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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A two hours cruise through St.Petersburg’s Canals until the open Neva River , great atmosphere with many beautiful views

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Altough not nearly as grand as the majestic Neva embankment, this place offers the same pleasant opportunity to take a stroll.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As my title says, I'm not sure why this has it own TA listing. It's a street along one of the many canals and pretty much every canal I saw had a street by it, though some of the embankments gently sloped to the water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dskid
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This embankment runs alongside the canal out to the main river, its a vibrant area, with fine buildings lining the canal side.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Fontanka is considerably smaller than the Neva, but it's still worth walking along. Quite easy just to wander aimlessly along and admire the various buildings and bridges you'll encounter along the way.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Our private tour guide brought this trip to life for us. Every detail, point of interest, or just anything/everything of significance was narrated for us newbies. This is where the Russian nobility lived and it is where Peter I had his summer palace. It's relaxing...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

going by boat is another way to see St Petersburg. its a very relaxing wat to see the sights without walking the crowded streets

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 557stephenb
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were told that cruises on the canals are much nicer than the Neva cruises and that boats with English audioguides are only found on Fontanka river. So we came here for our ride. We were not able to find any English speaking boats after...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tingtingl512
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had a very enjoyable walk up and down both sides of this embankment. Beware the river cruise boat operators though; we were, I won't say harassed, but were very strongly encouraged to undertake a river cruise by a young lady who spoke very good...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank GreyWolf182
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We embarked near st isaac cathedral for this river and canals cruise. It is worth while and pleasant cruise along part of Neva river anf Fontanka canal. Very recommended. You can sit inside covered by a roof or outside. Beware not to stand up when...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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