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St Petersburg

St Petersburg

There are many islands in Saint Petersburg, but Vasilievsky Island is the largest of them. Its attractiveness is a result of the idea of Peter the Great of making it the main center of the city, and where all the biggest building and architectural projects took place.

Besides of the difficulty that represented to find the effective connections from the mainland to the island to make all this construction work, this historical district is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places to see during your visit to Saint Petersburg.

During this walking tour you will have a chance to see many astounding sights and find out a lot of amazing stories. With your private guide you will explore the mystical Vasilievsky Island in Saint Petersburg which is bordered by the Bolshaya Neva and Malaya Neva Rivers. It is situated just across from the Winter Palace and it constitutes a large portion of the city's history due to what we previously mentioned.

As one of the main attractions of this area of this city, you will see how two of the most famous St. Petersburg bridges, the Palace Bridge and the Blagoveshchensky Bridge, connect the island with the mainland. You will also fiind yourself on the narrowest streets in the city, and get into a kind of "timelessness" surrounding atmosphere. All of this makes a walking tour in Vasilievsky Island an experience you won’t forget and that you should definitely have when you visit Saint Petersburg. So make sure to book this guided tour now and have a great time exploring Vasilievsky Island. There are many islands in Saint Petersburg, but Vasilievsky Island is the largest of them. Its attractiveness is a result of the idea of Peter the Great of making it the main center of the city, and where all the biggest building and architectural projects took place. Duration: 3 hours.

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