DESCRIPTION – Saint Petersburg: City Center
Saint Petersburg is an imperial city planned and built by great European architects. In the historical center of the city, considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1990, we find a spectacular religious architecture, with bright orthodox domes, famous throughout the world, as well as representative buildings of Stalinist and modernist architecture. We can also find buildings of contemporary architecture, starting with the new terminal of the Pulkovo airport of Grimshaw Architects. The city is a magnificent urban center for lovers of art, history and culture.
In this guided visit by a professional architect you will be able to see some Neoclassic architecture as well as Zarist architecture. With a nice walk through the center of the city we’ll visit famous buildings such as the Cathedral of our Lady of Kazan, the Singer House, the Eliseyev Emporium, the Admiralty building and aslo the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
To continue our tour we’ll also see some public structures like the Anichkov Bridge, the Bank Bridge, the Palace Square and the spectacular Mikhailovsky Garden. We’ll end our walking city tour in the famous Ermitage Musem (optional interior visit).