Unravel the hidden mysteries of the Russian city of St. Petersburg and marvel at the tucked-away oddities with a walking tour at night. Be sure to take the help of an informative guide when participating in a small-group walking tour.
Stroll along the beaten paths to see unique sights, like a yard of characters from the fairy tale ‘The Wizard of Oz’, see where Lenin used to live, search for a hidden entrance to a nuclear fallout shelter, and hear the accounts of Rasputin. You can also savor the taste of honey beer while enjoying the sights and sounds of St. Petersburg at night.
Start your walking tour of the hidden side of this Russian city at the Vosstaniya Metro station. Among the elaborate décor, you will see Stalin’s last surviving image, and discover the station doors of a secret passageway leading to the hidden nuclear shelter. Then you can head off to a pub that is decorated with the equipments and tools of Soviet Air Force, like SU-27 tail fins and ejection seats. At the pub, you can indulge in some local wines and drinks.
After some refreshments, continue with your journey to discover a Soviet-era building, the place where Russian nuclear submarines called ‘Red Octobers’ were created. From here, take a stroll to Rasputin’s house and then glimpse the nearby apartment of Lenin. Experience the creepy darkness of ‘well yards’ while strolling through the faint arches.
Escape to the Baltiysky station to admire its magnificent façade exhibiting art nouveau architecture. Conclude your walking tour beside Vladimirskaya metro station. Here you will find a memorial dedicated to Dostoyevsky, a famous Russian author.
Therefore, you can learn a lot about the hidden places in St. Petersburg with a guided walking tour at night.