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Saint Petersburg City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off Tour

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Hop on a state of the art open top bus and fall in love with the beautiful city connecting Russia with the rest of Europe, Saint Petersburg. See the iconic landmarks of the city; St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, Kazan Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and more!

Highlights
  • Convenient access to Saint Petersburg's go-to spots with over 19 stops all throughout the city
  • Enjoy a 360 view and take in the views from atop an open top bus
  • See St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Winter Palace, the Kazan Cathedral and more
  • Cruise along the Neva River, also known as the Golden Ring, and take in beautiful sights from the comforts of our canal boats

Description

Discover Russia's imperial capital, Saint Petersburg, on our famous bright red double decker buses and boats! Take in panoramic views of this dazzling metropolis, hopping on and off at 19 conveniently located stops around the city.

First stop is at the gold domed 19th century St. Isaac's Cathedral an is one of St. Petersburg's most famous landmarks with its breathtaking views from its gilded viewing platform. It used to be a museum of atheism in Soviet time and is nowadays a museum of a collection if 19th century artwork.

Then continue on to see the Winter Palace which physically dominates the Palace Square and the south embankment of the Neva River. It also plays an important political, cultural role in the history of the city. The Hermitage also houses masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso and Rembrandt along with over 3 million exhibits placed in 350 halls.

Witness the uniqueness of the city through its impressive buildings, statues, parks and canal. Hop off and rub off the toes of the 7 Atlantian Statues for good luck. Explore the Nevsky Prospekt, the center of the city's social and cultural life.

Make sure to drop by St. Petersburg's important attractions too; the Kazan Cathedral, summer garden, and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Don't miss a thing with the help of our exciting multilingual audio guide.

Experience the sights from the comfort of a canal boat that takes you along the Neva River. Ride along the Golden Ring of St. Petersburg and conveniently hop on and off at stops waterside the city.

Bus Stops

Stop 1 - St. Isaac's Cathedral

Stop 2 - The Admiralty

Stop 3 - Palace Square

Stop 4 - Kazan Cathedral

Stop 5 - Grand Guest Yard

Stop 6 - Anichkov Palace and Bridge

Stop 7 - Nevsky Ave. 35 / Liteiny Prospect

Stop 8 - Moscow Railway Terminal

Stop 9 - Vosstaniya Square

Stop 10 - Nevsky Ave. 74-80 / Liteiny Prospect

Stop 11 - Eliseyev Brothers' Emporium

Stop 12 - Singer House

Stop 13 - Arts Square

Stop 14 - Grand Ciniselli Circus

Stop 15 - Summer Garden

Stop 16 - Palace Square

Stop 17 - Palace Embankment

Stop 18 - Admiral Embankment

Stop 19 - Bronze Horseman

Frequency : every 20 minutes

Loop Duration : 80 minutes

Boat Stops

Stop 1 - Admiral Embankment

Stop 2 - Peter and Paul Fortress

Stop 3 - Summer Garden

Stop 4 - Liteiny Prospect

Stop 5 - Spit of Vasilievsky Island

Stop 6 - Bronze Horseman

Frequency : 60 minute intervals from 11:00 to 18:00

Loop Duration : 90 minutes

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Available Languages

  • Audio guide : English, Spanish, Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Dutch, Finnish, Arabic, Korean, Turkish

Ticket Validity

All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.

  • A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.

  • A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day.

The same principle applies for a 2-day/48-hour (or more) ticket.

Includes

  • Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket

  • English audio guide
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24-Hour Bus Ticket
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Go around St. Petersburg aboard a double decker bus and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Hop on and hop off at any of the official bus stops and discover everything the city has to offer in only a day!

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket / English audio guide
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48-Hour Bus Ticket
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Explore more of St. Petersburg's historical landmarks and sites and make the most out of your trip with a 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket.

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket / English audio guide
Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Senior ( Age & over ) From Student ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
24-Hour Bus & Boat Tickets
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Get the best of both worlds and discover St. Petersburg by land and by water! Hop on at any of the 18 official stops, explore at your own pace and embark on a relaxing boat cruise around Russia's Imperial Capital.

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket / Hop-on Hop-off Boat Ticket / English audio guide
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Location and direction

Discover St. Petersburg and get the best panoramic views of the city on board a comfortable open-top double decker bus. Hop on and off at any of the 18 stops and explore St. Petersburg at your own leisure!

Voucher Exchange Procedure:
Please present your VELTRA voucher to the bus driver at any of the official bus stops along the route.

Click on the picture to enlarge and see the detailed map.

Itinerary

Hop-On and Hop-Off Bus Tour

Schedule (From 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019):
First Departure: 10:00
Last Departure: 18:00
Duration: 90 minutes
Frequency: 20-40 minutes

Schedule (From 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018):
First Departure: 09:00
Last Departure: 20:00
Duration: 80 minutes
Frequency: 30 minutes

Stops:
1. St Isaac’s Cathedral
2. The Admiralty
3. Palace Square
4. Kazan Cathedral
5. Grand Guest Yard
6. Anichkov Palace and Bridge
7. Nevsky Ave/Vladimirsky Prospect
8. Moscow Railway Terminal
9. Vosstaniya Square
10. Nevsky Ave/ Liteiny Prospect
11. Eliseyev Brothers’ Emporium
12. Arts Square
13. Grand Ciniselli Circus
14. Summer Garden
15. Palace Square
16. Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood
17. Palace Embankment
18. Admiral Embankment

Itinerary

Boat Tour
(Available from May to September Only)


(Please take note that the cruise terminal is a 20-30 minute drive from the city centre and guests will have to arrange their own transportation to the city centre.)

Schedule (From 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019):
First Departure: 11:00
Last Departure: 19:00
Duration: 120 minutes
Frequency: 60 minutes

Schedule (From 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018):
First Departure: 11:00
Last Departure: 17:00
Duration: 120 minutes
Frequency: 40 minutes

Stops:
1. Admiral Embankment
2. Peter and Paul Fortress
3. Summer Garden
4. Liteiny Prospect
5. Spit of Vasilievsky island
6. Bronze Horseman

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Notes

Restriction(s)
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  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
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  • Students and senior citizens will have to bring a valid ID for proof of age.

  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
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  • The audio guides during the bus tour are available in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Finnish and Greek.

  • Ticket validity is for consecutive hours from first use. A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day. The same principle applies for a 48-hour (or more) ticket.

  • Please note that the tickets are valid and redeemable for up to 3 months as of your booking date.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present to a bus driver at any of the designated stops. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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