This tour will operate in English only. Cruise along Moika & Neva Rivers. The area around Moika boasted number of riverside mansions & was one of city's most fashionable addresses. Pass by Yussupov Palace, see several famous bridges: Red, Blue & Green. Boat cruises past St. Isaac's Cathedral. Number 64 once belonged to the Demidov family, the rich industrialists. Further along Moika is group of yellow buildings that form Teachers' Training University. Following boat ride, coach takes you to souvenirs shop. Note: must walk approx 100 yds over flat & cobblestone surfaces with 25 steps. See full description for important & complete notes.
This tour is conducted in English only.
Take a cruise along the Moika and the Neva Rivers is another chance to appreciate history and splendid architecture of this beautiful city. The area around the Moika boasted a number of riverside mansions and was one of the city's most fashionable addresses. You will pass by the Yussupov Palace, will see several famous bridges: Red, Blue, Green. The boat cruises past St. Isaac's Cathedral. Number 64 once belonged to the Demidov family, the rich industrialists and patrons of art. The famous English club moved here in 1830. Further along the Moika is a group of yellow buildings that form the Teachers' Training University. Following the boat ride your coaches will take you to one of the souvenirs shops with abundance of traditional Russian souvenirs.
Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 100 yards over flat and cobblestone surfaces with 25 steps. There are many steps on the boat pier and it is not accessible to wheelchairs. Participants should take care while entering/exiting the riverboats. The top decks of the boats may not be open for guests' usage due to the close proximity to the bridges. Care should be taken while out on the open decks. Tour sequence may be altered to avoid congestion but always covering the mentioned sites.