It's the deepest metro network in the world and it's beautifully decorated... what else will you discover on this guided tour of the St Petersburg metro?
St Petersburg Metro Guided Tour
Our English-language guided tour of the St Petersburg Metro will begin at 71 Nevsky Prospekt, next to Mayakovskaya Station. Here, we'll descend into the deepest metro system in the world to discover its fascinating secrets!
The St Petersburg Metro is so much more than just a mode of public transport. Many experts in art and architecture consider the network an underground museum and you'll soon understand why as you visit the palatial stations on our tour. Admire the spectacular mosaic murals illuminated by impressive golden crystal chandeliers as your guide reveals why this elegant decor was chosen. We'll then get to see an unusual type of metro platform known as a horizontal lift... intrigued?
During our tour of the different lines of the St Petersburg Metro, we'll learn some curious legends that surround the transit system, like the existence of an underground city located between the tunnels... science fiction or state secret? You decide!
Maybe you aren't convinced by hidden metropolises, but the "ghost stations" of the metro are historically documented, so there's no denying those! After uncovering numerous fascinating facts about the metro, we'll return to our original meeting point where our tour will come to an end.
St Petersburg Metro Map
Check out a map of the St Petersburg Metro network via the following link. It has the metro stations written in Cyrillic as well as in Latin characters, do you should have no problem finding your way on the day of the tour.
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English guided tour
Per personUS$ 17
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
Tickets for St Petersburg metro.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in St Petersburg).
You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - this activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
No (not advisable for people with reduced mobility).
Mayakovskaya Metro Station.