 Visit to Sergei Kirov Museum
18:00 Return to the ship
*Please note that the above itinerary is valid only for the ships arriving before 07:30 AM. The program will have to be readjusted for those ships that arrive after 07:30 AM.
These sights are included into the standard package:
The Sergei Kirov Museum is one of the city's unique monuments of the Stalin period. It was the largest museum dedicated to a Communist Party leader in Leningrad. Kirov's memorial five-room flat is remarkable for its collection of authentic personal belongings and almost entirely intact interior elements. From 1926 to 1934, Kirov headed the Leningrad Communist Party organization. He was Stalin's closest friend and associate. The Museum includes exhibitions that reflect the social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of Leningrad life in the 1920-1930s. You will also have chance to see typical Soviet sculptures in a nearby park.
The State Museum of the Political History of Russia was the first museum in Russia that engaged the public in historical and revolutionary issues. By the mid-1920s it had a unique collection of revolutionary banners, an extremely valuable collection of leaflets of different political parties, posters, and objects of that time. For any history lover or person interested in the Soviet Union or political movements and philosophy, this museum is a must.
The Museum of the Siege of Leningrad is St. Petersburg's first military museum. The museum documents the 900 day Siege of Leningrad and World War II. Visitors will have a chance to see and learn about this extremely difficult period in the city's history and how people managed to survive during these severe times. The exhibition contains many items from the period including outfits, photos and thematic displays related to the siege and the war.
You can enrich your experience by adding the following extra tours:
Prices are per person based on the group size. Prices for groups over 8 people are on request
Tours can be customized to your taste. We can include additional excursions or performances on your request.
To book your tour we need a prepayment of 10% of your tour cost. Full payment is required not later than 14 days before your arrival to St. Petersburg. As soon as you are ready to confirm your booking we will need the following information from you via e-mail for each member of your group:
After this, we will issue tour tickets for each member of your group (one ticket for each day) and forward them to you via e-mail. As of that moment we consider your tour officially booked with us.
To book your tour we need a prepayment equal to 10% of your total tour cost. Full payment is required not later than 14 days before your arrival to St. Petersburg. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Eurocard. Payment by bank transfer is also possible.
Children 6 years and under are free of charge. A 20 USD discount per day is offered to children 7-17 years old.
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