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Christoph Lingg

2011-10-24

I booked my stay at hotel Gallery in Perm through Ost-West and can only recommend Ost-West as well as the hotel, which is clean, nice and charming!

Jussi Itkonen

2011-10-08

We booked excursion to Tsarskoje Selo for 6 people via Ostwest's website. Confirmation came the next day and guide Svetlana met us in hour hotel. She knew everything and we spent information packed 5 hours learning so much about past and also present in St. Petersburg.

Max Ockum

2011-09-30

Ich habe meine Transfers vom Flughafen zum Hafen in St.Petersburg und vom Hafen zum Airport in Moskau über Natalia Zolotareva gebucht. Der Kontakt war hervorragend. Die Transfers wurden pünktlich und zu voller Zufriedenheit durchgeführt. Vielen Dank an Natalia und Ihre Fahrer.

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CITY TOUR by car

CITY TOUR by car St. Petersburg

Our guided city tour around St. Petersburg accomplished by car or by bus (with stops for photographing). Experience the best of St. Petersburg on this 3-hour tour which takes you to the landmarks and monuments that define the cultural capital of Russia. The tour starts at the Monastery of Alexander Nevsky and finishes at the Admiralty.

During this tour you will catch the excitement at Nevsky Prospect, a street bustling with activity and dotted with famous monuments. Admire the Palace Square housing the unique Winter Palace. Stop for photographing and admire a panoramic view at the St. Bazil’s Island Point. See Peter and Paul Fortress and visit its Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul – the place where most of the Romanovs are buried. The Summer Gardens with their Italian sculptures will offer you their lovely peaceful surroundings. The Field of Mars will offer you an opportunity to pay your tribute to those who fought in the war.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
3 hours YES YES 3698 1849 1601 1201 960 800

additional excursion to Peter & Paul's Fortress (HISTORY OF FOUNDATION)

PETER & PAUL'S FORTRESS

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Peter-and-Paul Fortress with its St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral. The Peter and Paul fortress, a major tourist attraction in St. Petersburg, stands out as the emblem of the city. The cathedral is the final resting place of many tsars, the last being Nicholas II and his family. The fortress is known to be the first building of St. Petersburg. Its corner-stone was laid by the emperor Peter the Great himself.

You will also see the grim cells of what used to be the main political prison of tsarist regime and can be called “Russian Bastilles”.

You will have an opportunity to take pictures from the granite Commanders’ pier – one of the most impressive places on the banks of the Neva River - a realm of water and stone.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
+1 hours YES YES 1313 788 982 802 695 623

additional excursion to CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR ON THE SPILLED BLOOD

CHURCH OF THE SAVIOUR ON THE SPILLED BLOOD

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood.

The Church of the Resurrection, known as the "Saviour on the Spilt Blood", was erected on the place where the Emperor Alexander II was assassinated.

During the Soviet period, the church was considered to have no artistic value and was used as a storehouse. But in 1997 the restored church was reopened to the public.

This church with its elegant domes and magnificent mosaic panels is a stunning example of Muscovite religious architecture of the pre-Petrine period in St. Petersburg.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
+1 hours YES YES 1524 1000 1193 1013 906 834

additional excursion to ALEXANDER NEVSKY LAVRA

ALEXANDER NEVSKY LAVRA

In addition to the standard guided city tour by car / or walking tour over the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop for visiting the Alexander Nevsky Lavra ensemble.

Alexander Nevsky Lavra (or Alexander Nevsky Monastery) was founded by Peter the Great at the southern end of the Nevsky Prospekt in St Petersburg to house the relics of Alexander Nevsky, patron saint of the newly-founded Russian capital.

The monastery area contains two baroque churches, a majestic Neoclassical cathedral consecrated to the Holy Trinity and other numerous structures of less importance. It also contains the Lazarev and Tikhvin Cemeteries, where there are the tombs of Lomonosov, Suvorov, Karamzin, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Dostoevsky and other Russian celebrities.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
+1 hours YES YES 1392 868 1061 881 774 702

additional excursion to ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL

ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the St. Isaac’s Cathedral –One of the most defining landmarks of St. Petersburg. The dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral dominates the skyline and its gilded cupola can be seen glistening from all over the city.

The beautifully decorated interiors with their characteristic malachite and lazurite columns are a treat to the senses.

A magnificent view of the centre of St. Petersburg is to be had from the upper colonnade of St. Isaac's Cathedral at a height of 43 meters.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
+1 hours YES YES 1524 1000 1193 1013 906 834

additional excursion to STATE HERMITAGE

HERMITAGE

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the State Hermitage – a major tourist attraction of St. Petersburg. You will see one of the greatest art collections in the world. Housed in the opulent Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum contains the works of important masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian. Admire the masterpieces of Rembrandt, Rubens, French Impressionists and also works of Van Gogh, Matisse and Gaugin.

The Hermitage Museum tour is a must for the art connoisseurs and tourists who visit St. Petersburg to explore its attractions.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
+3 hours YES YES 3754 2180 1932 1601 1402 1270

additional excursion to YUSUPOV PALACE

YUSUPOV PALACE

In addition to a standard guided city tour by car/bus or a walking tour about the city center of St. Petersburg you'll have one longer stop visiting the Yusupov Palace.

The Yusupov palace was designed and decorated to rival grandeur and luxury of royal living quarters.

You will see a breathtaking collection of furniture of various styles, paintings (of Italian, Flemish, French, English and German masters), world famous sculptors (such as Kaneva, Falconais, etc.), chandeliers and parquetry, marble rotundas and grand staircases, Moorish dinning rooms and Turkish study-rooms, and to top it all - at the palace’s private theater being a miniature of Grand Opera with crimson velvet, gold and rock crystal and a marble Italian staircase purchased in Italy and brought and remounted in St. Petersburg.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
+1 hours YES YES 4163 1820 1848 1516 1318 1185