Welcome to join K JOY Travel to walk the historical city route from Imperial Russia to Petrograd, Soviet Leningrad up to modern days of St.Petersburg.

You will learn the roots of Russian Revolution, witness the sites it escalated, together with the joy you'll see first communists' buildings and plants of Stalin's industrialization, we will talk of the siege of Leningrad, trace the thaw of Nikita Khrushchev and go up to the child's apartment of Mr Putin. Time machine of K JOY is ready, just e-mail us.


Imperial St.Petersburg

Where: Depending on your location we can meet You either at your hotel or in the city downtown.

Duration: 2 hours.

Why you’ll love this tour:

  • You take a beautiful tour of St.Petersburg with our local humorous highly experienced licensed guide
  • You save money on the driver service
  • You save your precious time, avoiding traffic jams
  • By the end of our city tour, You will get an excellent overview of this fantastic city
  • You strengthen your legs – no need to go to the gym on this day J

During “Imperial St.Petersburg” tour:

  • Your personal local guide will introduce you to the layout of the city's diverse precincts.
  • You will see the most famous and interesting sites of St. Petersburg.
  • You will go deep into the intricate Russian history and find out a lot interesting facts about Russian culture and art, customs and traditions.
  • You will learn a lot of different aspects of Russian history both ancient and modern as well many interesting myths, legends and folk stories St. Petersburg is steeped in.
  • Your expert guide will have shown you all that is reasonably possible for you to see and enjoy in St. Petersburg in the short time available to you!
  • By the end of the tour, you will have an appreciation for the rich history and fascinating development of St Petersburg.  

 

Please note:

  • The tour does not include any inside visits, but you are welcome to arrange pre-paid inside visit tours through us, that can be added on for a different time and day.
  • This tour can be combined with any other tour you choose to take with K JOY Travel.

 

For more details, please contact us. We are here to serve you!

Touristic yours, K JOY TRAVEL TEAMJ!

On “Imperial St.Petersburg” walking tour we take you to following sites and attractions:

  • Palace square- the central square, historical spot of Russian events
  • Hermitage Museum – Russia’s largest museum, boasting one of the finest museum collections in the world, Russian, European and International! 
  • Winter Palace – main residence of Tsars; a place of intrigue, romance and tragic history;
  • New Hermitage – a royal museum with fascinating line of lucky produced Atlases;
  • Moika River - colorful line of 18-19century tenants houses;
  • Museum of Alexander Pushkin – last apartment of “Russian Shakespeare”;
  • Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood – the only European’s cathedral that is decorated with 7thousand sq meters of mosaics, that’s REAL BEAUTY!
  • Michael’s garden – shady public garden, created as part of complex of Michael’s palace;
  • Art square –classical ensemble of shining buildings, headed by the Russian Museum ART;
  • Nevsky prospect – main street, well-known for huge palaces, shops, main runway for ladies;
  • Kazan Cathedral - city’s main cathedral and the major sight for Easter and Christmas ceremonies. Crescent shaped colonnade of 56 columns of rose granite of the Kazan Cathedral is one of major highlights on the Nevsky prospect.
  • Zinger building – northern Art Modern office of sewing machines, presently the Grand Book STORE
  • St. Isaac’s Cathedral – 4th largest in the world and thanks to its huge dome serves to be a city landmark;
  • Bronze Horseman – The most famous monument to Peter the Great, the founder of St.Petersburg and a character who was far bigger than life! A statue immortalized in the poetry of Pushkin.
  • Bazal Island - One of the historical centres of St. Petersburg with buildings dating from  the early 18th century: Menshikov Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, Academy of Science, Chamber of Curiosities, and much more.
  • Senate square - sight for the 1st political uprising;
  • Neva river- major waterway of St. Petersburg;
  • Peter the Great the Carpenter monument….
  • And lots and lots of other attractions…

Tour “Imperial St.Petersburg ” with JOY J! Join K JOY Travel!

N of people 2 4 6 8 10 12
Price per person, US $ 25 20 17 15 14
Price per person, EUR 23 18 15 14 13

“Soviet Leningrad” Tour

Where: Depending on your location we can meet You either in the city downtown or at your hotel

Duration: 2 hours

From St.Petersburg back to Leningrad

Let’s go deep into the former days of St.Petersburg under the USSR. Together with the KJOY.TRAVEL we’ll take a sit in the time machine and come back to the Soviet Era, when St. Petersburg had a different name – glorious Leningrad (the city of Communism Performer – Lenin)  

Our historical expert will bring you to the far distance city grounds connected with the times of the beginning of the 20th century. Being a local, our guide will share all the domestic stories and legends, will give a vivid picture of the beginning of Communism, peoples’ desires and hopes.

You will understand the reasons of the Revolution, since it happened right on that spot!

You will realize how big the Communistic plans were and how there were implemented at the very first time.

Then you will reach the period of Stalin and we are ready to tell you the truth of his persecutions on people and still will be objective, since this is the life of our grannies who thought in majority that he was a “Savior”.

We’ll talk about people’s living conditions and open the pages of the Siege of Leningrad, as when the city showed a real heroism to withstand the Nazis’ attacks.

Take a chance to get into an everyday life of Communism. Come along! And we guarantee fun and unforgettable impressions. 

Please note:

  • The number of tourists we can accommodate on the “Soviet Leningrad” tour at any one time is limited to 8. So we urge you to contact us right away and sign up soon.
  • The tour does not include any inside visits, but you are welcome to arrange pre-paid inside visit tours through us, that can be added on for a different time and day.
  • This tour can be combined with any other tour you choose to take with K JOY Travel.

