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Mikhailovsky Castle and The Church on Spilled Blood

Port/City: St. Petersburg, Russia

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
3 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*45.75 USD (Adult)
*23.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

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Shore Excursions
Walking Tour & Visit to the Spilled Blood Church - PZK1

You will begin with a drive through the city center to the Field of Mars, the former military parade grounds. Continue with a photo stop by the Mikhailovsky Castle, the most mysterious building in the city. Continue your tour with a walk through Michael's Garden before proceed to the Spilled Blood Cathedral for an interior visit. You will also have a chance to shop at a local souvenir market right next to the Church on the Spilled Blood. Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over various uneven and cobblestone surfaces with 20 steps.
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Overview: See 200-year-old Mikhailovsky Castle, each side architecturally unique, and visit the breathtakingly beautiful Church on Spilled Blood, built on the spot of a czar's assassination. Marvel at its rich colors, gem-encrusted cupolas, 83,000 square feet of stunning mosaics and altars carved from semiprecious-stones. See the palaces lining the Field of Mars, named after the Roman god of war. Stroll through Michael's Garden, a favorite of Petersburg locals, and shop for souvenirs at a local market.
Highlights: Mikhailovsky Castle Photo Stop: Each side is designed in a different style, including French Classicist, Italian Renaissance and Gothic. Church on Spilled Blood: A visual feast of rich colors, domed cupolas of jeweled enamel and altars of semiprecious stones. Michael's Garden and Souvenirs: Stroll through a favorite park of Petersburg locals and shop for souvenirs at a local market.
What to Bring: SeaPass card and photo identification Camera Cash/credit cards
What to Wear: Weather-appropriate clothing Comfortable walking shoes
Important Notes: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1½ miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with approximately 20 steps. No tank tops or shorts. Tour price includes photo and video charges at the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. Photography is not permitted in the functioning church. Time permitting; guests will have approximately 30 minutes for souvenir shopping at the market outside of the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood. Tour order may vary but all listed sites will be covered.
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