Petersburg City can boast about its developed tourism because it is seen as a significant source of the nation's income. Numerous St. Petersburg tours are organized all year long, offering many attractions and much entertainment. If you haven't been to the city yet then, the Heritage Museum is the first place to visit. With its collection of over 3,000,000 pieces of artwork from all over the word, the Heritage museum is the prime attraction in St. Petersburg and is one of the oldest, largest, and most significant art museums and galleries of human culture worldwide. The collections are shown in six buildings, with the Winter Palace being the main exhibition building. The particular emphasis is put on Western Art, featuring the work of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Claude Lorraine, Rodin, Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso. Recent years the museum has expanded to the nearby General Staff building. Several joint programs have been launched abroad, including the Heritage Rooms in London's Somerset House, the Guggenheim Heritage Museum in Las Vegas, and the Heritage Amsterdam.
The majority of St. Petersburg Tours offer a survey of the Heritage museum that will cost about 200 rubles. However, one day tours are not quite suitable because you will not have time for other sightseeing. One of the most popular St. Petersburg tours is a weekend in St. Petersburg, which includes three days and two nights. The tour is a perfect choice for people in a hurry.
You will be offered two days in the city with tours to the most popular attractions, like the Winter Palace, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Palace Square, Savior of the Blood Cathedral and others. This tour costs $460. Included in the tour are transfers, two nights in a hotel, two breakfasts in the hotel, and excursions with an English-speaking guide. Among St. Petersburg tours enjoying much popularity is Christmas and New Year's in St. Petersburg because it offers tourists the chance to experience the brilliance of the city in winter. The seven day tour comprises classic performances by some of Russia's most celebrated artists. You also get a special dinner when you arrive, a rich banquet on New Year's Eve and a masquerade ball. The price of the tour is $13339, including a seven night accommodation in the St. Petersburg hotel, seven breakfasts, transfers, visa support, five excursions with an English-speaking guide, and one show at the Mariinsky Theatre.
One day tours are popular too, starting from $90 and higher. They include excursions to Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Bronze Horseman, Peter and Paul's Fortress, the Heritage, the Russian Museum, the Kazan Cathedral, and the Monastery of Alexander Nevsky, as well as lunch at a restaurant, and an excursion to the Russian Museum. Most travel agencies provide tourists with a list of the best attractions in the city that they recommend that you see during your visit to St. Petersburg. All of the Russian St. Petersburg tours give you the best entertainment in one of the greatest cities in the world.