Duration: 4 hours
A sightseeing tour is the best way to get acquainted with the Northern capital. One of the aspects of the programme – is a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress. The fortress was founded in May 16, 1703 (in May 27, according to a new style), when Peter I laid a new fortress on the Hare Island, which was later called “Petropavlovskaya”. This date went down in history as the birthday of the city.