City Sightseeing - hop-on hop-off bus tour


See the very best of Saint Petersburg from the top of “City Sightseeing” red double-decker bus! You can get on and off the bus an unlimited number of times, at any stop on the route, which follows along the most beautiful places of historical city centre.

The free “City Sightseeing” ticket with St. Petersburg Card will be valid during 24 hours. On board you will hear recorded multilingual commentaries, telling fascinating stories about the attractions you pass by. Friendly stewards will help you get around the city, advise on the best must-see places and provide with a warm blanket if necessary.

City Sightseeing offers its guests two excursion routes.

Route 1 begins at St. Isaac's Cathedral and passes along Nevsky Prospect, embracing the historical center of the Northern Capital. Passengers of the bus enjoy the views of Summer Garden, Palace Square, Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood and Kazan Cathedral.

Route number 2 begins at St. Isaac's Cathedral and ends near Admiralty, the former headquarters of the Admiralty Board and the Imperial Russian Navy. During the tour the guests can see Menshikov Palace, the Spit of Vasilevsky Island, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Aurora cruiser and other equally attractive sights.

St. Petersburg Card holders has an advantage of taking both routes of City Sightseeing excursions. Passengers are given free headphones once. In case they lose them and ask for a new pair, they will be asked for a 50 RUB fee. 

Free with St. Petersburg Card - City Sightseeing or City Tour bus at your choice.

City Sightseeing route map

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 2200 RUB
Buy a single ticket for the tour

+7 (812) 989-55-33


Departure point:
First stop: St. Isaac's Square. Passengers may hop on at any station.

10.00 - 17.30 (departure time from the first stop)

One lap: 1.5 hours

Tour Company:
City Sightseeing