Palace Bridge turned red!

Palace Bridge turned red!
It’s been 5 years that Chinese New Year is celebrated in St. Petersburg. On this occasion, every year during the Chinese holidays the Palace bridge illumination turns red! This time it will be lightened red until 19 February.   You can see this bridge on our walking and driving tours . It may seem clear that the bridge is called so as is stands close to a palace, but did you know that the pal...
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Just one of the magnificent views to take in on your 'must sees' #walkingtour of #saintpetersburg #spb. Alexander's column in the #winterpalace 's square. #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #Russia #instatravel #travelling #tourism
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Why Visit St. Petersburg in Winter

Why Visit St. Petersburg in Winter
-15 °C (5 °F), snowdrifts, ice-covered roads and icicles hanging from the rooftops… Why ever coming here in winter? Here’re the 9 reasons:   Snow Usually, the first snow falls in Petersburg in November. When was the last time you’ve seen the snow? Have you ever seen it at all? The city under snow is amazing, it’s magic by itself, under the sun- or streetlights.  The palaces and park...
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Hey, 🗺️! It's a true Russian winter in Saint-Petersburg now, everything looks like from a fairy-tale ❄️💫Come and explore it!✔️ Book the tour with us, link in bio 👉#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #winter #winterpalace #lights #lantern #palace #royal #fountain
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Symbols of memory

Symbols of memory
January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is also commemorated in Russia. There’re families here, whose parents or relatives passed through those events; many of them are still alive and may tell their stories. Many come from St. Petersburg; and for our city, this date is doubly important, as it’s also End Day of Leningrad Siege (the name of St. Petersburg in 1924-1991) During 872 days i...
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Explore your body’s potential in St. Petersburg, Russia!

Explore your body’s potential in St. Petersburg, Russia!
  A way to push your body’s boundaries is to dip in cold water. A lot of people in Russia practice it, especially on Epiphany day, that’s celebrated on January 19. St. Petersburg citizens are not an exception, so, there’re holes bored in water sources (already covered by ice) in the city on this occasion. One of the main places – is the beach of Sts. Peter and Paul Fortress . There’re emergen...
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We’ll take you to church

We’ll take you to church
… not to convert you to Orthodoxy, no ;) but to demonstrate you the beauty of St. Petersburg’s Russian cathedrals!   On every excursion with St Pete Private Tours, you’ve got an opportunity to see many Russian churches! A visit of one is included in the price of each walking and driving tour . Would you like to see from inside Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral with tombs of Romanovs, St. Isaac’s C...
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If churches could talk

If churches could talk
If St. Petersburg churches could talk, they wouldn’t only wish you a Merry Christmas, but also any other fest and just a nice day as well. There are over 200 churches in St. Petersburg. While going down Nevskiy Avenue on a walking tour , you may see from 5 to 9 churches of different confessions! There are also the dome of the Winter Palace’s church (you may come inside during the Hermitage tour ) ...
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Santa Claus, Papa Noel, Ded Moroz

Santa Claus, Papa Noel, Ded Moroz
  No matter how you call this character – the important thing is that about 2.000 people wearing red and white and bears took part in a race around Palace Square on December, 22. It was a part of the 3 rd International charity race in Saint Petersburg.   Palace Square is the main and the biggest city’s square. Many important and entertaining events take place there. On our walking tour ,...
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Meet our guide Nadiss!

Meet our guide Nadiss!
Hello hello! Today we will tell you about our guide 💫NADISS💫This girl is like a mystery box 🎁 – she is so much more inside than you can see from the outside! Nadiss (or Nadya) looks like an angel child 😇 but do not let her appearance mislead you – she is extremely intelligent, well-read and talented professional with huge experience and wide range of interests that can never stop surprising us!👉 N...
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Meet our guide Olga!

Meet our guide Olga!
Hello, dear friends! Today we want to introduce our guide 💫OLGA💫👉 Having worked for years in offices such as British Airwaves and Shell Olga was brave enough to drastically change her life and start guiding.👉 Olga is a delightful, positive person with a charming smile ☺️ and contagious laugh 😂👉 She has a degree in Russian and English literature 👩‍🎓 so feel free to discuss Shakespeare or Bulgakov w...
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Meet our guide Tanya!

Meet our guide Tanya!
Hey hey hey! Meet our English speaking guide Tanya!Tanya might seem rather serious at first sight but she is absolutely charming: courteous, very knowledgable, energetic, has a great sense of humor and is adventurous!✅ Tanya loves traveling 🗺: she has travelled all around Europe and North America. Her dream destination is Amazonia🌎.✅ Upon retirement 👵🏻 she wants to move to Cuba to enjoy the dawns ...
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Hey hey hey 💫 Today we will tell you about Anna – the person who talks to you on phone 📱 and answers all your emails 💻Sometimes we think that Anna has an army of dwarves, fairies and elves working for her. Because there's no other explanation of how she manages to answer all of your emails and calls whatever the hour/day time ⌚Anna is fluent in English 🇬🇧, speaks basic German 🇩🇪 and has a degree a...
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💫Hey hey hey 💫 Today will be the last post about our team and it is about Slava, the owner and CEO of Moscow and St Pete Private Tours. He's an absolutely extraordinary person and here is why:✔️ Slava's interests have always been equally divided between humanities and STEM disciplines. He graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute and was to program 'the brains' for the latest aircrafts. But so it h...
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St. Petersburg is the best! Again!

St. Petersburg is the best! Again!
This December the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony took place in Lisbon, Portugal, to crown the finest tourist brands and places.   Saint-Petersburg (Russia), received World Travel Award under three nominations: “World’s Cultural City Destination”, “Europe’s Leading Heritage Destination” and “Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination”. The important thing is that St. Petersburg’s rivals for “World...
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How to be happy

How to be happy
  Guides from St Pete Private Tours are lucky indeed: we usually meet people from many different countries, of various professions without leaving our own city. This November an American writer, Dave Evans, and his wife came to us. Dave knows how to be happy – so he wrote a book about it and now goes around the world to talk to his readers. Imagine that these two weren’t afraid of coming to b...
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Hey, world! Let's have a walk in November Saint-Petersburg! 🚶😊 Our guides will answer all your questions about Russia 🇷🇺 And you can also get professional pictures from our photographer 📷#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #autumn #fall #november #walking #stisaacscathedral #fourseasons #guide
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More photos from our tours! This is Winter Palace 👑, the former royal residence, in 1917 turned into the museum.🔸You can learn more about the Russian monarchy with our guides! Link in bio.#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #autumn #fall #november #walking #palace #winterpalace #russian #royal #...
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This is the iconostasis of the church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Learn all the main features of the Orthodox religion with our guides!#saintpetersburg #petersburg #spb #Saintp #Russia #visitpetersburg #explorerussia #tourism #tour #travel #instatravel #natgeorussia #Europe #autumn #fall #september#cathedral #spilledbloodchurch #spilledblood #cross #iconostasis #Orthodox #icon #Church #art #mo...
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💜 Hello everyone 💙Today's post is not an ordinary one! Today we want to introduce our amazing team to you!▶️There are:💠 6️⃣ professional passionate guides💠 1️⃣ incredible and the most responsive manager💠 The person who started all that several years ago🎉 With every next post we will introduce each person to you so that you can not only choose your guide but also get familiar with the country 🇷🇺 an...
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