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
Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Meals / Drinks
Gratuities to guide (optional)
Entrance fee to the museums of Petrozavodsk
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.