The tour which reveals to our guests the history of the Jewish community of St Petersburg. It is the combination of the general must-sees of the city and the typically Jewish sites. Touch the story of the most mysterious nationality and its traditions, learn about their influence on the Russian history and life.
You go through the visa-free disembarking procedure and meet your guide right in the terminal. You start with a general view of St Petersburg on a spectacular city tour, which includes some of the sights connected with the history of the local Jewish community. Then you drive to Peterhoff – the breathtaking summer residence of the Russian emperors, where you enjoy the stroll around the spacious gardens and see the luxury of fountains, statues and palaces. You proceed to the Catherine’s Palace – this true miracle of Baroque style, and tour around the Palace halls. This is where you see the famous Amber Room and hear the story of its resurrection. On the way back to the downtown you make a stop at the Holocaust memorial – one of the most unusual sculpture works around St Petersburg. You can go back to the ship and have some rest, or take advantage of the evening activities, such as ballet, Russian folk show or a boat ride on the rivers and canals.
The second day starts with a visit to the Hermitage museum – one of the largest collections of art works in the world. Here is your chance to see the authentic works of Rembrandt, Leonardo, Botticelli and Rafael, as well as admire the stunning interiors of the former palace of the Russian Tzars. After the tour you have some time for a snack or a coffee, and then you visit the main Jewish temple in St Petersburg – the Grand Choral Synagogue. It is not only the most important Jewish sight of the city, but also a magnificent building that is well worth a look. Then you will have a chance to do some shopping and look at local souvenirs before you get back to the ship.
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per person (40% off), USD