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Neva River Sightseeing Cruise in St Petersburg
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“boat ride” (17 reviews)
“both sides” (12 reviews)
“nice river” (4 reviews)
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was very interesting to see St. Petersburg from the both Neva river and from the many canals that go through the city. We lucked in on a nice clear spring day in May and views from the water were excellent. We had a friendly...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 6 days ago

great river views. you can get great pictures. there are several vendors on the embankment. several boats go by on the river.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a walk along the banks of the Neva. There is a neat statue of Peter the Great and you can also boats and beautiful buildings. I think some of the smaller canals are more charming.

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 1 week ago

One could walk on the Neva embankment all the way from the Bronze Horseman statue in Admiralty Park to the Summer Garden taking in a variety of sights on both sides of the Neva River. The river traffic also provides an interesting diversion as it...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice to walk along the Neva. Lots of traffic on the south side next to the footpath. Can be a bit cold and windy but of course it is Russia.

Thank JAugustWest
Reviewed 1 week ago

In order to have good photo-taking opportunities on both sides of Neva River, we have strolled along the embankment on the Heritage Museum side as well as taking a boat ride as well. Bearing in mind that seeing the sights in day time is totally...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best way to explore this great river by taking a river cruise. The guide was very knowledge and spoke English well. Took over a hour for this trip and saw so many great buildings on either side of this river. Well worth the time and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Neva embankments are the most beautiful I've ever seen. The pink and grey granite frames the majestic river and creates a perfect counterpoint to the buildings along the English, the University, the Palace, and the Admiralty embankments. Both the city and the river views...More

Thank elesha52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a trip not to be missed. Going under the low bridges, past Palaces etc that you do not see from the road. See other ships of historical interest moored in their places. Fantastic huge buildings alongside the river, some being renovated. This is...More

Thank RogerToad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a Neva Canal boat ride with SPB tours. This was a relaxing journey allowing us to see the different sites from the waterways and not the streets. Much less traffic

Thank carribbeanmic
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12 July 2017|
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Response from apophisguard | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are. I did the Neva river and canal trip, (twice - thanks to Mr.Putin's state visit). We should have done the Aurora trip, but it was cancelled because Putin was there.
25 June 2017|
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Response from apophisguard | Reviewed this property |
Ciao Sono andato in un viaggio di una giornata come parte di una crociera del Mar Baltico. Posso solo suggerire di fare una piccola ricerca e di vedere se ci sono viaggi con commenti audio italiani. Il nostro viaggio aveva... More
16 August 2016|
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Response from Joseph K S L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bryan Sorry. Didn't see your question till now as I was away on a cruise Please forward your question to Olesya. She was my tour guide in St Petersburg She can be contacted via her website Babushkatravel. com