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Saint-Petersburg: Hidden Gems of the City

Yards and alleys are no less interesting than the halls of the Hermitage. And we are ready to prove it to you!

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Dostoyevskaya metro

Start point of the tour

1.5 – 2 hours

approx. duration

4 km

Approximate tour distance


Language of the tour

Start at any time after purchase
Buy for 19.00

Price for the tour


Great emotions only

If you do not like it, we will refund the money. More info

What's tour about

The beauties of Saint Petersburg are not only museums and palaces. Yards and alleys are no less interesting than the halls of the Hermitage. And we are ready to prove it to you.

Thematic courtyards, intricate monuments and colorful graffiti, hidden from prying eyes, are waiting for you to find them! We will lead you to the hidden sites of Saint Petersburg and show you the most unusual places in the city!

The tour starts at the Dostoyevskaya metro station and finishes nearby Vosstaniya Square.


— On the tour, we'll find a monument to the famous Russian writer Fedor Dostoyevsky
— A monument to the valiant chimney sweeps
— We'll visit the fairytale Emerald City
— And find a court where you can play chess (just like in Harry Potter, remember?)
— We'll see what is left of the unsuccessful soviet startup
— Visit the elfish courtyard and find lots of other unusual attractions of Saint Petersburg!

Start at Dostoyevskaya metro

The red marker is the starting point of the tour. You will stay within the circle marked on the map throughout the length of the tour.

Do you want to go on self-guided tour?

Don't be dependent on a guide or a group tour

Take a tour at your own convenience: just go to the starting location specified within the description of the tour. You can start and pause the tour at any time should you want to wander off the guided path and explore on your own

You control the tour

Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

All content in your language

Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

The most creative and experienced travel experts around the world make tours for you. It will show the city from the local point of view

Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

Popular questions answered

How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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Saint-Petersburg: Hidden Gems of the City
Yards and alleys are no less interesting than the halls of the Hermitage. And we are ready to prove it to you!

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