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St. Petersburg
Russia

Population: 4,661,219
Language: Russian
Currency: Russian ruble (RUB)

Information about St. Petersburg

 

Founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703, St. Petersburg has long been an important port city on the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea. The River Neva flows through the historic center of the city, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in part due to its groups of historical monuments. Summers in St. Petersburg are short and humid, while the winters here are quite long, cold, and wet. 

St. Petersburg has a population of over 4.9 million, and has gone through several names before returning to the name St. Petersburg, (or just “Petersburg”.) From 1924 to 1991 it was named Leningrad. Important landmarks in the city include The Hermitage, which is one of the world’s largest art museums. Other notable attractions are Palace Square and the Alexander Column, Petergof, Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress on Zayachy Island, and the Winter Palace.

 

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Elena

(Member Since 2016) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: English, Greek

Dear Friends! What a good idea to come to Saint-Petersburg! My name is Elena and 'd be glad to see you here and to take you around my beautiful city.

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Elina Sinyavskaya

(Member Since 2019) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: English

My name is Elina (Welcome to Russia, you will meet here many Elenas, Leenas, Elinas in English called Helens :) I am a licenced tour guide in St. Petersburg and its suburbs. I was born and grew up in the downtown of Leningrad. I LOVED wandering around the CITY with my friends not knowing that in future my job would be tightly connected with it :) I fell in love with my city and after school I chose Art history as my major. Confucius once said: "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life", so I am I am a happy person :)

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Oxana

(Member Since 2008) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: English

My name is Oxana; I’ve been working as a guide since 1999, I have licenses to run the excursions in almost all main museums and suburban palaces of Saint-Petersburg. If you are interested more in the revolution past of Russia, or in literary tours, or in common live of ordinary citizens – every your wish will be granted with pleasure.

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Timofey Kruglikov

(Member Since 2012) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: English, German

I studied Russian history and art extensively and I am passionate about these subjects. Since 1996 I have been working as a lecturer with St.Petersburg Academy of Culture. Since 1997 I started giving lectures on Russian history, literature and arts for English-speaking students.

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Victoria

(Member Since 2019) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: italiano

Mi chiamo Victoria, faccio la guida turistica e interprete a San Pietroburgo. Mi sono laureata in filologia presso l’Universita’ Statale di San Pietroburgo , dopo ho approfondito i miei studi presso l'Associazione delle guide-interpreti.

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Ekaterina Chelpanova

(Member Since 2012) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: English, Spannish, Russian

I guide in all the museums of St. Petersburg and also in small towns like Pskov or Novgorod. In my free time I enjoy writing books and have two books of novels already published. Those who know me say I am a creative and bright person. Believe me with me you will never feel bored because I can't stand being bored myself!

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Andrey Vereshchagin

(Member Since 2008) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: Russian, English

Dear supposed visitors to Russia! Andrey Vereshchagin as an English speaking guide in St.Petersburg would be glad to offer his services. St.Petersburg – a tourist destination of the great demand, a window to Europe for Russia since 1703, the year of its foundation.

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Anna Bleskina

(Member Since 2013) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: Spanish, Russian, English

Dear guests of Saint Petersburg! My name is Anna and I am an authorized and professional guide in Saint Petersburg. Also I'm a member of Association of Professional Guides and Interpreters of Saint Petersburg.

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Private Guide in St. Petersburg - Raisa Shilina

(Member Since 2013) Excursions/tous in the following cities: St. Petersburg Languages: English, Spanish, Russian

Hello and welcome to St. Petersburg. My name is Raisa and I’m an authorized and professional guide in this beautiful city. I started to work as a tour guide in 2003 and I’m a fully licensed guide...

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Oxana St. Petersburg, Russia

I have been traveling to Russia for almost 30 years and I can honestly say that Oxana Prokofyeva was the best guide I have ever had. The most recent trip was with a mixed group of teens, young adults and adults. Oxana was able to relate to each and every one of them and make them feel at home. Her English is impeccable and she would teach the group Russian along the way. Oxana was able to sort out any problems we may have encountered very promptly and discretely. She also was able to arrange on the fly extra things to do that were not in the official itinerary. If you are ever thinking about a ...