From June 15, "City Tour" - the city bus excursions - offers a night tour in St. Petersburg. Every day, exactly at midnight red double-decker bus city tour depart from Ostrovsky Square for a tour of the northern capital throughout the period of White Nights.
The route runs through the Nevsky Prospect and the Hermitage, then on the embankment of the Neva River to Smolny Cathedral, and returns to the Nevsky Prospect on embankments by divorced bridges, stopping on the way to St. Isaac's Square. The total duration of the excursion is about two hours.
"City tour St. Petersburg" company was established in St. Petersburg in May 2008 according to "Development Program of St. Petersburg as a tourist center". "City Tour" has 6 double-decker buses with 72 seats each. All buses are provided with ramp for passengers with disabilities.
The main difference between the "City Tour "and the standard excursions is that the ticket is valid for the entire day of purchase and can be used on all buses of the route. Each passenger with a ticket receives a route map of the city with and one headset for listening tours in one of 8 languages - English, Russian, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese and Japanese.
Ticket price for adults (the Russians and foreigners) as the entire day, and on the night tour is 350 rubles. For a child under 12 years - 200 rubles.
News source: petersburgcity.com
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