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Romanov History Tour
US$ 20.80
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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The Russian imperial family hid secrets that lined the monuments of the ancient capital. Discover it with this Romanov History Tour in St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg Palace
Following in the footsteps of the Romanovs
Church of St. Peter and Paul
Discovering St. Petersburg during the Romanovs' tour
St. Michael's Castle quay
Discover the architecture of the Romanov era
St. Petersburg Summer Garden

Romanov History Tour

We'll meet at 4 pm at Alexander's Column on the Palace Square, the starting point of the Romanovs' tour of St. Petersburg, where you'll discover the most curious anecdotes about the Russian imperial family!

First of all, we'll talk about the origins of the Romanov dynasty while contemplating the beauty of the Winter Palace, a royal residence famous for its luxurious decoration. From here, we'll go to the Summer Garden to discover how the monarchs had fun 200 years ago.

What was the terrible curse Marina Mnishek put on the Romans? Why did Tsar Alexander II fall in love with the young Princess Dolgorukova? We'll reveal these and other curiosities as we tour the Romanovs' city.

You'll also have the opportunity to see palaces that, although not so famous, were also inhabited by the Tsars. The Marble Palace, the Palace of the Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich and the Little Hermitage are some examples. We'll talk about the mysteries that reigned in these palaces!

The Romanovs' tour will continue with the incredible views of the Peter and Paul Fortress on the other side of the Neva River. We'll go through the Field of Mars, where the remains of key figures in the Russian Revolution rest. Finally, we'll approach St Michael's Castle to admire its majestic exterior architecture on the banks of the canal. You'll love it!

After 90 minutes reviewing the history of the Romanovs in St. Petersburg, the tour will end.  

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Price

Adults Children under 8 years old
Tour in English
US$ 20.80
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 20.80
  • Children under 8 years old

    Free

* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

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.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 20.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Alexander's Column.