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Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg

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Address: Griboyedova Canal, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We...

We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We all graduated from St. Petersburg State University. We all have been working as guides and interpreters for the best tour companies and providing private tours in St. Petersburg for none less than 10 years, and we all love our city and enjoy our work a lot. At the same time we are very good friends, so we joined together in order to provide you with the best possible guided tours of St. Petersburg and its fabulous sights and museums.

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Best Guides recommended and organised an excellent 4-day itinerary, including tickets for the ballet at the Marinski theatre. Our guide Anna was lovely and was very informative... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Reading, United Kingdom

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Guides recommended and organised an excellent 4-day itinerary, including tickets for the ballet at the Marinski theatre. Our guide Anna was lovely and was very informative without being over-bearing. No hesitation in recommending them.

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Paul S Thank you for 5 star review! I'm pleased you like Anna. Many thanks for recommendations and hope to see you again :) Masha Vankova More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Svetlana and driver Andrey spoiled us. They made our st. Petersburg holiday so enjoyable. Without them we would have missed all the exciting facts Russia history and life of the Tsars has to offer.Thank you so much.

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Aki I, I'm so pleased to read it! Thank you! Please return back again and we will continue to spoil you :) Masha, Best Guides More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We booked a two day tour through Best Guides and it would not be possible to have improved on our experience. Booking such a trip remotely from the UK, I am always worried that I may not get what I paid for, however this could not have been bettered. The lady who emailed the details, Natasha, communicated everything we needed... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, thank you so much for your review. It makes me feel happy. I'm very proud of our manager Natasha and our guide Olga. Olga is really brilliant and I'm also very much impressed with here deep knowledge of history and art . Thank you very much for your kind words about our company. Hope you will return back... More 

Shirley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We decided to revisit end of January. Best time - no queues at all! Best Guides tours must be the best!! Seamless from start to finish. Courteous driver met us at airport (minibus spotless). Following day our amazing Best Guide , Elena, meet us in Lobby and we were delighted to see same driver and minibus. Private Tour (4 in... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Coffeelover963, Thank you so much for the good words about our company. I really feel happy when I read such revues. Thank you! I'm very proud of Elena, she is really an outstanding guide. Masha Vankova, Best Guides More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We emailed the Best Guides office and told them what we wanted - a morning tour to help us get our bearings on foot. Sophia was friendly, informative and fun. We learnt some history imbibed some culture, had a good pie lunch and thereafter did not get lost.

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear guybagnall Thank you for a 5 star revue. Thank you for the good words about your guide Sophia. Hope if you ever return back to our city it will be with us :) Masha Vankova, Best Guides More 

Western Australia, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had a terrific Guide (Olga) and nothing was too much trouble. Olga had an amazing knowledge of each tour location, including but not limited to Catherine's Palace, Hermitage Museum etc. The lunches venues (suggested by Olga) over the four days were delicious and well priced. All suggested tours were great value and great locations. Our driver was always on... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Brian L, thank you for such a review. It makes me happy! Thank you so much! Looking forward to your next visit to our city, Masha Vankova More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We spent 3 of our 6 days in St Petersburg touring with Delia from Best Guides. Day #1) We took the Citizens View walking tour orientated us well to the city, metro, and the history of St. Petersburg. The tour ended with a visit to the Russia vodka museum where we were introduced the long history of vodka and the... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear LuxNC thank you for such a nice review. I'm very pleased you liked your guide Deliara. Thank you for taking time to describe all the details. I'm sure your review will be helpful for those who are just planning their visit to St. Petersburg. All the best and you are always very welcome to our beautiful city. Best regards,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

In 11/2015, we spent a day in The Hermitage. Overwhelming. Unproductive. Frustrating. In 12/2016, we decided to book Svetlana as our guide for two three-hour Hermitage sessions (She is an art history graduate of the university). Wonderful experience. Very positive, beneficial learning experience for both of us. Svetlana is intelligent, thoughtful, knowledgable, fluent in English--a delight!

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Wienerdude thank you very much for the 5 star review! I'm happy you liked Svetlana, we all love and appreciate her. Hope you will return back! Kind regards, Masha Vankova More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a very enjoyable trip to St Petersburg over New Year made successful by the help of Anna from Best Guides. Best Guides proposed various options for our trip and we agreed a three day tour over email. Anna met us at our hotel and gave us three wonderful guided days around the city. Perfect.

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear AndrewAndGilly, Thank you! I'm very pleased you've enjoyed your trip to St. Petersburg and your guide Anna. I love her and It's a great pleasure for me to read good words about her. Thank you! You are always welcome to St. Petersburg, Masha Vankova More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was our third visit to St Petersburg with Best Guides. On this occasion, Svetlana Kotlyarenko was our guide for 2 days and made the whole experience so very memorable. Her knowledge and anecdotes about our itinerary were both entertaining and informative. Her art history background made our visit to the Hermitage in particular, an absolutely stunning occasion. A winter... More 

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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this review

Dear Higginsguy I'm so happy that your third visit to St. Petersburg with us was "excellent as usual". It's a real pleasure to read your review. I'm especially pleased to read good words about Svetlana Kotlyarenko. She is a new member of our team and it looks like a new star :) Thank you! Looking forward to your fourth visit,... More 

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