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St Petersburg Metro Tour provided by Petersburg Free Tour

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St Petersburg Metro Tour

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Art and design enthusiasts visiting St. Petersburg may not realize that there are actually works of art hidden in plain sight, in the city's stunning metro stations. On this guided metro tour, follow your guide to learn about the city's history, art, and architecture by heading underground. Find your way through these opulent stations to see the grand public works, and hear about the history of the Soviet Union.
  • Art and architecture enthusiasts tour St. Petersburg’s grand metro stations
  • See public art, learn about metro architecture, and find bas-relief carvings
  • Visit stations including Ploshchad Vosstaniya, Kirovskiy Zavod, and Avtovo
  • Meet-up on bustling Nevsky Prospect, near the iconic State Hermitage Museum
Important Information
Departure Point
4Rooms, Nevsky Ave, 30, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186
1h 30m
Return Details
Malaya Morskaya St, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186
  • Professional guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brigitte W wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Very bad experience! No guide showed up. Tried to call the given number, but nobody answered. No reaction to my e-mail. Total desaster!!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Jannik O wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
My sister and I paid 28€ each for the tour. We waited 30min but the guide didn’t come. I want the money back please.
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txvx wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions3 helpful votes
I made very little research about the tour, what I did know, the metro was beautiful. Vladimir (the tour guide) went above expectation, his friendly manner and knowledge made the tour very interesting and I came back with an history tuition. Thank you.... BTW, the metro is not
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Date of experience: November 2019
PamCBeck wrote a review Oct 2019
10 contributions
This tour is a chance to ride the metro if you don’t on your own. The Underground is practically spotless and the murals, statues, pillars and portraits are amazing! This is a very relaxed, fun and interesting tour.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Sue R wrote a review Oct 2019
Canberra, Australia5 contributions
Cate was a great guide and I was very pleased she was available given that I was the only participant. Cate explained quite a lot about the metro and took me to those stations which showed what I was particularly interested in. Good descriptions and plenty of time to take
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Date of experience: September 2019
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John D
Cancelled one tour, Didn't show for rearranged tour
I booked the "Free" tour well in advance of the required date, unfortunately it was cancelled on the morning that i
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Great Must-See Introduction to St. Petersburg
Our guide, Vladimir, was waiting for for us on time and as we were the only people there, he basically gave us a pr
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Non- Existent
Went with my wife for a Christmas present. Went to the meet up point at 16:45 and stayed till 17:30. Told it starte
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No show guides - waste of time
Turned up to the free tour at 11am today. We waited 20mins but no guide turned up. Although, we hadn't booked other
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Communist walking tour.
Booked the tour which we were really looking forward too. Waited at the designated spot and nobody turned up after
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Must see, but wait midnight
This is awesome. I had to wait till 2am at night. It was very cold.. but worth to see this.. big ships go on the ri
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See St. Petersburg at night
A lot of fun. Got to see many different parts of the city in a short period of time. No long stops. The tour kept m
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Amazing tour! One of the best we participated in Europe. Our guide (sorry don’t remember her name) was excellent, w
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Vladimir was a fantastic guide. He spoke good English, was very informative about the history and culture of St Pet
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Worst free walking tour EVER
We went to the designated meeting point at the correct time, but no one was there. But still we got a positive regi
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No tour
Unfortunately there was nobody at the meeting point. Although I have received a confirmation mail the day before
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Free tour
Knowledgeable guide (sorry can't remember her name) gave us a great tour of important sites in the centre of St Pet
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Free and Communist tour with Vlad
I went on the free tour and then the commmunist tour, both with Vlad (I hope that's his name!) and thoroughly enjoy
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Great for history buffs!
A most enjoyable and educational tour! So helpful to learn of Russian perspectives of important historical mileston
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Excellent tour of St Petersburg
Polina was a brilliant guide and told us lots of stories about her wonderful city. The tour took us all round the m
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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