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Start time: 11:00
Duration: 3 hours
Group size: max 5 PAX
Italy in St Petersburg Walking Tour is available every day. It is run in English, Italian and Russian.
Meet your guide near the entrance to St Petersburg State University.
Join one of our walking tours in St Petersburg-Italy in St Petersburg Walking Tour!
The tour itinerary was specially designed to walk and visit locations downtown St Petersburg connected with Italian culture and art.
The 3-hour walking tour includes many famous city highlights such as Palace Square with the Winter Palace, Arts Square with the former Mikhailovsky Palace, which nowadays houses the Russian Museum, along with probably less known places.
There were many remarkable architects who created their beautiful palazzios in Imperial St Petersburg. Domenico Trezzini who had been invited to come to Russia by Peter the Great, is often mentioned to be the first architect of St Petersburg. The other famous names are Carlo Rossi, Giacomo Quarenghi, Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Alberto Cavos-just to mention a few.
There are also Italian artists whose names might not be so famous, nevertheless, they left significant imprint in the history of St Petersburg too.
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