Private Tour: Grand Choral Synagogue and Ethnography Museum (Jewish Section)

Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg with a visit to the Grand Choral Synagogue and Russian Ethnographic Museum (Jewish Section). You will also see Church on the Spilled Blood, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the St. Isaac’s cathedral, the Spit of St.Basil’s Island, the Admiralty, the Peter’s Log cabin, the Cruiser Aurora, the St.Michaels castle, the Smolny Convent, the Russian Museum, the Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra, etc.
*The start time of the tour can be adjusted according to your preference.

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Comfortable tourist-class vehicle
    • Skip-the-line entrance
    • Grand Choral Synagogue tour
    • Ethnography museum admission
    • Entry/Admission - Russian Museum of Ethnography
    • Entry/Admission - Grand Choral Synagogue
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch at a kosher restaurant “Lehaim” (inform us in advance if you would like to have lunch there)
    • Gratuities (recommended)
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Strelka Vasil'yevskogo Ostrova
    • Entry/Admission - The Building Of The Admiralty
    • Entry/Admission - Peter I House
    • Entry/Admission - Cruiser Aurora
    • Entry/Admission - Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Smolny Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - State Russian Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy Lavra
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

    The symbol of Saint Petersburg - onion domed cathedral that stands out from the neo-classical surroundings of the city-center. The church is decorated with lots of mosaics inside and outside, the domes are covered with colorful enamels. The church was built on the very place where Tsar Alexander II was mortally wounded in 1881.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia

    Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, St. Peter and Paul Fortress is considered to be a unique fortification monument of XVIII-XIX centuries. The citadel in the form of a six-pointed star was constructed according to the project made by the French engineer Zh.G. Lamber with the participation of the tsar.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

    St. Isaac's Cathedral is dedicated to Peter the Great's favorite saint. It is the largest cathedral in Russia and ranks among the largest cathedrals of the world. It was built between 1818 and 1858, by the French-born architect Auguste Montferrand, to be one of the most impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial capital. It's not only the impressive structure, but also the collection of the greatest engineering innovations.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Strelka Vasil'yevskogo Ostrova, Birzhevaya Ploshchad', Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199034

    Spit of Vasily Island in St. Petersburg is one of the main and most beautiful ensembles of the northern capital. From here, from Birzhevaya Square, two embankments diverge - Universitetskaya and Makarova. This is one of the favorite places of Petersburgers and guests of the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Building Of The Admiralty, Admiralteyskiy Drive, 1 metro Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia

    One of St. Petersburg's oldest structures, the Admiralty was created by Peter the Great and originally built as a dockyard. The building long housed the Admiralty Board, which was responsible for shipbuilding and later became part of the ministry of the Navy.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Peter I House, Petrovskaya Emb., 6 metro Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046 Russia

    The Cabin of Peter the Great is the first construction to be built in St. Petersburg, summer residence of the Tsar during 1703-1708. This small wooden house covers 60 square meters and was built by soldiers-carpenters in only three days near the Trinity square. Here on the 15th of May was the celebration of the lands joining and the foundation of the new city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cruiser Aurora, Petrovskaya / Petrogradskaya Emb. Gorkovskaya Metro, St. Petersburg 197046 Russia

    The cruiser Aurora in St. Petersburg is the legendary warship moored at the Petrograd embankment of the northern capital. The ship is constantly in combat service sailors of the Navy. The cruiser Aurora in St. Petersburg is one of the symbols of the northern capital.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum, Sadovaya St., 2, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia

    St. Michael's Castle in St. Petersburg is located in the very center of the Northern capital. The majestic palace of a bizarre form reminds buildings of medieval Europe. The palace is a symbol of the era of Emperor Paul I. It was often said that the Mikhailovsky Palace is the fortress of Tsar Paul I.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Smolny Cathedral, Rastrelli Sq., 1, St. Petersburg 191124 Russia

    Smolny Cathedral is an Orthodox church in St. Petersburg. It is part of the architectural ensemble of the Smolny Monastery, which is located in St. Petersburg on the left bank of the Neva on Smolny Embankment.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: State Russian Museum, Inzhenernaya St., 4 Metro: Gostiny Dvor, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia

    The Russian Museum is the world's largest museum of Russian art, a unique architectural and art complex in the historical center of St. Petersburg. This is the country's first state museum of Russian fine art.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Holy Trinity Alexander Nevskiy Lavra, Reki Monastyrki Emb., 1, St. Petersburg 191167 Russia

    Holy Trinity Alexander Nevsky Lavra is a working monastery, and its architectural ensemble is an object of cultural heritage of the Russian Federation. It is located on Monastery Island, in the Central District of St. Petersburg. Peter I, who indicated the place for its construction in 1710, is directly related to the foundation of the monastery.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Russian Museum of Ethnography, Inzhenernaya St., 4/1, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia

    The Ethnographic Museum is the world's richest collection of exhibits. They are dedicated to the history of 157 nationalities that have lived in Russia for the past 300 years.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Grand Choral Synagogue, Lermonovskiy Prospekt 2, St. Petersburg 190121 Russia

    Explore this recently renovated breathtakingly beautiful Grand Choral Synagogue. It's a glorious building, hidden in the narrow streets of Kolomna district, hiding Europe's 2nd largest Synagogue. This is just a quick stop on your way to the suburbs or during your city tour.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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