St Petersburg is renowned for its beauty, magnificent palaces, intricate network of canals and small rivers and museum. We want to remember the meeting not only for its scientific content but also for the place it was held in. Several evening tours are planned for the participants of the meeting
Evening guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum
Duration: 4 hrs
The State Hermitage Museum is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world. It was founded by Catherine the Great in the 18th century. The museum includes masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, Renoir, Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt and many others. It has a brilliant collection of art from the antique times to the 20-th century.
Sightseeing tour “St Petersburg in the evening” including opening of the bridges
Duration: 3 - 4 hrs
You will see most important historical and cultural places of St Petersburg, including St Isaac’s Cathedral, St Peter and St Paul Fortress, Church on the Spilled Blood, the Rostral Columns and many others. You will also marvel at the size of the big bridges over the Neva River which are opened in the evening to let big ships pass through.
Sightseen tour “Canals and rivers of St Petersburg”
Duration: 2 - 3 hrs
You will see all the splendours which St Petersburg has to offer from an unusual point of view – from the boat. The boat will take you under many of the bridges, each one is not like the other, you will see how the evening city quickly transforms into the city of the night with its many legends and mysteries.