St. Petersburg Underground

Together with your tour guide visit the most beautiful stations in St Petersburg

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St. Petersburg Underground

(2 Reviews)
  • 2 Hours
  • Iconic Metro Stations
  • Daily at 10.00 am
  • Min age: 0
  • Languages offered: English

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the beauty and grandeur of St. Petersburg Metro system
  • Learn about the Metro’s most famous stations architecture and history
  • Be dazzled by metro stations that resemble palaces
  • Interact with a real local
  • Return home with fond memories of St Petersburg
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Experience some of St. Petersburg’s most beautiful Metro stations on this walking tour. Meet your guide and discover some of this famous city’s metro stations. 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 find your way through these opulent stations many resembling palaces that are underground and learn about the history of the stations and Soviet times.

  • Starting time: 10 am
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Admiralteyskaya (Russian: Адмиралте́йская) Metro station Just outside the entrance
  • Map: Google map link

 

 

  • Ending point: Mayakovskaya Subway Station
Itinerary

Full Itinerary

Our Metro tour will take you to the following metro stations

 

Admiralteyskaya Station
Start your tour with Admiralteyskaya station – one of the deepest stations in the world.

Your guide will give you a token to enter the underground and provide you with all instructions and safety rules. Be prepared to spend 5 minutes just going down the escalator, this will probably be the deepest place you’ve ever been to!

 
Pushkinskaya Station
Some of the stations are brand new and look very modern and colorful. You will see two stations that were opened in 2008 and ride on the modern trains. Then will continue on the historical line to see the grand Soviet architecture.

Pushkinskaya station is dedicated to one of the most notable Russian poets – Alexander Pushkin. Come closer to his statue and learn about his creative path, tragic death and why we call him Russian Shakespeare.

 
Kirovski Zavod
Kirovski Zavod is the station dedicated to development of Soviet heavy industry and Soviet industrialization. Walls are decorated with grey marble, obtained in Caucasus region and each of 62 columns are topped with silver-like emblems.

Electrification, coal, metal, oil and gas exploration – try to guess all the symbols of heavy industry depicted on the columns.

 
Narvskaya Station
Continue to the Narvskaya station with the stations main focus The main subjects of this station is “the valour of the labour of Soviet People.”

Learn how ordinary people lived at that time and see the numerous elements represented Soviet-era symbols: hammer and sickles, red stars, and images of red flags.

 
Avtovo Station
Avtovo station is considered by many to be the gem of Saint-Petersburg metro system. The station is dedicated to the heroic defense of the city during the Second World War.

Understand how Leningrad survived a 3 year long siege and take a picture next to the spectacular glass columns.

 
Vostania Station
Take a ride to Vostaniya station, which is literally translated as ‘Square of the Revolt’. Listen how October Revolution of 1917 was started, see the four historical bas-reliefs at the station that will help you imagine Vladimir Lenin motivating workers to rebel.
 
Mayakovskaya Station
Finish your tour at the center of the city, visiting the station, named in the honor of Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky. It is famous not just because of beautiful mosaic decor but also as the first station in the world with platform screen doors. Learn how such stations were constructed and for what purpose.

Reviews

Peter & Julie, Canada

A great tour and so much history packed into a short time , these metro stations really are just like palaces. Anna was the perfect guide.

John & Mary. New York

Absolutely stunning metro system compared to our one back home. A Must see if you are ever in this beautiful city.
FAQ

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

There is a minimum of two per booking on this tour.

What is cancellation policy?

Cancellation fees – Cancellation fees may apply to any cancellations by the traveller of a service provided by Get-Locals.com. Unless otherwise specified, the cancellation policy is as follows:

  1. Cancellations for set tours and made more than 48 hours prior to travel receive a full refund;
  2. Cancellations for set tours made 48 hours or less prior to travel require the traveller to pay for the tour in full, and no refund will be issued.
  3. Cancellations for custom itineraries (“Create Your Own”) are as follows:
  • 60+ days to departure – Full refund
  • 59 – 31 days to departure – 50% cancellation fee
  • 30 days and under to departure – 100% cancellation fee

What happens in the event of bad weather?

In the event of bad weather forecast we will contact you the day before and offer you either a refund or an amended tour for the following day.

We always advice to wear suitable clothing for the day of the tour as not every day is guaranteed sunshine.

How do I find the tour start meeting point?

The tour meeting point will be clearly indicated on your tour voucher in addition a map will be mailed to you with your voucher with the exact meeting point.

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Peter & Julie, Canada

Couple Traveller

A great tour and so much history packed into a short time , these metro stations really are just like palaces. Anna
was the perfect guide.

June 1, 2020

John & Mary. New York

Couple Traveller

Absolutely stunning metro system compared to our one back home. A Must see if you are ever in this beautiful city.

May 24, 2020