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Saint Petersburg - Palace Square: 300 Years of Russian History

Palace Square: 300 Years of Russian History

(488 reviews)
Palace Square, Saint Petersburg, Russia
45 mins

About the tour

The Palace Square was the main square of the glamorous Russian Empire. Now, it is the hub of cultural life of St.Petersburg. There’s a former residence of the Romanovs royal dynasty - the Winter Palace - now known as the Hermitage, one of the biggest museums in the world. However, this central and seemingly most studied and walked through location has its hidden corners and many stories to share. Anna can’t wait to share them with you.

Meet your local guide


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.

Anna has been guiding since Apr 2017

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 guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide 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 guide 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 book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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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


11 April 2021

Exceptional experience and very knowledgeable tour guide...such a pleasure to see her wonderful city through her eyes! Makes it very enriching for all of us! Thank you, Maria P.

Anne🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 O.

10 April 2021

Loved it. Full of detail, Anna is an engaging tour guide. All her tours are very enjoyable.

Steve H.

10 April 2021

Very good, enjoyed.

Sandra B.

10 April 2021

Like your other tours, this was terrific! The lights at night added something special toothanks so much!

Linda K.

10 April 2021

The sound was terrible and spoiled the whole presentation from such an iconic place

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