St Petersburg: Revolutionary Half Day Tour
- 3 Hours
- 3 Hours
- On request
St. Petersburg is the city of 3 revolutions. This is a tour to places which will give you an idea how Russia was preparing itself for the third, bloodiest revolution in the history of Russia and what the results were. Cruiser "Aurora" is included.
During the evening of October 24th, 1917 the Red Guards and several military units captured Neva bridges and strategic centres (Post and telephone offices, railway stations). Just for a few hours the city was under the Guards' control.
On this Revolutionary tour you will come across the following:
- Gorkovskaya metro station (Maxim Gorky, the proletariat writer #1 in the USSR)
- Peter and Paul's Fortress (political prison from 1820-s, among prisoners were A. Ulianov, Dostoevsky, Radishev, Bakunin, Chernishevsky and many others)
- Kshesinskaya house and Kuibisheva Street
- Cruiser Aurora (The storm of Winter Palace took place late at night after several blank volleys from Cruiser "Aurora" from a ship nose gun)
- Lenin's Sq. (The monument "Lenin on an armed car": "Long Live the World Socialist Revolution")
- Lenin's locomotive
Duration: 3 Hours
From: St Petersburg