Brief information on the tour
Fontanka Neva two main arteries will appear to your eyes in the diversity and magnificence of its architectural images. The brilliant capital of the Russian Empire- 2 century life in St. Petersburg. All this you will see from the boat. The beauty and pride of St. Petersburg – is his granite embankments, old mansions, the palaces of the royal family, nobles and know, domes of churches and bell towers, government and banking institutions, created in the best traditions of world architecture. And all this is reflected in the mirror of water for you!
Day excursion by boat (the boat) completely coincides with night walk on the boat by the bridges Fontanke and Neve by Night Petersburg route. The difference is that, that the boat (river boat) from 11.00 to 21.00 conducted tour, with display objects , on a night walk on the bridges of the ship no guided tours. If you are interested in night walks on the boat click here.
Description of the route
- This tour will take place in two main and famous waterways of the city – Fontanka and Neva. Sublime front part of the former Russian Empire, the capital appear to your eyes in the diversity and magnificence of its architectural images.
- Departure route- from Anichkov Bridge Nevsky Prospect. Let's go on to the Lomonosov Bridge Fontanka, We make a U-turn and start moving along the line of the famous St. Petersburg apartment buildings, described in great works of Gogol and Dostoevsky.
- We admire the sculptural composition Cavalry Peter Klodt on Anichkov Bridge, Catherine Institute for Noble Maidens, a rare specimen of the palace and park ensemble 18 in Sheremetevs, Church of Simeon and Anna the Prophetess 1730s.
- Looking at the city from the water, see, that St. Petersburg – this is one huge monument, raised on granite quays of palm. We learn the history of School of Technical Drawing of Baron Alexander Stieglitz and Law School, thanks to which the city was the song about Siskin-Pyzhik and a small sculpture of the same name, decorating panorama Fontanka.
- laundry bridge, put in the watershed of the Fontanka and Neva, created 250 years ago, It leads us to the main waterway of the city. Here already we can see the Aurora cruiser and frigate “Grace”, Trinity chapel and the northernmost mosque in the world, PPK complex and arrow in the, Cabinet of curiosities and University.
- The motor ship once again make a U-turn, and of the Annunciation of the bridge, we pass along the Neva River and admire the spectacular ensemble of St. Isaac's Square, which the image is formed and the Bronze Horseman, and Cathedral, and Alexander the old park and the building of the Senate and Synod.
- Along Admiralty come to the famous stairway descent with guard lions, guarded city almost calm 2 hundreds of years.
- We shall proceed further along the light, air, bright complex of Hermitage buildings and the Marble Palace, We can assess the harmony and symmetry Trinity bridge pattern and lattice Summer Garden.
- Once again returning to the Fontanka, along the lines of old plantations first regular parks in Russia, closer to sculpture Siskin-Pyzhik at the source of the River Moika, people admire the genius, created by the last living residence of Paul I – Mikhailovsky Castle. Let us recall the name of Gaetano Ciniselli – circus entrepreneur, we created the first regular stationary circus in the country. And the end of the meeting at the Nevsky Prospect.
- Belinsky bridge .
- circus Chinizelli .
- Sheremetev Palace.
- Chizhik- young deer.
- Mikhailovsky castle.
- Panteleimon bridge.
- Art and Industry Academy of Baron Stieglitz.
- Summer garden.
- Peter-Pavel's Fortress .
- Trinity bridge.
- The Marble Palace.
- Aurora. foundry bridge.
- laundry bridge.
- palace bridge.
- Zimnyaya ditch.
- Bronze Horseman.
- Blagoveschinsky bridge.
- Menshikov Palace.
- He Arrows VO.
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