Peter & Paul Fortress Tour

St. Petersburg

Find yourself at the cradle of St.Petersburg!

On our Peter & Paul Fortress Tour you will visit the 19th century prison and see the tombs of Russian emperors of the Romanov dynasty!

Peter & Paul Fortress is an engineering masterpiece of the XVIII century and the oldest landmark of the city. It was built back in 1704 by the founder of the city, Peter the Great. Though the fortress could repel practically any attack its guns were put to use only in the days of October Revolution in 1917 that is why it remains so well preserved. Shortly after the construction, Peter & Paul fortress became the main Russian prison for political criminals. Moreover, during the Red Terror of the KGB it has become a place of execution. You will get a chance to get inside that old prison cells. In the main church of the fortress, Peter & Paul Cathedral, you will see the tombs of famous Russian emperors of the Romanov dynasty!

What will we see
during the tour?

St. Petersburg

We believe the tour is not the history lesson — it is an emotional experience!

We won’t bother you with tons of facts, but rather tell you urban legends, interesting stories, and funny jokes! Believe us, you will bring many of these stories back home.
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg

Yes, we do our tours even in the Russian winter!

Be sure, we’ll never let you become cold. We always stop in the middle of the tour for a cup of hot tea or coffee! We also enter some of the sights on our way to warm up.