Must do things while taking Private tours in St Petersburg

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After the fall of the Soviet Union, there has been a flow of interest towards Russia. St Petersburg known as the city of a thousand palaces and museums, it is the heart of Russia, full of culture, wide avenues, delicious food and winding canals. Taking a private tour in St Petersburg to these historical sites in the city will give you a completely engaging and enriching experience.

Places you would never want to miss
While there are many attractive places in St Petersburg, this is a list of some of the places you would never have to miss while on a private tour.

The Hermitage
The Hermitage is the best place to start a private tour in St Petersburg. This palace of the tsars includes the private theatre of Catherine the Great as well . It allows you to go back in time, enjoy incomparable art collection and experience the architecture of the XVIII century.

The Russian State Museum
If you want to understand what Russian art is about, try taking a tour of the State Russian Museum. It is a home for over four hundred thousand works of paintings, sculptures and pieces of applied art that are some of the rarest in the world.

St. Isaac’s Cathedral
St Isaac’s Cathedral is the fourth largest domed cathedral in the world. It is one of the most outstanding monuments of XIX the century architecture which is also an acting orthodox church . A private tour is provided by all local tour operators.

Peter and Paul Fortress
Peter and Paul Fortress with its graves of royalty is a perfect place to visit for history buffs

Peterhof Palace and Park
Peterhof is an unique national treasure which includes Grand Peterhof Palace, Upper Gardens and Lower park with Fountains; it is located just thirty kilometers away from the city of St Petersburg. All the private tour companies carry out regular trips to the palace by car or by hydrofoil ( motor ship with underwater wings) .

A Taste of Russia
No tour is ever complete without trying out local cuisine. The Russian delicacies have their own taste and prove to be inviting to the palate. If you want to enjoy some authentic cuisine, try visiting one of the local restaurants which are set in a typical Russian ambiance and music.

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