Visa-free St. Petersburg 1-day tour *Jewish Heritage*

Savior on The Spilled Blood
Savior on The Spilled Blood
Inside Spilled Blood Church
Inside Spilled Blood Church
Winter Palace, The Hermitage
Winter Palace, The Hermitage
General Staff building, The Hermitage
General Staff building, The Hermitage
Grand Synagogue
Grand Synagogue


Book online with 5% discount.

 No line ups
 Slow pace
 A Welcome gift included 

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$US / Person 460 369 309 235 220 195 189 185 175 165 160 155 150 145 140 135

Lunch & headsets included for groups larger than 10 people.

Cruise lines: Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises, Holland America Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, NCL CruisesMSC Cruises, Viking Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Cunard Cruise Line, P & O Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Azamara Cruises, SilverSea Cruises, Marella Cruises, Costa Cruises 

 10 hours


8:30am - meet your guide at the St. Petersburg cruise port passenger terminal, payment.
8:30-11:30am - City tour, featuring the former Jewish living quarters and also overview of St. Petersburg historical sites, visit Grand Synagogue, visit inside Spilled Blood church.
11:30am-1:30pm - tour The Hermitage and Winter Palace.
1:30-2:30pm - lunch break.
2:30-3:30pm- view Impressionists and Post-Impressionists in the General Staff building.
4:00-5:00pm - visit the Museum of Ethnography with the exhibition describing the life of Russian Jews.
6:00pm - back onboard the cruise ship.

Check on our Evening options as well.

*Tour sequence may change depending on the day of the week, logistics, museum openining hours.


private guide, private comfortable A/C vehicle, admission fees (no line-ups), blanket visa, photo/video permits, bottled water, raincoats (in case of rain), port fees, bank fees, a Welcome gift, headsets for groups larger than 10.


lunch, gratuity (suggested is 10% to the guide, 5% to the driver to be given separately).

Find out more about our St. Petersburg Excursions For Cruise Ship Passengers 

 Is Russian visa required on this tour?
No, Russian visa is not required. Guide-Guru, LLC. is the certified tour operator (MBT 010048 reference number in the Registry of Russian Tour Operators). There is a decree permitting visa-free stay in Russia for cruise passengers who take tours of the local authorized tour operators. Our tour ticket is your blanket visa.
 Where do we meet our guide?
Major cruise ships dock at the St Petersburg Cruise Terminal 'Marine Facade'. Our guide and tour leader meet the groups inside the terminal in front of the passport control area. Smaller ships dock in the city center and the guide will be meeting you on the pier in front of the passport control area.
 Can the tour be customized?
Yes, the tour is customizable for private groups.
 What happens if the ship is delayed?
We will be informed of this circumstance and the guide will be waiting for you until you disembark. If the ship arrives in time and you do not show up, the waiting time will be maximum 1,5 hours. Please disembark according to the time specified on your tour ticket.
 What time do we meet our guide?
The meeting time will be confirmed and mentioned in your tour tickets. The time shifts are possible to match your ship's docking time. The time can also be customized if you are a private group.
 What if we miss the ship?
We do not plan distant afternoon trips on the day of your ship's departure. Our excursion programs are designed to make sure you stay close to your cruise ship on the sailing date. Our excursions normally bring you to the ship 1,5 hours before the ship's departure.
How to book:
1. Send a tour booking and passport information.
2. Receive our Confirmation and your tour ticket for visa-free disembarking.

No deposit or prepayment is required. Payment is made at the beginning of your tour.
 Credit cards (Visa/Mastercard/Amex). 
Cancellation: there is no cancellation fee. Please inform us as soon as possible if your plans change and you have to cancel your trip via e-mail or 24-hour phone +7-812-903-28-81.
Child younger than 6 y.o. may travel with 1 parent free of charge. Schoolchildren, students and children over 6 y.o. receive a discounted rate. (Students must provide their international ISIC ID card to our Tour Coordinator upon payment to claim their discount. If they fail to do this, they will be charged the full adult price).
Tour mates:
You must be fit to participate in our small group tours. If you have any mobility issues, it is necessary to book a private tour.


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