For more details, please contact us. We are here to serve you!

Touristic yours, K JOY TRAVEL TEAMJ!

On the 2 hour “Soviet Leningrad”  tour you’ll see:

  • The Triumphal Narva Gates – memorial dedicated the battles over Napoleon. It was the city border built up with industrial plants and factories, and the edge of city and rural line;
  • The Palace of Culture named after Maxim Gorky – the 1st art building of Comminizm;
  • The Narva Metro Station – the 1st  underground line under Communizm;
  • The Kirov Universal Mall and the Kitchen factory;
  • The Strike Square – the sight famous for the burst of the Bloody Sunday 1905;
  • Local houses on the street Trackеornaya – the evidence of the constructive style;
  • Children’s School of 10 year anniversary from the October Revolution;
  • The Kirov square – the peak of Stalin regime housing;
  • Stature to Sergei Kirov – the chief Stalin’s associate;
  • House of Soviets – an administrative complex;
  • The 9th January Park- the evidence of the 1st suppressed attempt of Revolution.

 

N of people 2 4 6 8 10 12
Price per person, US $ 40 30 22 18 15 13
Price per person, EUR 36 27 20 16 14 12

St. Petersburg – Petrograd – Leningrad

Where: Depending on your location we can meet You either at your hotel or in the city downtown.

Duration: 5 hours.

Trace 3 centuries of history of St. Petersburg during one day!

St.Petersburg - from Peter the Great and the Imperial Times to Lenin, Petrograd, the October Revolution and Communism.

We will start our walking route right from the central square of St.Petersburg to cover all the central highlights.

  • You take a beautiful tour of St.Petersburg with our local humorous highly experienced licensed guide and see the most famous sites of St. Petersburg, while learning Russian history, our local customs and traditions.
  • Your guide will share all the most interesting legends, folk stories and myths St. Petersburg is steeped in.

After lunch break we will go deep into the social transit system, the Metro, to discover the deepest and the most opulent underground in the world.

  • Together with our guide you will learn legends and history of the tube.
  • You will see the 1st line of the underground, constructed under Communism, decorated with marble, mosaics panels.

We will use metro trains to reach the far distance regions soaked with Soviet Era.

  • You will realize how big the Communistic plans were and how there were implemented at the very first time.
  • You will understand the reasons of the Revolution, since it happened right on that spot!
  • Then you will reach the period of Stalin and we are ready to tell you the truth of his persecutions on people and still will be objective, since this is the life of our grannies who thought in majority that he was a “Savior”.
  • We’ll talk about people’s living conditions and open the pages of the Siege of Leningrad, as when the city showed a real heroism to withstand the Nazis’ attacks.
  • You will come across the spot of the 1st Revolution, the Bloody Sunday, the 1st 5 year construction plans and the houses of Stalin Regime. 

Don’t overpass the chance of a great learning and thousands of discoveries.

The tour is a unique chance to trace 3 centuries of history of St. Petersburg during one day.

Join the KJOY.TRAVEL!

Please note:

  • The number of tourists we can accommodate on the “Soviet Leningrad” tour at any one time is limited to 8. So we urge you to contact us right away and sign up soon.
  • The tour does not include any inside visits, but you are welcome to arrange pre-paid inside visit tours through us, that can be added on for a different time and day.
  • This tour can be combined with any other tour you choose to take with K JOY Travel.

For more details, please contact us. We are here to serve you!

Touristic yours, K JOY TRAVEL TEAMJ!

On the 5 hour tour you’ll witness:

  • The Palace square – the central square;
  • The Winter Palace - permanent Imperial residence;
  • The Hermitage Museum – the largest museum of Russia;
  • The Peter and Paul’s Fortress - the birthplace of St. Petersburg, burial place of the Tsars and the sight of the political prison;
  • The Spit of St. Basil’s Island - commercial port of the 19th century city;
  • The University Embankment – colorful line of 18th century building (house of Menshikov, the 1st governor; the house of Peter II, grandson of Peter the Great; the 12 Colleague Building, accommodates the St. Petersburg State University; the Academy of Science, the Academy of Arts, the Kunstcamera, 1st Russian museum);
  • The Bronze Horseman – a legendary stature of Peter the Great described by Al. Pushkin;
  • The St. Isaacs Cathedral – 4th tallest cupola cathedral in the world;
  • The Blue Bridge – the widest bridge of Europe;
  • The House of Peter Tchaikovsky;
  • The Nevsky prospect – main city avenue, shopping and business city centre;
  • The Stroganoff House – the birthplace of the dish beef- stroganoff;
  • The Kazan Cathedral – the centre of Russian Orthodox Religion;
  • The Church on Spilled Blood- breathtaking and lavish Russian Orthodox Cathedral, covered in inlaid mosaic and decorated with multi colored enamel onion domes
  • The Fine Art’s Square – beautiful ensemble of 19th century buildings;
  • The Passage - the oldest ladies shops;
  • The Yeliseev’s Mall – the oldest and most beautiful grocery, opulent in marble statures.

LUNCH BREAK

The Metro tour:

  • 1st RED LINE Stations (Vosstania, Narvskaya etc.)
  • Strike Square – a silent witness of Revolution 1905
  • The House of Culture named after M. Gorky ;
  • 1st school of Communism;
  • Stature of Sergei Kirov – the associate of Stalin:
  • House of Soviet – 1st communists’ administrative centre;
  • The 9th January Park – dedicated to the 1st Revolution in Russia.

And lots of other attraction…

N of people 2 4 6 8 10 12
Price per person, US $ 75 45 35 30 25 22
Price per person, EUR 70 40 32 28 23 20