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Explore Petrozavodsk - Capital of Karelia on Private Tour!

By UVisitRussia
Free cancellation available
2h
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Multiple languages

Highlights

  • Enjoy a 2 hours walking city tour with a professional guide

  • Learn more about the history of Petrozavodsk

  • See monument to Peter the Great - the founder of the city

  • Walk along the newly built modern embankment

  • Explore the open-air industrial history museum

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request

  • What's included

    All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • What's excluded

    Meals / Drinks

  • What's excluded

    Gratuities to guide (optional)

  • What's excluded

    Personal expenses

  • What's excluded

    Transportation

  • What's excluded

    Entrance fee to the museums of Petrozavodsk

Know Before You Book

  • Please, note that entrance tickets to the museums of Petrozavodsk are not included. However, the guide will suggest you some museums that you will be able to visit on your own.

  • Exact departure point will be communicated after booking

What you can expect

During the city tour (on foot) you will get acquainted with the history of Petrozavodsk from the foundation by Peter the Great to the 21st century.

The history of Petrozavodsk counts for more than 300 years. During this 2-hour walking tour around the city, you will get acquainted with it. Modern Petrozavodsk is a multifaceted and diverse city. Founded in 1703 on the bank of Lake Onego Petrozavodsk played an important role in defending the borders of the Russian Empire. In 1777 Petrozavodsk was granted the status of a town and soon became the capital of the area. Petrozavodsk is the centre of a multinational republic: there are many ethnic bands of Karelian, Vepsian, Ingrian cultures.

During this guided tour around Petrozavodsk, you will see the monument to Peter the Great, newly built modern embankment, the oldest park in the city, Kirova and Lenin square, open-air industrial history museum.

Please, note that entrance tickets to the museums of Petrozavodsk are not included. However, the guide will suggest you some museums that you will be able to visit on your own.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Petrozavodsk Republic of Karelia

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Meet your guide at the specified departure point
  • Petrozavodsk Republic of Karelia
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