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Tour dedicated to WW II and the Siege of Leningrad

Tour dedicated to WW II and the Siege of Leningrad

  • Palace square
  • embankment
  • Museum of siege
  • Piskarev Memorial cemetery
  • St. Isaac's Cathedral

Specifications

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  • 6 hours

    from 2 persons

    from $140

    Availaibility: every day except Wednesday

    If you want, you can add a walk in the Park of Victory to the itinerary.

The tour starts with a visit to the Monument to the heroic defenders of Leningrad on Victory Square. In the Siege Memorial Hall they display an impressive exhibition, dedicated to the defence and the siege of Leningrad. Among the exhibits you will see a short documental film that was shot by several cameramen in the besieged city. There are no words in this film, just the sounds that could be heard in the city then.

Then you will visit Piskarev Memorial cemetery, wich is a special, even sacred place in St. Petersburg that doesn't let us forget the tremendous tragedy that the city has survived. This is the place where they buried more than 520 000 Leningrad citizens and soldiers who had died during the siege. You will see the Eternal Flame that burns here since 1960 commemorating those who gave their lives for the city.

Next on your way is the Museum of the defence of Leningrad. The exhibition is dedicated to the history of the defence of Leningrad and to the life in the besieged city. Here you will see private belongings of the citizens, army newspapers, diaries, letters from the front and pictures of soldiers, honors and so on. They also have restored a part of a plain flat where people lived during the war.

Cost of the tour:

Special offer for tour leaders with bigger groups →
Number of people in the group 2 3 4 5 6
Price per person, USD 240 200 175 155 140
TOTAL price, USD 480 600 700 775 840

Don't mind joining a group?

Sign up for a fixed-rate small group tour with an English-speaking guide at $140 per person! No more than 6 (SIX) persons in a group. The rate remains the same even if just 2 persons book the tour!

The price includes:

FREE tour tickets for cruise ship passenegrs (if requested)

Pick up and drop off at the ship/hotel directly

The services of an English-speaking guide and his/her undivided attention

The rent of a comfortable vehicle with a/c and driver services

Entrance tickets

The permission for amateur photo and video

Parking fees

Free bottled water (1 bottle per person)

The price does NOT include:

The cost of lunch (about USD 7-10 per person at a cafe, about USD 25-40 per person at a restaurant)

Tips to the guide/driver (at your discretion, usually about 10% of the total tour cost to both)

Health insurance

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