Cultural program

A tour of revenue houses and double-exit courtyards near Sennaya square, Griboedov canal, and Liteyny district.

Walking tour. Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 7 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A look at the main street through the eyes of city residents of the past. The north and the south of Nevsky Prospekt. The monument “Stalin with a camel”, Aeroflot ticket offices and Berezka shop, “Cat’s House”, and the “Husbands’ Death” tailor’s shop. The restaurant where P. Tchaikovsky was poisoned, “Kotletnaya” on Nevsky Prospekt - a Soviet McDonald’s in Leningrad, “The Angel’s Courtyard” and “The Birds’ Courtyard”, the well-known and unknown fountains of Nevsky Prospekt. Lions, sphinxes, sables and a bear cub of Nevsky Prospekt, the “Pirozhkovaya” cafe and a swimming pool inside a church. A variety of different restaurants : “The Eastern”, “The Caucasus”, “The Roof”, Moscow and “Podmoskovye”, “The Frog”, Gogol and “new Russians”; the place where the first rallies of the 1990s began, “Kazan”, the Skyscraper on Nevsky Prospekt; “Climate” and “The Pipe”, the favourite places among young people. Fartsovka (Soviet black marketeering): “Europe” and “Galera”. Dumskaya Street, drunkards’ meeting point. “Nord” is “Sever”. “Kate’s Garden” (Ostrovsky square): chess players and gays. Teatralnaya Street: medicine, police and art next door to each other. Pioneers in an Emperor’s palace. The “Taming of Horses” comic strip, Broadway on Nevsky Prospekt. Cultural oases: the automat cafe “Amerikanka”, “Saigon”, “Olster” and "Elf”. A restaurant street created by tankmen, Our first Pushkin. Places to have a drink on Nevsky Prospekt.

Walking tour. Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 6 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

Unfortunate city planning and architectural solutions and their consequences for the city.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 7 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of medical institutions of pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg. Marine and Land hospitals. Medical Council and Department of Medicine. The Main Military Medical Directorate and the Office of the Chief Medical Inspector of the Navy. The Office of the Institutions of Empress Maria. The Capital Medical Directorate. The Imperial Medical and Surgical Academy. Yakov Vasilyevich (James) Wylie. A.A. Troyanov. Mariinsky Hospital and the Duke of Oldenburg. Aleksandrovsky and Aleksandrinsky Hospitals. Obukhov Hospital. Maximilian City Hospital. Rauchfuss Children’s Hospital. Imperial Nikolaevsky Children's Hospital. St. Mary Magdalene Hospital (1st Line of Vasilievskiy Island 58). District Military Hospital. The main pharmacy of St. Petersburg. The Pharmacy of Dr. Pel and the Griffins' tower.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 9 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

The iron building The ring building. The Rotunda. The house with swastikas. The Egyptian building. The triangular building. The coffret building. The fairy tale building. The razor building. The wall building. The “Easter cake” building and the “Easter curd pudding” building.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 10 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour along Gorokhovaya, Bolshaya Morskaya and Malaya Morskaya, Bolshaya Konushennaya and Malaya Konushennaya Streets, Nevsky Prospekt, Sadovaya Street, Vladimirsky Prospekt, and Sennaya Square.

Walking tour. Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 7 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

The existence of capitalism in one particular Soviet city.

Location of the shops “Berezka”, “Galereya” on Nevsky Prospekt, “Aeroflot”, hotels “Evropeyskaya”, “Astoria”, “Zherdochka” near the Eliseev shop. The structure of fartsovka (black marketeering). Supply and distribution channels. “Zelenogorsk” and “Center” groups. Valuytchiki (money changers), the elite of fartsovka. Leningrad trade at the turn of eras.

Walking tour. Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 8 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

Location of new revolution monuments in Petrograd. Their history. Markets, shops, restaurants, hotels and museums in the 1920s–1930s. The fate of places of worship. A new life of architectural complexes (the Field of Mars, Palace Square, Senate Square, Sennaya Square). The housing reform and new types of housing: new addresses on the city map.

Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 8 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

Places of residence and enterprises of foreign entrepreneurs: addresses on the city map. The main trade, industrial and credit operations of foreigners in St. Petersburg. Trading companies, partnerships and joint-stock companies with foreign shares. A tour of Catholic, Lutheran and other Protestant churches of the city, St. Catherine Armenian Church, the Grand Choral Synagogue and the Cathedral Mosque.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 9 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of architectural complexes at the main squares of the city - Palace Square, Senate Square and St. Isaac Square - and at the Spit of Vasilievskiy Island, Admiralty, the Field of Mars, Bolshaya Morskaya and Millionnaya Streets.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 10 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of St. Petersburg in the evening and at night: Nevsky Prospekt, Palace Square, Neva embankments: Palace Embankment, Admiralty Embankment, English Embankment and University Embankment. The raising of Blagoveschenskiy, Palace, Troitskiy and Liteyny bridges.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 8 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of architectural and other sights of the main Street of the city: Kazan Cathedral, Stroganov Palace, Gostiny Dvor, Singer House, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Alexandrinsky Theater, Architect Rossi Street, Anichkov Bridge, Anichkov Palace, Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace, Znamenskaya Square.

Duration: 2.5 hours. Distance: 5 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour focuses on the architecture and history of the most elegant buildings of Palace, Admiralty, English and University Embankments.

Walking tour. Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 7 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour around interesting buildings, memorable places and little-known addresses of the city embankments.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 9 km.

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Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour around the Peter and Paul Fortress, Petrovskaya Embankment, Cabin of Peter the Great, Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt, Bolshoy Prospekt and Maly Prospekt of the Petrograd side, Lenin Street, Chkalov Prospekt, and Karpovka Embankment.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 8 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of Millionnaya, Bolshaya Konushennaya, Bolshaya Morskaya and Malaya Morskaya Streets.

Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 5 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of Galernaya Street, Fontanka and Moika Embankments, Sadovaya Street, St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral, the Seven Bridges, Kryukov Canal, Teatralnaya Square, Angliysky Prospekt, Pisarev Street, New Holland Island.

Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 6 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

Banks, insurance, financial and industrial companies, markets, shops and shopping malls as a part of urban development before the beginning of the 20th century.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 9 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of Catholic, Lutheran and other Protestant churches of the city, St. Catherine Armenian Church, the Choral Synagogue and the Cathedral Mosque.

Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 7 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

A tour of the Marble (Konstantin) Palace, Mikhailovsky and Novo-Mikhailovsky Palace, Malo-Mikhailovsky Palace, Vladimir Palace, Beloselsky-Belozersky (Sergievsky) Palace, Mariinksy Palace, Nicholas Palace, the Palace of Grand Duke Mikhail Aleksandrovich, the Palace of Grand Duke Aleksey Aleksandrovich, the Palace of Grand Duke Andrey Vladimirovich, the Palace of Grand Duke Pavel Aleksandrovich, Bobrinsky Palace, the Palace of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolaevich Jr.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 7 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

St. Petersburg of the Art Nouveau period: mansions, revenue houses and public buildings. “A whiplash and a ringlet”: what we know and can learn about Art Nouveau. Early and mature Art Nouveau. The “National Romantic style” in St. Petersburg. The gems of the St. Petersburg Art Nouveau at the Petrograd Side, on and around Nevsky Prospekt, on Ligovsky Prospekt, in the “Sands” and “Sementsy” districts. Art Nouveau on Vasilievskiy Island. Art Nouveau of places of worship (churches, a prayer house, a Buddhist temple, a cathedral mosque). Art Nouveau elements in courtyards, staircases, and stained glass windows.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 14 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

The courtyard of the Derzhavin estate on Fontanka embankment. The courtyard of the Razumobsky estate. The courtyard of Great Gostiny Dvor, the courtyard of Vyazemsky monastery, the courtyard of the House of City Institutions, courtyards in Galernaya, Sadovaya, Gorokhovaya, Rubinstein, Pushkinskaya Streets, courtyards in Liteyny district (from the Fontanka River to Liteyny Prospekt).

Walking tour. Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 8 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

“Etagi”, “Tkachi”, Art-Muza, Pushkinskaya 10, Tsarchitektor, Vorontsov-loft, Berthold Centre, Palma, Lumiere Hall, Sevkabel Port.

Duration: 3.5 hours. Distance: 9 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru

Itinerary: Gorokhovaya St., Bolshaya Morskaya St., Kazanskaya St., Pravdy St. Nekrasov St., Kamennoostrovsky Prospekt.

Duration: 4 hours. Distance: 9 km.

Contact for booking:

Viktoriia Rudevich
vr@aasurgery.ru


All excursions are either individual tours or tours for a group of up to 7 people

You can request a car tour, at the tour guide’s car, a Honda CR-V MPV, for 1–4 people,
except for the walking tours:

Car tours can start and finish at any location within the city which is convenient to you.


Cost

Walking tours
3 000 rub. - Individual tour for one guest
1 500 rub. – Cost per one person in a group of 3 or more people

Cost of car tours
10 000 rub. - Up to 4 people