St Petersburg Free Walking Tour

Explore the cultural capital of Russia with us!
St Petersburg Free Walking Tour starts at the Bronze Horseman monument every day at 11:00. See meeting point on the map here
This 2,5-hours walking tour covers all the most important sites, stories & legends of Saint-Petersburg.
Don't miss it!
Passionate Local Guides
We strongly believe that it is impossible not to fall in love with Saint-Petersburg (Piter, as Russians call it). And we are absolutely sure you will share this feeling with us!
Guaranteed Departures
St Petersburg is famous for its rainy and windy weather - just get prepared, cause we promise to run in any weather!
Like a Local
We know everything about Saint-Petersburg - places worth to visit, best theaters, bars and cafes, and be sure, we won't hide it from you!

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Free Walking Tour Now!

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Walking tour starts every day at 11 am.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Free Walking Tour
How long is your tour?
Our free tour is approximately 2.5 hours long and covers about 4 kilometres across the city center. We walk at a leisurely pace, stopping to speak and take a look around at regular intervals.
Where does the tour start?

Our tour starts at the Bronze Horseman monument (Monument of Peter the Great). Click here to see a map.
How do I get to the starting point?
The closest metro station is Admiralteyskaya. Your walk to the starting point will take approximately 10 minutes.
Where does the tour end?
Our free walking tour ends at the St.Isaak's Cathedral. It is not too far from our meeting point.
What languages are your tours in?
Unfortunately, at this stage we only offer tours in English.
How much does the tour cost?
There is no set price for the tour. Our tour guides work on "pay what you think it's worth" model, so that any tourist can discover our city regardless of his budget. If you enjoy the tour, our guides would appreciate your tips; however, only you will decide how much your experience is worth.
Will you accept tips in currencies other than rubles?
We often get tipped in euros and dollars. All the guides are travellers and will find a way to use other currencies.
Are the tours suitable for children?
Our tours are suitable for people of all ages. We often have children and little ones joining our walking tours and most of them seem to have a great time. However, it really depends on your child.
Still have questions after reading through our FAQ?
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During this walking tour you will learn:

The tour takes approximately 2,5 hours
The history of St Petersburg

The city, which was founded as a small fortress and just in couple of years became the principle one. It was the capital of Russian Empire and still bears the hallmark of this "Golden Era" of Russian history, art and literature. St Petersburg has a lot of stories to share and secrets to discover - and we will help you to do it!
The meaning of Alexander Column
This huge construction right in the center of Palace Square was not built just in order to impress people (however, it still does!), but to celebrate the victory of Alexander I over Napoleon in Patriotic War. It reminds us of Vandome column in Paris - the monument, dedicated to victories of Napoleon - and, for sure, exceeds it!
How Kazan Cathedral survived in times of Soviet era
The cathedral was named after the icon of Our Lady of Kazan, which is believed to be "miracle-making". It was housed here till the early 1930s.
The Bolsheviks closed the cathedral for services in 1929, and from 1932 it housed the collections of the Museum of the History of Religion and Atheism, which displayed numerous pieces of religious art and served anti-religious propaganda purposes.
Legends of Singer House
It was thought to become the first skyscraper of St Petersburg - but the rules, protecting the city landscape didn't allow the architect to realize his principle idea. However, Singer House, nowadays the headquarters for famous Russian company, Vk.com, remains the hallmark of Nevsky Prospect.
Something more?
Our Free Walking Tour covers all the must-sees of St Petersburg:

  • St. Isaac Cathedral
  • The Admiralty
  • Winter Palace
  • General Staff Building
  • Nevsky Prospect
and even more! You will feel the unique atmosphere of the capital of Russian Empire and fall in love with it (we have no doubts!)
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Our FREE Tour is the perfect introduction to St Petersburg, a great way to orientate yourself in the city and at a price to suit everybody's budget.
If you have any questions or any suggestions, please, write us!
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St Petersburg Free Walking Tour starts at the Bronze Horseman monument (Monument of Peter the Great)
Every day at 11:00 am. See meeting point on the map. Google Maps link
Meeting Point
Free walking tour starts
Every day at 11:00
at the Bronze Horseman monument (Monument of Peter the Great)
Discover the hidden places and stories of St Petersburg
and meet new friends!
Come join the tour everyone is talking about! The number one tour in St Petersburg