Saint Petersburg - St.Isaac's Cathedral

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St.Isaac's Cathedral

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(296 reviews)
St. Isaac's Square, Saint Petersburg, Russia
90 mins

About the tour

Dear Heygoers, welcome to the big tour inside, outside and on the top of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral of Saint Petersburg. This is one of the biggest dome churches in the world built in mid 19th century. To construct such a huge edifice, the architect had to use all state-of-the-art technologies available and even help establish a whole new industry. At 333ft high and 300,000 tons weight, St.Isaac’s Cathedral was once built to become the main church of the entire Russian Empire that is why the Romanovs wouldn’t spare funds in its decoration. These domes and walls have numerous stories to share, as well as the entire area around it. By the end of the tour, we’ll be going to the viewpoint on the colonnade of the church located 43 meters (141 ft) above the ground. I promise you some breathtaking views.

Meet Anna Levina

Anna Levina

Anna is a a licensed tour guide in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The curious thing about this city is that it’s very young - a bit more than 300 years old. However, in only three centuries the city’s managed to become one of the most magnificent cities of the world. Anna's goal is to tell the world about the beauty of her city, its history, Russian culture, heritage and how it all has influenced our everyday life. Regardless of your age, interests, origin and political views, St.Pete should be on the bucket list of every globetrotter because it has everything to meet the needs of the most sophisticated travelers.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Saint Petersburg with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 90 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Saint Petersburg. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Kasia M.

21 September 2021

The interior of the church is absolutely amazing. Thank you Anna for taking us there to see this exceptional monument :) I love your tours :)

Martha R.

20 September 2021

What an amazing tour.

🇬🇧 Wendy B.

20 September 2021

Oh my goodness. This was outstanding. Not only the cathedral in all its glory and magnificence, but primarily because of Anna. She never ceases to amaze me with her command of English, but aside from that, her knowledge is incredible and her professionalism and enthusiasm are exemplary. St Petersburg has become a must visit destination for me and that’s mainly because Anna has shown us some amazing sights and been the most fabulous guide. Thank you.

Andrew C.

19 September 2021

I enjoyed this tour so much around the first time that I came back for more! And Anna outdid herself this time with the amazing views of the inside of the church and from the top of the stairs high above. Always a great adventure with Anna.

Leslie-Ann D.

19 September 2021

Really great tour. She’s incredibly knowledgeable. Her tour is well planned and I learned lots of really interesting things and gained a huge appreciation for the cathedral. Highly recommend her and this tour.

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