Tour «Religious St. Petersburg»

Tour «Religious St. Petersburg»

The company «Rossi Tour SPb» offers you with pleasure unique excursion «Religious St. Petersburg» (duration — 3 days for 4 or 6 participants).

1st day
Excursion across St. Petersburg (visit of the Peter and Paul Fortress which is situated on the Hare Island).

Duration is about 4 hours.

Pedestrian excursion across historical center of St. Petersburg. Visit of Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Peter and Paul Fortress which is a historical heart of the city. It is situated on the Hare Island. Fortress was built in May, 1703 according to the plan which was developed by Peter the Great. The Peter and Paul Fortress was planned as defensive construction, however this fortress never carried out defensive functions. You will see Ensemble of the Peter and Paul Fortress — Commandant’s and Engineering houses, Artillery house, the Mint, the Main treasury, the Boat lodge, a guardroom and other historical buildings and constructions. Special attention is devoted to Peter and Paul Cathedral. Peter and Paul Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral of St. Petersburg which is situated  in the Peter and Paul Fortress. It is the tomb of the Russian emperors, a historical monument of architecture of the period of baroque, the  first cathedral in St. Petersburg. Up to 2012 the cathedral with a spike 122,5 m high remained the highest construction of St. Petersburg. But since 2013 it is only the 3rd according to its height, after the 140th skyscraper «The Leader Tower» and the 124th «Prince Alexander Nevsky» complex.

 

2nd day
Excursion across Orthodox churches.

Duration is about 4 hours.

Cathedrals and churches of St. Petersburg are unique masterpieces of different styles and eras.  Kazan Cathedral, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral and also The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood will amaze you with the monumentalism of marble and granite walls, gold domes, huge columns, mosaics, icons executed according to N. Kharlamov, V. Vasnetsov, A. Ryabushkin’s sketches and other recognized masters of painting. We are glad to present you excursion across Orthodox churches of St. Petersburg (Kazan Cathedral, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral).

3rd day
Excursion «Religion in St. Petersburg».

Duration is about 4 hours

Unforgettable and unique excursion devoted to different currents of religion of the city, including visit of The Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, and also The Cathedral mosque of St. Petersburg, The Synagogue and The Buddhist temple.
The cathedral mosque of St. Petersburg is one of the largest mosques of the European part of Russian state. It is cult monument of Islamic architecture. The big choral synagogue is a synagogue in St. Petersburg wich is situated on Lermontovsky Avenue. Historical monument of architecture of federal value. It is the center of spiritual Jewish life of the city.  Jewish community made 10 thousand people in the 19th century. Buddhist temple in St. Petersburg (The St. Petersburg Buddhist temple «Datsan Gunzechoyney») is  the most northern buddhist temple on the planet. The Lutheran Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul is the Lutheran church located in St. Petersburg. People held services on Sunday at 10:30 in Russian and German languages. Pastor Michael Schwarzkopf also is the head of the Northwest provostry of ELС (The Evangelical Lutheran Church).

It is included in the price of excursion :

  • entrance tickets
  • minibus
  • work of the guide

Excursion price for groups:

  • 4 PAX: 4530 rub/person
  • 6 PAX: 3330 rub/person
  • group from 10 people: according to request
  • Alexander Nevsky Lavra for the 2nd or 3rd day: according to request

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