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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
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.
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.
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
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
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